25 developments which will change Edinburgh’s skyline

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EDINBURGH is a city which never sits still. There can be dozens of large-scale developments being proposed, approved or constructed at any one time. We take a look at 25 of the city’s major developments which are being talked about or are under construction right now - some more divisive and controversial than others.

1. Edinburgh St James, East End

St James redevelopment. Picture: Contributed.

St James redevelopment. Picture: Contributed.

Major retail and mixed-use development

Projected cost: £1bn

Architects: Allan Murray Architects, Jestico + Whiles, Purcell Miller Tritton

Completion: 2020

India buildings development. Picture: Contributed.

India buildings development. Picture: Contributed.

2. The Haymarket, West End

Mixed-use development

Projected cost: £200 million

Architects: Richard Murphy Architects, CDA

National Galleries development. Picture: Contributed

National Galleries development. Picture: Contributed

Completion: First phase due for completion by 2018

3. National Galleries, East Princes Gardens/Mound

Galleries revamp

Projected cost: £17 million

Tynecastle Stadium redevelopment. Picture: Contributed

Tynecastle Stadium redevelopment. Picture: Contributed

Architect: Gareth Hoskins Architects

Completion: Anticipated for spring 2019

4. Boroughmuir High School, Fountainbridge

High school

Projected cost: £35 million

Architect: Allan Murray Architects

Ocean Terminal Hotel development. Picture: Contributed.

Ocean Terminal Hotel development. Picture: Contributed.

Completion: August 2017

5. India Buildings/Cowgate, Old Town

Four star hotel

Projected cost: £65 million

Architect: Ica Architects

Completion: Approved/Unknown

6. India Quay, Fountainbridge

Mixed-use development

Projected cost: £135 million

Architect: 7N Architects

Completion: Approved/Unknown

7. The Registers, East End

Mixed-use development

Projected cost: £60 million

Architects: Morgan McDonnell Architects, Gareth Hoskins Architects

Completion: 2017-2019

8. 2 Semple Street, Fountainbridge

Office development

Architect: Michael Laird Architects

Completion: 2018

9. Ocean Terminal Hotel, Leith

Waterfront hotel

Architect: Keppie

Completion: N/A - still at proposal stage

10. Old Royal High School - Rosewood Hotel, New Town

Five star hotel

Projected cost: £55 million

Architect: Gareth Hoskins Architects

Completion: Still at proposal stage

11. Queensferry Crossing, Firth of Forth

Road bridge

Projected cost: £1.4 billion

Completion: May 2017

12. Market Street, Old Town

Hotel development

Projected cost: £130 million

Completion: Unknown

13. Roseburn-Leith cycle way

Cycle route

Projected cost: £5.5 million

Completion: Unknown

14. New Waverley, Old Town

Mixed-use development

Projected cost: £150 million

Architects: Allan Murray Architects, CDA, Staran Architects

Completion: 2018

15. Edinburgh Printmakers, Fountainbridge

Arts hub

Projected cost: £10 million

Architect: Page\Park Architects

Completion: Autumn 2018

16. Meadowbank Sports Centre, Meadowbank

Sports facility

Projected cost: £43 million

Architect: Holmes Miller

Completion: Pre-planning stage

17. South St Andrew Square, New Town

Mixed-use development

Projected cost: £100 million

Architects: Gareth Hoskins Architects, CDA

Completion: 2017

18. Data Technology Institute (DTI), Southside

Innovation hub

Projected cost: £39 million

Architect: Bennetts Associates

Completion: 2018

19. McEwan Hall/Bristo Square, Southside

Redeveloped public space

Projected cost: £35 million

Architect: LDN Architects

Completion: Summer 2017

20. Buccleuch Street/Meadow Lane, Southside

Student accommodation

Projected cost: £21 million

Architects: JM Architects

Completion: August 2017

21. Tynecastle Stadium, Gorgie

Football stadium redevelopment

Projected cost: £12 million

Architect: James Clydesdale & Associates

Completion: September 2017

22. St Margaret’s House, Meadowbank

Mixed-use redevelopment

Architect: Michael Laird Architects

Completion: Approved/Unknown

23. Donaldson’s College, Haymarket

Residential development

Architect: Richard Murphy Architects

Completion: Approved/Unknown

24. BHS, Princes Street, New Town

Mixed-use redevelopment

Projected cost: £50 million

Architect: CDA

Completion: Unknown

25. Wavegarden Edinburgh, Ratho

Surfing centre

Projected cost: £10 million

Architect: Harrison Stevens

Completion: Pre-planning

To view a more comprehensive list of Edinburgh’s current planning developments visit the Skyscraper City forum.

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