Council threatens survival of Bowling & Tennis Clubs by refusing help with Garden Waste

Bowling and tennis clubs across the city have been denied renewal of their garden waste permits by the Council and the additional cost of commercial collection may threaten their existence.

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Plans for Cluny Centre Flats given go ahead

The Cluny Centre will become seven flats after the planning application was granted.

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Braid Hills Hotel expansion

Plans have been submitted for an additional 29 bedrooms at the Braid Hills Hotel. 

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Comiston Farmhouse plans

The new plans for the future of Comiston Farmhouse and grounds have been lodged with the Council.

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Parking for south Morningside

At its meeting last Thursday, the Council’s Transport and Environment Committee considered what to do about parking in south Morningside. 

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Former Boroughmuir High School development under way

I recently visited the site of the former Boroughmuir High School to see the progress being made on its redevelopment by Cala Homes. 

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New owner for Midmar Paddock?

At a recent meeting of the Friends of Midmar Paddock, it was announced that missives are about to be concluded to sell the paddock.  A friend called the selling agent and, in response to an enquiry to contact the owner, I understand the selling agent said ‘speak to the new owner’. 

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Plans for seven flats for the Cluny Centre

Plans to convert the Cluny Centre into 7 flats have been submitted to the Council under reference numbers 19/01998/FUL & 19/02009/LBC. You can view them, along with a design statement, on the Council's Planning portal here https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/info/20067/planning_applications/288/view_and_comment_on_planning_applications

 

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Will we get CPZ Parking for South Morningside?

The Council has published its long-awaited report on parking.  It includes a strategic review of parking pressures across the south west of the city, and the consultation results for extending Priority Parking to south Morningside, west of Comiston Road.  However, the strategic review has superceded the Priority Parking consultation and recommended a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) for south Morningside.

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New Primary School and Nursery, Canaan Lane

The Council is continuing to progress the delivery of a new primary school on a site near Deanbank on Canaan Lane.

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