Link completes new affordable development in Edinburgh

Link Group Ltd’s development at Annandale Street, Edinburgh has been officially opened by the City of Edinburgh Council’s Housing and Economy Convener, Councillor Gavin Barrie.

The £1.749 million construction of 15 homes for mid market rent commenced in July 2015, using £426,150 funding from the Scottish Government.

Built by Westpoint Construction, the final phase of Annandale Street includes a mix of two studio flats, and one and two-bedroom flats.

The properties have been built to 2010 Building Standards, with high levels of insulation and energy efficient boilers.

Craig Sanderson, Chief Executive of Link Group said: "We are very pleased to have been supported by the Scottish Government and the City of Edinburgh Council to enable us to build these new, high quality homes in the centre of Edinburgh.”

Councillor Barrie added: "This latest development demonstrates our on-going commitment to provide much needed quality affordable homes across Edinburgh."

We are very pleased to have worked with Link to deliver these high quality and energy efficient flats. Annandale Street is the first site to be completed following the Council’s coalition pledge to deliver 20,000 affordable and low cost homes over the next ten years. It is part of a larger programme already delivering new affordable homes across the city in one of the most ambitious house building programmes in the UK.

I am thrilled to officially open this development today, and wish its future residents all the best in their new homes.”