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Housing Land Audit and Delivery Programme 2017

The Supply of Land The Council use something called the Housing Land Audit and Delivery Programme (HLADP) to assess the supply of effective land for housing in Edinburgh. What is effective land? Effective land must be free of any constraints … Continue reading

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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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What’s in a street name?

We rely on addresses every day.  Whether it’s registering to vote, ordering something online, visiting a place you’ve never been before or just getting a takeaway delivered, a unique address is essential. The Council is responsible for issuing addresses to … Continue reading

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Your views on new buildings and places in Edinburgh

You might recall, that last year we asked for views on a number of new buildings in Edinburgh. This year we’ve tried to make it a bit easier by asking about a selection of new buildings and places in four … 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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