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  • Retaining 'Spaces for People' measures – Let us know your views

    This survey is for individuals and households, if you are responding on behalf of a business, please use the business survey . During the Coronavirus pandemic, we’ve put ‘Spaces for People’ measures in place that aim to: help parents/carers and children to physically distance near schools help people to physically distance while using high streets, some city centre streets, and while exercising provide protected cycle lanes on main roads, so... More
    Opened 22 February 2021
  • Retaining 'Spaces for People' measures – 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 . During the Coronavirus pandemic, we’ve put ‘Spaces for People’ measures in place that aim to: help parents/carers and children to physically distance near schools help people to physically distance while using high streets, some city centre streets, and while exercising ... More
    Opened 22 February 2021
  • Winter Festivals 2022 Onwards

    This is a consultation on the future of the winter festivals - Edinburgh's Christmas and Edinburgh's Hogmanay. Edinburgh's Christmas The Edinburgh’s Christmas event currently takes place over a six-week period from around the third weekend in November to around the 6th of January, at locations in and around the city centre of Edinburgh. The activities that form Edinburgh’s Christmas include a market offer, fairground, family attractions and, until 2018, an ice rink. ... More
    Opened 24 February 2021
  • Currie Community High School redevelopment

    We are looking for your views on design proposals for the Currie Community High School redevelopment within its current site and is expected to be completed in 2024. The campus is aiming to be the first Passivhaus-designed high school in the country setting the standard for energy consumption across school estates. At the heart of the new school plans are five core elements: education, inclusion, outdoor learning and sustainability, digital learning and... More
    Opened 9 April 2021
  • Licensing of Sexual Entertainment Venues 2021

    In October 2019, the Regulatory Committee agreed in principle to introduce a licensing scheme for Sexual Entertainment Venues (SEVs) in Edinburgh following the introduction of new legislation which allows local authorities to license such venues and an initial public consultation exercise. The definition of a SEV is provided by legislation and is aimed at premises providing sexual entertainment often referred to as ‘lap dancing’. The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic... More
    Opened 9 April 2021
  • Edinburgh City-wide Parking Phase 3

    The City of Edinburgh Council is proposing measures to address parking pressures in your area. As part of the process of introducing these measures, we want to know what difficulties you experience with parking in your area, as well as your views on what is being proposed. More
    Opened 20 April 2021
  • Community Payback Consultation 2021

    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
    Opened 10 May 2021
  • Granton Station - New Public Square Naming

    The Edwardian B-listed former Granton Station, set in the heart of the city’s planned new sustainable Granton Waterfront district, is to be restored by the Council. The project will be part-funded through Scottish Government regeneration capital grant funding and town centre funding. Work will commence to bring the historic former Granton Station building back into use by early 2022 as a high-quality creative workspace and the derelict land in front of the building will... More
    Opened 18 May 2021
  • Granton Waterfront - Granton D1

    The Council owns around 120 acres of developable land within the Granton Waterfront area, creating a unique opportunity to work with key partners and the local residents to deliver an exemplar regeneration. Previous failed attempts to develop Granton highlight the importance of a joined up approach. In February 2020 the Council approved a Development Framework which sets out the vision and key principles that will serve as guidance for all those who wish to develop in the area. This... More
    Opened 20 May 2021
  • Leith Connections - Mailing List

    You can sign up for project updates via the link below. We’ll then keep you informed of progress, and events where you can speak directly to the delivery team and offer your views. The Council is delivering this Places For Everyone funded project in partnership with Sustrans and design consultants, AECOM. The information that you share with us will only be used by the Council and these partners to inform the development of this project. At the end of the project all... More
    Opened 21 May 2021
  • Leith Links Arboretum

    A new arboretum for Leith Links. The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh has teamed up with the City of Edinburgh Council and the Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust with funding from the Mushroom Trust and Council to offer an experience which celebrates a diversity of trees from across the world; to enhance Leith Links and offer a local outdoor education resource. An arboretum is a specially designed area of different types oftrees for scientific, educational and ornamental... More
    Opened 24 May 2021
  • Draft 2030 Climate Strategy

    We would like to hear your views on the draft 2030 Climate Strategy for Edinburgh. The draft strategy outlines how we will work with citizens, communities and public, private and third sector organisations across the city to deliver a net zero, climate ready Capital by 2030. An executive summary of the strategy and a full copy can be found in the 'Related' section below. What is Net Zero? More Information Net zero is when any greenhouse... More
    Opened 14 June 2021
  • Regional Prosperity Framework (2021-2041)

    The City of Edinburgh Council is hosting this consultation on behalf of the Edinburgh and South East Scotland region. The Edinburgh and South East Scotland (ESES) region has developed a Regional Prosperity Framework , which outlines our collective early thoughts on the challenges and opportunities facing Edinburgh and South East Scotland in the years ahead. It makes suggestions on the most appropriate focus of effort to maximise our impact and benefits for... More
    Opened 14 June 2021
  • Museums & Galleries Edinburgh learning, equalities and community engagement survey

    Museums & Galleries Edinburgh is a collection of 13 varied and fascinating venues owned and managed by the City of Edinburgh Council. We look after the following venues: City Art Centre, Museum of Edinburgh (previously Huntly House),The People’s Story Museum, The Writers’ Museum, Lauriston Castle, Museum of Childhood, Travelling Gallery, Queensferry Museum, Museum Collections Centre, Scott and Nelson Monuments. We run a varied... More
    Opened 21 June 2021
  • Edinburgh’s Proposed Low Emission Zone

    The City of Edinburgh Council aims to reduce air pollution, since it presents a significant threat to public health. It is especially harmful to young children, the elderly and those suffering from pre-existing conditions, including heart and lung diseases. Low Emission Zones (LEZs) are being introduced across Scotland’s four largest cities : Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Dundee in response to dangerous levels of air pollution, primarily nitrogen dioxide (NO2),... More
    Opened 28 June 2021
  • Western Neighbourhood Network (NN) - Tackling Social Isolation Questionnaire

    Social Isolation Provision In Drumbrae, Gyle, Corstorphine & Murrayfield The Western Neighbourhood Network want to improve local services and the quality of life for local people living in the Drumbrae, Gyle, Corstorphine, Murrayfield areas of Edinburgh. To help do so, The Council’s Lifelong Learning Team are supporting the Neighbourhood Network to better understand where good... More
    Opened 8 July 2021
  • Taxi Fare Review 2021

    The City of Edinburgh Council reviews taxi fares every 18 months and must consult on any proposals to change the taxi fare tariff. As part of this review consultation is being undertaken with the taxi trade, public and stakeholders. Consultation with the public is an important element of Jacobs' review of taxi fares. We want to hear from both users and non-users of taxis in Edinburgh to understand your views about taxi fares. This survey will take no more than 5 minutes... More
    Opened 23 July 2021
  • Edinburgh Economy Strategy

    The City of Edinburgh Council are seeking to hear the views of Edinburgh businesses, residents and stakeholders that support the city economy about the issues, priorities and actions to be taken forward to meet the needs of Edinburgh’s economy through recovery from pandemic and other long-term challenges. The findings from the consultation and final draft documents will be brought for consideration by the Policy and Sustainability Committee on 30 November 2021. These... More
    Opened 28 July 2021
  • Edinburgh City-wide Parking Phase 4

    The City of Edinburgh Council is proposing measures to address parking pressures in Portobello, Trinity and Newhaven South. As part of the process of introducing these measures, we want to know what difficulties you experience with parking in these areas, as well as your views on what is being proposed. More
    Opened 9 August 2021
  • Short-Term Let Control Area

    In April 2021, government introduced laws which allow councils in Scotland to designate all or part of their area as a Short-Term Let Control Area. If councils choose to do this, they must get approval from Scottish Government. On 11 August 2021, the Planning Committee approved a proposal to ask people for their views on whether we should have a Short-Term Let Control Area for the entire Council area. If a short-term let control area... More
    Opened 2 September 2021
  • Lanark Road Proposals - Local Engagement

    Update (26/06/2023) We installed protected cycle lanes on Lanark Road as part of the Spaces for People (SfP) programme implemented during 2020 and 2021 in response to Covid-19. This saw the introduction of measures to support the requirement for physical distancing, particularly where people were opting for different means of transport and travel and there was an increase in the need for space for walking, cycling and wheeling. Under the Travelling Safely... More
    Opened 6 September 2021
  • 2022/23 Council Housing Rent Consultation

    This year's rent consultation gives Council tenants an opportunity to provide feedback on the housing service, rent levels and future plans for the housing service in Edinburgh. The 2022/23 Council Housing Rent Consultation Information (PDF) below 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 printed booklet to all tenants... More
    Opened 15 September 2021
  • Housing Survey

    Edinburgh residents of all ages and living in all types of housing are invited to take part in a survey about accessible housing. The survey is part of a project the Council is doing to help us understand more about the need for accessible and adaptable homes now and in the future. Your feedback will help the Council to understand more about the number of households in Edinburgh who may need housing which is designed or adapted to meet health, disability and frailty... More
    Opened 17 September 2021
  • Braid Road and Comiston Road – local resident engagement

    Update (26 June 2023) We closed Braid Road, before re-opening it to southbound traffic alongside protected cycleways as part of the Spaces for People (SfP) programme implemented during 2020 and 2021 in response to Covid-19. This saw the introduction of measures to support the requirement for physical distancing, particularly where people were opting for different means of transport and travel and there was an increase in the need for space for walking, cycling and wheeling. ... More
    Opened 20 September 2021
  • Use of Public Open Space for Events and Filming

    We would like your views on how public open spaces in Edinburgh, that are controlled by the Council, are used for events and filming. Stakeholders, including event and filming organisers, community councils, resident groups, business groups, friends’ groups, Council officers and interested individuals, have collaboratively engaged to develop and recommended key principles for the use of public open space. This consultation is seeking your views on these recommended... More
    Opened 22 September 2021
  • Early Learning and Childcare Parent and Carer Survey 2021

    The City of Edinburgh Council is seeking the views of parents and carers with children under 5 years of age to ensure we provide a high quality service that is responsive to the changing needs of our local communities. The online survey aims to gain the views of parents and carers regarding the following areas: The current delivery models available to access the funded entitlement to 1140 hours of early learning and childcare. ... More
    Opened 24 September 2021
  • Meadowbank Sports Centre - Wall of Honour Nomination

    A space within the atrium of the new Meadowbank Sports Centre is reserved for a Wall of Honour. To nominate a person you believe deserves a place on the Wall of Honour, please use the form below. Please read the following selection criteria carefully before submitting your nomination. There are 4 categories for the nominations: 1. Competitive Achievements – nominations will be considered for individuals who have medalled at a major senior championship within their sport. This... More
    Opened 30 September 2021
  • Proposed Extension to the Leith Conservation Area

    The City of Edinburgh Council is proposing an extension to the Leith Conservation Area to include properties located to the east and west of Leith Walk on Manderston Street and Jane Street. The buildings comprise the railway arches associated with the former Leith Walk West Goods Yard and the abutment of the former railway bridge over Leith Walk. Click map to expand. Conservation areas are designated under the Planning Listed Buildings and... More
    Opened 25 October 2021
  • Taxi Fare Review 2021 - proposed tariff

    The City of Edinburgh Council reviews taxi fares every 18 months and must consult on any proposals to change the taxi fare tariff. The suggested new taxi tariff includes the following changes: an amendment to applicable tariffs at Christmas and New Year; an increase to 40p surcharge per passenger where there are more than three; and an increase of 2.9% on all tariffs. More
    Opened 27 October 2021
  • Edinburgh Slavery and Colonialism Legacy Review

    Building on long-standing efforts of City of Edinburgh Council, equalities-focussed organisations and individuals, and protests in support of the global Black Lives Matter movement, in July 2020 the Council’s Policy and Sustainability Committee agreed a set of actions to address historic racial injustice and stem modern day discrimination. Its report stated: “Committee recognises… that cities, including Edinburgh, should acknowledge and address their roles in perpetuating racism... More
    Opened 27 October 2021
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