Leith Programme Stakeholder Update 90 – Various

Adapted from an email sent by Alan Dean, Partnership Development Officer, sent on 2016_10_19 at 16:31.

Annotations (in footnotes) are by Harald Tobermann, LCCC’s stakeholder representative for Leith Walk works.

I have set out below an update for the various projects currently underway. It is worth emphasising that the consultation period for the Phase 5 Traffic Regulation Order (Brunswick Street to Montgomery Street) is being extended and details of this are also set out below. Continue reading

Leith Programme Stakeholder Update 89 – Pilrig Street Junction Closure – date to be revised

(adapted from an email sent by Alan Dean, Partnership Development Officer, sent on 2016_10_07 at 16:17)

The planned closure of Pilrig Street at the junction of Leith Walk which was due to commence on Monday 10 October will now not take place on that day.

This is because the works to upgrade the gas main around the McDonald Road junction (which was the planned diversion route during closure of Pilrig Street) will not be fully clear of the area by this time. The decision has therefore been taken to revise the date of the closure of Pilrig Street. Continue reading

Leith Programme Stakeholder Update 88 – Pilrig Street Junction Upgrade and Temporary Traffic Management

Adapted from an email sent by Alan Dean, Partnership Development Officer, on 2016_10_03 at 10:23)

Pilrig Street Junction Upgrade

Work is due to start on the upgrade to the Pilrig Street junction on 10 October 2016. The upgrade reflects the principles of the Scottish Government’s ‘Designing Streets’ guidance and the design principles for the Leith Programme as a whole that has promoted simplified road layouts which are more attractive for pedestrians and cyclists. Continue reading

The Engine Yard Development, Shrubhill: Work starting soon?

Allenbuild advise that

works at the Shrubhill former bus and tram depot will commence in late August 2016, with site-surveying and initial site clearance…. Piling works are scheduled to commence in late October 2016 and will last around 9 weeks, followed by below-ground foundations and the carpark structures. The superstructure of Block A on Leith Walk will commence early in 2017. The construction of the car park will be ongoing during 2017 with superstructure of the two blocks behind Block A both commencing later in 2017.

Fuller details are in this PDF. Continue reading

Stakeholder Update 87 – Leith Programme Phase 5 (Brunswick Street to Montgomery Street) Advertising of Draft Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) and Redetermination Order (RSO)

(adapted from an email sent by Alan Dean, Partnership Development Officer, sent on 2016_09_27 at 16:36)

We would like to inform you that the draft TRO and RSO for the next phase of the Leith Programme, Brunswick Street to Montgomery Street, have now been formally advertised. The Orders have been advertised in accordance with statutory requirements and details are viewable on the Council’s website or in person at the City Chambers on the High Street. Please click here to see the details of the proposals contained in both draft Orders. Continue reading