The City of Edinburgh Council has unveiled proposals for a new planning system which aims to increase the number of affordable homes in the Capital. Under the new blueprint, planners will be encouraged to prioritise the use of brownfield sites and work with public sector and private landowners to de
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Manor Estates Housing Association has completed the third phase of its external wall insulation programme on houses and flatted properties. Over the last three years the Association has expended over £4 million and insulated 707 homes working with Scottish Government HEEPS ABS and HEEPS Loan Scheme
View looking south from Harewood Road through north/south linear park Architects have submitted plans for the construction of 194 new homes at Craigmillar town centre on behalf of the City of Edinburgh Council’s 21st Century Homes house building programme.
Lorraine McGrath Services for people sleeping rough on the streets of Edinburgh and Glasgow are expected to be improved following a deal struck between two charities specialising in ‘outreach work’.
The Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (SPSO) has criticised the City of Edinburgh Council over its failure to notify a landlord that his tenant’s housing benefit would not be paid. An investigation report laid before the Scottish Parliament revealed that Mr C, who is the landlord for his brother
A housing development of over 1,300 homes in Edinburgh has edged closer after councillors gave initial plans the green light. A narrow vote of seven to six in favour of granting approval of the New Brunstane Masterplan will now allow the City of Edinburgh Council’s arms-length developer EDI Group
A £280 million development near Edinburgh Airport consisting of 1,400 new homes, hundreds of which would be affordable homes, has been recommended for refusal by council officials. Work on the Maybury development, which would also include a primary school, shops and offices, had been hoped to
Outside the dilapidated St Stephens Court care home Esh Border Construction has won a £1.5 million tender to transform a dilapidated Edinburgh care home into much-needed social housing.
Court of Session A former member of the armed forces who claimed he was entitled to a larger discount on the purchase price of his council home than he was offered under “right to buy” legislation has had his appeal refused.
The City of Edinburgh Council’s latest Edinburgh People Survey has found that residents continue to be satisfied with life in the Capital. The annual study, which is the largest of its kind in the UK, found 94% of the 5226 respondents are satisfied with the city as a place to live, while two third
(from left) Dunedin Canmore chair Tom Mitchell, tenant Gary Mitchell and housing leader Joan Griffiths Work has started on 111 new affordable homes for rent as part of a major regeneration project in an Edinburgh community.
PARC Craigmillar transformed the site of the former Niddrie Mill Primary School into a residential development of private for sale and affordable housing The City of Edinburgh Council has made the decision to change current arrangements for city development by providing a new, in-house one stop shop
Plans have been drawn up for a new 46-flat development on a brownfield site at Royston in Edinburgh. The scheme is part of the City of Edinburgh Council’s programme to which will deliver 40,000 affordable and mid-market homes across the city over the coming decade.
The City of Edinburgh Council’s new Local Development Plan provides a clear framework to manage the capital's growth, says Councillor Ian Perry. Edinburgh is a hugely successful city which is expected to grow by about 10 per cent in the next decade.
Pupils Tianna McCoy, Neftali Duran Calderon, Tyler Hamilton, Akram Arshad and Shaakir Abbasi put their mementoes in the time capsule, with Garry Bryce from building contractor G Griggs & Sons, Dunedin Canmore surveyors David Baptie and Stuart Pendreich, Councillor Cammy Day and Dunedin Canmore m