South Leith Parish Church Wall – Constitution St. Newhaven Tram Team to take down & rebuild

Name/location South Leith Parish Church Wall – Constitution St. Newhaven Tram Team to take down & rebuild
Owner/developer Church of Scotland/CEC Newhaven Tram
Proposal Taking down and rebuilding the existing structurally unsound boundary retaining wall with new engineered foundations
Current Status HES and Archeological responses received 25 October 2019
Key dates Tbc Tue 05 Nov 2019. Extended following updated drawings 16/11/19
LHNCC POSITION Support in principle
Benefits
  • Improve stability and safety of wall.
  • Enable improved view of Churchyard supported by Rev. Iain May.
Issues Continued concerns from Constitution St. residents regarding disruption during Tram works
Actions by LHNCC Continued consultation and updates with Tram Team via CCTT
Future Action Planning Team to discussed update and issues – date 5/11/19
Notes Attended TT information day (7/11/19). Spoke to representative regarding HES Report (25/10/19) regarding quality of planned work ‘appears to be of a lesser standard than that approved in 2012’ – to be investigated
Further Information Work has now started
CEC Reference/link 19/04263/LBC
Case Officer Nicola Orr: Email: nicola.orr@edinburgh.gov.uk Phone 0131 469 3712