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Glencairn's application for developing Lower Gilmore Place

6 October 2017

Development of Lower Gilmore Place Planning Application is now lodged. High blocks dwarfing the canal

6 October 2017

Planning Application now lodged with the Council for developing the Lower Gilmore Place area. Go to the Council's Planning portal to express your views.

See https://citydev-portal.edinburgh.gov.uk/idoxpa-web/applicationDetails.do...

See page 21/22 on the heights proposed in the design and access statement section 2

http://citydev-portal.edinburgh.gov.uk/idoxpa-web/files/5F7EE7000EA03BAB...

As the Vastint development is proposing to only go up 3 stories now on the canalside opposite ( after public consultation) the argument for copying existing height levels is looking pretty thin.

New development plans for Lower Gilmore Place

20 September 2017

Kevin McCloud has it just right!

3 August 2017

“Most developers still think that green space is the fluff you tack on at the end. The problem with the idea that an Englishman’s home is his castle is that home is often very small so the castle is small. But if you have a play space in front of the house and a community vegetable garden round the corner, your sense of ownership actually extends. “When you make a place, the people that live there are stakeholders in that place. They can come to care for and love the space where they live”

Vastint the property arm of IKEA are developing their plans for the north side of the canal next to Edinburgh Quay.

28 July 2017
Outline layout

This will include a hotel on Fountainbridge; family size housing including 25% social housing and workspaces and cycle cafe. FCI are in conversation with them about these plans. What do you think?

Developments coming up thick and fast around the Canal Basin

28 July 2017