Granton Waterfront (Phase 1) – Edinburgh

Mixed-use residential led development with ground floor commercial units and associated public realm, mobility hub facilities, and site enabling works for proposed primary school at Granton waterfront, Edinburgh.

The application for planning permission was submitted end May 2024. Pending determination.

Key considerations for site include Waterfront Densification and Re-Connection; Net-Zero; Affordable Housing; Drainage/Flood Risk;  Active Travel Routes and Connections; Mobility Hub; Public Realm; Biodiversity Enhancement/Habitat Management; Legacy Landscape and new Corridors; Community Benefits; Heritage; Energy & Sustainability; Enabling Works for Future Primary School, Major District Heat Network and Primary Sub Station.

SHP assisted in a productive pre-application process with The City of Edinburgh Council and provided strategic planning advice on application approach and planning policy framework. SHP worked closely with the project team in preparing the Planning Statement and reviewing the PAC community engagement report, Design and Access Statement and other supporting documentation.


Cruden Homes; The City of Edinburgh Council

Project Team

SHP, Smith Scott Mullan Architects


Site 250m East of 11 West Shore Road, Edinburgh
Image Credits: Float and Design by Smith Scott Mullan