Some 30 local residents are circulating objections to planning proposals for two properties at 108/14 and 116 Dundas Street (20/05645/FUL; 20/05646/CON).
Planning permission is sought to convert two Category A-listed properties on London Street into short-term holiday-let accommodation.
Following 5 previous consultation rounds, and before submitting a full planning application for the Powderhall Bowling Greens site later this month, those behind the proposals this morning presented final plans to the public and answered questions.
Representatives of Collective Architecture, City of Edinburgh Council, and Urban Pioneers (landscape architects) discussed proposals on Zoom with around 16 interested parties, most of whom live or work locally.
No great surprises
Professor Cliff Hague, Chairman of the Cockburn Association, delivered the heritage watchdog’s annual lecture last night on Zoom.
His theme was the Frankenstein’s monster that is festivalisation – in particular, Edinburgh’s monstrous creation that has grown too big for the laboratory and now threatens to ruin the very apparatus that gave it birth.
Well, that was this viewer’s expectation. Instead, what emerged was a calm, forensic account of how the Festivals and Fringe emerged in the city and grew to their current proportions.
Attached below is the extensive response by New Town & Broughton Community Council to Ediston's planning application for the former RBS site between Dundas Street and King George V Park.
ONLINE EXERCISE STARTS TOMORROW WITH LIVE EVENT
Drum Property Group and CAMVO123 Ltd will seek public feedback on new proposals for the 2.9-acre site at Stead’s Place as part of their proposal of application notice for a major development.
MUSIC SCHOOL IS A VIABLE ALTERNATIVE
Scottish Ministers have dismissed the planning appeals by Duddingston House Properties and Urbanist Hotels against City of Edinburgh Council’s denial of planning permission for proposals to turn the old Royal High School into a luxury hotel (PPA-230-2213).
EYRE PLACE RESIDENTS CONCERNED FOR PRIVACY
Some residents on the south side of Eyre Place are concerned that their bedrooms at the back will be overlooked from adjacent flats forming part of the proposed New Town Quarter between Dundas Street and King George V Park.