City of Edinburgh Council



Edinburgh to distribute emergency food parcels for vulnerable families

The City of Edinburgh Council will be delivering 2,000 emergency food parcels to vulnerable families across the city today.

Published 27 March 2020

Plans underway to provide homeless accommodation in Edinburgh

Plans have been put in place to protect people facing homelessness during the coronavirus outbreak in Edinburgh, thanks to the combined efforts of the local authority, public health, private and third sector workers.

Published 25 March 2020

Planting starts at Urban Union's Pennywell Nature Garden

The first trees have been planted at the new Pennywell Nature Garden – with local school kids getting involved in the project.

Published 18 March 2020

250 new Edinburgh homes recommended for approval

Edinburgh councillors are expected to approve plans to build 250 new homes in the west of the city this week.

Published 16 March 2020

Edinburgh shuts down holiday let flat purchased through 'Golden Share' scheme

An Edinburgh flat which was purchased through an affordable housing scheme has been ordered by the local authority to stop operating as a short-term let property.

Published 12 March 2020

Tenement communal area improvement technology to be showcased

Technology to manage the condition of communal areas in tenements is among the projects that will be unveiled at an annual public sector innovation showcase.

Published 4 March 2020

Edinburgh to boost tenement recycling with communal bin enhancement project

Councillors in Edinburgh have considered a proposal which would give residents living in tenements greater access to a wider range of communal recycling facilities with more frequent collections.

Published 28 February 2020

Kiltane Developments submits plans for development at Edinburgh Gorgie Road site

Kiltane Developments has submitted plans to the City of Edinburgh Council to replace warehousing at a backlands site off Edinburgh's Gorgie Road with 217 student beds and 59 residential apartments.

Published 28 February 2020

Edinburgh Tenants Federation calls for one year rent freeze

Edinburgh Tenants Federation (ETF) has expressed concern about the City of Edinburgh Council's proposed 2% rent increase and 4.79% council tax increase.

Published 26 February 2020

Edinburgh unlocks £2.5bn housing investment with new three-year budget

The City of Edinburgh Council has paved the way for record investment in affordable homes with the setting of a new three-year budget.

Published 21 February 2020

£1.3bn regeneration plan unveiled for Granton Waterfront

A proposal to transform Granton Waterfront into a new coastal town with 3,500 new homes has been published by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Published 20 February 2020

Dr Sam Gardner appointed to lead Edinburgh’s carbon neutral push

An expert panel from key sectors and areas of climate expertise has been appointed to progress Edinburgh’s target of becoming carbon neutral by 2030.

Published 20 February 2020

Edinburgh submits 600-home masterplan at Meadowbank

A masterplan for the delivery of 600 homes has been lodged by the City of Edinburgh Council as the community-led development at Meadowbank makes progress.

Published 17 February 2020

Edinburgh welcomes ‘biggest budget for housing on record’

Confirmation of the Scottish Government's single biggest investment towards housing has been welcomed by Edinburgh's housing, homelessness and fair work convener.

Published 13 February 2020

Edinburgh's Lord Provost visits community benefit-funded projects

Edinburgh's Lord Provost has visited organisations in the South West of the city who are benefitting from ENGIE’s £50,000 community fund.

Published 12 February 2020