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Scotsman – Architect and campaigner share their views on how to handle Scotland’s derelict sites
Edinburgh architect Dr James Simpson and Save Leith Walk campaigner Ian Hood share their views on how to handle Scotland’s derelict sites, as it’s announced that Scottish councils are to receive new powers that will allow them to order the sale of ‘eyesore’ derelict sites.
Read the full article in the Scotsman here.
Edinburgh Evening News – Controversial £50 million Leith Walk plans to be discussed this month
Controversial plans for a £50 million multi-use development in Leith will be discussed by council officials for the first time later this month.
Read more here.
Edinburgh Live – Save Leith Walk campaigners give developers’ new plans the thumbs-down
The campaign is urging residents to lodge their objections ahead of a decision in the new year.
Read the full article by Neil Pooran here.
Have you seen our new poster?
How could you miss it!!
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We’re out today at Stead’s Place asking what your vision for the site is.
Community Planning Workshop – We need your help to shape your community
We need your help to shape your community. The results will be used to support a Community Planning Workshop we will be hosting in January.
The Guardian: ‘The wrong type of development’- the battle for Edinburgh’s Leith Walk
Article in today’s edition of The Guardian . Great to see our campaign is gaining national coverage (!)
Photograph: Drum Property Group
The Student Newspaper – THE PLAN TO STOP THE IMPENDING DEVELOPMENT OF LEITH WALK
Campaigners led by the grassroots organisation Save Leith Walk have been working endlessly to prevent the destruction of the area’s heritage. The petition has received backing from many high-profile figures including Jeremy Corbyn and Edinburgh’s much-loved novelist Irvine Welsh.