Portobello Community Council

Baileyfield South – Design updates from Barratt Homes

Posted on: June 28th, 2017

Barratt Homes have submitted some revised designs for their proposed development at Baileyfield South, the site of the former Standard Life buildings.  The principle changes include:  Total number of dwellings proposed reduced from 483 to 475 Overall parking provision for development provided at 67% Section of road from the primary vehicular route removed to discourage […]

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Portobello Town Centre ‘Vision’ Report and Recommendations

Posted on: February 25th, 2017

As part of efforts to create a ‘vision’ for Portobello Town Centre, City of Edinburgh Council Planners have published the attached report and recommendations. The vision for Portobello is to create and promote: a place with an active public street life with a quality public realm that is comfortable for all users and thereby would […]

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Community Council Response Re George Demolition Plans (REF: 16/06447/FUL & 16/06449/LBC )

Posted on: February 8th, 2017

REF: 16/06447/FUL & 16/06449/LBC Portobello Community Council objects to the above applications concerning 14 Bath Street, Portobello. The new owners and the agent for the application attended our meeting on November 28th last year asking for feedback on their new proposals for re-development. To that end we ran a short consultation to gather the views […]

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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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Portobello Powerleague Site and Tumbles Car Park For Sale as ‘Development Opportunity’

Posted on: February 7th, 2017

City of Edinburgh Council are advertising the Powerleague site at Westbank Street, Portobello, for sale, along with the Tumbles car park. The blurb says:   “The site is currently part used as a five-a-side facility and part as a car park for the Council owned Tumbles Leisure facility on Westbank Street. The site extends to […]

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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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Planning Summary, week commencing 9 Jan 2017

Posted on: January 10th, 2017

The following application, listed in the planning list this week, may be of interest:   ·         16/05756/FUL: Change of Use from shop unit (Class 1) into restaurant (Class 3) external alterations. at 46 Portobello High Street   And the following decision:   ·         16/05449/PPP has been refused: Clear an area of approximately 405 square metres […]

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Planning Summary, week commencing 5 Dec 2016

Posted on: December 6th, 2016

The following application, listed in the planning list this week, may be of interest: 16/05768/FUL: Construction of a new 8 flats housing development on a vacant site; at Land 14 Metres Northeast Of Figgate Street Weekly-List-06.12.16A.pdf Weekly-List-06.12.16D.pdf 16_05768_FUL-DESIGN_STATEMENT_AND_ACCOMMODATION_SCHEDULE_-_4_PAGES-3475826.pdf 16_05768_FUL-_12__MODEL_IMAGE-3475824.pdf 16_05768_FUL-_01__LOCATION_PLAN-3475823.pdf 16_05768_FUL-_02__SITE_PLAN_-_GROUND_FLOOR_PLAN-3475830.pdf

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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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