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It is hoped to have a contractor for the redevelopment in place and working on site by March of next year. Edinburgh architect Malcolm Fraser has been appointed to lead the design team preparing a masterplan for the Fort Site. Malcolm Fraser is one of Edinburgh’s top architects, whose work includes the Storytelling Centre on the Royal Mile. I am sure the project is in really good hands and he’ll come up with [...]
A reminder that if you have any comments or concerns, I’m happy to hear from you through this site, or you can come along to one of my surgeries. Leith Academy 1st & 3rd Wednesday (during school term) 6.30 p.m. – 7.30 p.m. Victoria Primary School 1st & 3rd Wednesday (during school term) 5.30 p.m. – 6.00 p.m.
The Biomass Planning application will not come before the Planning Committee until June 2012. Forth Ports/Arcus are having yet more consultation following the SNH submission. With their new plans for the Docks appear to involve the manufacture of renewables and the sale of Ocean Terminal, it is not clear where a Biomass Plant will fit into new agenda. As I [...]
With the help of the Heritage Lottery Fund and Historic Scotland, the project to reduce traffic on the South Shore and improve the environment is well underway. I recently raised the matter at Full Council, following representation from local groups and owners living close to the Shore. The extensive consultation that followed and the resulting support has been very positive. The pavement will be widened, fencing [...]
Following discussions with residents, a meeting was arranged with the Convener of Planning, Councillor Jim Lowrie, myself, other local Councillors and several Council officials from planning and transport. This was a very constructive meeting and points were raised about general issues pertinent to the whole of the Waterfront. These included land values and the change of the Masterplan, as well as more specific issues such as the long-awaited [...]
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