City of Edinburgh Council



Bidder’s event for Edinburgh new build housing Framework Agreement

The City of Edinburgh Council’s award-winning house building programme is looking to establish a Framework Agreement of affordable housing contractors to deliver high quality homes across the city.

Published 31 May 2018

PoLHA welcomes Homes for Scotland award for Leith Fort

An ambitious 94 affordable homes project, which is creating a new community at Edinburgh’s Leith Fort, has been named as affordable development of the year at this year’s Homes for Scotland awards.

Published 30 May 2018

Leith Fort shortlisted for Scottish Home Award

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) and the City of Edinburgh Council have been shortlisted for a Scottish Home Award for the new development at Leith Fort.

Published 22 May 2018

Event delegates hear of ‘ambitious plans’ for Edinburgh city centre

The City of Edinburgh Council is examining “ambitious plans” to revamp the public realm of the Scottish capital’s city centre in which over £3 billion worth of projects are currently underway, delegates at a planning event were told.

Published 9 May 2018

Edinburgh and Stirling homes set for full fibre broadband boost

Homes and businesses in Edinburgh and Stirling will be the next Scottish cities to benefit from gigabit speed full fibre broadband with work set to begin later this year.

Published 25 April 2018

Plans revealed for £5m football-themed homeless complex

Proposals have been unveiled to build a football-themed self management and personal development centre for people experiencing homelessness in Edinburgh.

Published 24 April 2018

History of North Edinburgh lays future foundations at Pennywell

Memorabilia belonging to primary pupils and retired residents in North Edinburgh has been buried in the foundations of new homes under construction in Pennywell.

Published 24 April 2018

Edinburgh World Heritage takes on its first post-war building to address chronic energy efficiency and conservation issues

Edinburgh World Heritage has announced the launch of an innovative new project to improve the energy efficiency of the Canongate Housing development, alongside undertaking vital conservation work on the architecturally important listed buildings.

Published 11 April 2018

Leith Fort housing project shortlisted for trio of awards

An £11.5 million project to build 94 affordable homes at Edinburgh's Leith Fort has been shortlisted for a trio of awards.

Published 10 April 2018

Good neighbours commended at Edinburgh awards ceremony

Neighbours who go that extra mile have been thanked at the City of Edinburgh Council’s second Good Neighbour Awards for their inspirational commitment to making the lives of their neighbours better and improving their local community.

Published 5 April 2018

Council unveils affordable homes and workplaces plan for Fountainbridge

A former brewery complex in Fountainbridge is to be developed by the City of Edinburgh Council to deliver a vibrant city quarter including over 400 new homes.

Published 3 April 2018

Planning approval granted for 194 homes in Craigmillar

Planning permission has been granted to build a further 194 affordable and low cost homes at Craigmillar Town Centre, a major regeneration project in South East Edinburgh.

Published 26 March 2018

Dunedin Canmore marks start of work on 70 affordable homes for rent in Edinburgh

A major regeneration project in Edinburgh has taken another step forward with work starting on 70 new affordable homes.

Published 26 March 2018

District heating network to be installed at Edinburgh housing development

Arc-Tech (Scotland) Ltd has embarked on its first major district heating contract for a new residential development located in Craigmillar, Edinburgh.

Published 19 March 2018

Affordable homes in the pipeline as council buys former national grid site in Granton

The City of Edinburgh Council’s plans to accelerate the delivery of new homes for people on low and middle incomes have been boosted with the acquisition of the former National Grid site in Granton.

Published 15 March 2018