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Planning application 20/00493/FUL for Portobello Sailing Club

Posted on: February 27th, 2020

Portobello Sailing & Kayaking Club have submitted an application for a new boat store and changing area. This is to replace the existing metal boat store. 20/00493/FUL – comments by 13 Mar “Design statement The building will replace the existing boat shed and adjacent storage. The shed was erected in 2009 to house the club’s […]

Baileyfield South 9 apartments planning withdrawn

Posted on: February 27th, 2020

The planning application for 9 apartments, in place of already consented commercial space, within the Baileyfield South development has been withdrawn. Portobello Community Council undertook a consultation on this application and submitted the following objection:   ref: 19/05854/FUL | Form 9 apartments on the upper floors of the commercial building whilst retaining commercial use on […]

Response to Dalriada 20/00232/FUL planning application

Posted on: February 27th, 2020

Portobello Community Council ran a consultation on the change of use aspect of the 20/00232/FUL planning application, and has submitted the following comment:   ref: 20/00232/FUL | Proposed alterations, extension and change of use from public house and residential to form three separate dwellings (two additional) including demolition of non-original extension. | 77 Promenade Edinburgh […]

Proposed conversion of St.James church to form 6 residential properties

Posted on: February 24th, 2020

Proposed conversion of St.James church to form 6 No. residential properties; at St James Church, 2A Rosefield Place, Edinburgh, EH15 1AZ   19/06068/FUL (comments by 20 March)   Previous planning permission was for 4 units.

Maureen Child Update 21 February 2020

Posted on: February 21st, 2020

Dear All Our new local charity, Craigmillar Now, is in the final stages of taking in the lease of the Craigmillar Community Arts (CCA) old church building at 54 Newcraighall Road. Last week, I stepped up my quest to find the plaques that had been made for ‘Women of Achievement’ in Edinburgh, forged in bronze […]

Portobello Community Council Agreed Minutes November 2019 – 372nd Meeting

Posted on: February 17th, 2020


Portobello Community Council Draft Minutes January 2020 – 373rd Meeting

Posted on: February 17th, 2020


Portobello Community Council Agenda February 2020 374th Meeting

Posted on: February 17th, 2020


Scottish Community Rights to Buy – Event at Eric Liddell Centre, Edinburgh, 7th April 2020

Posted on: February 14th, 2020

The Scottish Government Community Land Team are holding a free event at Eric Liddell Centre, Edinburgh, 7th April 2020. The event will give an overview of the various types of community rights to buy that communities can use, practical advice on how to become a compliant body and the application processes. If you would like […]

Maureen Child Update 7 February 2020

Posted on: February 7th, 2020

Dear All   Yesterday I joined members of the Portobello community, friends and Council colleagues in Portobello and Joppa Parish Church to celebrate the life of Marjorie Thomas. There was a wonderful story of a life well lived among us all. I think the whole crowd of us were deeply grateful to her amazing family […]