City of Edinburgh Council

Edinburgh approves new Passivhaus homes and early learning centre in Broughton

Proposals to regenerate a council-owned site in Broughton have been approved by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Published 1 November 2021

Edinburgh's ten-year council housing investment plan 'on track'

The City of Edinburgh Council remains on track and committed to delivering on its ambition to deliver 20,000 affordable homes by 2027, despite the impact on the development of affordable homes following the global pandemic, a report will reveal this week.

Published 1 November 2021

Edinburgh urges other cities to sign up to new Civic Charter on climate

The City of Edinburgh Council is calling on local authorities to follow its lead and sign up to the newly launched national Civic Charter on climate.

Published 25 October 2021

Detailed plans submitted for Scotland’s first net zero carbon housing development

Detailed plans, comprising 94 flats and 48 colony style homes, have been prepared to bring a derelict brownfield site and home of a former care home back to life as part of the £1.3 billion Granton Waterfront regeneration project.

Published 19 October 2021

City of Edinburgh council urges landlords and homeowners to prepare for new fire safety legislation

The City of Edinburgh Council is reminding all city landlords and homeowners that every home in Scotland must comply with new fire safety legislation which will come into force early next year.

Published 15 October 2021

Edinburgh’s Welcome Centre reopens doors for people facing homelessness this winter

The City of Edinburgh Council and national homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust have re-opened the Welcome Centre this winter to provide accommodation of last resort, tailored support and positive move on options for people who would otherwise be sleeping on the streets.

Published 11 October 2021

Annual report charts progress to end poverty in Edinburgh

The first annual report of how Edinburgh is progressing in its aim to end poverty by 2030 has detailed significant positive developments taking place in the capital.

Published 6 October 2021

£1.3bn sustainable Granton Waterfront development poised for next stage

The City of Edinburgh Council's plans to create a £1.3 billion well-connected, sustainable new coastal town at Granton Waterfront could move to the next stage next week when an outline business case for the development will be considered by councillors at the Policy and Sustainability Committee.

Published 1 October 2021

Initial findings reveal overwhelming support for Edinburgh Climate Strategy aims

Overwhelming support has been shown across Edinburgh for a net-zero, climate-resilient capital, according to initial findings from the public consultation on the draft 2030 Climate Strategy.

Published 1 October 2021

Edinburgh housing leaders welcome grant funding to help tenants at risk

The City of Edinburgh Council housing leaders have welcomed the announcement that nearly £1.5 million will be allocated to the city to help those in social and private tenancies at risk of becoming homeless.

Published 28 September 2021

Housebuilders raise concerns over Edinburgh greenbelt policy

The City of Edinburgh Council's stance against development in the greenbelt risks jeopardising the delivery of homes that the city needs, housebuilders have warned.

Published 27 September 2021

Edinburgh Tenants Federation highlights importance of council rent consultation

'All about the money: Tenant rents, services and investments!’ was the topic of conversation at a lively Edinburgh Tenants Federation meeting held last week.

Published 27 September 2021

Proposed City Plan sets out sustainable future direction of development in Edinburgh

The City of Edinburgh Council has revealed its new City Plan 2030 which will address climate change, affordability, providing more homes and jobs and how people move around.

Published 24 September 2021

Council hails Craigmillar regeneration award recognition

The City of Edinburgh Council’s Craigmillar Town Centre development was recognised at the Scottish Home Awards, scooping the ‘Housing Regeneration Project of the Year’ category last week.

Published 22 September 2021

Robertson Partnership Homes to design and build council homes at Murrayburn Gate

Robertson Partnership Homes (RPH) has been appointed by the City of Edinburgh Council to deliver 53 new homes at Murrayburn Gate, Wester Hailes, through the council’s House Builder Framework.

Published 21 September 2021