Caltongate
in the Waverley Valley

This is the name that has been given to the area around the former New Street bus depot in the valley to the north of Canongate, due to be developed from 2006 onwards

 

New Street  -  Before the demolition began

January 2006

Looking to the north down New Sreet towards Calton Road.

New Street Bus Depot

 

Photographs

January 2006

Looking to the west up Cannongate from a point below the junction with New Street

Canongate

Looking to the west up Cannongate from a point below the junction with New Street

Canongate

Loking to the west across the back yards on the northern side of the Canongate towards the buildings in New Street

Yards behind Canongate

The top of Jacob's Ladder, leading from the foot of New Street to Regent Road

Jacob's Ladder

Looking down Old Tollbooth Wynd towards Calton Road, from Canongate

Old Tolbooth Wynd

Looking to the north down New Sreet towards Calton Road.  The old bus depot is on the right and Calton Hill is in the background.

New Street

 

Posters

February 2006

Save Our Old Town  -  Poster No 1  -  produced for the Canongate Community Forum in their opposition to the proposed Caltongate developments, February 2006

Poster 1

Save Our Old Town  -  Poster No 2  -  produced for the Canongate Community Forum in their opposition to the proposed Caltongate developments, February 2006

Poster 2

Save Our Old Town  -  Poster No 3  -  produced for the Canongate Community Forum in their opposition to the proposed Caltongate developments, February 2006

Poster 3

  Bible Land, 183-187 Canongate, Edinurgh - zoom-in to window

Poster in Window

 

Architects' Vision

March 2010

      A vision of how the Caltongate site could be developed - from Anta Architects, Ferrn, Tain, Ross, Scotland - February 2010

Alva Architects' vision

 

Photos

Waverley Valley

Development plans

 Caltongate

More photos: 

Around Edinburgh

Waverley  -  1891 Map

    Edinburgh Old Town  -  Extract from a Bartholemew Map, 1891  -  Waverley

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