Tag Archives: Leith Walk

Here’s all the pedestrian crossing points on Leith Walk

The Trams to Newhaven project have supplied the following map to highlight the crossings on Leith Walk as of November 12th.

The distances listed highlight the length between crossings.

Leith Walk tram works temporary pedestrian crossings 12 November 2021
Supplied from Turner and Townsend o.b.o. Trams to Newhaven

We have also listed them below from north to south;

  1. Tesco car park entrance
  2. Canderson’s/Lovella’s (just south of Jane Street)
  3. Stead’s Place
  4. Woodland’s Creatures (just north of Jameson Place)
  5. Laundrette/La Favorita’s (just south of Dalmeny Street)
  6. Iona Street/Pilrig St. Paul’s Church
  7. Albert Street
  8. McDonald Road Library/Brunswick Road
  9. Elm Row/Annandale Street
  10. The Playhouse

Please note these may be subject to change. LCCC advises residents and local businesses to keep track of the Trams to Newhaven project newsletter found at edinburgh.gov.uk/tramstonewhaven.

In the meantime, LCCC will keep liaising with residents, Edinburgh Council and the Trams to Newhaven team alongside neighbouring Communtity Councils.

Community Councils Together on Trams/Trams Team meeting, 30 September 2021

Minutes of the Community Councils Together on Trams/Trams Team meeting (Construction Phase) via Google Meet on Thursday 30 September 2021 at 5:30pm

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LCCC September 2021 minutes

Minutes of Leith Central Community Council ordinary meeting, held via
MS Teams, on Monday 20 September 2021 at 7:00pm Continue reading

LCCC September 2021 meeting agenda 

1 Welcome, introductions, attendance, apologies

1.a Attendance

1.b Apologies

1.c to note: declarations of interest in any items on the agenda

1.d to agree: order of business below

2 Approval of Minutes of the Ordinary LCCC Meeting on 16 August 2021 meeting

3 Matters Arising from previous minutes (and not included on agenda below)

4 Policing Matters

4.a to note: Community Police Officer’s September Newsletter

4.b to note: antisocial behaviour in Montgomery Street area in early September (Edinburgh Live 6 September 2021)

4.c to note: Fire Service Area Commander’s response to LCCC queries regarding fire at Inchkeith Court on 30/31 May 2021

5 Transport & Clean Streets

5.a Trams to Newhaven

5.a.i to note: Tram Team’s response to LCCC protests about proposed narrow pavements on Leith Walk, with c. 250m not meeting minimum in Edinburgh Street Design Guidance

5.a.ii to note: inadequate signage and litter issues around tram works; potholes on Leith Walk running lane

5.a.iii to note: any issues that have arisen for local residents or businesses that have not been dealt with satisfactorily by the Tram Project Team

5.b to note: CPZ update

5.c to note: LCCC Engagement Group proposals for next Ward Walk and litterpicking

5.d to note: any other Transport & Clean Street matters relevant to LCCC area

6 LCCC Governance

6.a Future LCCC meetings

6.a.i to note: continuing unavailability of Nelson Hall

6.a.ii to agree: to redouble efforts to resume future LCCC meetings face to face at a suitable venue

6.b to note: need to review convenors and membership of LCCC committees and LCCC vacancies

6.c to note: verbal report on LCCC participation in Leith for Ever Event 18 Sep 2021

7 Planning

7.a.i to note: LCCC objection to 21/03828/FUL | Erection of 1.5 storey 4-bedroom dwelling house. | Land South Of 1 St Clair Road Edinburgh

7.a.ii to note: LCCC objection to 21/03965/FUL | Conversion and extension of building Existing garage Class 5 for Class 4 Business Office Light Industry | 27A Arthur Street EH6 5DA

7.a.iii to note: any other Planning matters relevant to LCCC area

8 Parks & Green Spaces

8.a to note: any Parks & Green Spaces matters relevant to LCCC area

9 Open Forum (local residents)[1]

10 AOCB (LCCC members)[2]

10.a Future Ordinary Meetings (usually 3rd Monday of the month) and meeting topics/presentations

10.b to note: future meetings on 3rd Monday of each month at 7pm (except July and December):

10.b.i 2021: 18 October, 15 November

10.b.ii 2022: 17 January, 21 February, 21 March, 18 April, 16 May (AGM)

10.c to note: future presentations and charrettes

10.c.i to agree: to invite Steve Kerr (chair EACC) and Simon Holledge (secretary EACC) for a talk and Q&A on the Future of Community Councils In Edinburgh


[1] this agenda point allows members of the public to raise issues of public interest; during online meetings, please raise your virtual hand

[2] this agenda point allows LCCC members to raise issues not covered by the agenda

LCCC May 2021 minutes

Minutes of Leith Central Community Council ordinary meeting, held via
MS Teams, on Monday 17 May 2021 at 7:00pm Continue reading