Builders' Merchants News

Developers sought for regeneration project

Published:  01 May, 2012

EDINBURGH: A contract worth an estimated 80m to build around 800 new homes in the Pennywell/Muirhouse area of Edinburgh has been advertised by the City of Edinburgh Council.

The project is the second phase of the Council's 21st Century Homes programme which aims to build up to 1400 mixed tenure homes for sale and rent across the Capital over the next eight years.

At least half of the homes in Pennywell will be affordable with the remainder for sale and rent in the private sector. Construction on the site is due to start in 2013 with the new homes being ready to be lived in by 2014.