Edinburgh



Jarvie Plant at the heart of Tynecastle redevelopment

The £12 million redevelopment of Tynecastle Stadium in Edinburgh is well underway thanks in part to the provision of hire equipment by Jarvie Plant.

Published 10 May 2017

Church conversion plans move forward with Scotland’s first urban right to buy purchase

A community group in Edinburgh is set to become the first organisation in an urban area to benefit from community right to buy powers.

Published 10 May 2017

University of Edinburgh unveils education hub plans at former Royal Infirmary

The University of Edinburgh has submitted plans to transform the former Edinburgh Royal Infirmary into a major educational hub.

Published 3 May 2017

Design team unveiled for Edinburgh concert hall

The project to create Edinburgh’s first new performance building in 100 years is gathering pace following the appointment of an architect-led design team.

Published 3 May 2017

Councillors reject housing restoration plan of former Edinburgh school

Proposals to transform the old Boroughmuir High School to create 87 mezzanine apartments and 28 affordable homes have been rejected by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Published 28 April 2017

Edinburgh approves masterplan for over 1,300 homes at New Brunstane

A housing development of over 1,300 homes in Edinburgh has edged closer after councillors gave initial plans the green light.

Published 21 April 2017

Full steam ahead for Edinburgh Marina

The City of Edinburgh Council’s planning sub committee has granted detailed consent for the development of a boatyard and associated infrastructure for the new 300 berth Edinburgh Marina.

Published 21 April 2017

Dunfermline Carnegie Library named EAA Building of the Year

The Edinburgh Architectural Association (EAA) has awarded Richard Murphy Architects’ “beautifully crafted” Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries the title of Building of the Year at its annual awards last night.

Published 20 April 2017

£280m Edinburgh development recommended for refusal

A £280 million development near Edinburgh Airport consisting of 1,400 new homes, a primary school, shops and offices, has been recommended for refusal by council officials.

Published 19 April 2017

New Boroughmuir High School opening delayed by 17 months

The opening of the new Boroughmuir High School in Edinburgh has been postponed until January next year, 17 months later than planned, the local authority has confirmed.

Published 12 April 2017

Over £266,000 confiscated from contractors in Edinburgh bribery case

Two contractors who bribed officials at the City of Edinburgh Council have had more than £266,000 confiscated by the Crown.

Published 4 April 2017

Edinburgh student accommodation development on track and on budget for August opening

Crosslane Student Developments celebrated the topping out of The Old Printworks development in Edinburgh yesterday with the news that the project will open in time for the 2017/2018 academic year.

Published 30 March 2017

Seven architects shortlisted to design Edinburgh's Ross Bandstand replacement

A shortlist has been drawn up to replace the Ross Bandstand in the heart of Edinburgh’s West Princes Street Gardens with a new landmark Pavilion amid worldwide interest from architects and designers.

Published 28 March 2017

Overseas investment in Scottish commercial property continues

Scotland’s commercial property market could welcome a number of new international investors over the next 12 months, particularly among private overseas buyers, Knight Frank has said.

Published 20 March 2017

King’s Theatre in Edinburgh set for £25m makeover

A £25 million renovation is in the pipeline to prevent the sudden closure of Edinburgh’s King’s Theatre.

Published 15 March 2017