A few of the developments that will ring the changes for Edinburgh over the next five years.
A few of the developments that will ring the changes for Edinburgh over the next five years.

Edinburgh developments: Here are 16 dramatic building projects that are set to transform the Capital over the next five years

We look into our crystal ball and look at the Edinburgh developments that will have people talking in the next few years.

Thursday, 24th February 2022, 12:00 pm

Edinburgh’s skyline is forever changing – from the new St James Quarter which opened last year, to the transformed Meadowbank Sports Centre which will be opening its doors for the first time in the coming weeks.

Such plans can prove controversial, as residents object to building projects that they feel will have a detrimental effect on the city they live in.

But there’s plenty still in the pipeline, with the website www.Skyscrapercity.com listing numerous developments across the city expected to be completed in the next five years – everything from a 1,000-set concert hall in the New Town to a new distillery in Leith.

Here are 16 major developments to look out for in the next five years.

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