Marchmont, Meadows & Bruntsfield Conservation Area Character Appraisal

Closes 16 Dec 2019

Opened 4 Nov 2019


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. The Marchmont Conservation Area was originally designated on 9 January 1987. The boundary was amended on 29 March 1996 to include the Meadows, Bruntsfield Links and immediately surrounding streets. Article 4 Directions were approved in 1996.

The Conservation Area was amended on the 28 September 2007 to include an area west of Bruntsfield Place, extending to Gilmore Place. The name of the conservation area was amended to the Marchmont, Meadows and Bruntsfield Conservation Area.

Why We Are Consulting

This survey contains three short questions about the draft revised Marchmont, Meadows & Bruntsfield Conservation Area Character Appraisal.  

The responses to the survey will be used to further inform the content of the revised Character Appraisal.

It is advised that you first read the draft character appraisal (link at foot of the page) before completing the survey.

Give Us Your Views


  • Ward 10 - Meadows/Morningside


  • Anyone from any background


  • Conservation