Tag Archives: World Heritage

Help us Celebrate World Heritage Day 2019 in the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh

If you are passing by the Tron Kirk on the Royal Mile on Thursday 18 April, come in and explore the Our World Heritage exhibition which gives visitors an insight into what makes Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site, and each of Scotland’s … 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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World Heritage and Conservation Areas at the Meadows Festival – 3 and 4 June 2017

This weekend is the Meadows Festival!  The World Heritage Team will have a stall to promote the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site.  There will be information about the Site with cool maps, information leaflets on conservation … 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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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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Old and New Towns World Heritage Site Management Plan review consultation results

Almost 600 of you took part in our July survey on the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site- a great response, thank you! We wanted to understand more about the strengths and weaknesses of the Site to … 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 at the Pavilion

Hello again, On Tuesday morning Katie and I joined Jenny and Chloe from the World Heritage team at the Edinburgh Pavilion, Pop-Up Cities expo on the Mound.  They are working on the review of the management plan for the Old … Continue reading

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Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site…

… have your say. This is your opportunity to have your say on how the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site should be managed. The consultation opened on Friday 1 July and will run until 1 August 2016. We’ve … Continue reading

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Meadows Festival – the feedback!

We were at the Meadows Festival to kick-start consultation on both the Old Town and the New Town Conservation Area Character Appraisals. Luckily for us, it was one of the sunniest Meadows Festivals we can remember! We were very pleased to welcome more than … Continue reading

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