Leith Programme Stakeholder Update 105: Phase 4 (Pilrig Street to McDonald Road)

(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.)

Dear Stakeholder,

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

Leith Programme stakeholder update: Pilrig St to McDonald Rd, St James, Trams to Newhaven

(adapted from an email sent by Michael Motion of the Leith Programme at 15:58 on 2017_03_16)

 

Phase 4 update (Pilrig Street to McDonald Road)

The upgrade of the Pilrig Street junction is now complete, and the junction has been re-opened to traffic as of 16th March. Works will now continue on Leith Walk as part of the Pilrig Street to MacDonald Road phase of the Leith Programme. The footpath up to Middlefield and outside Sainsbury’s, and completion of outstanding Crighton Place works, which were previously delayed due to Scottish Water infrastructure works, will be the focus over the coming weeks. The Leith Programme Phase 4 end date remains summer 2017.

In addition to the above, and commencing as of Monday 27th March, CEC will be installing a number of planters and trees to Leith Walk at various locations north of Pilrig Street. Continue reading

Leith Programme Stakeholder Update 90 – Various

Adapted from an email sent by Alan Dean, Partnership Development Officer, sent on 2016_10_19 at 16:31.

Annotations (in footnotes) are by Harald Tobermann, LCCC’s stakeholder representative for Leith Walk works.

I have set out below an update for the various projects currently underway. It is worth emphasising that the consultation period for the Phase 5 Traffic Regulation Order (Brunswick Street to Montgomery Street) is being extended and details of this are also set out below. Continue reading

Edinburgh Tram Enquiry. Public call for Evidence and Issues

(With apologies for being late to post this)

The Edinburgh Tram Inquiry is currently retrieving and reviewing documents, and gathering further material as part of the investigation into the Edinburgh Trams project. As part of that process the Inquiry is now keen to hear from the public on two themes:

  1. What issues should the Inquiry be investigating in detail?
  2. What direct evidence does the public have on the consequences of the failure to deliver the project in the time, within the budget and to the extent projected?

Further details and an online survey is available via the website (www.edinburghtraminquiry.org) or by contacting the Secretary to the Inquiry.

The deadline for responses is 4 August 2015.

Trams enquiry

(adapted from a post on Leith Links CC’s website)

The Edinburgh Tram Inquiry is currently retrieving and reviewing documents, and gathering further material as part of the investigation into the Edinburgh Trams project. As part of that process the Inquiry is now keen to hear from the public on two themes:
  1. What issues should the Inquiry be investigating in detail?
  2. What direct evidence does the public have on the consequences of the failure to deliver the project in the time, within the budget and to the extent projected?
Further details and an online survey is available via the website www.edinburghtraminquiry.org or by contacting the Secretary to the Inquiry.
The deadline for responses is 4 August 2015.