Plans for the former Bank of Scotland at Holy Corner

Another set of plans has been submitted by Signature Pubs Ltd. for a change of use from commercial (former bank) to a pub/restaurant that can cater for around 240 customers, with outside eating space to the front.  It also involves the removal of six trees to the rear of the building to allow the erection of a two storey extension.  Do take a look at the plans and see for yourself.

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Plans for the former toilet block in Canaan Lane

The meeting of the Council’s Development Management Sub Committee on Wednesday 20th of June will consider the second set of plans for a block of flats on the site of the former toilet block at 7 Canaan Lane.

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Cluny Centre Change of Use applications

The change of use applications for the Cluny Centre are listed to be considered by the Council’s Development Management Sub Committee next Wednesday, 20th of June.  

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New spaces for Existing B2 Priority Parking Area

The Council has recently announced that 98 new spaces will be added to the existing B2 Priority Parking Area (PPA), just to the south of the railway line in Morningside. 74 of them will be added in the next six to eight weeks and the remaining 24 after around 12 months.

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Midmar Paddock is up for sale again

The owners of Midmar Paddock have put the land up for sale again.  Using much the same approach as before, their advert highlights the potential for development of higher value, bespoke residential properties. 

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Cluny Centre application for change of use

Planning applications for change of use at the Cluny Centre have been made to allow it to be used as a conference and wedding venue, in addition to a nursery.  The change is to add Class 11 for assembly and leisure uses.

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South Centra£ decides on road & pavement improvements

Have your say on local Road & Pavement improvements

South Centra£ Decides is an opportunity for local people to have a say on how budgets are allocated in their local area.  The selection process is now underway for the 2017/18 local road and pavement improvement proposals, which were put forward by local people and community groups as part of the Neighbourhood Environment Programme.

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New Bus Service to the Gyle proves popular

Local bus service improvements were a big part of Neil Ross’s campaign to become one of Morningside’s City Councillors back in May.

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Old Boroughmuir High School – developer's appeal refused

In April the Council’s Planning Committee decided to refuse the application to convert the school into residential accommodation as the proposed new residential block would have an adverse impact on the setting of the listed building and of the townscape of the wider area. 

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Comiston Farm House – development refused & decision appealed

The Council has refused plans for a block of 11 flats on the site of the former public toilets on Canaan Lane saying the design would damage the character and appearance of the area with regard to height, scale, density and materials and would overshadow neighbouring properties. 

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