Updates on recent activities

  • 20 mph Speed Limits for Edinburgh

    Following a successful pilot in South Edinburgh, the Council is proposing to extend 20 mph speed limits to all residential streets, main shopping areas, city centre streets and roads with high levels of pedestrian and cyclist activity. Further information about the consultation including a map of the proposals and a list of frequently asked questions is available at www.edinburgh.gov.uk/20mph More
    Closed 17 October 2014
  • Queensferry Conservation Area Character Appraisal

    The City of Edinburgh Council is reviewing the Queensferry Conservation Area Character Appraisal. Conservation Area Character Appraisals help to manage change in a conservation area. They describe what is special about each conservation area, and help in making decisions on proposals that affect the area's special character. We are now seeking your views on the revised Queensferry Conservation Area Character Appraisal. More information about the different ways you can get involved is... More
    Closed 1 December 2014
  • Edinburgh Integration Joint Board - draft Integration Scheme

    The Scottish Government has introduced the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014 (the Act). It requires that NHS Lothian and The City of Edinburgh Council create a new Integration Authority for Edinburgh with responsibility for delivering the national Health and Wellbeing Outcomes. The Integration Scheme is the document which sets out how the Integration Authority will be established. The Scottish Government requires that the Draft Scheme is: prepared and agreed by... More
    Closed 20 February 2015
  • New Fountainbridge Park

    Regular users of the Union Canal Towpath will have noticed a lot of construction activity near the eastern part of the canal. The site between Gibson Terrace and Viewforth is where the new Boroughmuir High School is being built, opening in August 2016. Part of the contract to build the school involves provision of a new “linear” park, running parallel to the canal towpath, from the top of Gibson Terrace to where the school boundary will be. The park will be in place by summer 2015. ... More
    Closed 27 April 2015
  • Care at Home Contract

    The City of Edinburgh Council held a consultation meeting with providers on Tuesday 19th May 2015 on the Specification of Requirements for the new Care at Home contract. The Council would welcome comments from interested parties and you are requested to respond by Monday 8 th June 2015. More
    Closed 8 June 2015
  • Towerbank Primary Catchment Changes

    There are now a lot more young children in Portobello and Joppa than ten years ago. The local school Towerbank Primary is much busier. More pupils start primary 1 than leave P7 every year. The building is nearly full and there is a limit to how many classes that we can run. If we make the Towerbank catchment area smaller there will be fewer pupils in it. That will help us to keep the number of pupils at a level where the school has enough space to give pupils the best opportunities for... More
    Closed 22 June 2015
  • Consultation on Contribution-based Charging Policy for Adult Social Care

    What is this consultation about? Changes to social care law mean that people will now have a personal budget based on an assessment of their needs. The council wants to hear your views on how we work out how people make a contribution to their personal budget. This is called charging. This consultation is not about how people pay for residential care, like a care home. The consultation gives you some background, using some questions we think you may have and giving you some... More
    Closed 12 July 2015
  • Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership Draft Strategic Plan

    We are keen to hear from you on this first draft strategic plan, setting out the priorities we believe we need to pursue if we are to achieve our shared vision for a caring, healthier, safer Edinburgh. Although a relatively affluent city, Edinburgh has areas of significant inequality and deprivation and one of our key priorities will be to lead on tackling health and social inequalities The financial environment continues to be challenging for local authorities and health boards,... More
    Closed 31 October 2015
  • Council budget 2016-20

    On 24 September, the Finance and Resources Committee considered a report outlining the proposed savings for the 2016-20 budget. For more information about how to have your say on the Council's budget, please visit www.edinburgh.gov.uk/budget You will be able to read the findings before the Council's budget meeting in early 2016. More
    Closed 17 December 2015
  • Antisocial Behaviour Strategy 2016-19

    The Edinburgh Community Safety Partnership, on behalf of its partners and stakeholders including the City of Edinburgh Council and Police Scotland, are looking to consult with residents and visitors of Edinburgh about their experience and opinions of Antisocial Behaviour in Edinburgh. We want to know how antisocial behaviour affects you, what you think we should be doing about it and how you think we should be dealing with it over the next three years. Your feedback will help... More
    Closed 31 December 2015
  • Roseburn to Leith Walk cycle link and street improvements

    We want to hear your views on our proposals for a new cycle route linking west to east across the city centre and on the associated street improvements. This project would transform the quality of access by bike, providing a high quality route with protected cycle lanes on main streets. It would also improve the street environment for other road users, especially pedestrians. With over 45,000 trips by bike made in Edinburgh every day, cycling is an increasingly popular way to get... More
    Closed 1 February 2016
  • Cycling and walking improvements on McDonald Road

    This consultation gives people the opportunity to express their views about proposed initial designs for cycling and walking improvements on McDonald Road, from the junction with Broughton Road to McDonald Street. These designs are part of planned improvements to the cycling route, called QuietRoute 20. This route forms part of the QuietRoutes Network that is being implemented across Edinburgh. The aim of the network is to provide routes that are easy, safe and convenient to use by people... More
    Closed 4 September 2016
  • Cycling and walking improvements between Niddrie, Moredun and Gilmerton

    This consultation gives people the opportunity to express their views about proposed designs for cycling and walking improvements along a route from Niddrie to Roslin. The project will involve design changes to Gilmerton Road, Niddrie House Road, and Hay Avenue. The route, called QuietRoute 61, will form part of the QuietRoutes Network that is being implemented across Edinburgh. The aim of the network is to provide routes that are easy, safe and convenient to use by people of any level... More
    Closed 4 September 2016
  • Cycling and walking improvements on Grange Road, Lauder Road, Tantallon Place and Lover's Loan

    This consultation gives people the opportunity to express their views about proposed initial designs for a cycle route and walking improvements at the junctions of Grange Road with Lauder Road, Tantallon Place and Lover's Loan. The route, called QuietRoute 6, will form part of the QuietRoutes Network that is being implemented across Edinburgh. The aim of the network is to provide routes that are easy, safe and convenient to use by people of any level of cycle experience. It will... More
    Closed 14 October 2016
  • Cycling and walking improvements on Carrington Road

    This consultation gives people the opportunity to express their views about proposed initial designs for cycling and walking improvements on Carrington Road. These designs are part of planned improvements to the cycling route, called QuietRoute 20. This route forms part of the QuietRoutes Network that is being implemented across Edinburgh. The aim of the network is to provide routes that are easy, safe and convenient to use by people of any level of cycle experience. It will also improve... More
    Closed 18 November 2016
  • Cycling and walking improvements on Balgreen Road

    This consultation gives people the opportunity to express their views about proposed initial designs for cycling and walking improvements on Balgreen Road. These designs are part of planned improvements to the cycling route, called QuietRoute 8. This route forms part of the QuietRoutes Network that is being implemented across Edinburgh. The aim of the network is to provide routes that are easy, safe and convenient to use by people of any level of cycle experience. It will also improve... More
    Closed 26 November 2016
  • Cycling and walking improvements on Bankhead Drive, Bankhead Avenue and South Gyle Access

    This consultation gives people the opportunity to express their views about proposed initial designs for cycling and walking improvements on Bankhead Drive, Bankhead Avenue and South Gyle Access. These designs are part of planned improvements to the cycling route, called QuietRoute 8. This route forms part of the QuietRoutes Network that is being implemented across Edinburgh. The aim of the network is to provide routes that are easy, safe and convenient to use by people of any level of... More
    Closed 26 November 2016
  • Cycling and walking improvements on the North Edinburgh Path Network

    This consultation gives people the opportunity to express their views about proposed improvements on the North Edinburgh Path Network for walking and cycling. These designs are part of planned improvements to the cycling and walking routes, known as the QuietRoute Network, that are being implemented across Edinburgh. The aim of the network is to provide routes that are easy, safe and convenient to use by people of any level of cycle experience. It will also improve conditions for people... More
    Closed 2 December 2016
  • Cycling and walking improvements from Inverleith Place to the Goldenacre Path

    This consultation gives people the opportunity to express their views about proposed initial designs for cycling and walking improvements on Inverleith Place, Inverleith Row, Warriston Gardens and Goldenacre Path. These designs are part of planned improvements to the cycling route, called QuietRoute 20. This route forms part of the QuietRoutes Network that is being implemented across Edinburgh. The aim of the network is to provide routes that are easy, safe and convenient to use by people... More
    Closed 9 December 2016
  • Cycling and walking improvements from The Meadows to Castle Terrace

    This consultation gives people the opportunity to express their views about proposed initial designs for cycling and walking improvements on Chalmers Street, Lauriston Place, Lady Lawson Street and Castle Terrace. It also includes relocating a signalised crossing on Lothian Road. These designs are part of planned improvements to the cycling route, called QuietRoute 6. This route forms part of the QuietRoutes Network that is being implemented across Edinburgh. The aim of the network is to... More
    Closed 9 December 2016
  • Feedback sought on the Edinburgh Local Development Plan process

    The Council has recently adopted the Edinburgh Local Development Plan. The project was lengthy, complex and involved thousands of stakeholders at several formal engagement stages. The Council is seeking feedback from stakeholders on the process. More
    Closed 31 January 2017
  • Cycling and walking improvements in Roseburn Park

    This consultation gives people the opportunity to express their views about proposed initial designs for cycling and walking improvements in Roseburn Park. These designs are part of planned improvements to the cycling route, called QuietRoute 8. This route forms part of the QuietRoutes Network that is being implemented across Edinburgh. The aim of the network is to provide routes that are easy, safe and convenient to use by people of any level of cycle experience. It will also improve... More
    Closed 26 February 2017
  • Public consultation on the proposed closure of Panmure St. Ann's Special School

    The City of Edinburgh Council is consulting on proposals to close Panmure St Ann’s Special School at the end of June 2017 . Any remaining pupils on the school roll would be given places at other schools within Edinburgh. See the related documents below for full details of the proposals. Copies of the consultation paper are also available by calling Children’s Services Business Support on 0131 469 6123. You can email comments on the proposal to ... More
    Closed 27 February 2017
  • Proposal to Establish a New Primary School in South East Edinburgh

    Significant new housing development is proposed within south east Edinburgh. As school roll projections show that pupils from the new housing will lead to school accommodation pressures by 2020, it is necessary to progress a statutory consultation in order that a new primary school in the area can be delivered. A site within the ‘Broomhills’ housing development site to the south of Frogston Road East and between Burdiehouse Road and Broomhills Road has been identified. As well as... More
    Closed 3 March 2017
  • Cycling and walking improvements on Lower Granton Road

    This consultation gives people the opportunity to express their views about proposed initial designs for a cycle route and walking improvements to the path which runs parrallel to Lower Granton Road. The scheme is an imporvement and extension to QuietRoute 13. This route forms part of the QuietRoutes Network that is being implemented across Edinburgh. The aim of the network is to provide routes that are easy, safe and convenient to use by people of any level of cycle experience. It will... More
    Closed 3 March 2017
  • Walking and cycling improvements on Dean Park Crescent at Queensferry Road

    We want to hear your views on our proposals for the junction of Dean Park Crescent and Queensferry Road, with associated improvements on Oxford Terrace and Learmonth Terrace. This project would transform the junction, with improved pedestrian crossings, cycle lanes and simplified vehicle movements. There are opportunities to improve traffic safety at this location and your views are important to ensure that the project meet the needs of road users.* Residents asked the council to improve... More
    Closed 6 March 2017
  • Proposal to Relocate Victoria Primary School to a New Building in the Western Harbour

    It is proposed that Victoria Primary School be relocated to a new school site in the Western Harbour, and that a catchment change be undertaken with Trinity Primary School to address accommodation issues in the Trinity and Victoria areas. It is also proposed that the catchment boundaries of Victoria Primary School, Holy Cross RC Primary School, Trinity Academy and St Thomas of Aquin's RC High School be realigned so that they include sections of the Western Harbour area currently not... More
    Closed 17 March 2017
  • Buckstone Terrace Pedestrian Crossing Proposals

    The Council proposes to install a puffin crossing in the vicinity of Buckstone Terrace and Waterfield Road. Preliminary plans have been developed and we now wish to obtain the views of local people on the proposals. More
    Closed 26 March 2017
  • Cycling and walking improvements in Davidson's Mains Park

    This consultation gives people the opportunity to express their views about proposed initial designs for cycling and walking improvements in Davidson's Mains Park. These designs will improve the width, surfacing and lighting of the path in Davidson's Mains Park which connects Queensferry Road to East Barnton Avenue. It will also widen the waiting area at the signalised crossing of Queensferry Road. This path will form part of the QuietRoutes Network that is being implemented across... More
    Closed 7 April 2017
  • Late Hours Catering - 'delivery only' services

    A Late Hours Catering Licence is required for the use of premises between 23:00 and 05:00hrs for the sale of food to the public. A licence is required whether the food is consumed on or off the premises. In 2016 the Council consulted on a number of proposed changes to our Late Hours Catering Policy and Standard Conditions. A revised policy and conditions were adopted at the Regulatory Committee Meeting on 19 September 2016. The full report can be downloaded below. During the... More
    Closed 19 May 2017
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