A History of the Craigleith Hill District

(Edinburgh) Scotland



History of Craigleith Hill

Geology of Craigleith Hill

History of Craigleith House

Royal Victoria Hospital

Photographs - Modern Day



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Modern interesting photographs taken from, in and around
Craigleith Hill

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Craigleith Hill district has been a controlled parking zone since 2007.
As seen in the following photographs, the streets used to be packed with cars but are now empty allowing large vehicles, including emergency services to access residents' homes.

It costs £1.20 per hour up to a maximum of 4 hours. Monday to Friday only from 8.30am to 5.30pm

The three photos in this section look north up Craigleith Hill Crescent.
BEFORE Controlled Parking

AFTER Controlled Parking introduced

At the North end of Craigleith Hill Crescent, Millers built a 40 affordable flat complex (MAY 2010) and is adminstered by Scotland Homes. Vehicular access is from Craigleith Hill Crescent. CHANGING SKYLINE compared with other photographs

The Craigleith Hill Neighbourhood Watch Scheme "CHNWS" covers all the residents within the area of Craigleith Hill. The CHNWS is a member of the Neighbourhood Watch Scotland.

Sunrise over St Mary's Cathedral, Dean College and Stewart's Melville College taken from Craigleith Hill

A close up of the affordable housing complex as viewed from inside the WGH at the Telford Road entrance looking West. The address of the block on the right nearest Telford Road will be 110 and 112 Telford Road (27 FLATS) and the one on the left will have an address of 127 and 129 Craigleith Hill Crescent (13 FLATS)

St James Centre and Nelson's Column looking across Edinburgh from Craigleith Hill

Magnificent Cherry Tree in Craigleith Hill Gardens in May

Plockton? No it's Craigleith Hill Crescent, Edinburgh

A Dawn Redwood tree the editor grew from seed planted in 2006.

Full grown trees (10) outside the front entrance to Sainsbury's in THE QUARRY. Unfortunately they have all been removed to make way for the superstores new extension which was completed in October 2010. See photograph below. However Sainbury's, with a little pressure, planted another 10 dawn redwood trees at the North end of their store

Edinburgh Castle from Craigleith Hill Gardens in the winter

A night photograph of the front of Sainsbury's new extension opened October 2010

Marks and Spencer
The Cafeteria is now open upstairs in the new extension to M&S at The Quarry retail park. It is situated in the semicircular part above the main entrance.

Costa Coffee has arrived in the Quarry and is located between Clarks and New Look. 21st October 2009

Terrific photograph of a double rainbow taken by Csilla Gubicza a visitor to the district.