Tag Archives: planning

Open Space 2021: Greenspace and Health talk

To raise awareness of some of the key themes of Open Space 2021, Edinburgh’s new Open Space Strategy, we are holding a series of lunchtime training sessions for staff. Professor Catharine Ward Thompson from the University of Edinburgh gave us … Continue reading

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Help out with a Swift survey

In Edinburgh we’ve been working since 2000 to help our declining population of swifts.  This summer, in partnership with the RSPB, we are carrying out the first full survey in 10 years to identify where these amazing birds are nesting … Continue reading

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Guidance for Householders Review

Our Guidance for Householders is being reviewed and we’d like your comments on the proposed changes. What the Guidance is for The Guidance is for people considering altering or extending their house.  This includes dormers, conservatories, extensions, decking, garages and outbuildings.  It … 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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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 The revised draft guidance has a number of key changes including the Parking Standards (for new developments), advice on Build to Rent Housing and … Continue reading

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#SYPC2017

I have titled this post with a hashtag, as we were asked to promo the event on social media. Emma’s blog post #4: #SYPC2017 SYPC stands for Scottish Young Planners Conference. The conference consisted of morning lectures with Q&A sessions, … 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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