Portobello Community Council

Community Council Response Re Baileyfield South Planning Application (16/05898/FUL)

Posted on: February 8th, 2017

Planning Application: 16/05898/FUL Please find our following comments on the above application. To ascertain local views on the proposals we undertook an extensive survey and the results of that are attached in a separate document. We would wish these comments and views of the community to be considered in detail in relation to the assessment of […]

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Results of Portobello Playpark Cash Survey

Posted on: January 26th, 2017

City of Edinburgh Council Parks Dept asked for feedback from the community on how to spend £35,000 allocated to one of Portobello’s playparks. Respondents were asked to indicate their preference for one of the following:  Replacement equipment for Towerbank Playpark (known as the Fishy Park); Additional equipment including an accessible swing for wheelchair users at […]

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Revised Plans To Demolish 14 Bath Street (Listed Former Cinema)

Posted on: January 24th, 2017

The owners of 14 Bath Street – the former bingo hall and George Cinema – have now submitted revised proposals to demolish the majority of the building and create a residential block of 20 units, parking and related landscaping. The proposals include:-  demolition of the majority of the building  retention of the original art deco facade where […]

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Public Feedback Re Lease of Straiton Place Park for Bouncy Castle, Bungee Trampoline, Roundabout and Refreshment Stall

Posted on: January 24th, 2017

City of Edinburgh Council Parks Dept requested public feedback on the proposed lease of part of Straiton Place Park for a bouncy castle, bungee trampoline, roundabout and refreshment stall for the period March to October . People were asked to indicate their preference regarding the overall proposal, the length of lease and the proposed community benefit […]

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Portobello Town Centre Survey – Responses

Posted on: January 11th, 2017

  The following is a summary of responses to questions posed as part of a consultation exercise on Portobello High Street conducted by Portobello Community Council in conjunction with City of Edinburgh Council Planning Department.   Planners wanted to hear views on the shops and services on offer and the street and public spaces.   […]

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Help Shape the Future – North East Locality Improvement Plan

Posted on: December 2nd, 2016

  Work is now well underway in shaping the new 2017 – 2022 Locality Improvement Plan for North East Edinburgh and it’s important that you can tell us what you think needs to happen in the next 5 years. We are focussing on the themes of Place; Health & Wellbeing; Community Safety; Children, young people […]

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Revised Proposals For 14 Bath Street (Former Bingo Hall and George Cinema)

Posted on: December 1st, 2016

The owners of 14 Bath Street – the former bingo hall and George Cinema – would like some quick feedback from the community on revised proposals to convert the building to a residential block of 20 units, parking and related landscaping. The proposals include:-  demolition of the majority of the building  retention of the original […]

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New Portobello Park Exhibition Events

Posted on: November 30th, 2016

The team appointed by The City of Edinburgh Council to take forward the design development of Treverlen Park are holding two exhibitions at St John’s RC Primary School. The first event is Thursday 1 December from 15.30 – 19.30, with a second event, same time and location on 13 December. The park will be built […]

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Have your say on the new Meadowbank

Posted on: November 10th, 2016

The public are being invited to give their views on a new sports complex to replace the existing Meadowbank Stadium and Sports Centre. New Meadowbank The City of Edinburgh Council is intending to submit a planning application early next year as the kick-start for the project to deliver a modern, fully accessible high quality sports […]

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Community Council Response to Brunstane Planning Application 16/04122/PPP

Posted on: November 1st, 2016

To: Planning Dept City of Edinburgh Council 1 November  2016 16/04122/PPPProposed residential development (including class 8 residential institutions, class 9 houses and sui generis flats) primary school (class 10 non-residential institutions) local centre (including class 1 retail, class 2 financial services, class 3 food and drink, class 10 non residential institutions and class 11 assembly […]

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