Edinburgh flats 'future-proof' roof terrace for drone deliveries

Edinburgh property developers have ‘future-proofed’ their newest launch with a designated area for a drone delivery landing pad following an announcement earlier this year, that the world’s first airport for flying cars and delivery drones will open in the UK by the end of 2021.

Wednesday, 14th April 2021, 12:30 pm
Updated Wednesday, 14th April 2021, 12:33 pm

Glencairn Properties have revealed that their 37 design led apartments located at 200 Great Junction Street, Edinburgh will come with a designated area for a future drone landing pad on the roof terrace, accommodating the development of contactless delivery.

Urban-Air Port announced the launch after winning the UK Government’s Future Flight Challenge to develop aviation infrastructure and systems that enable the next generation of electric and autonomous air vehicles.

Managing director of Glencairn Properties, Daryl Teague said: “2020 has proven the speed at which things - technology, research, science - can advance. The future adapted and came quicker than anticipated because people needed a new way of living in these circumstances.

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The flats will come with a designated area for a future drone landing pad on the roof terrace, accommodating the development of contactless delivery

“I believe a drone delivery pad will be a functional, desirable aspect of a home in the very near future and I want to make sure we’re catering for that possibility now.”

The stylish one, two and three bed homes are situated in a former cinema building which has been on the risk register for over 12 years and lain empty and derelict for the majority.

The regeneration of the building pays homage to its former guise with the traditional cinema style facade and foyer details restored. The show home styled by Edinburgh’s, Catalog, is now available to view.

For more information on the 200 Great Junction Street apartments please visit the Glencairn website or selling agent, Rettie.

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