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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 '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 . More
    Closed 11 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Lauriston Castle Gardens Management Plan Feedback

    A management plan for Lauriston Castle Gardens is currently being produced. This management plan will help to direct the future management and maintenance of the gardens and features within it. Before producing the management plan for Lauriston Castle Gardens, we are seeking feedback on the current strengths and weaknesses of the gardens to help us identify areas and opportunities for development. These will be incorporated into the management plan and will be used to create a supporting... More
    Closed 8 February 2018
  • Telford Rd at Groathill Ave Lane Markings

    The junction of Telford Road and Groathill Avenue has been highlighted by the City of Edinburgh Council’s Road Safety Team as a site for concern. This has highlighted the issue of vehicle collisions due to the existing lane arrow markings and lane destinations. More
    Closed 11 February 2018
  • Cycling and walking improvements on Balgreen Road - Final Design

    This stage of the consultation process provides information on the final design and sets out the project's next steps, including opportunities to respond to the proposed design (see links to project summary below) as part of the statutory processes. There is an existing signalised pedestrian crossing on Balgreen Road at Baird Drive which cyclists are not currently permitted to use. Upgrading this crossing so that cyclists can use it, will complete a key missing link on the cycle route... More
    Closed 16 February 2018
  • Cycling and walking improvements on Grange Road - Final Design

    This stage of the consultation process provides information on the final design and sets out the project's next steps, including opportunities to respond to the proposed design (see links to project summary below) as part of the statutory processes. The Council is proposing to introduce three new crossings on Grange Road at the following locations: -Tantallon Place: toucan (signal controlled) crossing for pedestrians and cyclists; -Lauder Road: toucan crossing for pedestrians... More
    Closed 16 February 2018
  • Edinburgh and the Lothians British Sign Language Plans

    Public bodies in Scotland need to develop British Sign Language (BSL) plans. These need to mirror the principles of the national plan which was published in October by the Scottish Government. Public bodies in Edinburgh and the Lothians are working together to engage BSL speakers, and communities including BSL/English Interpreters and parents/carers of Deaf children, in a straightforward way. Register your interest for our upcoming Engagement Event To start a conversation... More
    Closed 24 February 2018
  • Randolph Place Improvements (CCWEL)

    The council is currently working on a project to deliver a safe and direct cycle route through the City Centre from Roseburn in the West to Leith Walk in the east, alongside improvements to the streetscape to benefit pedestrians and local businesses and residents. This is the City Centre West to East Cycle Link and Street Improvements Project (CCWEL). For more info see here . This route will go along Melville St and Randolph Place, before going on to Charlotte Square and George Street. ... More
    Closed 27 February 2018
  • Pedicab Licensing - proposed policy and conditions

    We’re reviewing the parts of the Council’s street trading policy which relate to pedicabs and we would like to hear your views on proposals for guidance and policies on their use. Through the policy, we’re aiming to address the concerns previously raised and offers a solution to the issue of pedicab safety. Pedicabs - sometimes referred to as rickshaws - are a non-motorised type of tricycle which carries passengers in addition to the driver. They have operated in the city since 1996.... More
    Closed 2 March 2018
  • Trees on Swanston Park and Crescent

    In the Fairmilehead area of the city there is a grassed area known as "Swanston Park" and there are currently 39 healthy trees located on that site. More
    Closed 2 March 2018
  • Draft Supplementary Guidance: Developer Contributions and Infrastructure Delivery 2018

    The Council has prepared draft Supplementary Guidance on Developer Contributions and Infrastructure Delivery for consultation. The supplementary guidance sets out the Council’s approach to infrastructure improvements associated with development. The supplementary guidance aims to ensure that developers make a fair and realistic contribution to the delivery of necessary infrastructure associated with development. More
    Closed 2 March 2018
  • Advertising boards and other temporary on-street advertising structures

    We are considering a city-wide ban on all temporary on-street advertising structures. We want to hear views, particularly from businesses, on such a ban. For example, you may have questions about what kind of advertising will be permitted if a ban is introduced, or concerns about how much time there will be to develop new or alternative signage. We would also like to know what the Council and our partners like Business Gateway can do to support you to grow and promote your business. ... More
    Closed 7 March 2018
  • Marionville Road - Crossing Improvements

    The Council proposes to install a pedestrian refuge island on Marionville Road, east of the Dalgety Street and Wishaw Terrace junction. More
    Closed 11 March 2018
  • Museum and Galleries Commercial Plan Survey

    A new Commercial Plan is currently being developed, which is designed to ensure that all possible revenue generating opportunities for Museums & Galleries Edinburgh are maximised. To help ensure that all bases are covered, we would greatly appreciate your input and suggestions. More
    Closed 16 March 2018
  • Integration Joint Board Service User recruitment

    Could you help shape health and social care services for adults in Edinburgh? The Edinburgh Integration Joint Board is seeking to recruit two people with lived experience of using health and/or social care services to join the Board and provide a service user perspective on the planning and delivery of these services. Following the implementation of the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act on 1 April 2016 adult health and social care services have been delivered by the Edinburgh... More
    Closed 26 March 2018
  • Council Homes Repairs Policy 2018

    The repairs policy for Council homes was last published in 2012. We have now updated the policy with some new and up to date information. The policy overall remains largely unchanged, but now includes some additional information about fire safety in high rise blocks and how to prevent blocked bin chutes. We have also updated the information in the useful numbers section to keep it up to date. We would like to find out if our tenants find the updates useful and easy to understand. If... More
    Closed 31 March 2018
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