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


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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John Lewis Depot in Bonnington: new flats?

What’s it all about?

A proposal for ‘residential development (class 9 and sui generis flats) together with commercial space (including class 1, 2 and 4) and associated works at the site of the John Lewis depot, Bonnington Road Lane, Edinburgh, EH6 5BJ, for the John Lewis Partnership’

What’s happening just now?

  1. Presentation to Leith Central CC on Monday 18 September
    • LCCC meets at 7pm at McDonald Road library.
  2. Public event on Tuesday 5th September
    • 3pm to 8pm, at the McDonald Road Library

Montagu Evans informed us about the public event, and sent this site-plan. (Click the thumbnail to see the full-sized PDF.)