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  • Granton Waterfront Community Benefits

    We are currently reviewing our guidance in relation to the handling of community benefits delivered through the Granton Waterfront regeneration and development programme. We’d like to hear your feedback and comments in relation to the draft framework. The framework is designed to guide developers and contractors investing in the area on what is most important to the community in relation to social, environmental and economic benefits. About Granton Waterfront ... More
    Closed 16 March 2022
  • Provision of Free Period Products in the Community

    In 2020 The Period Product (Free Provision) Scotland Act was enacted making Scotland the first country in the world to make it mandatory for free period products to be made available to anyone who needs them. People will be able to collect period products in the majority of public buildings from November 2022. In Edinburgh free period products are already available in a number of venues including schools, community centres, libraries and can be ordered online. The City of Edinburgh... More
    Closed 28 February 2022
  • Edinburgh Cycle Hire Scheme User Survey 2022

    This survey will help us understand the experiences of users of Edinburgh Cycle Hire Scheme / Just Eat Bikes between September 2018 and September 2021. Completion of this survey will help us develop the way ahead for Edinburgh Cycle Hire Scheme. (Please respond using the survey so your opinions can be captured if you wish to send an email to the please use Cycle Hire Scheme in the title.) More
    Closed 27 February 2022
  • Granton Gasholder Park

    The City of Edinburgh Council would like to share the vision and proposals for the future of the Granton Gasholder and gather views on how the space should be developed. Image credit: Fabio Scalici Photography Project Overview The Council was successful in its bid to secure funding from the UK Government’s Levelling Up Fund to restore the Granton Gasholder. The proposals include the restoration of the B-listed gasholder frame and the creation of a publicly accessible... More
    Closed 27 February 2022
  • 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
    Closed 4 February 2022
  • Granton Waterfront Learning Strategy Consultation

    About this survey This survey is being conducted by the City of Edinburgh Council in partnership with learning providers across North Edinburgh. We would like to invite people who live, study and work in North Edinburgh [Muirhouse, Wester Drylaw, West Pilton, Granton, Royston and Wardieburn] to complete this survey to tell us about what they want to learn, where learning could take place, why they learn, how they learn best and how their learning experience could be improved. This... More
    Closed 31 January 2022
  • Leith Chooses 2021-2022

    £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 cast your votes here. Grants of up to £5,000 will be awarded from a total of £56,106 (£46,106 from Community Grants Fund, £5,000 from Port of Leith Housing Association, and £5,000 from... More
    Closed 31 January 2022
  • 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
    Closed 19 January 2022
  • Taxi and Private Hire Demand Survey 2021

    City of Edinburgh Council is undertaking a survey in Edinburgh to determine whether there are sufficient taxis in the city. This survey is also collecting views on whether the number of Private Hire Cars should be limited across the City. In addition your views are requested about your satisfaction with the current taxi and PH market. More
    Closed 7 January 2022
  • Merchiston and Greenhill Conservation Area Character Appraisal Revision

    The City of Edinburgh Council is seeking views on a revision of the Merchiston and Greenhill Conservation Area Character Appraisal . What is a Conservation Area Character Appraisal? Conservation areas are designated under the Planning Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas (Scotland) Act 1997. Conservation areas are areas which have special architectural or historic interest that are considered worthy of protection. Conservation area... More
    Closed 31 December 2021
  • City Plan 2030 - Proposed Plan's Period for Representation

    We have prepared Edinburgh’s proposed new local development plan called City Plan 2030. In time, it will replace the existing Local Development Plan that came into force in November 2016. City Plan sets out locations for new homes and businesses, where new infrastructure and facilities are required and how we will protect places of value. It provides policies which will be used to determine future planning applications. More
    Closed 21 December 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
    Closed 19 December 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
    Closed 15 December 2021
  • Licensing Board – Consultation on Gambling Policy

    The Licensing Board is consulting on the terms of its Gambling Policy Statement. The policy statement forms the basis upon which the Board considers applications for premises licences for venues such as betting shops, bingo halls, casinos, gaming machines in entertainment centres and pubs, and a range of other matters. The policy does not cover matters which are the responsibility of the Gambling Commission and in addition the Licensing Board has a separate policy on alcohol... More
    Closed 15 December 2021
  • Reimagining Murrayburn, Hailesland and Dumbryden - People and Places

    The City of Edinburgh Council, working in collaboration with the design consultancy Atkins, are embarking on a public realm and greenspace improvement project across the Murrayburn, Hailesland and Dumbryden estates to support the regeneration of these neighbourhoods. The project endeavours to work with the local community to deliver a range of physical place-making improvements throughout the estates with a particular focus on community greenspace, public areas, car parking, active travel,... More
    Closed 12 December 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
    Closed 8 December 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
    Closed 27 November 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
    Closed 26 November 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
    Closed 5 November 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
    Closed 29 October 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
    Closed 22 October 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
    Closed 10 October 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
    Closed 27 September 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
    Closed 20 September 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
    Closed 12 September 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
    Closed 5 September 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
    Closed 30 August 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
    Closed 16 August 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
    Closed 15 August 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
    Closed 26 July 2021
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