Ocean Terminal shopping centre

Name/location Ocean Terminal shopping centre
Owner/developer New Owner – ICG Estate & Scottish partner Ambassador Group
Proposal Re-branding as ‘Porta’ and external alterations to existing shopping centre
Current status
  • Application approved 08/04/19
  • Construction halted due to coronavirus March 2020
Key dates
  • work due to start Sept/Oct 2019 – now planned for Nov/Dec 2019
  • work postponed over Christmas 2019, now due to start early 2020
  • New owner – ‘Porta’ name no longer being implemented and plans to redesign Ocean Terminal
LHNCC POSITION Supported (see March 2019 minutes)
Benefits More attractive and welcoming frontage
Issues Change of name to PORTA!
Actions by LHNCC
  • Discussed at LHNCC meeting 26/3/19 and response to be dealt with by Planning Team
  • Letter of support sent 6/4/19
Future action Be alert to any further information – concerns regarding gardens and trees
Notes Signage approval will be in future planning application – covered an approved with FUL application
Further information Developer website: www.resolutionproperty.com
CEC reference/link 19/01208/FUL
Case officer Stephen Dickson: Email stephen.dickson@edinburgh.gov.uk,  Tel 0131 529 3529