PARC seeks design team for Craigmillar town centre work
July 1 2013
Approved back in 2009, the masterplan will transform over 50 acres of land, transforming it into a shopping and retail destination supported by over 400 new homes, offices and a new civic square.
Public realm work undertaken by HarrisonStevens will tie this into recent regeneration projects; notably the White House, a joint campus primary school and public library.
To be completed by 2020 the new town centre will also house a replacement for Castlebrae High School.
Councillor Frank Ross, PARC’s chair, said: “PARC’s financial position has strengthened considerably over the last two years. The company now has the resources to take forward its ambitious vision for the transformation of the town centre on its own accord, allowing more investment to stay in Craigmillar and in the city.
“Work on the project will begin immediately, which will include appointing a design team and starting a community consultation programme.”
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