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Highfield Gilmerton, Edinburgh

Highfield, adjacent to Drum Estate - Gilmerton - Edinburgh - City of Edinburgh - EH17 7DB

Proposals for a development of new homes offering a mix of two, three, four and five bedroom homes, including 25% affordable homes, to appeal to a wide range of potential buyers in Gilmerton, Edinburgh. 

  • Overview

    Overview

    Proposals for a development of new homes offering a mix of two, three, four and five bedroom homes, including 25% affordable homes, to appeal to a wide range of potential buyers in Gilmerton, Edinburgh. You can view our public consultation boards here

    You can visit our community benefits page for the opportunity to chat directly to our design team to provide your feedback and comments about our proposed development, or you can let us know what you think by completing our 'Have your say' questionnaire - just click the red button above.

  • About the site

    About the site

    Along with our development partner, BL Chesser Ltd, we control a 6.69 hectare area of land on the south east fringe of Edinburgh known as Highfield, Gilmerton.  The site is adjacent to the historical Drum Estate and it forms a green open space between Old Dalkeith Road (A7) and Ferniehill Road (B701).

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    Our proposed development is outlined in red on this map
  • What's proposed

    What's proposed?

    As well as complementing the existing landscape, our proposed development of around 150 homes will include:

    • two, three, four and five bedroom homes in a range of styles to suit a range of potential buyers,
    • a provision of 25% affordable homes,
    • the associated infrastructure associated with this scale of development. 
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     This illustration above shows details and considerations of the proposed development area
  • Community

    Online community consultation event

    Your views are important to us as we develop our proposals for the development at Highfield, Gilmerton. To view our public consultation information boards and our proposals, please click here

    Please take the opportunity to complete our 'Have your say' questionnaire by clicking through on our home page, or for the opportunity to chat to our design team, simply click here.  This link will be available until 15 February 2021.

  • Updates

    News and updates

    A Proposal of Application Notice (PAN) was submitted to the City of Edinburgh Council in October 2019.  Timescales to complete this planning application process is as follows:

    • 18.01.2021 - Taylor Wimpey hosted an online public consultation event.  The link to chat directly to the design team is here and will remain available until 15 February 2021.
    • February 2021 - Taylor Wimpey will review all consultation comments, views and feedback to allow the design proposals for the development to be finalised
    • May 2021 - Taylor Wimpey expects to submit a planning application.

    We will keep the local community informed of our progress with this application, noting that all timescales are subject to change.