Constitution Street tram-construction start

(adapted from an email from the Trams to Newhaven project. Constitution St is not in LCCC’s area, but LCCC residents and businesses may wish to know the following.)

The Tram to Newhaven project team is hosting a drop-in event on Thursday 7 November from 12pm – 7.30pm at South Leith Parish Church where residents and businesses can come and meet the team who can answer any queries they might have about the planned works.

The first phase of work to take trams to Newhaven will start on Constitution Street on 18 November 2019. Continue reading

Community Councils Together on Trams/Trams Team meeting, 26 September 2019

Minutes of the Community Councils Together on Trams/Trams Team meeting, at 200 Bonnington Road, on Thursday 26 September 2019 at 5:30pm

Actions and decisions are red italic. Continue reading

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

Stakeholder Update 85 – Leith Programme Phase 4 contractor mobilisation reminder, and Bernard Street survey work

(adapted from an email sent by Anna Herriman, Acting City Centre Programme Manager, sent on 2016_09_02 at 13:55)

Leith Programme Phase 4 (Pilrig Street to McDonald Road) contractor mobilisation on site

A reminder that following the procurement process for Phase 4 of the Leith Programme, Land Engineering Ltd was appointed to deliver the Pilrig Street to McDonald Road section of our improvement works. Land Engineering are currently mobilising on site, ahead of a 10 month construction period due to start in September 2016, with a planned completion date expected in Summer 2017.

In addition, in advance of the Council deciding on whether or not to extend the tram line north of York Place, enabling works will be incorporated in the footways in order to ensure that, should the decision be taken in 2017 to extend the current line, future disruption impacting on the local area is kept to a minimum. Continue reading