Edinburgh Trams to Newhaven Public Consultation

Closed 29 Apr 2018

Opened 19 Mar 2018


In late 2017, the City of Edinburgh Council approved the Outline Business Case for taking Edinburgh Trams to Newhaven. Since then we have spent time further developing our plans for delivering the line.

We have now reached the point where we feel the plans as proposed are ready to go out to public consultation to allow you, as a member of our community, the opportunity to review those plans and provide feedback and suggestions.

Taking trams to Leith will not divert any money away from other Council services. Rather, the line will be paid for through a loan raised against future revenue. 

Why your views matter

We are mindful of the previous works that took place along the proposed route and the disruption this may have caused you.

This time around it is our aim to ensure, should the line be approved, that views and suggestions of those in the local community and wider city are incorporated into final plan. This means that your feedback could lead to changes to how we plan to build the line or to what the streetscape looks like once the work is completed.

Once this consultation closes we will work through all of your responses and make changes where it is practical to do so. Any changes we do or do not make will be communicated to you in July 2018 and ahead of our planned second consultation due to take place in Summer/Autumn of this year.

You can also visit our website to find out more about our plans to take the trams to Newhaven and keep up-to-date with progress.



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