City Planning Functions and Covid

POSTED ON March 27, 2020

Today the Cockburn has written the Convenor of the City of Edinburgh Council’s Planning Committee, Councillor Neil Gardiner, highlighting issues as to how the statutory planning system will function during this period of unprecedented civic crisis.

Today the Cockburn has written the Convenor of the City of Edinburgh Council’s Planning Committee, Councillor Neil Gardiner, highlighting issues as to how the statutory planning system will function during this period of unprecedented civic crisis.

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City for Sale

POSTED ON January 24, 2020

A hugely successful public meeting held on 22 January in the Central Halls in Tollcross was attended by a full capacity audience of 850 members of the public.

A hugely successful public meeting held on 22 January in the Central Halls in Tollcross was attended by a full capacity audience of 850 members of the public.

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Demolition in Leith at Stead’s Place Rejected

POSTED ON December 23, 2019

The Cockburn welcomes the decision to dismiss the appeal at Stead’s Place, 106-162 Leith Walk and thereby refuse planning permission.

The Cockburn welcomes the decision to dismiss the appeal at Stead’s Place, 106-162 Leith Walk and thereby refuse planning permission.

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West Princes Street Gardens and The Quaich Project Joint Statement

POSTED ON December 13, 2019

The Cockburn Association together with the Old Town Community Council, New Town & Broughton Community Council, West End Community Council and Tollcross Community Council have agreed a joint statement on the Ross Development Trust’s The Quaich Project in West Princes Street Gardens.

The Cockburn Association together with the Old Town Community Council, New Town & Broughton Community Council, West End Community Council and Tollcross Community Council have agreed a joint statement on the Ross Development Trust’s The Quaich Project in West Princes Street Gardens.

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A Christmas Anomoly – Issues with the Xmas Market

POSTED ON October 28, 2019

The Cockburn has discovered that the Christmas Market currently under construction in East Princes Street Gardens does not have planning permission.

The Cockburn has discovered that the Christmas Market currently under construction in East Princes Street Gardens does not have planning permission.

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Comments on Short-term Lets Consultation

POSTED ON July 16, 2019

The Cockburn Association welcomes this consultation and calls for urgent action to address the problems associated with Short Term Lets (STL) in Edinburgh.

The Cockburn Association welcomes this consultation and calls for urgent action to address the problems associated with Short Term Lets (STL) in Edinburgh.

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Waverley Station Masterplan Position Statement

POSTED ON March 28, 2019

The Cockburn Association has had an early sight of the masterplan and we thank Network Rail and their consultants for this.

The Cockburn Association has had an early sight of the masterplan and we thank Network Rail and their consultants for this.

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Tram Extension Comments

POSTED ON April 27, 2018

Approach must be Civic Design led; supporting community vitality and viability

Approach must be Civic Design led; supporting community vitality and viability

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Hamilton’s High School

POSTED ON September 29, 2015

Proposals for the Old Royal High School 15/03989/FUL and 15/03990/LBC

Proposals for the Old Royal High School 15/03989/FUL and 15/03990/LBC

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