Row of houses and back gardens at Pennywell

Property type and size

Edinburgh Living currently owns 12 homes at Pennywell Town Centre which are a mix of one and two bedroom flats.

A further 40, one, two and three bedroom flats are due for completion in Pennywell Town Centre on Pennywell Road early autumn 2022.

Edinburgh Living also owns 8 three bedroom houses and 26 one and two bedroom flats at Phase Three of the wider Pennywell development.

A further 63 homes at Phase Three are due to be available Summer/Autumn 2022. These will be a mix of one and two bedroom flats, and a small number of three and four bedroom houses.


The Pennywell development is located in the north west of Edinburgh, around three miles from the city centre and 1.5 miles from Silverknowes beach.

Pennywell has wonderful views over the Firth of Forth and down to East Lothian.

Central to Pennywell is MacMillan Square which is currently being transformed to feature a new library, nursery and community arts and garden space with employment support services and an arts café.

The development is also close to two medical centres as well as local shops, cafes and supermarkets on Ferry Road and West Granton Road. New retail units are also currently being developed on Pennywell Road.

Transport Links

Pennywell has access to many beautiful cycle routes such as National Cycle Route One and John Muir Way.

There are direct buses to the Western General Hospital and Craigleith Retail Park, Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre and Edinburgh College Granton Campus.

A short walk to Ferry Road provides more buses to Edinburgh city centre and the train stations at Waverley and Haymarket.

Edinburgh Airport and the M8 and M9 central road networks are a 15 minute drive west along Queensferry Road which also connects to the Queensferry Crossing.

Recreation and leisure

There are many walks and open green spaces near the Pennywell development including:

  • Lauriston Castle

  • Silverknowes beach

  • Crammond Island

  • Muirhouse Mansion

  • Forthquater Park

  • Gypsy Brae 

  • West Pilton Park 

  • Lighthouse Park

  • Granton harbour

  • Granton Castle Walled Garden

  • the Royal Botanical Gardens

  • outdoor and covered 5 a side football pitches.