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Alnwickhill Community Consultation

The Alnwickhill Community Consultation is now closed

Alnwickhill WWTW

Our new water treatment works at Glencorse is replacing the existing treatment works at Alnwickhill and Fairmilehead, which are now surplus to the operational requirements of Scottish Water.

View a plan of the site here.

The red line shows the area that will become surplus to our requirements.

We have been in regular dialogue with the City of Edinburgh Council (CEC) and Historic Scotland about the redevelopment of the water treatment works and made representation to the Edinburgh City Local Plan review in July 2007, promoting the site for residential development.

The Planning Permission in Principle application for the redevelopment of the site for residential purposes has was lodged by Scottish Water with City of Edinburgh Council, the public consultation run by Scottish Water on the future of the Alnwickhill site is now closed.

If you would like any further information please do not hesitate to contact us at