Leith Programme stakeholder update: Pilrig St to McDonald Rd, St James, Trams to Newhaven

(adapted from an email sent by Michael Motion of the Leith Programme at 15:58 on 2017_03_16)

 

Phase 4 update (Pilrig Street to McDonald Road)

The upgrade of the Pilrig Street junction is now complete, and the junction has been re-opened to traffic as of 16th March. Works will now continue on Leith Walk as part of the Pilrig Street to MacDonald Road phase of the Leith Programme. The footpath up to Middlefield and outside Sainsbury’s, and completion of outstanding Crighton Place works, which were previously delayed due to Scottish Water infrastructure works, will be the focus over the coming weeks. The Leith Programme Phase 4 end date remains summer 2017.

In addition to the above, and commencing as of Monday 27th March, CEC will be installing a number of planters and trees to Leith Walk at various locations north 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

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

Stakeholder Update 84 – Leith Programme Phase 4 (Pilrig Street to McDonald Road)

(adapted from an email sent by Alan Dean, Partnership Development Officer, sent on 2016_08_04 at 15:08)

Appointment of contractor announcement

Following the conclusion of the procurement process for Phase 4 of the Leith Programme, we are pleased to announce that the contractor who will be responsible for delivering the Pilrig Street to McDonald Road section of our improvement works will be Land Engineering Ltd. It is planned that they will mobilise on site in late August to allow construction to start in September 2016. As previously highlighted, it is anticipated that the works will last around 10 months with a planned completion date expected in Summer 2017. More details will follow in a future update. Continue reading

Roseburn to Leith Walk cycle path – maps and streetscape examples

With thanks to Allan Hutcheon of Edinburgh Council for providing these

Click the thumbnails to see the full-sized graphics.

overall route-map 1 overall route-map 2
Cockburn Association slides 26 10 12 Cockburn Association slides 26 10 12
streetscape examples 1 streetscape examples 2 streetscape examples 3
Cockburn Association slides 26 10 12 Cockburn Association slides 26 10 12 Cockburn Association slides 26 10 12

See the consultation and section maps at https://consultationhub.edinburgh.gov.uk/sfc/roseburntoleith. Deadline for commenting is Monday 1 February. You can comment via either an online survey or by email to cyclingprojects.consultation@edinburgh.gov.uk.