Tower Street – residential development

Name/location Tower Street – residential development
Owner/developer Barratt Homes/EMA Archtects (Agent)
Proposal Proposed mixed use development with associated landscape, drainage, roads and infrastructure
Current Status
  • Pre-Application Consultation notice
  • Full application submitted 19/3/20
Key dates Public Exhibition – Leith Public Library: Date – Wednesday 16/10/19: Time – 3.00pm to 7.00pm
LHNCC POSITION Acknowledge need for housing but must be of high standard and design. Notes 28/4 meeting Supported
Benefits Similar design to Bath Road Development with valuable open space. Through road access to Bath Road. Well positioned affordable homes on the site
Issues West access joins Constitution St. – Tram route. Potential traffic issues – addressed in application
Actions by LHNCC Phone Agent to get further information as site adjacent to Bath Road Development
Future Action LHNCC Planning Team to meet with developer prior to Public Consultation. Planning Team discussed on date 5/11/19 and recommended support.
Notes This site will be developed on completion of Bath Road Site
Further Information Awaiting submission of FUL planning application – submitted but no closing date for comments – provided later as 15/5/20. Planning group supported as no comments received from other members following circulation 26/3/20. Revised documents regarding affordable housing
CEC Reference/link 19/03870/PAN. 20/01313/FUL
Case Officer Karen Robertson 0131 529 3990 karen.robertson@edinburgh.gov.uk