GRANTON WATERFRONT 

Wardie Bay Residents Association (WBRA):

Granton Waterfront Masterplan Consultation : A response has been submitted by Wardie Bay Residents Association on 22nd Nov 2018  – Download


Marine License Applications: Granton Harbour Dredging

Deadline: 9th December, 2018 

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Two license applications have been lodged to the Marine Scotland by Marina developers.
First – Granton harbour will be dredged to enable marina construction.
Second – license for engineering works; North Mole Extension, Inner Revetment and Quay Wall etc. In total 156564 wet tonnes of harbour sediments will be dredged and disposed.
A single EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment) has been carried out for applications.
All info & applications can be accessed via;
http://bit.ly/2TIRzdt , which includes Non-technical summary ( http://bit.ly/2Bw2IYf ) , Habitat Regulation Appraisal (HRA) and Marine Mammal Protection Plan etc.
Alternatively; documents are available for inspection, free of charge and on appointment, via Garry Freckleton on 07810 880603 at The Old Gunpowder Store, 21 Lochinver Drive, Edinburgh, EH5 1RY

Any representations/response on above applications should be made in writing to the consenting authority; to the Scottish Ministers by email to: ms.marinelicensing@gov.scot or by post to:
The Scottish Government, Marine Scotland Licensing Operations Team
Marine Laboratory, 375 Victoria Road
Aberdeen, AB11 9DB

Deadline: 9th December, 2018


Consultation Granton Waterfront Regeneration Lanuched ( 02 Nov 2018)

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There will be three stages to the consultation as the vision for Granton Waterfront develops. Please find details about stage 1 event this week.
STAGE 1: Granton Waterfront – First consultation
Date: 8 November 2018, 2pm – 7pm
Venue: Madelvic House, 33 Granton Park Ave, Edinburgh EH5 1HS
Come along for a hot drink and a biscuit, meet the team, and share your experiences and ideas with us. This is an opportunity for you to help shape the future of Granton. All are welcome!
STAGE 2; 14 January 2019: Community event
STAGE 3: March 2019: Community event (See details)

Online survey: Granton Waterfront Regeneration (Opened on 02/11/2018)

To take part on survey and for more information, please visit this page: https://bit.ly/2Djp6WC . Deadline:  22 Nov 2018 

For more information, contact: housingregeneration@edinburgh.gov.uk


USEFUL DOCUMENTS 

  • NEN News report on 30 July event: Click here
  • Granton Waterfront Regeneration Strategy (22/03/2018) – download
  • Granton Waterfront Regeneration Consultation brief (02/11/2018)- download

PAST COMMUNITY  ENGAGEMENT : MA

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GDCC hosted an event: Granton Harbour Marina: What does this mean for Local Communities ? Date: 30 July 2018, Monday , 7:00pm
Venue: Granton Parish Church, 55 Boswall Parkway, Edinburgh EH5 2DA 
The event shows a great interest from the local residents. Over 150 attended the event and variety of opinion expressed by the audience. Most of the people were concerned about past involvements, commitments and organisation’s involvement and the delivery of masterplan etc. 

It has been clearly demonstrated that there is lack of proper community engagement on planning/regeneration aspect of the Granton Waterfront area -as a whole. Local MP, Concillors and reps. of the key organisations were attended among the audience and listened the evidences from local residents. See details of the event , click here