Braid Road closure survey

What would you like to do with Braid Road? 

Many people have been enjoying the peace and quiet of the area around Braid Road in Morningside since it was closed at the entrance to the Hermitage.  This was done specifically to allow people visiting the Hermitage to maintain a social distance from each other.  So, what should happen when lockdown is relaxed?

Do you think Braid Road should be closed permanently?  Or maybe you would prefer re-opening but painting double yellow lines on both sides of the road from the mini-roundabout up to the hotel?  Or perhaps you would like to re-open the road as before?  Or maybe it is just too soon to tell what is the best outcome.

Remember we are expecting changes to Braid Road as the Council is planning to build a light-controlled crossing for pedestrians and bicycles between the entrance to the Hermitage and the crossroads with Hermitage Drive/Braidburn Terrrace and to take away the mini-roundabout.  It also plans to install a raised continuous pavement at the entrance to Braidburn Crescent and to stop access to Braid Crescent at the Comiston Road end and to make the one-way system in Braidburn Terrace permanent.

Tell us what you think?

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