Edinburgh Marina Holdings

Luxury retirement living scheme in Edinburgh secures planning permission

Edinburgh Marina Holdings has been granted planning consent by Edinburgh City Council for its luxury waterside retirement living scheme.

The development – known as the Living for Retirement scheme – will form an important element of the forthcoming £500m, 28-hectare Edinburgh Marina redevelopment.

The scheme – which is designed to provide over 55s with the means to living an active, fulfilling retirement – will be a first for Edinburgh and Scotland.

The development will comprise 104 one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments, with a wide range of amenities specifically tailored for the over 55s.

It will include dedicated guest accommodation, 24-hour concierge service, secure private storage spaces and car parking (all with provision for electric power) available for every apartment.

Residents will have full access to the new Health & Wellness Centre, which includes steam and sauna rooms, a private cinema, bistro lounge, library and a fully equipped laundry room.

Kevin Fawcett, the developer of Living for Retirement, said: “This development will take retirement living to a new level.

“We are delighted that detailed planning permission has been granted for our luxury retirement concept at Edinburgh Marina. 

“Living for Retirement will bring a unique new offering to the Edinburgh property market delivering a level of design and service that raises the bar above any retirement living options currently available in the city.”   

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