City of Edinburgh Council



Edinburgh World Heritage takes on its first post-war building to address chronic energy efficiency and conservation issues

Edinburgh World Heritage has announced the launch of an innovative new project to improve the energy efficiency of the Canongate Housing development, alongside undertaking vital conservation work on the architecturally important listed buildings.

Published 11 April 2018

Leith Fort housing project shortlisted for trio of awards

An £11.5 million project to build 94 affordable homes at Edinburgh's Leith Fort has been shortlisted for a trio of awards.

Published 10 April 2018

Good neighbours commended at Edinburgh awards ceremony

Neighbours who go that extra mile have been thanked at the City of Edinburgh Council’s second Good Neighbour Awards for their inspirational commitment to making the lives of their neighbours better and improving their local community.

Published 5 April 2018

Council unveils affordable homes and workplaces plan for Fountainbridge

A former brewery complex in Fountainbridge is to be developed by the City of Edinburgh Council to deliver a vibrant city quarter including over 400 new homes.

Published 3 April 2018

Planning approval granted for 194 homes in Craigmillar

Planning permission has been granted to build a further 194 affordable and low cost homes at Craigmillar Town Centre, a major regeneration project in South East Edinburgh.

Published 26 March 2018

Dunedin Canmore marks start of work on 70 affordable homes for rent in Edinburgh

A major regeneration project in Edinburgh has taken another step forward with work starting on 70 new affordable homes.

Published 26 March 2018

District heating network to be installed at Edinburgh housing development

Arc-Tech (Scotland) Ltd has embarked on its first major district heating contract for a new residential development located in Craigmillar, Edinburgh.

Published 19 March 2018

Affordable homes in the pipeline as council buys former national grid site in Granton

The City of Edinburgh Council’s plans to accelerate the delivery of new homes for people on low and middle incomes have been boosted with the acquisition of the former National Grid site in Granton.

Published 15 March 2018

Work begins on 75 affordable homes for Craigmillar

Work has begun on 75 new homes for mid-market and social rent at Greendykes in Craigmillar.

Published 26 February 2018

600 rough sleepers to be offered housing through Social Bite campaign

Around 600 of Scotland’s most vulnerable rough sleepers are to be provided with homes and continuing support to sustain their tenancies under an imitative launched by social enterprise Social Bite.

Published 21 February 2018

Affordable homes included in Meadowbank sports centre masterplan

Detailed planning consent has been submitted for a new £45 million council-led regeneration of Edinburgh’s Meadowbank.

Published 30 January 2018

Pennywell regeneration makes progress with planning permission granted for third phase

Planning permission for the next phase of regeneration at the Pennywell Living development has been granted by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Published 26 January 2018

Edinburgh to stop B&B use for homeless families

The City of Edinburgh Council has agreed a report outlining the next steps towards families no longer being accommodated in bed and breakfast accommodation by June 2018.

Published 26 January 2018

City of Edinburgh Council unveils new poverty and inequality strategy

The City of Edinburgh Council has published a ten step strategy to build on the city’s success to tackle inequality and poverty in the Capital.

Published 15 January 2018

388-home Leith development given unanimous green light

Long-running plans have been approved to revitalise disused land opposite Leith’s Ocean Terminal with 388 new homes.

Published 14 December 2017