Proposed Extension to the Leith Conservation Area

Closed 19 Dec 2021

Opened 25 Oct 2021


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.

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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.

Leith Conservation Area Character Appraisal

Please read the report on the proposed extension.

Why your views matter

We are seeking views on the following aspects of the proposed conservation area extension:

  • How clearly the report sets out the issues that have led to the proposal to extend the Leith Conservation Area.
  • To what extent you agree or disagree with the proposed extension to the Leith Conservation Area.

The survey should take around 10 minutes to complete.

Responses, comments or feedback can also be emailed to

Your Data

This online survey is being run by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Responses you give in the survey will be treated confidentially and no comments you make can or will be linked directly to you, unless responding on behalf of an organisation. If you leave your contact email, you will be updated on the outcome of the consultation.

Once you have completed the survey and clicked submit, the survey will be sent to a secure City of Edinburgh Council server where your personal data will be held. The data will be sent by secure means to the market researcher team for analysis. No personal data will be included in this data set and personal data will be deleted.

If you have any question about how we gather and manage personal data, please get in touch, or contact the council’s Information Governance team,


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