Minutes of the AGM of Leith Central Community Council, held in Nelson Hall, McDonald Road library on Monday 20 May 2019 at 7:00pm
Actions and decisions are red italic. nem con means that no-one spoke or voted against a decision.
The AGM was chaired Cllr Rob Munn. Continue reading
Minutes of the ordinary meeting of Leith Central Community Council, held in Nelson Hall, McDonald Road library on Monday 15 April 2019 at 7:00pm
Actions and decisions are red italics. nem con means that no-one spoke or voted against a decision. Continue reading
Minutes of the AGM of Leith Central Community Council, held in Nelson Hall, McDonald Road library on Monday 22 May 2017 at 7:00pm
Actions and decisions are red italic underlined. nem con means that no-one spoke or voted against a decision. URLs added by minutes secretary. Continue reading
Another year has passed in which Leith Walk, our much-loved and iconic high street, continues to dominate our meetings. Depending who you’re talking to, Leith Walk, once designated as a pedestrian-friendly boulevard or, more recently, a dual carriageway with pedestrian-deterrent paving (if the current tram designs go ahead), continues to be a political football. Plagued by disruption and road works for over 12 long years, residents are fed up and sharply divided as to whether the trams, should the plans be approved, will actually benefit the area. Continue reading
(with thanks to The Spurtle for alerting us to this)
Together for Edinburgh (a consortium of City of Edinburgh Council, Edinburgh St James [i.e. developers TH Real Estate], Laing O’Rourke, and the Scottish Futures Trust) has invited ‘important stakeholders’ (i.e. locals) to be told ‘what [the changes to Picardy Place] mean for you’.
Sessions will be at Valvona & Crolla Vincaffè, 11 Multrees Walk
- Friday 22 September (4pm to 7pm)
- Saturday 23 September (10am to 4pm)
The Spurtle is concerned that ‘there is no mention on the invitation of you telling them what you think about it, or of contributing to planning democracy by describing what you’d like to see at the start of the design process. As far as we can see, it will be all one-way traffic’.
(with thanks to Laura Stone, Edinburgh St James community liaison at Laing O’Rourke, for supplying this link)
The August Edinburgh St James site newsletter is available to view online via http://www.edinburghstjames.com/construction.html.
(adapted from an email sent by Michael Motion of Turner & Townsend at 18:00 on 8 August. We apologise for the late posting of this news: our web-weaver was on holiday.)
Leith Programme Phase 4 is currently observing the Edinburgh Festival embargo on road works within the city and, as such, has now demobilised fully from Leith Walk and Iona Street. The Contractor will return to site to re-mobilise and commence the remaining works as of Monday 28thAugust. Continue reading