The church is now (Dec 04)
in poor condition and is on the Buildings at Risk Register. It is
currently leased by Black Heart Entertainment which operates
Edinburgh ghost tours.
Several schemes for its future use
have been suggested, including proposals by RMJM, the architects of the
that it should be developed as a restaurant with a large retractable
canopy over Hunter Square and performance space for artists and
Further plans were announced by RMJM,
working in conjunction with Edinburgh City Council, in December 2004.
- a £1m development to create a
cabaret club and conference venue.
- performance space, an
archaeology exhibition and a function area for weddings.
- canopies and sculptures beside
the church in Hunter Square.
This project still requires private
funding before it can go ahead.