Western Harbour – residential development

 

 

Name/location Western Harbour
Owner/developer Forth Ports
Proposal Residential development of 938 flats to provide ‘mid-market’ housing.
Current status
  • Application to extend the period of time for approval successful.
  • Revised master plan for Western Harbour approved.
Key dates Currently (November 2018) going to PAN stage and awaiting FUL applications for various plots
LHNCC POSITION Supported in principle (see November 2018 minutes)
Benefits
  • Completes the Western Harbour development
  • Includes park/large area of greenspace
  • Provides much needed ‘mid-market’ homes
Issues
  • Very large development incurring traffic management issues
  • Second Application (Phase 2) – potential delays in relation to completion of Park
Actions by LHNCC
  • Forth Ports invited to and attended meeting 26/2/19 to respond to Planning Team Report.
  • Forth Ports invited to and attended meeting 26/3/19 to address issues raised by Planning Team.
  • Letter of Support in Principle sent 27/3/19
  • Contacted Case Officer (16/9/19) regarding revised documents – all minor changes and discussed with LHNCC planning team
Future action
Notes Developer website: https://www.forthports.co.uk
Further information CEC revised framework for Western Harbour
CEC reference/link
Cas officer Kenneth Bowes: Email kenneth.bowes@edinburgh.gov.uk  Tel. 0131 529 6724