Portobello Community Council

George Demolition Refused

Posted on: February 21st, 2018

A request for permission to demolish the former George Cinema and Bingo Hall at 14 Bath St, Portobello, has been refused by City of Edinburgh Council Development Management Committee. At a hearing in the City Chambers on Wednesday, 21 February, the committee agreed unanimously that the application for partial demolition of the building to make way for 20 flats be […]

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8A Milton Road West (ex Omni Furnishing) 18/00454/FUL

Posted on: February 21st, 2018

18/00454/FUL: Redevelopment of site to create a mixed use development comprising of a smaller food retail unit and 11no new build flats and installation of a new shopfront. at 8A Milton Road West, Edinburgh, EH15 1LF. Expiry date Thu 08 Mar 2018. https://citydev-portal.edinburgh.gov.uk/idoxpa-web/simpleSearchResults.do?action=firstPage   18_00454_FUL-MILTON_ROAD_WEST_-_PLANNING_STATEMENT-3844235.pdf 18_00454_FUL-_05__PROPOSED_SITE_PLAN-3844226.pdf 18_00454_FUL-_07__PROPOSED_CONTEXT_AND_RETAIL_ELEVATIONS-3844228.pdf 18_00454_FUL-_10__PROPOSED_FLATS_ELEVATIONS-3839460.pdf

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Partial demolition of The George & development of 20 flats recommended for approval by planning officials

Posted on: February 15th, 2018

The partial demolition of ex George Bingo in Bath St and development of 20 flats has been recommended for approval by planning officials. The application will be decided at the meeting of the CEC Development Management Sub-Committee next Wednesday 21 Feb. Papers attached. Item_6.2_b____16_06449_LBC___14_Bath_Street_1.pdf Item_6.2_a____16_06447_FUL___14_Bath_Street_1.pdf

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6-Storey Prom Residential Development Exhibition

Posted on: January 19th, 2018

PUBLIC EXHIBITION INVITATION Date: Tuesday 23 January 2018 Time: 3.30pm to 7.00pm Venue: Portobello Library (upper floor), 14 Rosefield Avenue, EH15 1AU Portobello Sands Ltd gives notice that  it intends to apply to the City of Edinburgh Council for planning permission for a residential development at Pipe Lane, Portobello. Detailed plans are currently being prepared […]

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Updated Baileyfield South planning application 16/05898/FUL

Posted on: September 19th, 2017

A third revision of drawings for the proposed development at Baileyfield South have been released.   The main changes are highlighted in the attached summary.   For full drawaings, and to make a representation, see the Edinburgh Council planning portal ref 16/05898/FUL.       16023_Design_Updates_1.0.pdf  

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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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