NTBCC minutes – Monday 8 April 2019

Minutes of New Town & Broughton Community Council’s meeting, held in the Drummond Room, Broughton St Mary’s church, Bellevue Crescent on Monday 8 April 2019 at 7.30pm Continue reading

Queen Street resurfacing, late October 2018

(NTBCC has just received the information below.)

Edinburgh Council advises that the carriageway on Queen Street (between Albyn Place and Hanover Street) will be resurfaced later this month as part of an investment in Edinburgh’s roads and footways for 2018/2019. This carriageway has been prioritised because of its current condition. The work is scheduled to start on the 22nd October and should take approximately 4 weeks to complete.

The resurfacing work (which will not start until the week of 29 October 2018) will be carried out Monday to Friday between the hours of 19:00 – 03:00 due to the traffic sensitivity of Queen Street. However the noisiest operations will cease by 23:00 each night and an officer from the Council will be on site until this time to monitor noise levels and address any questions from the public.

In addition, works to upgrade the pedestrian crossing at Albyn Place and some preparatory works for the resurfacing will take place during the day (09:30 – 15:30) starting the week of 22 October 2018.

Please click the thumbnail to access the PDF with full details:

delay to work on Charlotte Square

(adapted from a communication from Edinburgh Council)

Edinburgh Council proposes to change the implementation date of Traffic Regulation Order (TRO/12/23) from 2 May 2018 to 2 May 2020. Here’s their wording, changed from BOLD, ALL-CAPS to a hopefully more legible format:

The City of Edinburgh Council (traffic regulation; restrictions on waiting, loading and unloading, and parking places) and (disabled parking places) and (Queen Street area, Edinburgh) (prohibition of entry and turning) and (central Edinburgh) (prohibition of entry and turning, one-way roads and bus lanes) and (Edinburgh tram) (prohibition of entry, motor vehicles and turning, one-way roads, bus/tram priority lanes and weight limit) (variation no.1) (variation no.-) order 201- TRO/18/05

The council proposes to make an order under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 as amended to change the commencement date of the order that affects Charlotte Square as part of the public realm works, from 2 May 2018 to 2 May 2020.

Details of the draft order and related documents can be viewed 9:30am to 3:30pm Mon-Fri, from 26/01/18 to 16/02/18 at City Chambers reception or online at www.edinburgh.gov.uk/trafficorders or www.tellmescotland.gov.uk.

Objectors must state their reasons in writing, with reference TRO/18/05 to Traffic Orders, Services for Communities, City Chambers, High St, Edinburgh, EH1 1YJ, not later than 16/02/18.

There is also a phone number for Traffic Orders: 0131 469 3122.