I visited a new Affordable Housing Development at the Western Harbour on Edinburgh's Waterfront. A very impressive development of 102 homes built for Port of Leith Housing Association at Goosander Place, a site next to the old fish market.
The development boasts 8 homes for people with disabilities plus many, much needed, three bed roomed homes for families. Another interesting feature was the ground source heating system making this one of the most sustainable development in the country.
When I had finished looking at the magnificent views from top floor balconies I wandered down into the garden to find three birds of prey tethered there. A falconer comes 4 times a week and his birds have a fly about in order to scare gulls away. They don't kill any gulls but this is enough to deter them.
Port of Leith are rightly proud of their new homes and hope to provide 500 more homes in the future to help address the shortage of affordable housing in the City.