Update on 34B Haddington Place development

A major new development is proposed for the gap-site next to the category B listed McDonald Road Library at 34B Haddington Place (Ref. 14/02115/PAN). This proposal was discussed at the next NTBCC (New Town and Broughton Community Council) meeting on June 9th. NTBCC also attended the public exhibition  at McDonald Road library later in June as well as the Friends of Hopetoun Gardens.

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You CAN get there from here! Driving to the West End without increasing traffic through Ainslie Place.

Ever found yourself driving down Lothian Road and wondered how on earth to get to the West End? After a useful meeting between the Transport Sub-Cttee and Alasdair Sim at the Council, it looks like a helpful solution may have been found. The CEC Transport and Environment Cttee meets on 26 August to discuss options and the NTBCC Transport Sub-Cttee is throwing its weight behind Alasdair's proposal to open up the Hope Street junction to drivers in both directions. Continue reading