Category Archives: Sundial

Object to the demolitions of parts of A Listed buildings at Craighouse: Deadline 3rd June.

The Craighouse planning consent was supposed to save the listed buildings, but instead all that is being proposed right now is yet more demolitions. Yet again, we are being asked to object to the planning department to stop further destruction … Continue reading

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Community Pressure forces Craighouse Partnership to Take Down No Entry Signs

After three months of community pressure about the No Entry signs on publicly accessible open space and at the pedestrian entrance to the site – letters to politicians, the Council and an active Facebook campaign on the issue have forced … Continue reading

Posted in Mountgrange, Protests, Sundial | Tagged | 12 Comments

Challenging “reprehensible” Behaviour of Lobbyists in the Planning System

There is a growing awareness of the problems of lobbying and lobbyists both in Scotland and UK-wide. The Scottish parliament has been looking into the issue, David Cameron promised to crack down on lobbying – and didn’t, and a recent … Continue reading

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Craighouse Listed Buildings are Profitable, Application Proves us Right

Finance is the watchword that has come up again and again at Craighouse. It can be hard drilling down into figures. People who don’t feel confident with them can switch off or – worse – take everything the developers say … Continue reading

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Craighouse: Napier Have Serious Questions to Answer on Sale, Support of Proposals and Financial Interest

On Monday, the Friends of Craighouse sent a letter to Dame Professor Joan Stringer, Principal of Napier University, with 8 pages of detailed questions about the sale of Craighouse and about statements that Napier have made since the sale. You … Continue reading

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Sundial’s track record of listed buildings conversion

We have stated to the Craighouse Partnership that if we put anything inaccurate on this webite that we are happy to correct or remove it if they let us know. We have been contacted by William Gray Muir of Sundial … Continue reading

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Minutes of Meeting with The Craighouse Partnership Jan 26th 2012

We want to thank our members for their patience waiting for the minutes of the meeting we had with The Craighouse Partnership on the 26th Jan. We were hoping to be able to bring you agreed minutes. We have sent … Continue reading

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Meeting with the Craighouse Partnership

The Friends of Craighouse have opened a dialogue with The Craighouse Partnership by asking them for a meeting so that we could raise concerns for the local community. The Craighouse Partnership agreed to an hour, but were kind enough in … Continue reading

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Can anyone leave the consortium? If LA&P can, why not others?

Yesterday, we learnt that LA&P are no longer part of the Craighouse Partnership. This begs the question, can any of the other companies in the Craighouse Partnership leave the consortium? No explanation has been given of why or how LA&P … Continue reading

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