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  • Liberton Primary School Parent Travel Survey 2018

    Liberton Primary School would like to know what you think about your school journey. This survey will take about 5-10 minutes to complete. We ask that each family complete only one survey. Your responses will be kept confidential and neither your name nor your child’s name will be associated with any results. Many thanks for your help. More
    Closed 5 February 2018
  • Parking Permit Diesel Surcharge

    Through the Council's Parking Action Plan, we are reviewing parking permits in Edinburgh with the aim to improve air quality and enhance quality of life. In the past, diesel was considered to be more environmentally-friendly than petrol, as it produces less CO 2 per mile. Fuel duty and road tax changed to encourage people to buy diesel cars to cut their carbon footprint. As a result, the number of diesel cars on Britain’s roads increased from around 7% in 1994 to around 40% today. ... More
    Closed 28 January 2018
  • Firrhill High Student Travel Survey

    Firrhill High School is getting active! Being active not only improves your physical and mental health and well being. It also improves concentration and ability to learn. Travelling sustainably on the school run can reduce traffic congestion, noise and air pollution and improve the local environment. Anything you tell us will be in confidence and will not be linked to any individual. Many thanks for your help! More
    Closed 22 January 2018
  • Edinburgh 'Playing Out' Pilot Evaluation

    We have recently had interest from different groups across Edinburgh wishing to hold street play events in their local communities. In response to public interest, we launched a pilot 'Playing Out' programme which ran between April and August 2017. Modelled on the Bristol 'Playing Out' scheme, its aim is ultimately about enabling traditional street play for children in their street/road. You can find more information about 'Playing Out' at http://playingout.net/ . More
    Closed 11 January 2018
  • Parking in south Morningside

    Parking in south Morningside In 2011, the Council proposed the introduction of Priority Parking across the south Morningside area. The consultation process showed a mixture of support and opposition for the proposal, and the Council took the decision to introduce controls in only those streets where there was clear support. The result was a Priority Parking Area (B2) which mainly covered the streets close to Comiston Road. (See the links at the bottom of this page for further... More
    Closed 31 December 2017
  • Edinburgh Licensing Board - consultation on Statement of Licensing Policy

    Edinburgh Licensing Board requires to consult on the terms of its Statement of Licensing Policy. The Board has agreed to begin with an informal consultation on the current policy , and encourages responses on all parts of the policy. Some consideration has already been given to the following topics: Children and Young Persons’ access to licensed premises Use of outdoor drinking areas Licensing of “pop-up” bars Extended use of Occasional Licences... More
    Closed 22 December 2017
  • Proposal to build a new Secondary School to replace Castlebrae High School

    The Education, Children and Families Committee agreed on 10 October 2017 that a statutory consultation should proceed on the proposal to provide a new secondary school to replace Castlebrae High School on the site identified in Craigmillar Town Centre. The original masterplan for the regeneration of the Craigmillar area showed the site for a new secondary school and community library in a town centre location. The rationale for... More
    Closed 22 December 2017
  • 2018/19 Council Budget Engagement

    Edinburgh is a great and growing city, home to more than half a million people, all of whom use services provided by the City of Edinburgh Council. The Council is committed to maintaining high quality services, meeting the needs of all residents and visitors, and investing in the future success of the city. The Council has saved around £240m since 2012 by improving the way services are managed, enhancing access to services online and prioritising... More
    Closed 19 December 2017
  • Advertising Drums Design

    Until October 2017, eighteen advertising drums were located on various city-centre streets to promote Edinburgh’s cultural venues and community events. City Centre Posters (CCP) manage the advertising drums and now plan to replace the old drums with newly designed ones that will complement Edinburgh’s unique city landscape. Eight different options for the new design have been developed, which you can view here . In addition, you can also see temporary working examples of each of the... More
    Closed 17 December 2017
  • Plana Gàidhlig 2018-22 / Gaelic Language Plan 2018-22

    Tha am Plana Gàidhlig (PG) airson 2018/22, an dàrna eagran de Phlana na Comhairle, a’ togail air an adhartas a rinneadh agus na chaidh ionnsachadh leis a’ chiad Phlana . Chaidh am Plana seo ullachadh fo Earrainn 3 de dh’Achd na Gàidhlig (Alba) 2005, a tha a’ fàgail dleastanas reachdail air Comhairle Baile Dhùn Èideann gus Plana ullachadh a h-uile còig bliadhna. Tha e na amas don dàrna eagran seo den Phlana gum bi luchd-labhairt na Gàidhlig nas fileanta... More
    Closed 15 December 2017
  • Proposed arrangements for Picardy Place

    Picardy Place is a key junction which connects Edinburgh’s east end to the rest of the city. Since 2006, plans for Picardy Place have been progressing to enhance the public realm; improve pedestrian and cycling provision; support the existing public transport network; and future-proof for any extension to the tram, and changes to the city centre as a whole. At present, Picardy Place performs poorly, with bad connectivity between transport modes, most of the pedestrian space being unused,... More
    Closed 15 December 2017
  • East Fettes Avenue - new pedestrian crossing facilities

    The Council proposes to introduce new pedestrian crossing facilities on East Fettes Avenue between the south pedestrian entrance to Inverleith Park and Broughton High School. A preliminary design has been developed for the scheme. More
    Closed 3 December 2017
  • 2018/19 Housing Budget Consultation

    Over the last two years, our tenants said they want us to build more homes, improve the quality of existing homes and invest in services that help them to reduce costs. We listened to your feedback and now have a five year plan that aims to reduce your living costs and build 8,000 new homes over the next 10 years. If you are a Council tenant, we want to know what you think of this plan. More
    Closed 30 November 2017
  • Tollcross Primary Travel Survey

    Tollcross Primary School and City of Edinburgh Council would like to get a fuller understanding of the views of parents and children about your journey to the school, what your concerns are and any suggestions you have for improvement. This survey will take about 5 - 10 minutes to complete. We ask that each family complete only one survey. Your responses will be kept confidential and neither your name nor your child’s name will be associated with any results. ... More
    Closed 27 November 2017
  • Annual Review of Major Events in Parks 2016/2017

    Thank you for taking part in this survey. Edinburgh parks play host to a huge array of events every year and we know that there is a balance to be struck between those who wish to host events, those wanting to enjoy them and those whose everyday lives are either enhanced or disrupted in some way. In addition, we need to ensure that the quality of the park and grounds is maintained to a high standard. By completing this survey, it will enable us to gauge how events are being managed,... More
    Closed 22 November 2017
  • Calton Hill Draft Management Plan

    The draft Management Plan was commissioned by Edinburgh World Heritage on behalf of the Calton Hill Management Steering Group to direct the future management and maintenance of the public park and the buildings and features within it. The plan assesses the current condition and management arrangements at Calton Hill, presents a vision and strategy to address current requirements, along with a review of management roles and responsibilities. The contents of this plan have been drawn up... More
    Closed 21 November 2017
  • Restalrig Proposed Conservation Area Designation

    The Council is responsible for the conservation and management of built heritage in the City including the designation of conservation areas as areas of special architectural or historic interest. In recognition of Restalrig’s historic and architectural interest, we are proposing its designation as a conservation area. The designation would support the conservation and enhancement of the village’s character and apperarance. More
    Closed 10 November 2017
  • School session dates 2019/20 and beyond

    This survey aims to find out what parents/carers, pupils and staff think about the timing of school holidays and how the school year should look. The responses will help to shape future school years. More
    Closed 10 November 2017
  • Carers' Act Critera

    Unpaid carers are the largest group of providers of care in Scotland. They should be recognised as equal partners in providing vital care and support. Carers should be supported and not be worse off by caring. Carers, and the people they support, must be at the centre of care planning. They should have the opportunity to define their contribution to the care of the person, know what to expect and be clear about the support they are entitled to. In the case of young carers, they are... More
    Closed 31 October 2017
  • Reimagining Melville Crescent

    We are seeking your views on proposals to improve Melville Crescent to make it a more pleasant environment for local residents, staff and people passing through by foot and bike. Following workshops with formal stakeholders and a Public Exhibition on Saturday 7 October, this consultation opened on Monday 9 October and will remain open for two weeks to ensure that everyone who is interested in the designs for Melville Crescent has a chance to have their say. Please look over the... More
    Closed 23 October 2017
  • Kirk Brae - Island Removal

    A request has been received by local residents to remove a traffic island outside No.52 Kirk Brae. This proposal involves the removal of a traffic island on Kirk Brae. A pedestrian crossing assessment was carried out at the location of the traffic island. This assessment showed that the island was not being used as a pedestrian crossing facility. The island in question has been struck by passing traffic several times and it is felt that the removal of this island will improve road... More
    Closed 15 October 2017
  • Strategy for setted streets

    The Council, in partnership with Historic Environment Scotland and Edinburgh World Heritage, is developing a strategy for the protection and management of setted streets in the city. A key part of this is gathering the views of the public on the value of setted streets and their contribution to Edinburgh’s cityscape. More
    Closed 11 October 2017
  • Edinburgh Taxi Unmet Demand Survey 2017

    The Council acts as a Licensing Authority for the purpose of licensing taxis within the City of Edinburgh. In line with the powers contained in the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982, the Council has adopted a policy of limiting the number of taxi licences issued where there is no evidence of significant unmet demand. The Council last formally reviewed this position in 2013. At present there are 1316 licences for taxis within the city. The Council is required to keep this position under... More
    Closed 1 October 2017
  • Early Learning and Childcare: expansion to 1140 hours parent/carer survey

    The Scottish Government plans to expand Early Learning and Childcare for all three and four year olds and eligible two year olds by 2020. Last year, we consulted with parents/carers to help us to begin to plan for the expansion. This year, we are asking parents/carers for their views to help plan the next phase of the expansion. Please take a few minutes to complete our online survey (see link below). More
    Closed 22 September 2017
  • Taxi Fare Review 2017

    The City of Edinburgh Council reviews taxi fares every 18 months and must consult on any proposals to change the taxi fare tariff. More
    Closed 21 September 2017
  • Westbank Street Development

    Background Land at Westbank Street in Portobello is being sold. This land is currently used by Powerleague for five-a-side football. Powerleague hold a long-term lease on this land and have informed the Council that they do not wish to continue operating their business at this site. The Council owns the land and has agreed to sell it, jointly with powerleague. What will happen to Powerleague Powerleague want to close their business at Westbank Street because it is no longer... More
    Closed 18 September 2017
  • Bonaly Road Raised Crossing

    The Council proposes to improve visibility for vehicles and pedestrians, as well as introduce new pedestrian crossing facilities on Bonaly Road at the junction with Bonaly Wester. Preliminary plans have been developed for the scheme. More
    Closed 17 September 2017
  • Community Payback Consultation

    We want to hear your views on Community Payback Orders (CPO). These are given out by the Court to offenders 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 offender does unpaid work within the community. Do you have any experience of offenders doing unpaid work in your community? Do you have any ideas about... More
    Closed 31 August 2017
  • Development in the Countryside and Greenbelt Guidance Review

    The Council prepares a Local Development Plan to direct new development. Policy Env 10 of the Plan advises on new development in the countryside and green belt. This Guidance gives further interpretation of the policy. More
    Closed 27 August 2017
  • Council Tenants' Discount Scheme

    Help us to extend the Council tenants' discount scheme and be in with a chance of winning a £20 shopping voucher In April 2016, the Council introduced a Tenant Discount Scheme, which gives Council tenants a discount on DIY materials in a number of stores across the city. Tenants have told us that they are facing real difficulties meeting everyday costs. The Council is therefore seeking to expand the scheme and increase the number of discounts and promotions on goods and services... More
    Closed 27 August 2017
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