Following a series of early consultation meetings, Cala have submitted detailed proposals for the former Royal Mail sorting office site on Brunswick Road.
The firm seeks formal planning permission to build 175 new residential homes. 132 will be for private sale, whilst 43 units will be affordable homes. All the affordable homes are located in the taller, westernmost block closest to Leith Walk. This block is also to accommodate 192sqm of commercial space on the ground floor, although the developers say that these will be converted to residential use if a commercial tenant cannot be found.
Overall a quarter of the homes will be three bedroom flats, although none of the affordable homes will have three bedrooms, apparently at the request of local housing associations.
Should you wish to submit a comment on the scheme for the consideration of the planning committee, you can find all the documents associated with the planning application on the council planning portal.
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