The Development Management Sub Committee (DMSC) of Edinburgh City Council met today, 9th January, with power to grant, refuse or continue consideration of planning applications. The focus of the meeting for Murrayfield Community Council (MCC) and local residents alike was the proposed development of Tor, 30 Corstorphine Road. This is an important site containing Grade B listed buildings within the West Murrayfield Conservation Area. The Chief Planning Officer had issued a Report recommending GRANT, which MCC strenuously opposed.
The photograph shows SGN - Scottish Gas Network carrying out routine maintenance of the gas pipe on the Old Colt Bridge - impressive looking equipment and all seems to be in order.
Pictures speak louder than words - Well done to all involved in making the new Roseburn Playpark a reality. Congratulations. Its over to our younger members in the community to make good use of these new play facilities and enjoy.
Litter - bin it or take it home with you. Litter leaves a mess it certainly isn't pretty to look at and impacts our environment.
On the Water of Leith walkway litter picking is done by volunteers. Don't leave your litter for to others to pick up - bin it!
At the last meeting of Murrayfield Community Council on December 4th we received a presentation from Rurigdh McMeddes who is the stakeholder liaison officer for the City Centre West to East Cycle Link (CCWEL) The update focussed on Rejuvenating Roseburn, with the introduction of a newly appointed company AECOM (Nov 2018), who are an Engineering and Environmental Consultancy based at Haymarket to develop and finalise the designs for Rejuvenating Roseburn. The time lines for future consultation on the plan is