What is the Edinburgh Old Town Development Trust? The Edinburgh Old Town Development Trust (EOTDT) is a registered charity committed to the revitalisation of the Old Town through stimulating growth in community participation, the arts and enterprise.  It aims to support a vibrant, sustainable community in the Old Town by: developing enterprising projects to meet local needs; establishing a network of gardens and green spaces; promoting education and training; and preserving the area’s built and cultural heritage. Join us by becoming a member - it's free! Download a form here.