Leith Central CC submitted an objection to a planning application for ‘two illuminated fascia signs’ on Bothwell Street. Our grounds were
- negative light pollution on neighouring residential properties
- wasteful energy consumption
- safety concerns caused by reflected sunlight from large surfaces
- setting a precedent for what would be an alien element in Edinburgh’s townscape.
We are vey pleased that Edinburgh Council has rejected this application. It seems like a small victory for local democracy.
Click to download: 2017_02_20 final
click to download: 2017_03_20 agenda
Click to download: 2017_01_16 final
Click to download: 2017_02_20 agenda
The Scottish Government is consulting on proposals to change the planning system. NTBCC encourages residents with concerns about the current system to read the proposals and tell the government what you think. Responses to this consultation are invited by 4th April 2017. To read the proposals and to make a response go to https://beta.gov.scot/publications/places-people-planning-consultation-future-scottish-planning-system.
Click to download: 2016_12_19-final