Parabola shares Edinburgh Park progress with Lord Provost
Parabola welcomed the Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh Rt Hon Cllr Frank Ross to its new zero carbon urban quarter Edinburgh Park to inspect progress on phase one of the development which includes the first flagship office building 1 New Park Square.
With progress on 1 New Park Square 85 000 sq. ft of Grade A, net zero carbon offices, the civic square, garden square, multi-use games area and car parking advancing well, Lord Provost Frank Ross viewed construction on site and inspected the latest sculptures to arrive, Advocate by Bruce Beasley and Dancer After Degas II by William Tucker.
Tony Hordon, managing director of Parabola, who welcomed the Lord Provost, commented: “Parabola was delighted to welcome the Lord Provost on site as we race towards practical completion of the first phase next year. We recognise the enthusiasm that the Lord Provost has shared for our vision of Edinburgh Park – creating an ambitious new community and architectural exemplar designed around the happiness and success of its people.
“The focus that Parabola has on ensuring we create not only as a great place to live and work, but also a sustainable urban quarter is at the core of delivering such an extensive net zero carbon urban community powered by renewable energy.”
Lord Provost, Rt Hon Cllr Frank Ross, added: “We welcome the progress by Parabola on this important new quarter of business, leisure and residential development. It is encouraging to see how swiftly the area is changing and witness first-hand the attention to quality that will be appreciated by future workers and residents in a new community that boasts some of the best transport links in the country.”
When completed, Edinburgh Park will become a place to live and work, as well as a cultural destination and creative campus for Edinburgh, comprising:
- Up to 1,000,000 sq. ft of commercial space
- Civic square at its heart and adjacent landscaped parkland
- Recreational area for tennis and football
- Medical facility and leisure suite for Pilates, yoga and fitness
- Up to 1,800 homes, including sale, rent and affordable
- Amenities to include a 150 -seat conference facility, café, bar and restaurant.