Monthly Archives: September 2012

Time-Line for the Arts Faculty Building Consent and Section 75

Timeline for planning application 01/04599/FUL In June 2012 The Craighouse Partnership claimed to have activated a decade-old consent for this 80,000 sq ft university building by digging a “trench” and filling it in again. The Council waived associated pre-conditions that … Continue reading


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“High Fives” for Craighouse! Tell, blog, tweet, Facebook everyone you know craighouse-edinburgh-napier-mountgrange-development-info

We have had a number of indications that the application may go in in the next few weeks. We cannot know until or even if it will happen, but objections can be submitted by email, so if you are away, … Continue reading

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Craighouse Planning Articles: Skyline, Views Into the Site

SKYLINE: Views into the Site ‘One of the seven groups of hills which give great distinctiveness to the city….part of the basic structure and character of the city.” The hills give legibility and identity to the city and to its … Continue reading

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Holyrood Has Questions about Craighouse and Napier

Now, more on Craighouse from Holyrood, as reported in the Edinburgh Reporter yesterday. Here is MSP for Edinburgh Southern, Jim Eadie’s question about Napier and Craighouse and a transcript of the ensuing exchange in Scottish Parliament Question time as posted … Continue reading

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Update on the Consent for New University Facility, Woodland Removal and Carpark

The Edinburgh Reporter published an article yesterday. It reports on questions in Holyrood about Napier and Craighouse and also that The Craighouse Partnership have applied to amend the conditions of the Section 75 agreement (attached to the consent we reported … Continue reading

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Planning Article 1 – Designations, Protections and Key Documents

“outstanding…a superb hilltop site, still unspoiled” Historic Scotland We have been compiling a series of articles about Craighouse and planning policy, which we will put permanently on the menu under “planning” for people to access. When the application goes in, … Continue reading

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