The Development Management Sub-committee this afternoon granted planning permission for Moolmoor (Waverley) Limited’s proposal for a new building on the current roof of Waverley Mall (Ref. 18/02748/FUL).
The C-shaped structure, clad in bronze copper alloy, will house some combination of retail units, offices, and cafés/restaurants.
Edinburgh Council’s Development Management Subcommittee meets this afternoon (from 1pm) in a special hearing to consider revised plans for the Foot of Leith Walk.
Drum Property Group proposes to demolish light-industrial buildings and a row of art-deco shops at 106–65 Leith Walk, collectively referred to locally as Stead’s Place.
Readers will remember our report in late November about the 18.5m telecommunications mast newly installed on Broughton Road.
The siting had caused upset among many locals who felt its positioning next to the Gretna Rail Disaster memorial in Rosebank Cemetery was unsightly and disrespectful.
OFFICIALS AND COUNCILLORS DID NOT SPOT PROBLEM
Reader Ash Hughes has identified a different prior-notification sequence to that examined yesterday, this one covering the telecom mast adjacent to Rosebank Cemetery (Ref. 18/01275/PNT).