Apartment blocks planned for Edinburgh's Northfield district

Developers have submitted plans to build 48 apartments and a commercial unit in the Northfield district of Edinburgh.

Published 28 May 2020

Taylor Wimpey secures detailed planning permission for 250 new homes in West Edinburgh

Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has secured detailed planning consent from the City of Edinburgh Council for the provision of 250 new homes through the development of land off Maybury Road on the outskirts of West Edinburgh.

Published 27 May 2020

Kier to deliver £22m school of engineering for University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh has appointed Kier to build the new home of its school of engineering at its King’s Buildings Campus.

Published 22 May 2020

Planning application submitted for new zero carbon quarter of Edinburgh

Developer and investor Parabola has submitted a planning application to the City of Edinburgh Council for the residential-led phase of the development of the new zero carbon quarter of the city.

Published 20 May 2020

Innis & Gunn submits new Edinburgh brewery for planning

Scottish craft brewer and retailer Innis & Gunn has today submitted an application for planning permission for its major new brewery at Heriot-Watt University’s Research Park to the west of Edinburgh.

Published 20 May 2020

Hotel plan mooted at former Edinburgh HMRC office block

Plans have been lodged to repurpose a vacant Edinburgh office block into a 166-bedroom hotel.

Published 18 May 2020

And finally... Ballet-hoo

An investigation has been launched into the removal of pews from a former Edinburgh church owned by a prominent ballet boss amid concerns that COVID-19 is providing cover for unauthorised work.

Published 18 May 2020

Plans submitted for 126 new homes in Corstorphine

Artisan Real Estate has submitted a major planning application to the City of Edinburgh Council for 126 distinctive and spacious apartments in Corstorphine reaffirming the developer’s continued commitment to investing in the city.

Published 15 May 2020

Planning application submitted for Build-to-Rent development in Edinburgh

A planning application for the development of high-quality Build-to-Rent (BTR) accommodation on Bonnington Road Lane has been submitted by property developer and operator, PLATFORM_.

Published 14 May 2020

Arup wins contract on Portobello Junction Enhancement Project

Network Rail has appointed Arup to deliver engineering services for its planned Portobello Junction Enhancement project in Edinburgh to bolster the reliability of services to the Scottish Borders and beyond.

Published 13 May 2020

Malcom Fraser calls for permanent ban on non-essential traffic from Edinburgh city centre

All non-essential traffic should be permanently banned from Edinburgh city centre and public transport operated free of charge, according to one of the city’s leading architects.

Published 11 May 2020

Gravitricity sets sights on Leith for £1m energy storage demonstrator

Edinburgh energy storage start-up Gravitricity has signed a land rental agreement with Forth Ports to build its first demonstrator project on land within the Port of Leith.

Published 11 May 2020

First phase of West Edinburgh ‘Garden District’ approved by Scottish Government

Scottish Government ministers have given the green light to plans by Murray Estates for a significant economic investment in West Edinburgh.

Published 1 May 2020

Edinburgh adapts planning service to aid post-pandemic recovery

The City of Edinburgh Council has been establishing new ways of working and adapting its planning service to support communities and businesses throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 27 April 2020

Caledonian Trust drops price for Meadowbank student accommodation site by £3.5m

Caledonian Trust has agreed to reduce the sale price for a proposed Meadowbank student accommodation site in Edinburgh to Drum Property Group by £3.5 million after a potential pre-let tenant dropped its interest in the project.

Published 22 April 2020