Leith Walk Café, one of the businesses in the controversial ‘Stead’s Place’ development is celebrating its 60th anniversary this Saturday (29 June). People might like to visit before it is forced to close on 17 July.
There is more detail in this Evening News article.
(a communication from Save Leith Walk)
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Minutes of the Leith Harbour and Newhaven Community Council ordinary meeting, held at Leith Community Centre on Tuesday 22 January 2019 at 6.30pm Continue reading
(You may well know that CEC refused the relevant planning applications. However, that may not be the end of the story because the developer may appeal against this decision. Watch this space!)
CEC Development Management Sub-Committee: hearing on 30 January 2019
Grounds for Objection: Ref: 18/04332/FUL & Ref: 10/04349/CON, 106-162 Leith Walk
I am here on behalf of LHNCC and the community we serve and thank you for giving me this opportunity to speak on their behalf. Our CC encompasses a large area that includes Great Junction Street, Newkirkgate, Foot of The Walk and West side of Leith Walk to Number 92 all within the Leith Conservation Area and contribute to the ‘Heart of Leith’. We are passionate about the history, heritage, people and the Community we represent. We work closely with, and are adjacent to, LCCC and LLCC who are also here today representing their communities.
The mix, style and proportions are unique to this section of Leith Walk. Examples include The Arches in Manderston Street and the Art Deco Building that is at risk of being demolished in this Planning Application, and the majestic Columns that supported the Railway Bridge on the corner of Leith Walk and Jane Street. Continue reading
Minutes of the Leith Harbour and Newhaven Community Council ordinary meeting, held at Leith Community Centre on Tuesday 25 September 2018 at 6.30pm
Actions and decisions are red italic. Nem con means that no-one spoke or voted against an item. Continue reading
Minutes of the Leith Harbour and Newhaven Community Council ordinary meeting, held at Leith Community Centre on Tuesday 28 August 2018 at 6.30pm
Actions and decisions are red italic underlined. Nem conmeans that no-one spoke or voted against an item. Continue reading
LHNCC’s secretary has been summing up the developments planned for this area (and other developments that would affect the area. It’s all in this handy PDF: 2018_09 Planning
Our secretary has also submitted the following comments on behalf of LHNCC various planning matters:
These are all in the context of the North East Edinburgh Locality Improvement Plan 2017-2022 (PDF).