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Latest phase of Edinburgh’s Muirhouse transformation delivered

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March 12 2018

Latest phase of Edinburgh’s Muirhouse transformation delivered
Springfield Properties have showcased a £23m development of 49 affordable homes in Edinburgh’s Muirhouse district, delivered in partnership with Dunedin Canmore and Muirhouse Housing Association.

Part of the wider delivery of 202 homes close to the local shopping centre, underway since 2012, the scheme offers a mix of flats and terraces built to high standards of energy efficiency.

The new estate plugs into more established areas through a network of paths and roads.

Tom Leggeat, Springfield’s partnership director, commented: “Muirhouse is one of our larger affordable developments and through a successful placemaking programme we are very pleased to deliver 202 homes, rejuvenating a derelict site into a thriving community in the process.

“Together, with Dunedin Canmore and Muirhouse Housing Association, we’ve transformed the former BT Training Centre into a community development incorporating open spaces, scenic views and energy efficient houses."

The plans follow proposals for a new civic hub serving residents of Pennywell and Muirhouse.

4 Comments

Rod
#1 Posted by Rod on 12 Mar 2018 at 11:29 AM
£23M development of 49 "affordable" Homes

Thats nearly £470k a unit ........ that sounds like good value
Auntie Nairn
#2 Posted by Auntie Nairn on 12 Mar 2018 at 13:24 PM
That. Is. Not. Good.
lanarklad
#3 Posted by lanarklad on 12 Mar 2018 at 13:52 PM
Clearly the price tag is an error. £23m was probably the original costing for the whole 202 home scheme.
Matt
#4 Posted by Matt on 13 Mar 2018 at 07:15 AM
What utter mince. Who was the architect?

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