CREATIVE SPACE AND NEW HOMES IN THE OFFING
The Council is considering the creation of a ‘workspaces and community space’ in the B-listed former stables and offices at 165 Broughton Road.
Artists’ studios and micro-enterprise offices could be leased out upstairs with flexible function space and other uses available on the ground floor. Attic and lower-ground-floor areas could be dedicated to ‘higher-value uses’.
ADVERTISING GIANT RETURNS WITH NEW DIGITAL DISPLAYS
JCDecaux and its controversial adverts are back.
Readers wil recall the French-based multinational’s unsuccessful efforts to brighten-up George Street and St Andrew Square back in 2016 (27.10.16).
MORE DETAIL TO COME ON ARM'S-LENGTH MANAGEMENT OF NEW BANDSTAND VENUE
Councillors yesterday took a first step towards transferring certain management functions in West Princes Street Gardens to an arms-length external organisation.
Residents on Perth Street and Henderson Row are objecting to a major new development by Edinburgh Academy (Ref. 18/0563/FUL; 18/0568/LBC).
The Academy means to extend its premises along the eastern boundary to the rear of the library and the Clerk Maxwell Science Centre.
Tesco Stores Ltd wants to extend its delivery hours at the Broughton Road store by two hours on a Sunday morning (Ref 18/00667/FUL).
Delivery hours here are currently controlled under the terms of Tesco’s earlier planning permssion (Ref. 09/00039/FUL) which restricts them to 7.30am–8pm (Mon.–Sat.), and 12pm–6pm (Sun.). The new Sunday start-time would be 10am.
Why the change?
LOCAL LANDMARK COULD GET SWALLOWED
The Edinburgh-based Thistle Property Group has applied for planning permission to retain the façade of the old Canon Mill at 1-3 Canon Street and demolish the building behind.
They want to create 11 new flats (8 x 1-bedroom, 2 x 2-bedroom, 1 x 3-bedroom), with commercial space at ground-floor level (Ref. 17/05967/FUL).
TIME TO HAVE YOUR SAY
DIGITAL DISPLAY PLAN ADJACENT TO PAOLOZZI PALM
Some observers regard the proposed reshuffling of Paolozzi’s ‘Manuscript of Monte Cassino’ as an ill-conceived guddle: a half-baked compromise in the Picardy Place re-design.