Redford Barracks

Closes 5 Jul 2019

Opened 10 Jun 2019

Overview

The Ministry of Defence is proposing to dispose of the Redford Barracks in 2025. The barracks are currently inaccessible and fenced off from the surrounding area and form part of the defence estate. The disposal presents an opportunity to knit this large site back into the fabric of the surrounding area. This consultation will inform the Ministry of Defence’s strategic work to secure a long term viable future use for the site.

The Council will be hosting a number of consultation events to allow the public, local interest groups and stakeholders express their ideas about the area and its redevelopment.

Why We Are Consulting

Early discussions with Planning have led to the decision to prepare a Place Brief for the area, in full consultation with local residents and stakeholders.

A Place Brief is non statutory guidance which sets out a series of high level principles to influence the design of development proposals. These principles are based on community priorities and council requirements for this part of the city.

This consultation is to get your views on the future redevelopment of the Redford Barracks site in order to help shape the Place Brief.

The Place Brief shall will consider the following opportunities for the Redford Barracks site;

Housing – provision of affordable and mixed tenure housing

Routes – providing new people, cycle and vehicle connections throughout the area.

Listed buildings – consider how to protect and enhance various listed buildings through securing a viable long term use of the structures.

Green spaces – look at the opportunities to create, enhance and improve green spaces in the area.

Other uses – consider what and where other new uses would be appropriate.

This programme of non-statutory consultation will continue from now through to the end of June 2019, culminating in the preparation of a Place Brief that will set agreed uses and design parameters for the development.

In the future there will be opportunities to make further comments as part of statutory consultation linked to formal planning application processes.

Give Us Your Views

Events

Areas

  • All Edinburgh

Audiences

  • Homeless People
  • People with long term conditions
  • People with disabilities
  • Minority Ethnic groups
  • Carers
  • Jobseekers
  • Low income households
  • Older people
  • Businesses
  • Children & Young People
  • Civil and public servants
  • Elected Members
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual people, Transgender people (LGBT)
  • Men
  • Parents/carers
  • Professionals
  • Residents
  • Road users
  • Students
  • Teaching/Educational staff
  • Visitors
  • Voluntary sector/volunteers
  • Women
  • Amenity groups
  • Architects/designers
  • Built heritage groups
  • Community councils
  • Developers/investors
  • Development management statutory consultees
  • Development planning key agencies
  • Education institutions
  • Housing associations
  • Landowners
  • Libraries
  • Natural heritage/open space
  • Planning consultants
  • Professional bodies
  • Scottish Government departments
  • Services/utilities
  • Transport groups
  • Young people
  • Employees

Interests

  • All interests