City of Edinburgh Council



Council hails Craigmillar regeneration award recognition

The City of Edinburgh Council’s Craigmillar Town Centre development was recognised at the Scottish Home Awards, scooping the ‘Housing Regeneration Project of the Year’ category last week.

Published 22 September 2021

Robertson Partnership Homes to design and build council homes at Murrayburn Gate

Robertson Partnership Homes (RPH) has been appointed by the City of Edinburgh Council to deliver 53 new homes at Murrayburn Gate, Wester Hailes, through the council’s House Builder Framework.

Published 21 September 2021

Edinburgh tenants urged to have say on council housing budget plans

The City of Edinburgh Council is encouraging its housing tenants to take part in this year’s housing rent consultation to help influence how the council spends the money it raises from rental income.

Published 16 September 2021

Edinburgh short-term lets consultation opens

The City of Edinburgh Council has launched a consultation seeking views on a proposal for Edinburgh to be short term let (STL) control area.

Published 3 September 2021

Scottish councils offer shelter to people from Afghanistan

Local authorities from across Scotland have signalled their intent to offer a haven to Afghans escaping the turmoil in their homeland.

Published 20 August 2021

Consultant team appointed to transform Wester Hailes community vision into regeneration masterplan

A multi-disciplinary consultant team led by Turner & Townsend has been appointed by the City of Edinburgh Council to work with the Wester Hailes community to translate their vision into a master plan for the area.

Published 18 August 2021

City of Edinburgh Council launches consultation on short term let controls

A consultation is set to begin next month following consideration of a report published by the City of Edinburgh Council outlining a draft proposal to designate the whole city as a short term let (STL) control area.

Published 6 August 2021

Edinburgh Poverty Commission work shortlisted for national award

The work of the Edinburgh Poverty Commission has been shortlisted for a national award as the city aims to end poverty in Scotland’s capital by 2030.

Published 30 July 2021

Taylor Wimpey secures further detailed planning consent for South Scotstoun development

Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has secured detailed planning permission from the City of Edinburgh Council for the provision of 80 homes through the development of further land off Kirkliston Road, at South Scotstoun, South Queensferry.

Published 29 July 2021

Cullross and Port of Leith Housing Association lodge plans for 11 apartments at Edinburgh's Telford Drive

Housing developer Cullross and Port of Leith Housing Association have lodged plans with the City of Edinburgh Council to build 11 apartments at Telford Drive, Edinburgh.

Published 23 July 2021

Scottish Government urged to boost plans for social homes following £3.2bn spending announcement

Increased funding for local authorities to deliver more affordable homes has been welcomed but will not be good enough to deliver the number of permanent homes needed across the country, according to Shelter Scotland.

Published 19 July 2021

Consultation launched to convert Edinburgh council cleaning depot into wheelchair-accessible homes

A consultation has been launched on a proposal to convert the Cowan's Close depot on the south side of Edinburgh into new specially-designed wheelchair accessible homes.

Published 13 July 2021

Parking at £250m Western Harbour regeneration development to be cut in bid to 'go green'

Forth Ports has submitted revised plans for its Western Harbour housing development at the Port of Leith, significantly reducing the consented number of car parking spaces on-site alongside other incentives to reduce carbon emissions and plans to create an environmental education centre.

Published 12 July 2021

Edinburgh approves Scotland's largest 'net zero' housing development

Proposals to create Scotland’s largest ‘net zero’ housing development in Edinburgh have been granted approval by city planners.

Published 6 July 2021

Muirhouse and Urban Union provide £15,000 of support to Edinburgh community

As part of its community benefit programmes for the City of Edinburgh Council, Urban Union has teamed up with Muirhouse Housing Association (MHA) to provide over £15,000 in ongoing support to the Muirhouse Millennium Centre in the north of Edinburgh since the onset of the pandemic in March 2020.

Published 5 July 2021