Edinburgh Garden District approved by Scottish Government

Murray Estates’ plans for significant economic investment in West Edinburgh have been approved by Scottish Government ministers

The first phase of the garden district – Redheughs Village – is set to deliver 1,350 homes of various types, 330 of which will be affordable, as well as associated supporting infrastructure and significant local road improvements.

The development will also provide a new primary school, neighbourhood centre, convenience retailing and a 40 acre park for the community.

David D Murray, Managing Director of Murray Capital Group, parent company of Murray Estates, said: “The country’s entire focus is, quite rightly, on tackling the immediate health and economic crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.”

He added: “However, as the health emergency subsides, the scale of the economic one will become clearer and attention turns to how we address that.

“Shovel-ready projects like the first phase of the garden district development, which represents a £450 million investment in the Scottish economy, will be key to supporting the longer-term economic and societal recovery. The decision is perfectly timed in that regard.

“We are delighted to have the Scottish Government’s support, and look forward to working with them and others as Murray Capital continues to invest in Scottish enterprises and major projects.”

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