News from the Inverleith Society

Relevant news and updates as and when they happen

Planning Consent for Warriston playing fields

Those who commented on the proposal to develop baseball facilities on the Warriston playing fields will have had notification that the application was approved,
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Traffic in Inverleith and 20mph Limit

Many members have contacted us over the past year or two to express concern over the impact which traffic is having on the area.

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28 Canonmills

This is an application for addition of skylights and dormers into the front and rear roof slopes of the two storey building to the South of the block containing Napier Bathrooms showroom.

The Society’s objection noted that Canonmills retains a diversity of building types and forms including surviving examples of older vernacular and commercial buildings like No28 Canonmills. This gives it a distinctive character and sense of place which provides a counterpoint to the greater uniformity of the building forms in the adjoining areas.

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Canonmills Bridge Development

Efforts are continuing to prevent the deeply unpopular development scheme at Canonmills Bridge from taking place.

The Society is continuing to work with the local campaign group Save 1-6 Canonmills Bridge. We have recently been in contact with all the local councillors in the three wards most directly affected by the proposals – Leith Walk; City Centre and Inverleith – to ask them to support action which would have the effect of nullifying the planning permission for the scheme.

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