Secretary report June 2017


  1. May 16, 2017: From Ruskell M (Mark), MSP, re 20mph Members Bill Consultation from the Scottish Parliament Website here.

  2. May 17: Consultation ‘drop-in’ session on Wednesday 31stMay at Newington Library from 5pm till 8pm concerning Walking and Cycling Improvements: Holyrood Park Road to Ratcliffe Terrace, see also detailed plans on the related website:

    The proposal includes major changes to the junction of East Parkside with Holyrood Park Road and along the length of Holyrood Park Road. The consultation closes on 30 June 2017.

  3. May 26, 2017: From William Prentice, Consultant, Transportation? (0)131-301-8717? (AECOM?1 Tanfield?Edinburgh, EH3 5DA, United Kingdom?T +44-(0)131-301-8600? Consultation on Walking and Cycling Improvements: Holyrood Park Road to Ratcliffe Terrace, part of QuietRoute 30, deadline Friday 30th June. Drop-in session on Wednesday 31st May at Newington Library from 5pm till 8pm (

Invitations to events

  1. May 18: From: Judith Fordham (, Development Plan Support Officer. Invitation to Content Generation Session - Edinburgh Wayfinding System, on 31 May / 1 June 2017

    To share knowledge of Edinburgh City Centre to develop an integrated and royalty-free mapping resources for Edinburgh as part of the Edinburgh Wayfinding project, commissioned to be developed by City ID. The event is a content generation workshop sessions to help collate the mapping content, to create a rich, accurate and up-to-date map which reflects the diverse offers across the mapping area. It will help to build a royalty-free, shared design resource that can be used by stakeholders (like yourself) to develop their own information outputs.

    The session will largely to add local content (i.e. geographic and natural features, points of interest, movement and transport, amenities and topographic features.) to large map using stickers and pens.

    Day 1 (31 May 2017) Venue: Urban Room, Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street
    • 12:00-14:00
    • 15:00-17:00
    Day 2 (1 June2017) Venue: Urban Room, Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street
    • 09:00-11:00
    • 13:00-15:00

    Your participation would be much appreciated and valued. If you would like to take part, please respond to ( ( with your preferred session from the above list.

    For more information about the Wayfinding project or suggestions about other people/ organisation you think might like to be involved, please contact Anna Grant ( / 0131 529 3521).

  2. May 19: EACC meeting, Thursday 25th May at 7pm in the European Room, Edinburgh City Chambers

Emails received

  1. May 12, 2017: New Fee Structure and Introduction of 3 year licenses for Houses in Multiple Occupation

  2. From East Parkside Proprietors' Association:

  3. May 26, 2017: Continuing correspondence re commercial Vehicle Signage in and approaching Holyrood Park

  4. May 26, 2017: Comments on proposal for Holyrood Park: Cycle-paths and footpaths - especially at the Park gate in Holyrood Park Road (see above).