Port of Leith Housing Association



Creative talents transform streets of Leith

The streets of Leith were transformed into outdoor art galleries this month as the Window Wanderland concept visited the area for the first time.

Published 21 March 2018

Creative talents set to transform streets of Leith

A new initiative which transforms everyday streets into outdoor art galleries is coming to the streets of Leith for the first time this month, giving the community the chance to show off their creative talents.

Published 9 March 2018

Port of Leith Housing Association to build 846 homes by 2023

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) is on course to create 500 homes in Leith and North Edinburgh by 2020 and a total of 846 homes over the next five years thanks to an investment of £110 million.

Published 26 February 2018

Memories of whaling come flooding back to Leith residents

A Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) sheltered housing tenant has shared memories of her father working as a whaler in a book about this long-lost industry.

Published 31 January 2018

Port of Leith Housing Association pays tribute to ‘unsung hero’ Robert MacPherson

It is with great sadness that Port of Leith Housing Association shares the news that the funeral of Board member Robert MacPherson will take place on Wednesday 10 January at Mortonhall Crematorium at 10am.

Published 9 January 2018

Investors in People Gold for Port of Leith Housing Association

Port of Leith Housing Association has been awarded Gold by Investors in People (IIP) under its new framework for business improvement through people in the UK.

Published 22 December 2017

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

Next phase of Port of Leith Housing Association’s window replacement work complete

The planned maintenance division of CCG has completed a further two phases of Port of Leith Housing Association’s window renewal programme.

Published 13 December 2017

Port of Leith Housing Association pens joint letter in support of major development

A long-running Leith development has received a timely boost from its supporters today ahead of its determination by councillors.

Published 12 December 2017

Port of Leith Housing Association social enterprise celebrates impressive first year

Quay Community Improvements, a subsidiary company of Port of Leith Housing Association, is celebrating its first anniversary with an impressive list of achievements under its belt, including growing the team of the Scottish Living Wage accredited employer from seven to 18 people.

Published 30 November 2017

Pivotal moment for proposed Leith housing development

Proposals for one of Edinburgh’s largest viable brownfield developments will be put forward for determination at a planning committee this week.

Published 7 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

Port of Leith Housing Association opens its doors on Scottish Housing Day

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) opened its doors on 21 September to celebrate Scottish Housing Day, inviting its tenants along to find out more about how the organisation is run.

Published 6 October 2017

New residents arrive at ship shape Port of Leith Housing Association complex

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) has welcomed more residents into its St Nicholas Court sheltered housing complex on Ferry Road, Edinburgh.

Published 10 August 2017

Port of Leith Housing Association launches new employability service for Leith & North Edinburgh

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) has set up a new employability service to support people over the age of 16 living in Leith and North Edinburgh who are looking for work or seeking to develop their careers.

Published 1 August 2017