‘We are committed to working with the local community and partners to create vibrant new neighbourhoods where people live and travel and grow the economy in an eco-friendly way.’
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‘We’re proposing that over a third of the homes we build at Meadowbank will be affordable, with most of those for social rent.'
‘We believe that everyone should have the right to a safe, warm home that they can afford.'
The housing association said it has ambitious plans to support the continued growth and regeneration of Leith and north Edinburgh.
'Portobello confirms that positive change can be led by strong but diverse community involvement.'
'Edinburgh is a hugely successful, growing and prosperous city but, with 80,000 people living in poverty, we must do more.'
88% of the 5000 people who took part in the consultation - which will shape the council’s visions for Edinburgh - said they wanted to see changes to how the city centre is managed.
'Survey results published earlier this month back up our thinking that tourists wouldn’t be put off from visiting the city should one be introduced.'
The development has provoked a fierce reaction from the local community.
‘We're told there isn’t any community anymore but this has shown people want to work together to make their cities better.’