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First look: Parabola plans 1,700 homes at Edinburgh’s largest development

Posted: 20th May 2020

Parabola is delighted to have submitted a detailed planning application for the remaining southern phase of Edinburgh Park. The largest development proposal for Edinburgh in decades. is focused on over 1700 quality residential units with a predominance of apartments with a combination of private residential, build-to-rent and affordable homes ranging in size. The residential element will be complemented with over 350,000 sq ft of commercial space including a significant commercial hub and public square at Edinburgh Park railway station, a 170 bedroom apartment hotel, extensive high-quality public realm including a large public park, play areas and carefully crafted gardens and exemplar outdoor space for new residents to enjoy.

A new zero-carbon urban quarter for Edinburgh focused on well-being. Grateful thanks to the development team for reaching this significant milestone.

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