The next New Town and Broughton Community Council meeting will be on Monday 13th June 2016 at 7.30pm, at the Drummond Room, Broughton St Mary’s Church, Bellevue Crescent. Enter by ramp, which is suitable for wheelchairs, down at right hand side of church.
No meeting is planned for July. Our August meeting will be on Monday 1st August
Local residents are very welcome to attend. If you have an issue you wish to raise at the meeting please use the contact email form to let us know the details before the meeting.
1 Attendance and apologies for absence
Judy Conn NTBCC Janice Greenwood Resident
Audrey Cavaye NTBCC Caroline Bond Resident
Richard Price NTBCC Dorothy MacColl Resident
Ian Mowat NTBCC Lachlan MacColl Resident
Jonathan Finn NTBCC G Govan Resident
Christine Ross NTBCC B Williams Resident
Lewis Press NTBCC G Guperthwaite Resident
Alan Welsh NTBCC John Ross Resident
Jack Hugh NTBCC Greg Kettrick Resident
Alan Jack NTBCC Graham Frost Resident
Chris Collins Drummond Civic Assoc Martin McDonnell Resident
Alan McIntosh Broughton Spurtle Claire Miller Resident
John Ross Maclean Broughton Spurtle Caroline Roussot Resident
The following Traffic Regulation Order advertisement has been received to make permanent the experimental one way system currently operating on Young Street in an east west direction. Any objections must be submitted to the City of Edinburgh Council as stated in the advertisement by 6 June 2016. The Community Council are currently are not currently aware of any reason to object to this application, so, subject to receiving any representations that we should change our stance, do not intend to object. If you wish to contact the NTBCC about this please email us using the contact form tab ( see top of page) .
THE CITY OF EDINBURGH COUNCIL (CENTRAL EDINBURGH) (PROHIBITION OF ENTRY AND TURNING, ONE-WAY ROADS AND BUS LANES) (VARIATION NO-) ORDER 201_ - TRO/16/31
THE COUNCIL PROPOSE TO MAKE AN ORDER UNDER THE ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984, AS AMENDED, TO MAKE PERMANENT THE EXPERIMENTAL ONE WAY SYSTEM CURRENTLY OPERATING ON YOUNG STREET IN AN EAST TO WEST DIRECTION.
DETAILS OF THE DRAFT ORDER AND RELATED DOCS CAN BE VIEWED 9:30AM TO 3:30PM MON-FRI, FROM 16/5/16 TO 6/6/16 AT CITY CHAMBERS OR ONLINE AT WWW.EDINBURGH.GOV.UK/TRAFFICORDERS & WWW.TELLMESCOTLAND.GOV.UK.
OBJECTIONS SHOULD BE SENT, QUOTING REF TRO/16/31 TO TRAFFIC ORDERS, PLACE, CITY CHAMBERS, HIGH ST, EDINBURGH, EH1 1YJ, OR TRAFFICORDERS@EDINBURGH.GOV.UK NOT LATER THAN 6/6/16.
The following Traffic Regulation Order advertisement has been received to change the parking and loading restrictions outside the Lidl which will be opening late this year on Logie Green Road. Any objections must be submitted to the City of Edinburgh Council as stated in the advertisement by 6 June 2016. The Community Council are currently are not currently aware of any reason to object to this application, so, subject to receiving any representations that we should change our stance, do not intend to object. If you wish to contact the NTBCC about this please email us using the contact form tab ( see top of page) .
THE CITY OF EDINBURGH COUNCIL (TRAFFIC REGULATION; RESTRICTIONS ON WAITING, LOADING AND UNLOADING, AND PARKING PLACES) (VARIATION NO _) ORDER 201_ - TRO/16/30
THE COUNCIL PROPOSE TO MAKE AN ORDER UNDER THE ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984, AS AMENDED,
TO INTRODUCE 24 HOUR WAITING RESTRICTIONS ALONG THE NEW FOOTWAY, REMOVE 1 PERMIT HOLDERS AND 2 SHARED USE PARKING PLACES AND RELOCATE THE LOADING BAY ON LOGIE GREEN RD.
DETAILS OF THE DRAFT ORDER & RELATED DOCS CAN BE VIEWED 9.30AM - 3.30PM MONDAYTO FRIDAY FROM 16/05/16 TO 6/06/16 AT CITY CHAMBERS, HIGH STREET OR WWW.EDINBURGH.GOV.UK/TRAFFICORDERS OR WWW.TELLMESCOTLAND.GOV.UK.
OBJECTIONS SHOULD BE SENT, QUOTING REF TRO/16/30, TO TRAFFIC ORDERS, SERVICES FOR COMMUNITIES, CITY CHAMBERS, HIGH STREET, EDINBURGH, EH1 1YJ OR TRAFFICORDERS@EDINBURGH.GOV.UK NOT LATER THAN 6/06/16.
The Broughton Project Group is holding its annual Spring Tidy up at the Barony Park (just off Barony Street Lane ) Saturday 28 May 10am -12 noon. Gardening equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own as well. Beginners and children welcome. A fun morning out for all the family- children can slip off and use the play ground whilst the adults do a bit of light weeding.
There will be a ‘Tenement Living’ themed meeting City Centre Neighbourhood Partnership meeting on Thursday 26 May 2016 with information stalls, presentations and discussion to identify an action plan for the Neighbourhood Partnership.
Stalls and/or information: Shelter, Edinburgh World Heritage, Trusted Traders, Shared Repairs Service, cycle storage, stair cleaning, Edinburgh Tenants Federation, and more still to confirm.
Venue- City Chambers, 253 High St, Edinburgh, EH1 1YJ.
- 5.45pm - 6.30pm Information stalls
- 6.30pm - 8pm Meeting
The New Town & Broughton Community Council have been actively following the plans being put forward on behalf of The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) for the redevelopment of the land in its ownership bordering Dundas Street, Fettes Row, Royal Crescent and Eyre Terrace.
We submitted comments on the previous Public Exhibitions held in September and November 2015 by GVA James Barr & the architects Michael Laird Associates. These comments were a consensus of the views expressed by various local residents’ associations as well as discussions within NTBCC.
NTBCC attended the Final Public Exhibition in February 2016 – the Exhibition Boards used can be seen here.
We believe that the proposed site, given its size, central location and adjoining the precious open space of King George V Park within the New Town, offers a unique opportunity to add real value to the area. As such, NTBCC are not against development in some form for the majority of the site – replacing buildings that have little or no architectural merit, bordering the Edinburgh World Heritage site and within the New Town Conservation Area.
Overall, NTBCC’s position (reflecting both the changes introduced in the latest consultation in February and the many representations from members of the local community) results in the New Town & Broughton Community Council being against several key elements of the proposed development.
Our latest comments can be viewed here.