The view above, across
Granton Beach, looking towards Leith is similar to the scent about
a hundred years earlier. The old cottages and Wardie Hotel
are still in Lower Granton Road, together with a few newer houses'
Most of Wardie House has
been demolished and new bungalows built in its grounds in Wardie
House Lane. Flour mills have been built in Leith Harbour at
the extreme left of the picture, and there are now extensive
further housing developments in Leith Harbour (off the picture to
Please click the image
below to zoom-out.
Wardie Hotel, Lower Granton Road, the building at the extreme
right of the large photograph above (and the prominent building in
the centre of the picture found by clicking on the thumbnail image
above) is now behind scaffolding, being converted from a hotel to
Planning consent was given for this conversion in April 2005.