Category Archives: World Heritage

Strategy for Setted Streets

Stone setts add significant historic and cultural value to the streets of Edinburgh and are an important feature of our cityscape. The City of Edinburgh Council has a duty to protect the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage … Continue reading

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World Heritage and Conservation Areas at the Meadows Festival – 3 and 4 June 2017

This weekend is the Meadows Festival!  The World Heritage Team will have a stall to promote the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site.  There will be information about the Site with cool maps, information leaflets on conservation … Continue reading

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World Heritage Day 2017

Promoting diversity of cultural heritage of humanity, their vulnerability and the efforts required for their protection and conservation… or something like that idk. Emma’s blog post #5: World Heritage Day 2017 World Heritage Day 2017 is on Tuesday 18th April, … Continue reading

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Draft Management Plan for the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site … have your say!

Consultation is now open for feedback on the draft Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site Management Plan (2017-2022). The draft Management Plan sets out issues and opportunities identified through a public engagement process over last summer.  Issues … Continue reading

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Celebrating World Town Planning Day 2016 and the Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning

Hello, World Town Planning Day 2016 Today marks World Town Planning Day, an annual event which has been running since 1949, where planners from across the globe engage in activities to raise awareness about the importance of planning in their … Continue reading

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Old and New Towns World Heritage Site Management Plan review consultation results

Almost 600 of you took part in our July survey on the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site- a great response, thank you! We wanted to understand more about the strengths and weaknesses of the Site to … Continue reading

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Edinburgh World Heritage Site consultation – update

Hello again, We’re bringing a quick update on the Old and New Towns World Heritage Site consultation.  There’s only two more weeks to go until the end of the consultation… We’ve had over 400 responses since the consultation began at … Continue reading

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