*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
  • Construction underway
  • Construction halted due to coronavirus March 2020
  • Phased construction restarts 13/6/20
  • More archeological discoveries continue to be found during excavations
Key dates Tbc completion date
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
Future Action Continued consultation and updates with Tram Team via CCTT
Notes
Further Information
CEC Reference/link 19/04263/LBC
Case Officer Nicola Orr: Email: nicola.orr@edinburgh.gov.uk Phone 0131 469 3712