Port of Leith Distillery

Name/location Port of Leith Distillery (Ocean Drive next to Ocean Terminal)
Owner/developer Muckle Brigg Ltd
Proposal New building to house a whisky distillery, including visitor experience/tasting area and shop, office and bar/restaurant. Development will involve moving the existing listed Paint Shed building to a new location.
Current status
  • Application being considered
  • Alcohol licence approved
Key dates Developer aims to start build in 2019
LHNCC POSITION Supported (see October 2017 minutes)
Benefits
  • New business
  • Will attract visitors to the area
  • Interesting and attractive design
Issues Involves moving the existing Paint Shed building (listed building status removed)
Actions by LHNCC
Future action
Notes Planning to start clearing ground and dismantling Paint Shed beginning of February, to be stored at Ocean Terminal until new site identified
Further information https://leithdistillery.com
CEC reference/link 17/04428/FUL