Let's make sure history lives on.

We want to celebrate the history of Scotland's urban environments and how these have changed over time.

Explore our database of historical places, buildings and artifacts or become a part of our growing community by sharing your own stories, memories and facts about your town, city or street.

Notice something that's missing? We'd love your contribution.

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ScotUrbanPast
@ScotUrbanPast
24-06-2019 10:05

On this #UpcyclingDay, check out the huge changes made at @HistEnvScot to reduce plastic waste, including top t ... [more]

ScotUrbanPast
@ScotUrbanPast
22-06-2019 10:30

Happy #Pride Edinburgh!
Take a look at the experiences of #LGBTIQ communities in the city with this inter ... [more]

ScotUrbanPast
@ScotUrbanPast
21-06-2019 10:45

#DYK it's #SelfieDay?

In our Community Map of Edinburgh from The Welcoming you can see some visitors to‚ ... [more]