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Proposed Hotel Development at

Haymarket

Haymarket is about 1/2 mile SW of the West End of Princes Street.
It was the original terminus of the railway from Glasgow.

View at night to the east along Haymarket Terrace  -   towards the proposed InterContinental Hotel

Edinburgh Haymarket   --  Proposed development by Tiger Developments,including a new  InterContinental Hotel

©  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Weber Shandwick, Edinburgh

 

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   Edinburgh Haymarket   --  Proposed development by Tiger Developments,including a new  InterContinental Hotel ©

 

Proposed Hotel Development at Haymarket

The Picture

This artist's impression of Haymarket in the future looks to the east towards Princes Street from a point on the north side of Haymarket Terrace opposite Haymarket Railway Station.

Here is an artist's impression of how the same scene might look in daytime:

Edinburgh Haymarket   --  Proposed development by Tiger Developments,including a new  InterContinental Hotel ©

Here is an artist's impression of how the proposed hotel might look from the other side, looking down Morrison Street towards the clock at Haymarket:

Edinburgh Haymarket   --  Proposed development by Tiger Developments,including a new  InterContinental Hotel ©

 

The Plans

Tiger Developments is a wholly owned subsidiary of the O’Flynn Group, released plans in September 2007 for their proposed £200m development for the Morrison Street Car Park at Haymarket.  The developers propose:

-  a 5-star, 16-storey, 180-bedroom leaf-shaped InterContinental Hotel .

-  a 3-star, 246-bedroom ,Travelodge Hotel.

-  three office buildings providing a total 335,000 sq ft on the edge of Edinburgh's financial district.

-  a boulevard through the centre of the site, extending from Morrison Street to Dalry Road

The proposed glass and stone fronted InterContinental Hotel would be the largest building in the area, about the same height as the Balmoral Hotel at the East End of Princes Street.

Here are three views of the proposed development.  The first of these is the picture at the top of this page:

Timescale

The developers hope that planning permission will be granted in time to allow building work to begin in mid-2008 and be completed by 2012.

 

Edinburgh Evening News September 5, 2007,  pp.1, 10,11 (The proposals)

Edinburgh Evening News September 6, 2007,  p 10 (Reaction to the proposals)

Planning Application lodged with City of Edinburgh council

 

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EdinPhoto - Home Page  Please send me an e-mail ...  with your questions, comments, suggestions or news.   At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.     At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.  

Photographs and Other Images  -  These include portraits of photographers  -  photographic outings -  Princes Street views  -  Newhaven Fishwives  -  etc.  Early Photography in Edinburgh  -  Talbot, Brewster, Hill & Adamson, Early Professional Photographers in Princes Street, etc.  Professional Photographers in Edinburgh  -  1840 to 1940  -  Their names, dates of business and studio addresses.  The Photographic Society of Scotland  -  1856 to 1873  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, etc.  The History of Edinburgh Photographic Society  -  1861 to date  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, Poems, etc.  EPS Publications - EPS Handwritten Records  -  Photographic Journals  -  Trade Directories  -  Books  -  etc.  Thanks to all who have encouraged and supported me in creating the EdinPhoto web site  -  including descendants of photographers  -  researchers  -  providers of photographs and other material  Background notes on the research thal led up to the creation of this site  -   together with lists of new material added to the site since its launch.  Brief comments on how this site might be used  -  Just browsing?  -  Seeking specific information?  Please add your questions, suggestions or other comments to the Guest Book.  Links to other web sites  -  Photographic Societies  -  Photographic History  -  Family History  -  etc.  Click here to find the link to the Edinburgh Photogrpahic Society web site.

 

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