Tag Archives: conservation

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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New Town Conservation Area – your views on new buildings

Hello everyone, Katie and I have been out exploring the New Town, taking photographs of some new developments within the conservation area to help raise awareness of the consultation for the New Town Character Appraisal.  This overlaps with the consultation … 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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World Heritage and Conservation Areas – The Meadows Festival 4 & 5 June 2016

This year we’ll have a stall at the Meadows Festival to kick-start consultation on both the Old Town and the New Town Conservation Area Character Appraisals.  We’ll be there both days and will be keen to get your views on … Continue reading

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4 December 2014 Planning Committee

At our meeting on 4 December, the Planning Committee approved an Issues Paper on Student Housing.  This will be subject to formal consultation and will inform the preparation of revised planning guidance.  This will assist with the implementation of policies to manage the location of … Continue reading

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Reviewing Edinburgh’s Conservation Areas

We are about to start a review of our conservation area character appraisals.  The appraisals help us, community and amenity groups, householders, developers and others understand what makes a conservation area special, and how change in the area can be … Continue reading

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