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Miller Homes to build 200 new houses on Edinburgh outskirts



Miller Homes has acquired a 17-acre plot within the West Craigs development in Edinburgh, on which it plans to build 213 new homes.

Located on the western edge of the city, close to Edinburgh Airport and around five miles from the city centre, the wider West Craigs development will initially provide up to 1,700 new homes, a new primary school, nursery, health centre and two new public parks.

West Craigs is adjacent to the Edinburgh Gateway rail and tram station, while the Lothian 31 bus service is being diverted into the estate.

Neil Gaffney, regional operations director for Miller Homes, said: “As a company with its roots in Edinburgh and strong track record of creating new homes and communities here, our new development, West Craigs Manor, will allow us to continue to deliver a range of much-needed housing within a popular area of the city.”

West Craigs Manor will comprise of two, three, four and five-bedroom family homes.

David Morgan, land director at Miller Homes, added: “Demand for new housing in the area is incredibly high and West Craigs Manor will meet a real housing need through the delivery of a range of energy-efficient, modern homes, built to the highest standards.”

West Craigs is Edinburgh’s largest development currently underway, and has been master-planned by Bank of Scotland.

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