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12 iconic Edinburgh buildings that have found a new lease of life

Compared to many other UK cities, Edinburgh is a city that places great value on its built heritage, with regeneration often favoured over destruction.

Wednesday, 17th February 2021, 3:14 pm
Updated Wednesday, 17th February 2021, 3:17 pm

Architectural conservation is treated as a priority in Scotland’s capital, and, where possible, planners work hard to ensure that new custodians of old buildings are made to retain their best features.

We take a look at a dozen iconic landmarks around Edinburgh that have found a new lease of life.

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