Coronavirus: Help in the Leith Central area

Leith Central Community Council business carries on.

City developments, in particular planning, transportation and environment, continue during the lockdown, however LCCC meeting agendas will also provide opportunity to discuss COVID-19 issues, as some community councillors are using their time to assist their local neighbourhoods.

There are also many groups working in the Leith Central area and across Edinburgh providing essential services and who would be grateful for support/business. Please consider them;

Foodbanks and free food delivery

  • Edinburgh North East Foodbank (Trussel Trust)
    • Require food & money donations. The local food drop-off point is at Tesco, 76 Duke Street, Edinburgh, EH6 8HL during store opening hours and Leith Theatre on Ferry Road 2.00 -5.00 daily.
    • Service users can access the foodbank at the following times (subject to change, please visit for latest info);
      • Monday – 13:00 – 14:30 (South Leith Parish Church)
      • Tuesday – 10:00 – 12:00 (North Leith Parish Church)
      • Tuesday – 13:00 – 14:30 (St Andrew’s Church)
      • Thursday – 10:00 – 11:30 (St Andrew’s Church)
      • Friday – 10:00 – 12:00 (North Leith Parish Church)
      • Friday – 15:00 – 17:00 (South Leith Parish Church)
  • Scran Academy
    • Delivering food parcels across all of north Edinburgh, sustained on donations of food and money.
  • Helping Hands
    • Delivering food parcels to Edinburgh, sustained on donations of food and money.

Edinburgh businesses remaining open