Category Archives: Placemaking

Reviewing the Edinburgh Design Guidance – your views

The Edinburgh Design Guidance is being reviewed and we’d like your comments on the proposed changes. The revised draft guidance has a number of key changes including the Parking Standards (for new developments), advice on Build to Rent Housing and … Continue reading

Posted in News and updates, Placemaking | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Southside Place Standard Online Survey

Hello All, Last week (22nd and 26th November) we ran a couple of Place Standard events at Southside Community Centre. The events were generally well attended, with some really good feedback from both sessions. What an experience! Thanks @planningedin and … Continue reading

Posted in News and updates, Placemaking, Students' Blog, Town centres | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Southside Place Standard

Hello, The Southside Placemaking Exercise The City of Edinburgh Council in partnership with various organisations from the Southside, will be holding a Placemaking exercise to get your views on what you think works well and what doesn’t work so well … Continue reading

Posted in News and updates, Placemaking, Students' Blog, Town centres | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Corstorphine Place Standard

Hello, Luke and Katie have gone back to university and have left their successful Planning Edinburgh blog in the capable hands of myself (George) and Emma. We are planning students from Newcastle University and are here for a year, so keep your … Continue reading

Posted in News and updates, Placemaking, Students' Blog | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Place Brief: National Collections Facility at Granton Waterfront

On 19 May 2016 the Planning Committee approved a ‘place brief’ for the National Collections Facility (NCF) site at Granton.  The brief provides non-statutory planning guidance to help deliver a visitor destination at this important site near the city’s waterfront. … Continue reading

Posted in News and updates, Placemaking | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Brunstane Area Placemaking exercise

The Place Standard events scheduled for Saturday 19th March and Tuesday 22nd March in Edinburgh College have been postponed. This is being done to give us more time to align the event to cross boundary development issues in the Brunstane … Continue reading

Posted in News and updates, Placemaking | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Making use of the Place Standard in Queensferry

Place Standard launch and Queensferry Placemaking On 10 December we attended the launch of the Place Standard.  The Place Standard has been developed by the Scottish Government, A&DS and NHS Scotland.  The launch was attended by a range of professionals … Continue reading

Posted in News and updates, Placemaking | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment