Planning

OMNi AND THE GREAT OUTDOORS Editor Thu, 06/01/2022 - 09:51

Edinburgh Street Food Ltd has submitted proposals for a new canopy, external bar, and outside seating to serve combined Units 6 and 7 at the OMNi Centre (21/06504/FUL). The site belongs to Nuveen, which also owns the St James Centre.

The new hospitality space would fill the current tranquil and tree-lined route between Leith Street and Greenside Row.

DOGGED DOES IT

Submitted by Editor on Tue, 21/12/2021 - 10:41

MIXED VIEWS ON ROSE STREET

Mambo Bars & Clubs Edinburgh Ltd seeks planning consent to site a hot food vehicle on the pavement outside 43 Rose Street (21/06500/FUL).

The company seeks temporary permission for two years.

The wagon would supplement the adjacent Señor Dog's pub/restaurant.

HEEL FOR HEEL AND TOE FOR TOE

Submitted by Editor on Tue, 14/12/2021 - 11:00

‘Change of use from Workshop/Showroom (Class 4) to Entertainment venue for throwing axes (Class 11).’

This planning proposal lands with a satisfying thud.

It has been lodged by the Black Axe Throwing Co. and concerns Unit 2 at 25 Beaverhall Road (21/06212/FUL), part of the Beaverhall Business Centre’s ground floor.

THE ART OF AMBITION

Submitted by Editor on Thu, 11/11/2021 - 08:42

WHAT COULD WE DO WITH PICARDY PLACE?

Now that public consultation on the future of the Picardy Place island seems to be indefinitely stalled, Leith ward's Cllr Gordon Munro floats an exciting idea that could transform the area for years to come.

On the basis that knowledge is wonderful but imagination is even better, Spurtle wants to kick-start a conversation. Let us know what you think of Munro's idea, or describe an alternative.

NEW PLANS FOR OLD ROYAL HIGH SCHOOL

Submitted by Editor on Fri, 03/09/2021 - 12:00

Detailed proposals for a new National Centre for Music and performance space at the old Royal High School were submitted to Edinburgh Council this morning [bit.ly/3n6StBw]. We’ll comment once we’ve had a chance to peruse and digest.

As well as bigger educational facilities for St Mary’s Music School, the Royal High School Preservation Trust plans to create a café, gallery, visitor centre, and fully accessible public gardens.