Forth Ports

Renewable energy hub plans unveiled for Port of Leith

Forth Ports has today unveiled proposals for the creation of Scotland’s largest and best located renewable energy hub on a 175-acre site at the Port of Leith.

Published 25 May 2021

In Pictures: World’s largest construction vessel offloads cargo from River Forth

Onlookers on both the north and south banks of the Forth Estuary were treated to a spectacular sight at the weekend as one of the most remarkable marine operations ever undertaken on the river unfolded before their eyes.

Published 12 April 2021

Edinburgh harbour developers not entitled to reconveyance of tram route from city council

A property development firm has failed to establish that it was entitled to a reconveyance of a tram line route sold to its predecessors in title that was subsequently re-acquired by the local authority that originally sold it under a compulsory purchase order.

Published 23 March 2021

Ground works under way for Western Harbour housing development

The next phase of investment in housing at Western Harbour in Edinburgh got under way this month with the beginning of ground works.

Published 18 December 2020

Forth Ports welcomes UK Government's Grangemouth funding announcement

The UK Government is to provide £11.7 million from its Port Infrastructure Fund in support of new and enlarged border infrastructure at Forth Ports' key import/export hubs at Grangemouth, Tilbury and Tilbury2.

Published 17 December 2020

Gravitricity sets sights on Leith for £1m energy storage demonstrator

Edinburgh energy storage start-up Gravitricity has signed a land rental agreement with Forth Ports to build its first demonstrator project on land within the Port of Leith.

Published 11 May 2020

Construction of Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm begins as Dundee nets ‘incredible’ turbine deal

Financial close has been reached on the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm heralding the start of construction on the project which will supply enough low carbon electricity for around 375,000 homes.

Published 28 November 2019

Up to 1,000 more Build to Rent homes planned at Harbour Gateway

A Build to Rent project on Edinburgh’s Western Harbour is planning to expand as residents are welcomed into the latest phase of the development.

Published 29 May 2019

Detailed plans lodged for new Western Harbour neighbourhood

Architecture practice 7N has revealed its full vision for a mixed use neighbourhood of more than 900 new homes at Western Harbour on Edinburgh’s waterfront. 

Published 5 March 2019

Developers sought for Port of Leith film and TV facility

A Port of Leith industrial building has been identified as the home of a major Scottish film and television studio as developers are invited to refurbish and operate the facility.

Published 7 December 2018

Revised design framework for 1,600 homes at Western Harbour gains approval

A major redevelopment of the Western Harbour area of Leith including the delivery of around 1,600 new low cost rental homes has cleared a key planning hurdle.

Published 11 October 2018

Rettie completes ‘massively oversubscribed’ Edinburgh mid market rent development

The structured finance team at Rettie & Co has delivered its second mid market rent (MMR) development at Edinburgh’s Western Harbour with more than 3,000 people applying for the 138 homes on offer.

Published 13 September 2018

Cefetra and Forth Ports agree Rosyth agricultural development plans

A new purpose-built facility which will become the main agri-hub in Scotland is to be developed at the Port of Rosyth after agricultural specialist Cefetra Ltd signed a long-term contract with Forth Ports Ltd.

Published 4 July 2018

Forth Ports to build training academy at Grangemouth

Forth Ports has announced plans to invest in a purpose built training academy located within Scotland’s biggest port.

Published 29 November 2017