Planning & Licensing

Granton ‘Marina’ – Note of Public Meeting held on Thursday 9th April.  Granton_Marina_publicmeetingnote

4 April – Latest on Granton Harbour Marina – SEPA objection letter and from rep of Granton Central Developments.  According to them – we don’t understand that they already have approval.  What they don’t get is that this is our community and that we have an interest in what is built here – and that we will not just sit back and let them ride roughshod over us – not any more – we have had enough.  We have the chance to make the politicians take a stand on this – now is the time for action.  First attachment is opposition to development plans by SEPA on risk to flooding.  The second is the new plan and the third is the letter from rep of Granton Central Developments.

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This is where we will provide information on key planning developments:

Details of Licensing – Headlines:  Raeburn Hotel – extension of bar facilities. Edinburgh Accies development.  Crewe Road South (Shell filling station) alcohol sale.  You can check out others that may be in your area here.

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Granton Harbour (Marina) Plans (Jan 2015)

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Granton Harbour Development:

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Some photographs taken of the proposals from the above drop in day.

  • 1,500 new homes (with at least one parking space for each one)
  • An international-standard five-star marina and Spa Hotel with 113 bedrooms and a restaurant/bar seating 125 plus a coffee shop
  • A health spa with indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi etc
  • Conference facilities
  • A marina and boatyard with 400 berths
  • 30,000 sq metres of retail, leisure and business space
  • “Best of Scotland” indoor market
  • Fashion outlet mall
  • A food court and restaurants
  • Covered walkway to and from car parking
  • Masses of parking – at least one for every new home, plus ample more around the shops and restaurants
  • And a multi-storey car park for good measure

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Wardie Nursery – attach details of the plan for Wardie Primary School – see under Forth ward (4). Though not in our area we do have residents in our area with an interest.

Weekly List 17.11.14 (A)

Crewe Road North – Pedestrian Build Out – It appears that the proposed build out on Crewe Road North has been objected to. We supported it. The Transport and Environment Committee will consider this again in January 2015.

Forth Regeneration Event – See details of event that took place in September. Regeneration in Forth Conference Report Oct 14

 Madelvic House, Granton Park Avenue, Edinburgh:  PROPOSAL:

Erection of 232 residential units including associated roads, parking and open space. Development comprising 4, 5 and 6 storey flatted blocks, 2 and 3 storey terraced houses and colony style flats. Partial demolition of B listed factory building and conversion into residential units. at Former Production Block, Madelvic House, Granton Park Avenue, Edinburgh, REFERENCE NUMBER: 14/00813/FUL

The Community Council submitted opposition to this development – supporting the view of Harbour Green Residents – that density and number were inappropriate etc. 

There are rumours that this particular development has been shelved.  We have written to the planning authorities about this and are awaiting a reply.

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