About the Area

Historically one of Edinburgh's most deprived residential areas, Muirhouse is a mixed of council estate buildings and private housing.

Muirhouse is west of Granton and east of Davidsons Mains. It is bounded to the south by Ferry Road and to the east by Pennywell Road.

Notable residents include Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh and former national football team player and manager Gordon Strachan.