Great Junction Street, Easter Road and Shore being considered as locations for temporary pavement widening by City of Edinburgh Council due to Covid-19
The City of Edinburgh Council has published papers making known it is considering adapting Great Junction Street, Easter Road & Shore as part of its response to Covid-19. The plans being considered would see a widening of pavements to allow more space for pedestrians to observe social distancing measures. The adaptations being considered follow on from the recent closure of Links Gardens.
Click here to view the thirty three page report.The information relating to Leith is on page 10.
The report will be considered by Councillors at the Councils Policy and Sustainability Committee on Thursday 14 May 2020 at 10am. Members of our community can watch the meeting live on the Council website, click here to view the broadcast on the day.
If any members of our community have views on the plans under consideration there is still time to let your local City of Edinburgh Councillors know.
You can make your opinion know by commenting on this post, we’ll let local Councillors know where to look to see your comments. Or, you can email any of the Councillors using their email addresses as listed here;
Leith Councillors (Great Junction Street, Shore & part of Easter Road):
Leith Walk Councillors (part of Easter Road)
Update 14/5/20: Please note that commenting on this post closed at 18:00 on 14/5/20 as the relevant City of Edinburgh Council meeting had concluded.
- City of Edinburgh give notice of planned changes to Great Junction Street, Duke Street, Leith Walk and Easter Road as part of Covid-19 response
- Community views sought on streets in Leith Links area which should be considered for closure
- Community views sought on temporary closure of Links Gardens
- Annual Report 2019/2020 published
- Local traffic congestion & Links Gardens closure