Carriageway resurfacing: Broughton Road

(The following is a text of a letter copied to LCCC’s webmaster on 7 October 2019.)

Dear Sir / Madam,

CARRIAGEWAY RESURFACING

As part of an investment in Edinburgh’s roads and footways for 2019/2020, I write to advise that the carriageway on Broughton Road (between Pilrig Street and Broughton Primary School) will be resurfaced in the coming days. Broughton Road has been prioritised because of its current condition and because the upcoming tram works will prevent any planned resurfacing work from taking place in and around the proposed tram line during the construction period.

The works are currently planned to commence on Thursday 10th October 2019 and will last approximately 6 nights with the work being carried out Monday to Friday from 6pm until around 3am. However, to reduce the impact for residents, the noisiest operations, such as breaking out the road surface, will cease no later than 11pm each night.

To facilitate the works, sections of Broughton Road will be closed to through traffic during the working hours, but the road will be fully open again each morning. Residents access to private parking areas will be maintained as best as possible during working hours but there may be some delays when we are working directly in front of the access. If you know you need vehicular access at all times, you may wish to consider alternative parking arrangements nearby. Emergency service and pedestrian access will be maintained at all times.

Anticipated phases;

Phase 1 – Pilrig Street to North Pilrig Heights (3 nights)
Phase 2 – North Pilrig Heights to Broughton Primary School (3 nights)

We also need to restrict parking on Broughton Road to allow us to resurface the carriageway. On street notices and yellow no waiting cones will highlight these areas. Please do not park in these areas or your vehicle may be removed without warning and this may extent the duration of the works.

Unfortunately, disruption and noise is unavoidable during resurfacing works however we will make every effort to minimise the impact for local residents and traders. An officer from the City of Edinburgh Council will be on site from 6pm until 11pm each night to address any questions/comments you may have. Alternatively, if you require any further information regarding this project, please do not hesitate to contact me using the details at the foot of this letter.

Please note, the proposed dates can change if there is any extreme weather so you can keep up to date with these works and other planned roadworks and events by following Edintravel on Twitter, Facebook or at http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/edintravel.

Yours sincerely

S Blacklaw
Transport Design & Delivery

City of Edinburgh Council, Place, Planning & Transport, Transport Design & Delivery, Waverley Court 4 East Market Street, Edinburgh, EH8 8BG tel:0131 529 3252 email: steven.blacklaw@edinburgh.gov.uk

Draft minutes of LCCC April meeting

As with all draft minutes, these should be regarded as a rough draft until and unless they are approved at the next meeting.

Click to download: 2014_04_28 draft

Topics discussed include

  • Leith police station’s area
  • police action against antisocial behaviour
  • Leith festival
  • Leith CCs get-together
  • Community engagement
  • Leith walk repairs: contracts have been issued
  • Pilrig Park
  • Croall place advertising: planning outcome
  • McDonald Road secondary school: planning outcome
  • Shrub Hill House and Shrub Place
  • Leith community plan conference (16 May)
  • Redbraes community Garden
  • Edinburgh Tool Library
  • Referendum debates

Leith Central CC draft minutes, 18 November 2013

Here are draft minutes from the meeting of 18 November: 2013_11_18 draft

Topics discussed include:

  • Planning work
    • McDonald Road/Broughton Primary School
    • Brunswick Road
  • ‘bedroom tax’, discretionary housing payment fund, Scottish welfare fund
  • Leith Walk repairs
  • Grants from Leith Neighbourhood Partnership
  • Commission on Strengthening Local Democracy
  • Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill