LCCC April 2021 meeting agenda

online only – local residents wishing to join, sign up via Eventbrite here:

  1. Welcome, introductions, attendance, apologies
    1. to note: declarations of interest in any items on the agenda
    2. to note: simplified agenda (on experimental basis) to streamline online meetings
    3. to agree: order of business below
  2. Approval of Minutes of the Ordinary LCCC Meeting on 15 March 2021 meeting
  3. Matters Arising from previous minutes (and not included on agenda below)
  4. Presentation and Q&A on 21/00991/FUL (Demolition of existing buildings and structures; erection of apartments and associated development) @ 27 Arthur Street EH6 5DA by Thistle-Peat Limited and their advisors
  5. Planning
    1. to note: status of current planning applications (APR 2021)
    2. to note: LCCC views sought on Demolition of industrial warehouses and retention /refurbishment of sandstone building to create a residential-led mixed use development comprising 152 residential units and provision for a range of uses @| 106 – 162 Leith Walk Edinburgh EH6 5DX (20/05553/FUL) – deadline 3/5/21
    3. to note: any other Planning matters relevant to LCCC area
  6. Transport & Clean Streets
    1. Trams to Newhaven
      1. to note: proposed traffic regulations “to allow for the safe and efficient operation of Trams from York Place to Newhaven” (TRO/20/24A) – deadline for objections 12/05/21 (likely to be extended by a few days)
      2. to note: further correspondence in the wake of the Atkins report on ground borne noises & vibrations
      3. to note: any issues that have arisen for local residents or businesses that have not been dealt with satisfactorily by the Tram Project Team
    2. to note: first stage of (associated) legal process for introduction of Proposed Parking Controls (CPZ) in Pilrig, Leith Walk and Abbeyhill (TRO/21/03): “Formal objections are not invited at this stage, as a further period will be allowed for the submission of objections when the proposals are formally advertised […] at an early date”; background here.
    3. to note: timescale (APR-SEP21) for roll-out of new Communal Bin scheme in Leith Walk ward to coincide with CPZ and tram completion
    4. to note: LCCC response to Bonnington CPZ consultation
    5. to note: any other Transport & Clean Street matters relevant to LCCC area
  7. Open Forum (local residents) [1]
  8. AOCB (LCCC members) [2]
  9. Bulletin [3]
    1. St Mark’s Park football ground suffering from vandalism (EN, 7/4/21)
    2. FOI response: Noise Complaints by ward and month JAN19 – FEB21
  10. Future Ordinary Meetings (usually 3rd Monday of the month) and meeting topics/presentations
    1. to note: 2021: 17 May (tbc AGM)
    2. to agree: meeting pattern and venue
    3. to note: future presentations and charrettes
      1. tbc: talk by CEC Archeology Officer and FCA on findings at 70, 72 Newhaven Road (17/01183/FUL)

[1] This agenda point allows members of the public to raise issues of public interest
[2] This agenda point allows LCCC members to raise issues not covered by the agenda
[3] Items of local interest that may be raised at a future LCCC meeting – not for discussion at this meeting)