Tag Archives: Edinburgh

Building standards improvements and recruitment

We’re in the process of making some big improvements in our building standards service to speed up building warrant timescales and to improve the customer experience. We’re looking for talent at all levels to play a key part in these … Continue reading

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City Plan 2030 – autumn community workshops

We have started to prepare a new local development plan for Edinburgh – City Plan 2030. Following on from meetings with Community Councils in March this year we are now holding a series of community engagement events across the city. … Continue reading

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Planning and Building Standards contacts

Earlier this month we made a number of changes to manager responsibilities in the Planning and Building Standards teams.  The updated leaflet below sets out what the teams do, who the managers are and how to get in touch. Don’t … Continue reading

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World Heritage at the Meadows Festival: 2-3 June 2018

It’s almost the Meadows Festival and for the third year, the World Heritage Team will have a stall to promote the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site. At previous Meadows Festivals we spoke to people about the … Continue reading

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Engaging children and young people in Planning

The planning service has over the years undertaken various events, workshops and engagement exercises with children and young people to help share what we do and get their views on planning in the city.  This has included The Forth Bridge … Continue reading

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Community Council training

June 2018 Presentations from the 14 June training on the Planning Performance Framework and the next Local Development Plan are available below. Planning Performance Framework New Local Development Plan February 2018 On 27 February we held Community Council training on … Continue reading

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Development in Bonnington

Historically, Bonnington was a milling village that grew around the Water of Leith. The area has since been home to business and light industry, including the John Lewis depot, the former Crawfords Biscuits warehouse and the original Chancelot Mill (before … Continue reading

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