Love them or hate them, Leith’s banana flats are an iconic part of Edinburgh architecture and history - and now a Category A listed building.
Take a look and see how they’ve changed, and stayed the same, since they were built in 1965.
Mrs Mary Eves relaxing in her sitting room at her new home, knitting by the fireplace. April 1966 Photo: Ian Porteous
6. Appearing in pop culture
The flats have been used twice by writer Irvine Welsh - first as the home of Simon ‘Sick Boy’ Williamson in Trainspotting and during filming for Wedding Belles, also created by Irvine Welsh Photo: Appearing in pop culture
7. Fire in the building
In 2012, a fire broke out in a second floor flat at Cables Wynd House. Here, the fire service can be seen responding to the emergency Photo: Julie Bull
8. Contains 212 flats
The nine storey building is home to 212 flats which, at the time they were built, offered families improvement over the overcrowding and slum housing conditions. 2015 Photo: Contains 212 flats