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Seafield Future – How Do You See It?

Posted on: July 1st, 2020

City of Edinburgh Council have proposed that a large area of Seafield should be considered for allocation as “housing led mixed use development” in the next Local Development Plan. Whilst no plans have yet come forward, changes to the site could have a major impact on North East Edinburgh over the next 10 years. Portobello […]

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Submission to Choices for City Plan 2030 consultation

Posted on: April 30th, 2020

Portobello Community Council have submitted the following response to the City of Edinburgh Council consultation on Choices for City Plan 2030. Choice 12 – Building our new homes and infrastructure 12A Which option do you support? Option 1 (Council/Partners/Urban Area) Explain why you support that option, or why haven’t chosen an option: Portobello Community Council […]

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Duddingston Road Safety Improvements / Stanley Street closure

Posted on: April 15th, 2020

The City of Edinburgh Council proposes to alter road markings and parking restrictions as well as upgrade traffic calming features on Duddingston Road. There is also a proposal to make Stanley Street a no through road for vehicles (with no changes proposed to the junction with Southfield Place): closed from north of the Hope Lane […]

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Brunstane Road and Joppa Triangle consultation

Posted on: March 10th, 2020

The City of Edinburgh Council intend to make changes to Brunstane Road, and other roads in the Joppa area, by the means of a Experimental Traffic Regulation Order (ETRO) for up to 18 months. This allows for changes to be trialled ahead of possible permanent changes. The Council’s proposed changes are in response to concerns […]

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Consultation on Choices for City Plan 2030

Posted on: March 4th, 2020

The City of Edinburgh Council are currently consulting on choices for “City Plan 2030” –  a new Local Development Plan for Edinburgh, which will set out policies and proposals for development in Edinburgh between 2020 and 2030. Consultation is also ongoing on the “draft Mobility Plan“, a ten-year strategy for creating accessible, affordable and environmentally-friendly […]

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Your Views Needed: Dalriada Change of Use Request

Posted on: February 6th, 2020

The owners of the Dalriada have submitted a planning application for change of use from public house and residential to form three separate dwellings (two additional) including demolition of non-original extension at 77 Promenade Edinburgh EH15 2EL. What do you think of the proposed change of use from a public house to residential? Have your […]

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City Plan 2030 – Portobello consultation events Sat 8 Feb

Posted on: February 6th, 2020

There is a drop in session on the City of Edinburgh Council City Plan 2030 and City Mobility Plan on Saturday 8 Feb from 11am to 4pm at the Washhouse, Portobello. “We are preparing Edinburgh’s next local development plan – City Plan 2030 – which will set out locations for new homes and businesses, protect […]

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Your Views Needed: Barratt Homes Change Request – Replace Commercial Space with Residential

Posted on: February 5th, 2020

Barratt Homes have submitted a request to change their planning application at Baileyfield South to replace office/commercial space with flats. Barratt have permission for a 4-storey block with Class 4 consent for Office Space/Commercial and would like to change this to a single storey of Office Space/Commercial and three storeys of 2-bed and 1-bed flats. […]

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Ice Cream Van and Bouncy Castle Changes Consultation

Posted on: October 16th, 2019

City of Edinburgh Council are looking to determine the level of support / opposition for a small catering concession that they are proposing would operate in Straiton Park and some proposed changes to the children’s entertainment area that operates there. The catering business will sell ice creams, hot deserts (waffles/crepes), confectionery, hot & cold drinks (no alcohol). […]

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Portobello Community Energy Questionnaire

Posted on: September 24th, 2019

Via PEDAL: “We plan to organise a community energy conversation which will hopefully allow all of us to have a look at what might be possible here in terms of local energy saving and generation and think through which projects are most likely to work just now. We are currently scoping solar, wind, EVs/transport and […]

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