City of Edinburgh Council



Restalrig named as Edinburgh’s 50th conservation area

Councillors have agreed to designate Restalrig as Edinburgh’s 50th conservation area to protect its historical and architectural significance.

Published 12 December 2017

Almost 500 homes allocated to homeless people as Sleep in the Park raises £3.6m

Two of Scotland largest housing providers have committed 475 homes to be allocated to homeless people across the central belt in the wake of the world biggest sleepout, which raised a minimum of £3.6 million to help end homelessness in the country.

Published 11 December 2017

Building a £35m future for North Sighthill

Construction is underway on a £35 million City of Edinburgh Council-led regeneration project at North Sighthill.

Published 5 December 2017

Link completes new development of 161 affordable homes in Edinburgh

Link Group Ltd’s new affordable housing development at City Park, Edinburgh has been officially opened by the minister for local government and housing, Kevin Stewart.

Published 28 November 2017

Neil Gardiner named new Edinburgh planning convener

Councillor Neil Gardiner has been appointed as the new convener of the City of Edinburgh Council’s planning committee.

Published 24 November 2017

Councillors defer decision on Leith housing development

A decision on a major housing-led mixed-use scheme proposed for Leith’s Waterfront Plaza has been deferred by councillors.

Published 14 November 2017

Residents’ views sought as council plans to save £21m over next year

A set of proposals which aim to deliver £21 million of savings in the coming financial year have been released for public engagement by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Published 9 November 2017

Task force set up to tackle homelessness in Edinburgh

A homelessness task force has been created by the City of Edinburgh Council to investigate the growing problem in the city.

Published 6 November 2017

Edinburgh council outlines delivery of first phase of 20,000 affordable homes

City of Edinburgh Council has outlined a detailed plan to deliver the first phase of the capital coalition’s commitment to build 20,000 affordable homes over the next ten years.

Published 3 November 2017

New chapter for historic Leith Fort site with affordable homes

A partnership between Port of Leith Housing Association and City of Edinburgh Council has delivered a new community of affordable homes in Leith.

Published 31 October 2017

Campaign to help keep Edinburgh flats in good repair

The City of Edinburgh Council launched a campaign today to encourage flat owners to work together to keep their properties in good repair as we move towards winter.

Published 23 October 2017

Housing apprentices welcomed at City of Edinburgh Council

An induction day has been held for 22 new apprentices joining the housing service at the City of Edinburgh Council.

Published 19 October 2017

CCG continues affordable housing commitment to Edinburgh

CCG (Scotland) Ltd is continuing to deliver affordable housing for Edinburgh with a sustained focus in the East of the city where the firm is currently building 111 new affordable homes as part of the first phase of the Craigmillar Town Centre Masterplan on behalf of Dunedin Canmore.

Published 18 October 2017

Dunedin Canmore opens new digital learning centre in Edinburgh

A new state-of-the-art digital learning centre providing free internet and computer access has opened at Edinburgh’s Slateford Green Community Centre.

Published 4 September 2017

Councillors unveil new planning blueprint to ‘protect and develop’ Edinburgh

The City of Edinburgh Council has unveiled proposals for a new planning system which aims to increase the number of affordable homes in the Capital.

Published 16 August 2017