Around Edinburgh

Granton Beach

2004

 

Looking across Granton Beach towards Leith  -  2004

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                         Photograph taken 18 July 2004

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  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                            Photograph taken 18 July 2004

2004

Around Edinburgh

Granton Beach

2004

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 the left).

Please click the image below to zoom-out.

Looking across Granton Beach towards Leith  -  zoom-out

Update 2006

Wardie Hotel

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 eight apartments.

Planning consent was given for this conversion in April 2005.

Early 1900s

Please click the image below to see the same view in the early 1900s.

Postcard by W Smith, Goldenacre  -  Looking to Lower Granton Road from Granton Beach

Postcard by W Smith, Goldenacre  -  Looking to Lower Granton Road from Granton Beach  -  with legends added

  

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