Published: 11th Aug 2020

Edinburgh City Council has announced an affordable housing project in Craigmillar is now almost complete and tenants are moving in. The new homes are part of a multi-million pound regeneration project in Craigmillar town centre. The highly energy-efficient development at Craigmillar features 194 homes with an innovative Sustainable Urban Drainage System for surface water collection and extensive communal green space. The homes also benefit from a network of footpaths and cycle connections to Craigmillar Park. These properties will also test a number of elements of the “gold” building standard to help inform the council’s approach to net zero carbon developments. Designed by Architects Anderson Bell Christie and constructed by CCG, the site combines 61 homes for social rent and 133 for mid-market rent. The £24.6m investment at Craigmillar town centre is funded by the council with £3.2m  in grant funding from the Scottish Government. The council has nearly 800 affordable … (To read the full article, subscribe below)