Planning Update: Roseburn to Union Canal Active Travel Route

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According to the City of Edinburgh Council Weekly List of Applications and Decisions, the proposal for ‘Creation of shared pedestrian and cycle path link including new bridge crossings over existing infrastructure, access points and public open spaces and habitats’ at ‘Link Between Roseburn And Union Canal At Roseburn Path, Edinburgh’ was approved on 5th March 2021.

For the full details of the plans, search the City of Edinburgh Council Planning Portal with application reference 20/03561/FUL

The Community Council has been engaged with the consultation and planning application process for this scheme for many years, and most recently hosted representatives of the scheme and the City of Edinburgh Council at a GDCC Public Meeting in August 2020, and a discussion with residents in September 2020. The minutes of those meetings are available on our ‘Minutes’ page. We also have continued to raise residents’ concerns and queries sent to us with the City of Edinburgh Council throughout winter 2020/2021.

For more information on our engagement with this proposal, please see our ‘Travel and Transport’ page.


One thought on “Planning Update: Roseburn to Union Canal Active Travel Route

  1. No matter how much bullshit and preposterous claims the Council posts, this is an unforgivable act of disgustingly thoughtless environmental vandalism, and hideously intrusive to residents whose properties border this farce. The whole plan is entirely unnecessary and an utter waste of taxpayers’ money.

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