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A reimagined Pipe Lane toilet, at the heart of our Prom?

Posted on: April 25th, 2021

The City of Edinburgh Council is looking to work with the community and business owners to explore improvements to the Pipe Lane toilets and surrounding area of the Promenade. The council’s “Community Wealth Building” process could include a commercial tender with a view to the successful bidders providing enhanced toilet provision and other facilities, including […]

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Retaining Spaces for People measures – consultation open

Posted on: February 24th, 2021

City of Edinburgh Council are currently running a consultation on the retention of ‘Spaces for People’ measures, which have been put in place during the covid pandemic. The measures were put in place to: help parents/carers and children to physically distance near schools help people to physically distance while using high streets, some city centre […]

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Have Your Say on Portobello Town Hall Options

Posted on: February 3rd, 2021

City of Edinburgh Council is considering two expressions of interest in Portobello Town Hall, one from a community group (Portobello Central) and another from a ballet school (Peter Schaufuss). Both groups have submitted outline proposals and these will be considered by the city council’s Finance & Resources Committee. Portobello Community Council would like your initial […]

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Revised Proposals For 14 Bath Street, George (2021)

Posted on: January 29th, 2021

UPDATE: Portobello Community Council submitted an objection to this planning application. The owners of 14 Bath Street – the listed former bingo hall and George Cinema – have submitted a new planning application. This follows previous refusals by the City of Edinburgh Council and on appeal to the Scottish Planning Reporter. The proposal is available […]

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City of Edinburgh Council Consultation on Brunstane Road and Coillesdene Area Traffic Calming

Posted on: November 23rd, 2020

The City of Edinburgh Council is running a consultation on Brunstane Road and Coillesdene Area Traffic Calming Measures. A trial closure of Brunstane Road, along with other measures in the Coillesdenes is proposed. Please see the link below so that you can give your opinion. Please note that the consultation closes on 13th December. consultationhub.edinburgh.gov.uk/sfc/brunstane-traffic-calming/ […]

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Brunstane Rd Joppa Triangle Results

Posted on: August 31st, 2020

Background The City of Edinburgh Council intended 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 […]

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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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