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Leith Walk/Halmyre Street Place Brief

The Leith Walk/Halmyre Street Place Brief is now online. The approved place brief provides guidance for a co-ordinated approach to a housing-led, mixed use development on a site east of Leith Walk and west of Halmyre Street. The place brief has … Continue reading

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Guidance Updates for Design and Shopping and Leisure in the City Centre

We’ve recently updated two important planning guidance documents to better shape development in the city, for design and for land use in the city centre. These guidance documents are used by applicants when designing and submitting applications, and by planners … Continue reading

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Removing ‘A’ boards from our pavements & reducing clutter

  Since November, a citywide ban on ‘A’ boards and other temporary adverts has been in force. This is primarily to improve pedestrian safety and accessibility on our streets. It is part of wider efforts to help create a more … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Street Design Guidance

The consultation on the draft Edinburgh Street Design Guidance is now underway and we’d like your views on the streets in the City. The City has a range of street types from historic streets to new streets and getting their … Continue reading

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February 2014 Planning Committee

Princes Street At our meeting on 27 February, the Planning Committee agreed to relax planning policy for Princes Street to allow cafes and restaurants to open up alongside the shops to make it more of a destination.  A more flexible … Continue reading

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