LHNCC minutes: February 2019

Minutes of the Leith Harbour and Newhaven Community Council ordinary meeting, held at Leith Community Centre on Tuesday 26 February 2019 at 6.30pm Continue reading

Newhaven Trams (revised designs) – public drop-in events

Three Public Drop-in events are planned for consideration of the revised designs for the Trams extension to Newhaven.

This will enable people to see progress addressing results of the first consultation (May 2018). The drop-in events will be followed by a second consultation (date to be confirmed).

Date: Tuesday 02/10/2018
Venue: Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Dalmeny Street (unstaffed exhibition)
Time: 2.00pm – 7.00pm

Date: Saturday 13/10/2018
Venue: Ocean Terminal (staffed exhibition)
Time: 12.00 noon – 5.00pm

Date: Monday 22/10/2018
Venue: McDonald Road Library (staffed exhibition)
Time: 2.00pm – 7.00pm

Trams to Newhaven: Notification of First Round of Public Consultation

(The following is reproduced verbatim from an email from Edinburgh Council, via newhaven.tram@edinburgh.gov.uk. It does not represent LHNCC’s policy in any way.)

Beginning 19 March, the City of Edinburgh Council will undertake six weeks of public consultation and engagement on taking Edinburgh Trams to Newhaven. This will provide the public, local business and stakeholders with general information on the project, specific details around traffic management during construction and the proposed permanent design. We will also outline our current proposals on how we aim to support local business during the construction period.

During consultation your views will be sought on traffic management and phasing. This includes proposals for the closure of Leith Walk to all northbound traffic, with a single city-bound lane remaining open and the phased closure and reopening of Constitution Street. Work in these areas is expected to last for up to 18 months. Continue reading