£26m Pennywell/Muirhouse civic centre put forward
October 21 2016Pennywell and Muirhouse area of Edinburgh after plans were drafter for the areas regeneration.
This will include delivery of 13 shops, office space, cafes and public services centred on a new civic square which will be delivered by Willmott Dixon and Barton Willmore in a phased programme of work through to 2020.
City housing convener Cammy Day told The Herald: “The Pennywell development is Scotland’s largest housing-led regeneration scheme which captures what we’re aiming for across the city - a range of affordable, energy efficient homes that are completed to the highest standard.”
Phase one will see public realm enhancements carried out together with partial demolition of the current library and shopping centre as well as a reconfiguration of the arts hub.
Over 700 new homes are now planned for the deprived community in addition to an NHS partnership centre.
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