Historic photos and articles

Telferton Allotments before 1923

The Craigentinny Telferton Allotments site before 1923

The Portobello clay layers

The Portobello clay layers

Aerial view of Portobello 1946

Aerial view of Portobello showing the allotments in 1946

Aerial view showing allotments 1960s

Aerial view of the allotments showing the line of poplar trees

Telferton poplar trees

Telferton poplar trees - felled by landowners

The fight to save the plots

Allotment holders fight to save the plots from development

The fight against development 1998

The fight against developers in 1998

The allotments are saved

It's not the first time the allotments have been saved