Royal High School
The former Royal High School building in Edinburgh is to be transformed into a £55 million national centre for music after the City of Edinburgh Council agreed to the lease of the historic property.
Published 7 October 2021
Updated plans have been unveiled to transform the former Royal High School into a national centre for music.
Published 6 September 2021
The former Royal High School has been put on the open market by the City of Edinburgh Council for interested parties to submit development proposals in return for a long lease of the building.
Published 5 July 2021
The former Royal High School on Calton Hill is to return to the open market after the City of Edinburgh Council cancelled a long-term legal agreement to redevelop the A-listed building.
Published 22 January 2021
The developers behind rejected plans for the conversion of Edinburgh’s former Royal High School into a hotel are to bring forward fresh proposals for the site.
Published 17 November 2020
The Scottish Government has refused planning permission and listed building consent for the conversion of Edinburgh's former Royal High School into a hotel following a public inquiry.
Published 27 October 2020
A six-week public inquiry which will determine the future of Edinburgh’s Royal High School is to begin today.
Published 18 September 2018
Developers behind the bid to turn Edinburgh's Old Royal High School into a hotel have enlisted a former advisor to Donald Trump as an appeal was lodged against the decision to deny them planning permission.
Published 10 November 2017
Developers behind plans to turn the former Royal High School in Edinburgh into a hotel are to appeal against last month’s refusal of their latest plans.
Published 12 September 2017
Developers have vowed to carry on their plans to turn the former Royal High School into a luxury hotel after the proposal was unanimously rejected by the City of Edinburgh Council yesterday following a six hour hearing.
Published 1 September 2017
Revised plans to turn the Old Royal High School building into a luxury hotel have been recommended refusal by City of Edinburgh Council planning officials.
Published 25 August 2017
Developers behind proposals to turn Edinburgh’s former Royal High School into a luxury hotel unveiled a scaled-back vision for the site.
Published 22 February 2017
Developers behind a project to transform Edinburgh’s historic Royal High School into a luxury hotel have revised their plans in an attempt to gain council approval.
Published 13 September 2016
The fate of Edinburgh’s Old Royal High School has moved a step closer to being decided after the City of Edinburgh Council unanimously approved plans to transform the building into a music school.
Published 18 August 2016
Plans to transform Edinburgh’s former Royal High School into a new music school and concert venue have been recommended for approval.
Published 11 August 2016