Closed activities

  • Liberton Hospital Community Engagement Pop-Up Event

    On 31 March, The City of Edinburgh Council were successful in their bid to purchase Liberton Hospital and the neighbouring Blood Transfusion Site. This has created a unique opportunity to engage fully with the local community to create a masterplan for the site. The development aims to provide integrated specialist accomodation which meets the needs of the Edinburgh Health & Social Care Partnership, as well as providing affordable homes and private... More
    Closed 12 February 2024
  • George Street and First New Town Design Project

    We want to hear what you think about our next phase of the George Street and First New Town project and the design of the cross streets of North Castle Street, Frederick Street and Hanover Street (North). The Council is committed to delivering our vision for the future of Edinburgh’s city centre as set out in the City Centre Transformation (CCT) project . We will change central Edinburgh to make it better for people walking, wheeling and cycling, and... More
    Closed 8 February 2024
  • Workplace Parking Levy (WPL)

    This survey is for individuals and households, if you are responding on behalf of a business, please use the business survey . A new law was introduced from the Transport (Scotland) Act 2019 giving councils in Scotland the ability to introduce a Workplace Parking Levy (WPL) in their local area or part of their local area if it decides to. All the money raised from the WPL must, by law, be invested into improving local transport. Edinburgh has not made any decision on... More
    Closed 6 February 2024
  • Workplace Parking Levy (WPL) - Business Survey

    This version of the survey is specifically aimed at businesses. If you are an individual or household responding to this consultation, please use the individual survey . A new law was introduced from the Transport (Scotland) Act 2019 giving councils in Scotland the ability to introduce a Workplace Parking Levy (WPL) in their local area or part of their local area if it decides to. All the money raised from the WPL must, by law, be invested into improving local... More
    Closed 6 February 2024
  • Leith Chooses 2023 - 2024

    £eith Chooses is a process of democratic deliberation and decision-making in which local people choose how to spend a public budget (participatory budgeting, or ‘PB’). If you live, work, study or volunteer in Leith please take time to consider the projects, and be sure to vote. You can cast your votes online by clicking on the link in the purple-bordered box below. You can also vote at the in-person event on the 27th January at Leith Community Centre from 11am-3pm. ... More
    Closed 5 February 2024
  • Dalry Primary Proposed School Zone to Reduce Vehicular Traffic at Start and End of School Day

    The streets surrounding schools can be busy with traffic and difficult to navigate safely around the start and end of the school day. To help create a happier, safer and healthier street environment for everyone , we are introducing School Streets and Zones to temporarily reduce motor traffic in the street outside schools at key drop-off and pick-up times. School Streets and Zones offer a number of benefits for everyone, including: Increasing walking,... More
    Closed 15 January 2024
  • Leavers pay award claim for 2023-2024

    This form should only be completed by former Local Government employees of the City of Edinburgh Council who wish to claim payment of the retrospective National pay award (2023-2024). Local Authorities across Scotland have agreed to implement the pay offer made by COSLA on Thursday 21 September. Details of the pay offer are available on our website . More
    Closed 9 January 2024
  • Proposal to Close Cameron House Nursery

    The City of Edinburgh Council is proposing to permanently close Cameron House Nursery. Full details of the proposal can be found in the consultation paper . Cameron House Nursery was registered for 28 places but demand had dropped to just 4 in 2019, when it was registered as 'inactive'. The four children have since moved to the nearby Prestonfield Nursery. Significant investment would be needed if Cameron House Nursery was to become... More
    Closed 22 December 2023
  • Liberton Hospital Community Engagement Event

    On March 31st, 2023, The City of Edinburgh Council were successful in their bid to purchase Liberton Hospital and the neighbouring Blood Transfusion Site. This has created a unique opportunity to engage fully with the local community to create a Master Plan for the site. The development aims to provide integrated specialist accomodation which meets the needs of the Edinburgh Health & Social Care Partnership, as well as providing affordable homes and private homes for sale or rent. ... More
    Closed 20 December 2023
  • 2024/25 Council Housing Rent Consultation

    Every year we ask tenants to give their views on the rent they pay. With budgets being set for next year and beyond, we now want to ask you how we should spend and invest in your homes, neighbourhoods and services. The 2024/25 Council Housing Rent Consultation Information (PDF) provides a summary about the way the housing service works and sets out our plans over the next few years. We hope that it will help you to answer the questions in this online survey. We're also sending a... More
    Closed 17 December 2023
  • Street Trading and Market Operators

    For many years the Council has controlled street trading and the operation of markets by requiring these activities to be licensed. A Street Trader’s Licence is needed to sell goods or services on the street - for example: selling tourist gifts on the Royal Mile ice cream vans pedicabs street food vans A Market Operator’s licence is needed to o perate a market where goods... More
    Closed 13 December 2023
  • Community Council Scheme and Boundary Review 2023 - Phase 1

    Community Councils are voluntary organisations set up by statute by the Local Authority to act on behalf of their areas. They are involved in a range of activities which promote and protect the well-being and identity of their communities; and help bring local people together to make things happen. They advise, petition, influence and advocate numerous causes and cases of concern on behalf of local communities. Edinburgh currently has 46 community council areas. All local... More
    Closed 8 December 2023
  • Community Safety and Anti Social Behaviour Strategy 2023 - 2028

    Under the Antisocial Behaviour Act, every local authority must prepare, publish and review a strategy for dealing with antisocial behaviour in their council area. The Antisocial Behaviour Strategy is produced by The Edinburgh Community Safety and Justice Partnership which is made up of Elected Members, staff from the City of Edinburgh Council, Police Scotland, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership, NHS Lothian, Voluntary Sector,... More
    Closed 6 December 2023
  • Personal Safety App

    The City of Edinburgh Council is exploring the possibility of endorsing a personal safety app. We are interested in your views on whether this is something you might find helpful. We also want to know what types of features you would like to see in a personal safety app, if this is something you would consider using. We want to be very clear that we do not support the idea that women are responsible for their own safety. We believe that any form of harassment or abuse in a... More
    Closed 5 December 2023
  • Licensing Board Policy Consultation - Phase 2

    The Edinburgh Licensing Board is now carrying out the second phase of consultation on its Statement of Licensing Policy, after taking account of the responses received to its first phase of consultation . Between September - December 2022, the Board consulted on its new Statement of Licensing Policy. The policy sets out in detail what the Board considers when carrying out its function as the licensing authority for the sale of alcohol in Edinburgh. More
    Closed 12 November 2023
  • A New Non-Denominational Secondary School in Kirkliston and associated Catchment Changes

    We would like your views on the proposal that a new secondary school should be built on the Kirkliston Leisure centre site. The catchment area of the new school would be the same as that of the existing Kirkliston Primary School.   The new school would open in August 2028 at the earliest. We asked people about this informally in June 2023. We now think this proposal should be progressed. This latest consultation is the formal statutory process... More
    Closed 31 October 2023
  • Proposal to build a new primary school in the Builyeon Road housing development

    Significant new housing is proposed within the Queensferry area. The existing school infrastructure is not large enough to accommodate the pupil numbers expected going forward. Proposal A new non-denominational primary school and nursery is being proposed within the Builyeon Road housing development. This would involve the creation of a new catchment area. The full proposal details two options for the new catchment area. A shorter, summary paper is also available . ... More
    Closed 31 October 2023
  • Statutory Consultation Proposing a Replacement St Catherine's RC Primary School

    We want to hear your views on plans to establish a new 11 class primary school and nursery on the South Neighbourhood Office site on Captain’s Road, replacing the existing St Catherine's Roman Catholic primary school. Investigations in the summer of 2018 considering how best to upgrade St Catherine’s RC primary school concluded that the building needed to be replaced rather than upgraded. Relocating a school means we have a legal obligation to carry out a statutory... More
    Closed 31 October 2023
  • Greenbank to Meadows

    In 2020 and 2021, we made changes to the roads between Greenbank and the Meadows. This was in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and to provide safer walking, wheeling and cycling. It included the Greenbank to Meadows Quiet Connection. We also closed Braid Road to vehicles in both directions between Hermitage Drive and Braid Hills Hotel. We re-opened it to southbound traffic in May 2021 and in November 2021 councillors agreed to reopen it to traffic in both directions. ... More
    Closed 22 October 2023
  • Leith Links Activity Hub

    In summer 2022, we consulted on the masterplan for Leith Links . We received 789 responses about the masterplan with nearly 70% of people stating that they lived in Leith. Overall, 90% of respondents thought that the proposals detailed in the Masterplan were positive. We are now at the stage of taking forward development plans as outlined within the masterplan. This includes redesigning the disused bowling greens into an Activity Hub and transforming the pavilion into a... More
    Closed 21 October 2023
  • Towards West Edinburgh 2050

    Towards West Edinburgh 2050 is our proposal on how the area to the west of the city should change over time. It is a ‘spatial strategy’ which covers the area of land stretching from the western edge of the city to the boundary with West Lothian, and from the Pentlands in the south to the Firth of Forth in the north. We have developed it in partnership with Scottish Enterprise, Scottish Futures Trust Transport Scotland.  ... More
    Closed 10 October 2023
  • West Edinburgh Placemaking Framework and Strategic Masterplan

    We are planning to create a new neighbourhood along the A8 corridor, next to Edinburgh Airport. This will have around 11,000 new homes alongside shops, schools, healthcare, leisure facilities and other things people will need. We will also make sure it is well connected, providing active travel links and public transport to the surrounding areas and the rest of the city. We consulted on the principle of development as part of City Plan 2030. We are now... More
    Closed 4 October 2023
  • West Edinburgh drop-in events and webinars

    We need to manage and coordinate future investment and development in the West Edinburgh area to make sure that this growth is well coordinated and supported. The Council is currently consulting on the following proposals: Towards West Edinburgh 2050 West Edinburgh Placemaking Framework and Strategic Masterplan Broxburn to Maybury Public Transport and Active Travel Improvements To support this activity, we're holding a number of events and webinars in West... More
    Closed 4 October 2023
  • Licensing of Sexual Entertainment Venues - July 2023

    In March 2022, the Regulatory Committee formally agreed to introduce a licensing scheme for Sexual Entertainment Venues (SEVs) in Edinburgh. This followed the introduction of new legislation which allowed local authorities to license such venues, and a public consultation exercise on the issue. Adoption of the powers to license Sexual Entertainment Venues (SEVs) does not imply approval of these premises by the Council. Following the consultation process the Council... More
    Closed 3 October 2023
  • Community Payback Consultation 2023

    We want to hear your views on Community Payback Orders (CPO). These are given out by the Court to people to pay for their crimes as an alternative to a prison sentence. In particular, we want to know what you think about the unpaid work part of a CPO, which replaced community service in 2011. This is when an individual who has committed an offence does unpaid work within the community. Do you have any experience of people doing unpaid... More
    Closed 11 September 2023
  • Hunter's Hall Public Park - Common Good Consultation

    Notice of Proposed Lease of Common Good Property: Area of Ground within Hunter’s Hall Public Park, Edinburgh Under section 104 of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015, the local authority is required to publish details of any proposed disposal or change of use in respect of property held as part of the Common Good register and invite representations from community councils, community bodies and any other persons. The City of Edinburgh Council is to... More
    Closed 10 September 2023
  • Broxburn to Maybury Public Transport and Active Travel Improvements

    Working with West Lothian Council, we want to improve travel along the A8/A89 between Broxburn and Maybury. Our aim is to better connect communities with major employment, education, healthcare and leisure opportunities. To meet our net zero targets, we need to make it safer and easier for more people to make more journeys by bus or by walking, wheeling or cycling (known as active travel). This includes addressing: slow and unreliable bus journey times... More
    Closed 5 September 2023
  • Amplification of Sound in Public Spaces – Busking

    We would like your views if you are an Edinburgh resident or business, and are directly affected by busking. By 'directly affected', we mean if you hear buskers from your home, place of work or business, or when you are going about your normal business. Edinburgh welcomes buskers and street entertainers who liven up our city and who follow the Council's advice to do so at a considerate volume, so passers-by can hear but nearby residents, businesses and workers are not unduly... More
    Closed 31 August 2023
  • Fields in Trust Protection Phase 2

    Parks and green spaces are proven to help people stay physically and mentally well, build community spirit, help combat loneliness and are important for the planet. Following a public consultation at the end of 2022, an additional ten green spaces have now been protected by a Fields in Trust agreement taking the total number of sites across Edinburgh to 45. This second consultation covers a further ten sites which, if approved, will mean that the total number of Fields in... More
    Closed 23 August 2023
  • House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) Best Practice Guide 2023

    On 28 October 2021, the City of Edinburgh Council agreed a motion by Councillor Neil Ross on Raising HMO Standards. The motion relates to specific areas of HMO Licensing in the city. In particular, the motion referred to the following issues: The issue of application notices to residents; The issue of emergency contact details to residents: and The problem of fly-tipping and/or abuse of residential waste facilities by contractors employed by landlords or... More
    Closed 10 August 2023
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