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North Fountainbridge

The site of the former Scottish & Newcastle Bottling Plant

Plans Announced

North Fountainbridge is the site where the Scottish & Newcastle beer kegging used to be situated.  It is on the northern side of the road, Fountainbridge, beside the Fountain Park leisure complex.

Scottish & Newcastle Breweries  -  The Yard

The developers plan to build at North Fountainbridge:

-  650 new houses and 160,000 sq ft of office accommodation

-  2 boulevards linking Fountainbridge with the West Approach Road.

If a new Boroughmuir High School in needed in the next ten years, it may also be built on this site.

Edinburgh Evening News:  November 26, 2005,  p.11

Plans Approved

It was announced in January 2006 that Edinburgh City planners have approved a 200m scheme for this site and that the scheme is expected to be given official during the week beginning January 9, 2006. 

The scheme is being proposed by a consortium involving developers AMA (New Town) Ltd, Grosvenor and Royal Bank of Scotland.

Proposals in the scheme are for:

-  160,000 sq ft of offices, shops and business units.

-  a mini-supermarket, a nursery and a hotel

-  a new public park, tree-lined roads, pedestrian and cycling routes

-  underground parking for almost 500 vehicles

Edinburgh Evening News:  January 4 2006,  p.5




More Pages

Scottish & Newcastle Breweries  -  The Yard

Industry in Fountainbridge  -  history

Fountainbridge  -  Proposed developments

South Fountainbridge  -  plans announced

North Fountainbridge  -  plans announced

St Kentigern's Church  -  demolition?

Edinburgh Quay  -  developments

Palais Bingo Hall  -  demolition

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