Portobello Community Council

Ask City of Edinburgh Council and Lothian Buses about Brighton Place work

Posted on: May 21st, 2018

Our updates on the programme to reconstruct Brighton Place with setts, over a 60 week closure, and bus diversions generated a lot of interest locally. We have arranged for representatives from City of Edinburgh Council and Lothian Buses to come along to the next Portobello Community Council meeting, this coming Monday 28 May from 7:30pm […]

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Portobello Community Council – 357th Meeting Draft Minutes & 358thMeeting Agenda

Posted on: May 21st, 2018

  357th-Minutes.docx 358th-Agenda.doc

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Portobello Community Council needs your permission . . .

Posted on: May 18th, 2018

New data protection rules mean we need your permission to continue to send you email updates on matters of community interest. If you are already on our mailing list, go here:- https://mailchi.mp/bb7ffb5b4505/pcc-we-need-your-permission-to-continue-sending-you-email If you’re not already on the list and would like to be, go here:- http://www.portobellocc.org/mailinglist.php

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Bellfield Re-Opens 23rd June

Posted on: May 15th, 2018

Bellfield will re-open its doors on Saturday 23rd June 2018 Bellfield Re-Opens 23rd June Dear Action Porty Members and Supporters, After much hard work to get Bellfield ready to re-open for community use, Action Porty is thrilled to announce an opening date for Bellfield of Saturday 23rd June, 2018.  We’re busy planning a celebratory opening […]

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Wanderers Kneaded Ltd Portobello Promenade

Posted on: May 13th, 2018

Please see attached a New Civic Site Notice for Wanderers Kneaded Street Trader Licence on Portobello Promenade. licensing@edinburgh.gov.uk   Wanderers Kneaded – “sourdough pizza, woodfired oven, an old-school food truck: the ultimate experience of an Independent, artisan pizzeria on wheels! events & catering” – https://www.facebook.com/wandererskneaded/   New-Civic-Site-Notice-.pdf

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Maureen Child Update 11 May 2018

Posted on: May 11th, 2018

Dear All   As promised at our last Portobello/Craigmillar Neighbourhood Partnership Meeting, and reported in the latest Castlebrae Community High School’s bulletin, http://www.castlebrae.org.uk/frontpage/replacement-castlebrae-display-craigmillar-library/, there’s a small presentation of the work done so far on the architect’s plans for their replacement high school building. A small display is in Craigmillar Library until the end of May.  […]

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New Porty Street Names to be Adamslaw Place, Barnie Terrace and Cunningham Square

Posted on: May 8th, 2018

The Council have provisionally given the following names to the new streets planned as part of the Baileyfield South development:- Adamslaw Place: Adam’s Law is a historic name for the land the development is being built on, as seen on a plan of Portobello from 1783 (copy attached). It was the source of the clay […]

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Brighton Place Sett Reconstruction – bus diversions

Posted on: May 5th, 2018

Following the recent update on the programme to replace setts on Brighton Place Portobello Community Council have further information on the proposed bus diversion routes. These will see Portobello High Street without the service of the 21, 42 and 49 routes. The 69 route, which is intended to get people to Portobello High Street and […]

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Maureen Child Update 4 May 2018

Posted on: May 4th, 2018

Dear All   Lots of people are asking: “What on Earth is going on at the much-loved pottery kilns at the foot of Bridge Street?!” If you recall, the top part of the 1908 kiln collapsed and had to be rebuilt with heritage brick and it looks fabulous.  An annual inspection of the1906 kiln showed […]

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George planning application – appeal lodged

Posted on: April 30th, 2018

On 21 Feb 2018 an application to demolish the bulk of the George Cinema, 14 Bath St, while maintaining the façade, with multiple window intrusions, was refused by the City of Edinburgh Council. On 27 Apr 2018 the developers lodged an appeal with the Scottish Government Planning and Environmental Appeals Division; see: ·         https://www.dpea.scotland.gov.uk/CaseDetails.aspx?ID=118631 ·         […]

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