Edinburgh planning issues

Edinburgh planning issues

Plans for state-of-the-art five-a-side complex in Capital

A NEW indoor football complex laid with the same turf as Manchester United’s training academy is to be created under multi-million-pound plans in Silverknowes.


Housing bid approved for historic hotel

A HISTORIC hotel, which has been linked to the medieval Knights Templar, is set to be transformed into flats after the plans were approved by council chiefs.

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New homes put on hold as city probes planning decision

CITY council chiefs have pulled plans for a massive housing development between Edinburgh and Musselburgh just days after critics rounded on them for attempting to ignore a Court of Session judge's ruling ordering them to halt the project.

Zoo blunder sees work grind to a halt on panda enclosure

EDINBURGH Zoo bosses have been forced to halt work on the panda enclosure because they did not apply for planning permission, the Evening News can reveal.

Play worries block house

A PLANNING application to build a house beside a city nursery has been rejected.

Edinburgh's Rose Street set to get a right royal revamp

IT IS best-known as a magnet for raucous rugby fans and rowdy stag nights. But now Edinburgh's Rose Street is set for a radical overhaul - with the help of Prince Charles's architecture charity.

Future's just a heartbeat away for new Edinburgh waterfront

EDINBURGH's waterfront is to be promoted as the Scottish capital's next "great street" in a bid to revive stalled plans for its regeneration.

Newcraighall housing bids

Applications have been lodged with the city council for two housing developments at Newcraighall.

Councillor shuts own cafe over planning rule error

A CITY councillor has been left red faced after her cafe business lasted less than a fortnight - because it was breaching planning rules.

Murray's vision sees Hearts share venue with rugby side

HEARTS and Edinburgh Rugby would move into a new 25,000-seat stadium in the west of the city under ambitious proposals by Rangers supremo Sir David Murray's property company.

McDonald's sign set for approval

MASSIVE new signs on a McDonald's restaurant are set to get the go-ahead - despite angering residents.

How the site of the Fountainbridge brewery is earmarked for an ambitious makeover

FOR almost 150 years it stood as a symbol of Edinburgh's proud brewing heritage. But now the site of the famous Fountainbridge brewery is being earmarked for a vibrant new canalside district.

Old school for deaf may be five-star hotel

EDINBURGH's landmark former school for the deaf is being lined up for a five-star hotel development.

City council admits defeat on £300m Caltongate

A DEAL to revive a £300 million development in Edinburgh's Old Town has been scuppered, The Scotsman can reveal.

Buildings capped at 102m after hotel plans thrown out

A NEW cap has been put on the height of buildings in the Haymarket area, after the Scottish Government threw out plans for a 17-storey hotel.

Flagship Edinburgh development that's barely a Quarter finished

IT WAS billed as one of the most exciting city centre projects in Europe.

Mediocre and misguided - Edinburgh Festival Theatre vision panned

LONG-AWAITED plans to extend one of Scotland's leading theatres have come under fire by Edinburgh's main heritage watchdog.

Plans for £7m waste plant on Leith waterfront are rejected

CONTROVERSIAL plans for a £7 million waste plant on Edinburgh's waterfront were killed off yesterday.

17-storey hotel is dropped in Haymarket gap site plan

A TOWERING five-star hotel has been dropped from a multi-million pound development earmarked for a notorious gap site next to Edinburgh's Haymarket railway station.

City chiefs accused of profiteering over charges for alfresco dining

PUB and restaurant bosses today accused council chiefs of "profiteering" after it emerged that more than £200,000 has been raked in from charges for outside tables and chairs.

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