Information for applicants
Community Asset Transfer is the transfer of responsibility for an asset from the Council to a community group or organisation.
Part 5 of The Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 sets out the key rights and duties and provides a framework for the asset transfer process.
Contact the Operational Estates team with any queries.
Download our community asset transfer policy. Please save document to read the policy, rather than viewing in your browser.
Read Scottish Government guidance.
Download stage 1 expression of Interest
Download stage 2 sustainable business case form
Register of land
Under the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 we are required to publish a register of land we own or lease.
Some types of land and property are not included within the register, as outlined in Section 7 of the Asset Transfer Guidance.
Asset transfer requests to download
- Gilmerton Dykes Bothy
- Decision notices
- Duncan Place
- Ravelston Park Pavilion
- Spylaw Park documents
- Former St John’s RC Primary School, Portobello
- 531 Lanark Road, Juniper Green
- Victoria Primary School Newhaven
- Download North Edinburgh Arts
Community Right to Buy
Community Right to Buy is a Scottish Government-sponsored scheme which allows communities in Scotland to apply to register an interest in land and give them the opportunity to buy that land when it comes up for sale. Visit the right to buy route map