The Emislaw site planning application (18/00799/FULL) was recently approved by the Development Standards Committee .The project will deliver 38 modern properties, improving the environment and enhancing people’s quality of life.
The Emislaw site is the first of 4 sites as part of the Timmergreens regeneration project. The new development will provide a range of 1 and 2 bedroom own-door flats and 2 and 3 bedroom houses.
Demolition of the garages on the site has started and the demolition of the 32 existing dwellings should be completed within the next couple of months.
The project will also bring improvements to the play park area and to the pedestrian / cycle link.
The construction work on the site is scheduled to start early 2020 and to complete early 2021.
A planning application was also submitted for the Muirton site (19/00255/FULL) and the construction work is also scheduled to start early 2020.
Fraser Path and Newton sites
Planning applications have still to be submitted for the final two housing phases of the regeneration programme. These include properties in Fraser Path, with demolition of the identified dwellings planned to take place in summer 2020, and the construction work during 2021.
Demolition of the identified properties in Newton Crescent and Newton Avenue is planned to take place in the first half of 2021, with construction work to start later in 2021 and to complete during 2022.
Information about the developments are available on the Housing Developments webpage.