Friends of Pilrig park: survey and news

CEC survey about relaxed grass cutting

The local parks team want help making the right decisions about the amount of the park that is given over to more wild-looking grass with wildflower areas, and where to place it.

Please take a look at the survey (Word document) and forward on your answers and any thoughts to friendsofpilrigpark@gmail.com.

Any changes would be started in the winter, so that we would see the effects next summer. Continue reading

Developer Contributions and Infrastructure Delivery consultation: LCCC’s response

Edinburgh Council recently consulted on its draft supplementary guidance on ‘Developer Contributions and Infrastructure Delivery’. Here is Leith Central CC’s response:

Developers contribution and infrastructure delivery

Comments by Leith Central Community Council

Overview

Whilst the consensus view of the Community Council is that this a welcome document in that it more clearly defines contributions developers are required to make under Section 75, there are a number of aspects which we consider to be disadvantageous to the central Leith area.

These concern provision of health care, educational requirements and contributions to the extension of the tramline along Leith Walk.

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Boundary Changes between Silverfields site and Pilrig Park

LCCC has received the following drawings and information from the developer via Friends of Pilrig Park.

Click the thumbnail images to open full-sized PDFs:

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A 02 01 M

S:TechnicalPROJECTSCurrentEdinburgh - SilverfieldsArchitects5 - Site Specific House-typesPlanningBoundary TreatmentsB

Boundary Treatments A09 01

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Footpath temporary measures plan

Proposed Signage Location Plan

Proposed Signage Location Plan

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SK1 Footpath Remedials

streetlight brochure

streetlight brochure

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