Plans for Edinburgh offices to be transformed into apartments

22 Constitution Street, Leith
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Plans have been submitted to transform offices in Leith into two apartments.

The offices are currently in use at 22 Constitution Street and plans submitted to Edinburgh Council are requesting to transform them into flats.

The site is within the Leith Conservation Area and as per the application statement, the client is mindful and 'wishes to ensure that the character of the building is enhanced.'.

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According to the plans, the site has enough space on the first floor for a one-bed and two-bed apartment that can be accessed through the communal stairs in the building.

To respect the traditional features of the building, it is proposed that the timber sash and case windows will be retained and refurbished where possible.

It is also proposed that the ceiling be raised and the 'dilapidated' windows in the roof be replaced with Velux roof windows.

The apartments would offer spacious living with an open-planned kitchen/lounge area. The first would also have a double bedroom and a shower room. The second apartment would offer the same with an additional bedroom.

The plans have yet to be assessed.