Ryden | Planning

Redevelopment of a Category A listed Playfair building in Edinburgh New Town.

Delivered Listed Building Consent and full planning permission for the conversion of the building into student accommodation.

Listed Status

Listed Status

Briefings to the local community council and Historic Scotland. Negotiation with heritage and planning officers at City of Edinburgh Council.

Challenges

Challenges

Overcame significant heritage issues regarding access and the facilities required for the listed building itself. The proposal included internal alterations and slapping to connect the adjacent building.

Refurbishment

Refurbishment

The comprehensive refurbishment transforms the building into modern student accommodation for iQSA.