Varcity North, Telford Road Flats, Housing, Miller Homes Edinburgh Property, Houses, Images

Varcity Edinburgh : Architecture

Project for Miller Homes in the north of the city – design by Michael Laird Architects

Varcity Housing

Varcity North photos by Paul Zanre – first phase

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Architect: Michael Laird Architects

Location: Telford Road, Craigleith, Edinburgh, Scotland

Date: went on site mid-2007
Planning permission for 364 units, May 2006
Developer: Miller Homes

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4 & 5 bed cityhouses and 1, 2 & 3 bedroom luxury apartmenrts now on release

Overview of the former Telford College site (info from 2004/05):
Telford College, Miller Homes
image from Michael Laird Architects

Address: Varcity North, Crewe Rd N, Edinburgh, Edinburgh City EH5 2GR
Phone: 0800 840 8416

Information from Miller Homes:

“Within a pleasant walk of Princes Street and the many attractions of one of Europe’s most celebrated city centres, it is also immediately adjacent to one of Edinburgh’s most popular walking and cycling paths, a route extending from the Leith Waterfront to Murrayfield, where it links with the Water of Leith walkway to give access right into the heart of the Pentland Hills. Yet it is also just yards from major trunk routes out of the city.

In easy walking distance of the Cramond and Granton waterfronts and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Varcity North development has been designed to reflect and enhance its superb setting.”

source: Varcity North – Miller Homes: website for this residential development

Housing, Telford College South Campus


Client: Miller Homes

Residential development within Telford College South Campus, Craigleith, Edinburgh. 352 units of mixed accommodation including 1, 2 and 3 bed appartments, townhouses and villas. Submitted for planning Jun 2004.

Typical Blocks:
Telford College, Miller Homes
image from Michael Laird Architects

This Miller Homes development mix is as follows:- Detached Houses 7; Terraced Houses 6; Town Houses 34; 1 Bedroom Flats 64; 2 Bedroom Flats 200; 3 Bedroom Flats 32; Duplex Units 9.

The total site area is 10.4 acres, with residential floor area totalling 326,000 sqft

Telford College Housing : Michael Laird Architects

Telford College, Miller, Housing
image from Michael Laird Architects

Edinburgh House

Telford Road Housing by Gordon Murray + Alan Dunlop Architects

Telford College by HOK Architects

Scottish Housing

Cowgate Housing
Cowgate Housing
photograph © Adrian Welch

Lasswade Road Housing
Lasswade Road Housing
image © Keith Hunter

Varcity designer : Michael Laird Architects

Miller Homes have won lots of awards over the years, like Major Housebuilder of the Year, Large Housebuilder of the Year, Best Sustainable Development, and Private Housebuilder of the Year from First Time Buyer magazine.

Comments / photos for the Varcity North Housing Edinburgh – Miller Homes Property page welcome

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