Forth PropertiesLeith, Edinburgh, 2001
The 400-metre long Ocean Terminal is a buzzing commercial complex occupying the quayside of Edinburgh’s Western Harbour. With its cosmopolitan mix of retailers, quayside restaurants, bars, cinemas and entertainment venues, providing 60,000 sq m of retail and leisure space, the project demonstrates a fresh approach to commercial retail development.
A series of dramatic internal spaces include a three-storey rotunda and a grand hall overlooking the water. Offering sweeping panoramic views of the Firth of Forth, the hills of Fife and Edinburgh skyline, Ocean Terminal makes use of its waterfront setting to create a series of flowing public spaces with a strong sense of place.