CDA submit plans for new Edinburgh homes
September 30 2013seven new apartment buildings and associated car parking on land off Ferry Road, Edinburgh.
Designed by CDA City Park occupies two hectares of land at a former football ground to the north of the city centre and will provide a total of 201 homes, three quarters of which will be affordable.
These will take the form of a series of perimeter blocks fronting new internal streets and public spaces, each of which will be clad in mixed buff-coloured brickwork with light coloured cladding used to denote entrance points.
Extensive planting will be used to the southern and western boundaries to screen the estate from neighbouring residential developments.
A central parkland area will serve as the public heart of the scheme with the adoption of Home Zone principles under consideration to support a pedestrian friendly environment.
It is intended to harmonise the development with neighbouring homes whilst maintaining a contemporary appearance
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