Colonies-style Leith Fort housing to get underway
February 16 2016
The colonies-style homes will be built using a timber kit system including insulation, windows and doors to speed the efficiency and accuracy of construction.
Built in accordance with a Malcolm Fraser master plan it follows demolition of the notorious Fort housing complex back in 2012.
Keith Anderson, Chief Executive of PoLHA, said: “Building high-quality, affordable housing in Leith and North Edinburgh is at the heart of what we do and we are delighted to breathe new life into the former Leith Fort site which will complement our existing mix of developments in the city.”
The new homes and communal green spaces are expected to complete by May 2017.
Edinburgh's colonies are defined by a ground floor single-storey flat with a two-storey duplex above
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