Linksview House (Tolbooth Wynd, Giles Street and Coatfield Lane)

Name/location Linksview House (Tolbooth Wynd, Giles Street and Coatfield Lane)
Owner/developer CEC/Collective Architecture
Proposal Demolition of single storey and three storey blocks of flats, 25 garage lock ups and plinth area with under croft parking. Construction of 32 new flats and amenity space, communal external space with associated roads, footpaths and landscaping which includes updated public space/landscaping in the surrounding area. Alterations to be made to the base of the Grade A listed Linksview House.
Current status
  • 19/02729/TRO Application submitted 6/6/19 but withdrawn same day.
  • 19/08051/CON application approved 15/8/19
Key dates Closing date for comments was 11/11/18
LHNCC POSITION Supported in principle but with reservations (see November 2018 minutes)
Benefits
  • Demolition of old 60s properties. Improving general appearance and environment
Issues
  • Removal of existing trees and green space
  • Narrowing passage along Giles Street
Actions by LHNCC
  • letter of objection sent 11/11/18
  • Contacted Case Officer regarding application (see Current Status above). Was withdrawn because Tree Conservation Order must be considered along with FUL application
Future action
Notes No update on progress of FUL application
Further information Developer website: CEC www.edinburgh.gov.uk
CEC reference/link 18/08051/FUL, 19/02728/CON
Case officer Laura Marshall: Email laura.marshall@edinburgh.gov.uk