Planning

Here are the planning applications LHNCC is currently considering. Click the planning reference numbers to see the relevant cases on CEC’s planning portal.

Planning reference number Site Details Status LHNCC position
(further information)
17/04428/FUL land adjacent to Ocean Drive proposed distillery granted – no start date yet. Update requested from agent (Scott Hobbs)

update 2018_06_14: legal agreement is still ongoing.  A formal decision will be issued once this is completed.

supported
17/05415/FUL 198 Great Junction Street, Edinburgh, EH6 5LW refurbishment of former cinema building to residential development awaiting decision. Letter of support acknowledged 19/4/18 (not on CEC Planning Portal) supported. See LHNCC submission (PDF)
update 2018_06_14: no updated information on CEC planning portal
18/00846/FUL S1 Development, Ocean Drive (‘Skyliner’) residential development of 237 flats over 4 apartment buildings with heights of 7, 13, 11 and 9 storeys, with a commercial unit, car parking and associated landscaping. awaiting decision. Only 4 comments to date. In consultation with Newhaven Trams Project team and Cala Development Team

update 2018_06_14: remain in consultation with Newhaven Trams Project team and Cala Development Team

broadly supported, except entrance/exit to development would be very close to that of the Cala development and proposed tram route. Also issues about neighbour notification. See LHNCC submission (PDF)

update 2018_06_14: 18/12/17 Minded to Grant – Legal Agreement

18/01154/PAN 1 Bath Road Edinburgh EH6 7BB (but also Baltic St and Salamander St residential development consultation approved Presentation to LHNCC on 2018_05__21.

awaiting public consultation and FUL application (public consultation: Leith Library 9/5/18, 3pm-7pm)

LHNCC attended public consultation and developer has suggested joint meeting with LLCC in June.

update 2018_06_14: no updated information on CEC planning portal

16/03684/FUL Land 120 metres southeast of 98 Ocean Drive residential development including affordable housing, ancillary commercial/retail units approved 2017_12_13, warrant granted to commence foundations on NE part of site

update 2018_06_14: Craig Lynes will be attending 26 June meeting to provide update. 

comments submitted
17/03194/FUL Land 37 metres southeast of 1 Prince Of Wales Dock Edinburgh permanent mooring of the MV Fingal at Alexandra Dock, as Class 7 hotel awaiting decision
18/01015/PAN Stead’s Place (156, 158B, 160, 162 Leith Walk Edinburgh EH6 5DX) demolition of existing buildings, mixed use development including affordable flats, postgraduate student accommodation, hotel, restaurant, space for potential community use, retail, public house or commercial uses. Includes associated infrastructure, landscaping and car parking. consultation approved update 2018_06_14: LHNCC representatives attended  presentation being given at LCCC meeting 21/5/18 and spoke to Developer. Mixed  – still concern about height and design of building and demolition on site Leith Walk
16/02815/PPP Ocean Drive (Ocean Terminal) Hotel Contacted Agent Holder Planning. Legal agreement still under discussion in relation to Tram contribution by Resolution ( owners of Ocean Terminal). This remains an ongoing application. LHNCC has requested update

update 2018_06_14: public exhibition at Ocean Terminal on 25 June (2:30 to 7:30). See poster for more details. 

18/01876/FUL & 18/01877/CON 4 Industry Lane, Edinburgh, EH6 4EZ Demolition of existing car garage and erection of new residential block, with associated landscaping (new revised Application) 1/6/18 closing date.  Objection submitted – see blog post

update 2018_06_14: objection acknowledged, number of objections increased from 125 to 156

16/00126/REF Aldi alcohol licensing application granted 30 April 2018 Following appeal – successful, granted in essence. See Reporter’s Reporter’s decision document