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Edinburgh Planning Update

The City of Edinburgh Council (CEC) has taken decisions on its planning function in recent days in light of the current pandemic. This summary provides an update on pre-application discussions, current applications, new applications, determination of planning applications and City Plan 2030. An update is also provided on planning appeals, local review and other relevant planning matters.  The summary is based on publicly available information as of 3 April 2020.

 

Covid-19 Update

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SHP Appeal Success at Lower Gilmore Place, Edinburgh

SHP is pleased to announce that planning permission has been allowed on appeal for the erection of a four-storey building at Lower Gilmore Place, Edinburgh. The proposed development will provide 20 flats and office space on this brownfield site, which is situated in a highly accessible location. The DPEA Reporter noted that the proposed development would draw upon positive characteristics of the local area.

LGP

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SHP Gains Advertisement Consent at Kensington High Street, London

SHP (Scott Hobbs Planning) has secured advertisement consent for internal window vinyl across three windows and the installation of two retractable fabric awnings at 154-158 Kensington High Street, London. The case officer agreed that the proposed development was acceptable and would have a positive impact on the Conservation Area. Client: Clydesdale Bank PLC.

CYBG Kensington

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Planning Permission Secured at Old Paper Mill Lane, Claydon, Mid Suffolk

SHP is pleased to have received consent for three new dwellings in Claydon near Ipswich. The proposal was developed working with SSA, on behalf of QDTS Properties, and the consent was received in less than 8 weeks following positive pre-application discussions with Mid Suffolk District Council.

Old Paper Mill

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SHP Gains Planning Permission for 113 Residential Units at Marionville Road, Edinburgh

SHP (Scott Hobbs Planning) has secured planning permission for the demolition of two vacant business units and erection of four apartment buildings and a terrace of mews houses. 113 units will be provided in total and 28 of these will be affordable. The development will make use of a sustainable urban site providing much needed housing. The Development Management Sub Committee agreed the development was of acceptable design, which would positively impact the local area and provide much needed affordable housing. Architect: CDA Group

Marionville

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Planning Permission and Conservation Area Consent Secured at Calton Road, Edinburgh

SHP (Scott Hobbs Planning) has gained planning permission and conservation area consent for the demolition of the vacant former nightclub and the erection of 22 flats with office space at the ground floor. The Development Management Sub Committee agreed that the development will have no adverse effect on the World Heritage Site or Conservation Area. The development will provide high quality accommodation and make good use of a sustainable city centre site. Architect: Morgan McDonnell

Calton Road

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SHP Appeal Success at Bruntsfield Gardens, Edinburgh

SHP (Scott Hobbs Planning) gained planning permission on appeal for alterations to an existing flat and the creation of a new flatted dwelling within attic space at Bruntsfield Gardens, Edinburgh. The application was refused in July 2019 and SHP were instructed to submit an appeal to the DPEA. The reporter agreed that the development would have no detrimental impact on the Conservation Area and a high standard of residential amenity would be provided. Architect: Staran

Bruntsfield Gardens

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