Portobello Community Council

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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Planners To Create ‘Vision’ For Portobello High Street

Posted on: November 28th, 2016

​ City of Edinburgh Council Planning Department is looking to create a vision for Portobello High Street to support it to maximise its potential for shopping, visiting and being comfortable for people to move around the street.     The supplementary guidance will provide the detailed policy to assess planning applications for shop uses in the […]

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Application for 117-Unit Student Accommodation at 235Willowbrae Road

Posted on: November 24th, 2016

The application is for full planning permission and change of use for a 117-unit managed student accommodation with ground floor retail units.The accommodation is a mixture of 3 to 7 storeys in height will comprise bedrooms, communal areas, stores and a reception/office together with associated facilities including cycle parking.  The three retail units will provide 937.8m2 […]

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Notice of Plans to Demolish St John’s PS and Create NewPark (Proposals of Application Notice)

Posted on: November 4th, 2016

Dear Sirs We have been appointed by The City of Edinburgh Council to take forward the design development of Treverlen Park on the balance of the Portobello High School and St John’s Primary School that is left after the new Primary School is built. We are commissioned to develop the park based on a design […]

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The George, 14 Bath Street – Feasibility Study Published by Out Of The Blue

Posted on: November 1st, 2016

Please find attached the Feasibility Study report on The George, Bath Street. Out of the Blue hold the view that unless the current owners decide to sell or lease the George there is little more that Out of the Blue are able to do at this stage to take the project forward. The Feasibility Study […]

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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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Summary of Planning Applications and Decisions for week commencing 17 Oct 2016

Posted on: October 18th, 2016

No applications have been decided. The following applications have been submitted: 16/04830/FUL: Internal structural alterations, demolition of existing conservatory and formation of new extension to include new kitchen area, snug, home office, bedroom and utility area, all within footprint of existing conservatory and garden ground. at 66 Seaview Crescent 16/04900/FUL & 16/04901/LBC: Single storey flat […]

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Summary of Planning Applications and Decisions for weeks commencing 3 + 10 Oct 2016

Posted on: October 11th, 2016

Following applications have been decided: 16/03838/FUL & 16/03837/LBC have been approved: Alterations to frontage including replacement windows and doors – and painting frontage, at 25 – 25A Promenade 16/03770/LBC has been granted: Form new opening to kitchen for the installation of single leaf door and side panels, and the erection of a grey external / […]

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