Edinburgh St James – 2nd newsletter : Guide to Essential Phased Works April 2016

The 2nd newsletter has been issued by the Edinburgh St James team which covers progress on the pre-demolition work including various modifications to enable John Lewis to trade throughout the  demolition of the existing St James centre  and beyond as well as utility works. In addition, preparatory work in preparation for demolition is planned over the coming months.

The John Lewis works include a new entrance on Leith Street, upgrading of the existing “prow” entrance and a new lay-by on Leith Street for John Lewis Customer Collections.

The phased removal of the central reservation barrier on Leith Street is almost complete with the introduction of a new temporary pedestrian crossing  planned.

Full details of the planned works in the “quick reference guide” can be viewed here. The newsletter also includes details of the scaffolding and propping works and the installation of hoardings to the perimeter of the site in May 2016.

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NTBCC minutes – Monday 14 December 2015

Minutes of the ordinary meeting of New Town and Broughton Community Council, held in the Drummond Room, Broughton St Mary’s Church, Bellevue Crescent on Monday 14 December 2015 at 7.30pm Continue reading

Edinburgh St James – Guide to Forthcoming Essential Planned Works

In various discussions with TH Real Estate (THRE) – the developers for the new St James development – New Town & Broughton Community Council has been encouraging THRE to provide information on their plans for the major work expected in the next few months. Whilst NTBCC has been generally supportive of the overall development, we have voiced concerns over the inevitable disruption to the surrounding area during the demolition and redevelopment works.

THRE have issued their first communication covering the planned work over the next 4 – 6 months in a 'quick reference guide': click the thumbnail to download the full PDF.

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NTBCC minutes – Monday 3 August 2015

Please note that NTBCC did not meet in July so there are no July minutes.

Minutes of the ordinary meeting of New Town and Broughton Community Council, held in the Drummond Room, Broughton St Mary’s Church, Bellevue Crescent on Monday 3rd August 2015 at 7.30pm Continue reading