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Project Description

Location
Edinburgh, UK

Size
170 Hectares

Skills
Masterplan
Urban Planning
Landscape

Tony Kettle and his team were commissioned by Forth Ports to lead the design team for the creation of a 20-year development framework which will set the pattern of development in Leith Docks. Potentially on one of the most significant brownfield regeneration sites in the UK, the framework has the capacity to deliver a mixed, balanced and inclusive waterfront community.

The vision outlined by the SPG documents is to provide an extension of Leith and the city of Edinburgh which integrates both the old and new areas in one waterfront community. Ambitious targets for sustainability were established, with the ultimate aim of making Leith a world-class flagship for sustainable development.