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Port of Leith Design Guide


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Port of Leith Housing Association are in the process of reviewing their 2015 New Build Design Guide which you can view here.

The association use the New Build Design Guide as the standard for all of their new build housing. They do not include any existing statutory requirements or regulations (for example Building Standards) within the guide as all new build housing will already comply with this.

For those interested please take a look at the guide and contact Wendy Farmer (Development Manager at the Port of Leith Housing Association) by email at wendy.farmer@polha.co.uk or by calling 0131 553 8750 with any comments. The deadline for responses is 30 September 2017.