City of Edinburgh Council



New Inclusive Homelessness Service plans approved in Edinburgh

Recommendations to house a new Inclusive Homelessness Service on the site of the former Panmure St Ann’s school have been approved by the Edinburgh Integration Joint Board (EIJB).

Published 8 August 2018

Edinburgh to discuss recommendations to improve regulation of short term let industry

A team dedicated to dealing with complaints about short term lets could be set up in Edinburgh under new proposals being considered by the local authority.

Published 3 August 2018

Port of Leith Housing Association and Hanover welcome Saltire Society recognition

Developments by Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) and Hanover Scotland Housing Association have been praised at this year’s Saltire Housing Design Awards.

Published 22 June 2018

Edinburgh council agrees bold outcomes to tackle homelessness

A wide range of recommendations published last week to tackle homelessness were approved by the City of Edinburgh Council yesterday.

Published 8 June 2018

Edinburgh planning officers endorse plans for 250 new family homes

Proposals to build 250 new family homes in west Edinburgh have been endorsed by City of Edinburgh Council planning officers.

Published 8 June 2018

Bidder’s event for Edinburgh new build housing Framework Agreement

The City of Edinburgh Council’s award-winning house building programme is looking to establish a Framework Agreement of affordable housing contractors to deliver high quality homes across the city.

Published 31 May 2018

PoLHA welcomes Homes for Scotland award for Leith Fort

An ambitious 94 affordable homes project, which is creating a new community at Edinburgh’s Leith Fort, has been named as affordable development of the year at this year’s Homes for Scotland awards.

Published 30 May 2018

Leith Fort shortlisted for Scottish Home Award

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) and the City of Edinburgh Council have been shortlisted for a Scottish Home Award for the new development at Leith Fort.

Published 22 May 2018

Event delegates hear of ‘ambitious plans’ for Edinburgh city centre

The City of Edinburgh Council is examining “ambitious plans” to revamp the public realm of the Scottish capital’s city centre in which over £3 billion worth of projects are currently underway, delegates at a planning event were told.

Published 9 May 2018

Edinburgh and Stirling homes set for full fibre broadband boost

Homes and businesses in Edinburgh and Stirling will be the next Scottish cities to benefit from gigabit speed full fibre broadband with work set to begin later this year.

Published 25 April 2018

Plans revealed for £5m football-themed homeless complex

Proposals have been unveiled to build a football-themed self management and personal development centre for people experiencing homelessness in Edinburgh.

Published 24 April 2018

History of North Edinburgh lays future foundations at Pennywell

Memorabilia belonging to primary pupils and retired residents in North Edinburgh has been buried in the foundations of new homes under construction in Pennywell.

Published 24 April 2018

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