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LCCC March 2022 full agenda

Monday, 21 March 2022 at 7pm – 9pm, at Hillside Bowling Club (9A Brunton Pl, EH7 5EG)

    1. Welcome, introductions, attendance, apologies
      1. to note: declarations of interest in any items on the agenda
      2. to agree: order of business below
    2. Approval of minutes of the ordinary LCCC meeting on 21 February 2022 meeting
    3. Matters arising from previous minutes (and not included on agenda below)
    4. Policing matters
    5. Transport & clean streets
      1. Update on Trams to Newhaven construction works and final design
        1. to note: Community Councils Together on Trams/Trams Team meeting, 10 February 2022
        2. to note: construction issues
        3. to note: issues for businesses during construction (and final design)
      2. to note: update on roll out of Communal Bin Review (CBR) Phase 1 and 2 in the context of the Strategic Parking Review in “Pilrig”, Leith Walk” and “Abbeyhill
        1. to note: bin hub roll out issues at Abbeyhill and elsewhere in LCCC areas
        2. to agree: presentation on CBR by CEC officers Erica Manfroi and Andres Lices at the April LCCC meeting
      3. to note: reports of fly tipping 2019-2021 (by ward)
      4. to note: Scottish Water roadworks in Albert St/Murano Place
      5. to note: any other Transport & Clean Streets matters relevant to LCCC area
    6. Planning
      1. to note: Bingo Hall (former Capitol Cinema in Manderston Street) missing from the approved extension of the Leith Conservation Area and joint CCs letter of protest
      2. to note: LCCC’s objection to 22/00745/FUL | Proposed conversion of bowling club and bowling green to residential dwelling and garden. | 54 Rosslyn Crescent Edinburgh EH6 5AX
      3. to note: Status of current planning applications in LCCC area (MAR22)
      4. to note: any other Planning matters relevant to LCCC area
    7. Parks & Green Spaces
      1. to note: any Parks & Green Spaces matters relevant to LCCC area
    8. LCCC Governance
      1. to note: The Gunning Principles for consultations
    9. Open Forum (local residents)
    10. AOCB (LCCC members)
    11. Future Ordinary Meetings (usually 3rd Monday of the month) and meeting topics/presentations
      1. to note: future meetings on 3rd Monday of each month at 7pm (except July and December): 18 (or 25) April, 16 May (AGM)

Big changes to Leith Walk tramworks from 2nd Feb

The Trams to Newhaven team have published updated guidance on the second phase of works starting from Wednesday 2nd February 2022.

Please check out their news article for the whole story and how you’ll be impacted.

The following will impact road traffic including cars, buses and bicycles.

Road flipping on the Walk

The current city-bound running lane on Leith Walk will close and traffic will be diverted to the new road surface on the west side from Manderston Street.

Road openings from Leith Walk

  • Pilrig Street – access to and from Pilrig Street will be reintroduced heading south (ie going towards Leith Walk)
  • Steads Place – access to and from Steads Place will be reintroduced heading south (ie going towards Leith Walk)

Road Closures from Leith Walk

  • Dalmeny Street – as part of site set up there will be no access to Dalmeny Street from Leith Walk.
  • Iona Street – as part of site set up a full closure will be implemented.
  • Lorne Street – as part of site set up a full closure will be implemented.
  • Manderston Street – as part of site set up there will be no access to Manderston Street from Leith Walk.

Again, please check out the Trams Team’s full update for details and other changes.

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.

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

Community Councils Together on Trams/Trams Team meeting, 28 January 2021

Minutes of the Community Councils Together on Trams/Trams Team meeting (Construction Phase) via Google Meet on Thursday 28 January 2021 at 5:30pm

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