Square and Crescent

Finance House, Edinburgh

10 Orchard Brae, Edinburgh, EH4 1PF

  • Prime Residential / BTR Development Opportunity
  • Consented for 151 apartments in prime west end area of Edinburgh
  • Refurbishment – 86 private apartments
  • New Build – 65 apartments (27 private / 38 Affordable)
  • NSA approx. 12,543 sq.m (135,013 sq.ft)
  • Office / Co-working space approx. 282 sq.m (3,335 sq.ft)
  • 32 parking spaces / 6 motorcycles / 380 bikes
  • Scheme designed with green credentials – Net Zero Ready
  • Proposed BTR scheme for 172 units (subject to planning consent)
  • Approx. 1 mile from Edinburgh city centre with excellent transport links
  • Watch the consented Development Fly-Through video here
  • Joint agency with Lismore Real Estate Advisors
  • A closing date was held in November 2022 and the site is now Under Offer

Aerial view of site (2022)


Howard Hotel & Channings Hotel – New Town, Edinburgh

34 Great King Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6QH
12-16 Learmonth Gardens, Edinburgh, EH4 1EZ

  • Two city centre hotels sold with vacant possession for conversion to residential
  • Howard Hotel – 3 townhouses, 18 bedrooms – to be converted into 9 large apartments
  • Channings Hotel – 5 townhouses, 42 bedrooms – to be converted into 15 apartments

Following a three year negotiation, Scarlett Land and Development completed the acquisition in 2018 from The Edinburgh Collection on behalf of Square and Crescent.  Joint Agency.

Read the full press release here 26.04.18

“We have worked with Will for many years and continue to work closely with him at Scarlett Land and Development in acquiring prime development opportunities.  His ability to originate, secure and deliver opportunities in such a congested market place is rare and testament to his success.  We value his experience, approach and discretion and wish him all the best in his new venture.”

Simon Cook
Director – Square and Crescent