City of Edinburgh Council



Small sites initiative roll out continues in Edinburgh

Plans have been drawn up for a new 46-flat development on a brownfield site at Royston in Edinburgh.

Published 12 January 2017

Blog: Strategic thinking will help us build for future

The City of Edinburgh Council’s new Local Development Plan provides a clear framework to manage the capital's growth, says Councillor Ian Perry.

Published 22 December 2016

School pupils prepare time capsule as tenement restoration nears completion

Children from Tollcross primary school in Edinburgh are filling a time capsule with mementoes to mark a major restoration project at a pre-1919 tenement.

Published 19 December 2016

Keepmoat wins £35m Sighthill regeneration contract

A derelict piece of land in North Sighthill is to be completely transformed after the City of Edinburgh Council finalised contracts with Keepmoat for a £35 million regeneration scheme that will also provide investment in the wider community.

Published 29 November 2016

Social Bite team to build Scotland's first homeless village

The team behind Social Bite is working with EDI Group, City of Edinburgh Council and other homelessness charities on Scotland's first homeless village.

Published 24 November 2016

Agencies unite in fight against antisocial behaviour in Edinburgh communities

Detailed plans to tackle antisocial behaviour have been drawn up by the City of Edinburgh Council and partner agencies.

Published 17 November 2016

Blog: We're building for the future so people can afford to live in our incredible city

Councillor Cammy Day explains how the City of Edinburgh Council is tackling the capital's acute housing shortage and lack of affordable homes.

Published 28 October 2016

Plans submitted for Edinburgh’s Small Sites Affordable Housing Programme

Planning and design consultancy Barton Willmore has submitted the next two planning applications for the City of Edinburgh Council’s Small Sites Affordable Housing Programme.

Published 21 October 2016

Proposals for 700 homes to be considered by Edinburgh councillors

A proposal to redevelop Muirhouse Shopping Centre and surrounding area to create a new civic centre within the Pennywell and Muirhouse area of the capital is being considered by the City of Edinburgh Council next week.

Published 21 October 2016

Edinburgh sets sights on collective city vision

Edinburgh residents, businesses, partners and stakeholders are being called upon to share their vision for the Capital’s future.

Published 29 September 2016

Edinburgh outlines nine-point action plan to improve city’s homes

Reducing the cost of living for tenants and building more affordable homes have been identified as the key elements to a new raft of objectives to improve housing in Edinburgh.

Published 16 September 2016

Hundreds of affordable homes set for derelict Edinburgh site

Housing minister Kevin Stewart has marked the start of work on a new affordable housing development in Edinburgh today.

Published 13 September 2016

Edinburgh council leader to stand down next year

Councillor Andrew Burns has announced that he will not be putting himself forward for re-election as leader of the City of Edinburgh Council in the 2017 election.

Published 19 August 2016

Bield breaks new ground on Edinburgh affordable homes

One of Scotland’s largest housing and care providers for older people marked their continued commitment to invest in new affordable homes by celebrating the start of construction works on their new site in Edinburgh with a formal sod cutting ceremony.

Published 8 August 2016

Scottish Government responds to Edinburgh’s affordable homes plan

The City of Edinburgh Council’s proposed Local Development Plan (LDP), which has scope for the provision of thousands of new affordable homes, should not be modified to include further housing land release at a strategic level, the Scottish Government has said.

Published 6 July 2016