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LCCC April 2020 minutes

Due to the limitations of online meetings, we are only recording those who were present at or sent apologies for such meetings.

This meeting was for members only, so any decision recorded below may not be binding. Similarly, the LCCC June meeting may not have been empowered to approve the minutes below. (These minutes were not published earlier because they were not considered at the May meeting due to an error in circulating the draft.)

Minutes of the ordinary meeting of Leith Central Community Council, held via Zoom on Monday 20 April 2020 at 7:00pm Continue reading

‘Cycle-storage hangers’ traffic regulation order: TRO/20/10

The following upright text is adapted from a traffic regulation order document emailed to LCCC by CEC. 

Please note that the deadline for submissions in response to this TRO has been extended to Monday 4 May 2020.

The proposals relating to this Order are shown on the plans which can be found, along with other information, by going to www.edinburgh.gov.uk/roads-pavements.

If you want make an objection to the proposal, please do so by Monday 4 May 2020 quoting notice reference number TRO/20/10

The City of Edinburgh Council (traffic regulation; restrictions on waiting, loading and unloading, stopping and parking places) (variation no _) order 201_ – TRO/20/10

The council proposes to make an order under the road traffic regulation act 1984 as amended to introduce cycle parking facilities at:

  • Arden Street
  • Balcarres St
  • Bath St
  • Bellevue Rd
  • Blackwood Cres
  • Bruntsfield Ave
  • Bruntsfield Cres
  • Bruntsfield Gdns
  • Bryson Rd,
  • Claremont Cres
  • Comiston Pl
  • Craighall Cres
  • Denham Green Ave
  • Dudley Ave
  • Dundee Ter,
  • East London St
  • Eastfield (Joppa)
  • Ethel Ter, Falcon Ave
  • Falcon Rd
  • Fingal Pl / Rillbank Cres
  • High School Yards
  • James St
  • Kings Rd
  • Lauderdale St
  • Leven Ter
  • Lochrin Buildings
  • Lochrin Ter
  • Lonsdale Ter
  • Marchmont Cres
  • Marchmont Rd
  • Mardale Cres
  • Marlborough St
  • Maxwell St
  • Melville Ter
  • Mertoun Pl,
  • Moncrieff Ter
  • Montpelier Ter
  • Murdoch Ter
  • Pittville St
  • Portobello High St
  • Rankeillor St
  • Roseneath Pl
  • Roseneath St
  • Roseneath Ter
  • Savile Pl
  • Spottiswoode St
  • St Stephens St
  • Strathfillan Rd
  • Summerhall Sq
  • Tay St
  • Telford Rd
  • Temple Park Cres
  • Thirlestane Rd
  • Viewforth Ter
  • Warrender Park Ter
  • Wellington St
  • West Bryson Rd
  • West Montgomery Pl
  • Woodburn Ter

with amendment to existing parking restrictions where required.

Details of the draft order and related documents, including our privacy notice, can be viewed 9:30am to 3:30pm, mon-fri, from 16/3/20 to 6/4/20 at waverley court reception or online at www.edinburgh.gov.uk/roads-pavements or www.tellmescotland.gov.uk.

Objectors must state their reasons in writing with reference TRO/20/10 to Traffic Orders, Place, 3.3 Waverley Court, 4 East Market St, Edinburgh, EH8 8BG, not later than 6/4/20.

LCCC February 2020 approved minutes

Minutes of the ordinary meeting of Leith Central Community Council, held at McDonald Road library on Monday 17 February 2020 at 7:00pm

Actions and decisions are red italic. nem con means that no-one spoke or voted against a decision. Continue reading

LCCC February 2020 meeting agenda

Monday, 17 February 2020 at 7pm, at the Nelson Hall in McDonald Road Library

  1. Welcome, introductions, attendance, apologies
    1. to note: declarations of interest in any items on the agenda
    2. to agree: order of business
  2. Approval of minutes of 20 January 2020 meeting
  3. Matters arising from previous minutes (and not included on agenda below)
  4. Community Police Officer’s Rreport
  5. Proposed purpose-built student accommodation development with community space, associated infrastructure and amenity space, bicycle parking, landscaping and upgrade of pedestrian path and steps @ 11 – 23 Montrose Terrace Edinburgh (20/00496/FUL)
    1. to note: Leith Central Community Council are statutory consultees for this application
    2. to note: presentation and Q&A by Glencairn (applicants) regarding this application
    3. to note: extended deadline for LCCC comments (20 March 2020)
  6. Planning
    1. to note: status of current planning applications (FEB 2020)
    2. to ratify: LCCC’s response to Scottish Government Planning Performance and Fees Consultation
    3. to agree: LCCC’s consultation response to consultation on place brief for East side of lower Leith Walk between Leith Walk and Halmyre Street
      1. to note: update on SLW’s community right to buy campaign
    4. to note: Draft notes of Pre-Application Presentation at January LCCC meeting regarding 19/05515/PAN 2-4, 6,14 Bonnington Road Lane and 200 Bonnington Road Edinburgh EH6 5RB, made by Orbit for the developer
    5. Local plan (City Plan 2030)
      1. to note: consultation “Choices for City Plan 2030” (main issues report) underway (ends 27-03-20) and parallel City Mobility Plan (see item 9b below)
      2. >to note: LCCC response to be based on our earlier paper
    6. to note: any other Planning matters relevant to LCCC area
  7. LCCC Governance and Office Bearers’ reports
    1. to note: update on issues and complaints around recent Community Council elections
    2. to note: Treasurer’s report
    3. to note: Engagement Officer’s and Comms Group reports
    4. to note: reports from other Office Bearers
    5. to note: update on LCCC representation on outside bodies
  8. Parks & Green Spaces
    1. to note: Powderhall Railway Path update
    2. to note: Friends of Pilrig Park report
    3. to note: other Park Friend’s reports
    4. to note: concerns over expense for use of St Mark’s (Craigroyston FC) and Pilrig Park (Pilmeny Sports Academy) by local sports clubs
  9. Transport & Clean Streets
    1. Trams to Newhaven
      1. to note: information shared by Tram Team at meeting with Community Councils Together on Trams (CCTT) on 28 January and ongoing preparatory works on Leith Walk
      2. to note: start of two year closure of three lanes on Leith Walk from 28 March with flanking measures
      3. to note: near-simultaneous closure of two lanes on North Bridge for 16 months from 17 February
      4. to note: any issues that have arisen for local residents or businesses that have not been dealt with satisfactorily by the Tram Project Team
    2. City Mobility Plan
      1. to note: 8 week consultation underway (ends 27-03-20)
      2. to note: update from Transport Forum – City Mobility Plan event (7 February 2020)
      3. to agree: to focus LCCC response (to be agreed at March meeting) on proposed measures with direct impact on LCCC area
    3. to note: introduction of on-street cycle storage facilities throughout the city (locations)
      1. to note: first local TRO10/20 in West Montgomery Place
    4. to note: any other Transport & Clean Street matters relevant to LCCC area
  10. Licensing
  11. Open Forum[1]
  12. AOCB[2]
  13. Bulletin[3]
    1. Officials given taste of everyday hazards which blind and disabled people face in Edinburgh’s streets (Evening News, 04-02-20)
  14. Future Meetings (usually 3rd Monday of the month) and meeting topics/presentations
    1. to note: 2020: 16 Mar, 20 Apr, 18 May (incl AGM), 15 Jun
    2. to note: future presentations and charrettes
      1. tbc 17 Feb: Montrose Terrace student accommodation by Glencairn Properties
      2. tbc: talk by CEC Archeology Officer and FCA on findings at 70, 72 Newhaven Road (17/01183/FUL)

[1] this agenda point allows members of the public to raise issues of public interest

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

[3] this is for information only; any discussion to be brought to a future meeting