Agenda

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Items
No. Item

1. Order of Business

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1.1

Order of Business

1.1       Including any notices of motion, hearing requests from ward councillors and any other items of business submitted as urgent for consideration at the meeting.

 

1.2       Any member of the Council can request a Hearing if an item raises a local issue affecting their ward. Members of the Sub-Committee can request a presentation on any items in part 4 or 5 of the agenda. Members must advise Committee Services of their request by no later than 1.00pm on Monday 29 July 2019 (see contact details in the further information section at the end of this agenda).

 

1.3       If a member of the Council has submitted a written request for a hearing to be held on an application that raises a local issue affecting their ward, the Development Management Sub-Committee will decide after receiving a presentation on the application whether or not to hold a hearing based on the information submitted. All requests for hearings will be notified to members prior to the meeting.

 

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2. Declaration of interests

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2.1

Declarations of interest

Members should declare any financial and non-financial interests they have in the items of business for consideration, identifying the relevant agenda item and the nature of their interest.

 

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3. Minutes

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3.1

Minutes of the Development Management Subcommittee of 6 February 2019

Minutes of Previous Meeting of Development Management Sub-Committee of 6 February 2019 – circulated for approval as a correct record

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3.2

Minutes of the Development Management Sub-Committee of 20 February 2019

Minutes of Previous Meeting of Development Management Sub-Committee of 20 February 2019 – circulated for approval as a correct record

 

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3.3

Minutes of the Development Management Sub-Committee of 6 March 2019

Minutes of Previous Meeting of Development Management Sub-Committee of 6 March 2019 – circulated for approval as a correct record

 

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3.4

Minutes of the Development Management Sub-Committee of 20 March 2019

Minutes of Previous Meeting of Development Management Sub-Committee of 20 March 2019 – circulated for approval as a correct record

 

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4. General Applications, Miscellaneous Business and Pre-Application Reports

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The keyissues for the Pre-Application reports and the recommendation bythe Chief Planning Officer or other Chief Officers detailed in their reports on applications will be approved withoutdebate unless the Clerk to the meeting indicates otherwise during “Order of Business”at item 1.

 

Pre- Applications

 

Applications

 

4.1

Lochside Way, Edinburgh (Land Adjacent To) - Forthcoming application by Parabola Edinburgh Limited for the development of the Southern Phase of Edinburgh Park to comprise a mix of uses including residential (Class 9 houses and sui generis flats), student accommodation and serviced apartments (sui generis), offices (Class 4), hotel (Class 7), crèche (Class 10), leisure (Class 11), ancillary Class 1/ Class 2/ Class 3 and sui generis public house, car parking, landscaping, roads, access and associated works. The submission of this PAN follows an earlier consultation in respect of the site. This PAN reflects a new approach to the site to take forward a residential lead masterplan - application no 19/02776/PAN pdf icon PDF 240 KB

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4.2

The Forts, 3 Hawes Brae, South Queensferry EH30 9TE - Forthcoming application by Network Rail Infrastructure Limited for proposed development of reception centre and bridge access system with associated car parking, landscaping and servicing and alterations to existing pedestrian and vehicular access - application no 19/02357/PAN pdf icon PDF 212 KB

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9 Briery Bauks, Edinburgh, EH8 9TE - Proposed change of use from residential to commercial short term residential lets. - application no 19/01531/FUL- pdf icon PDF 170 KB

It is recommended that this application be REFUSED. 

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4.4

Boroughmuir High School, 111 Viewforth, Edinburgh, EH11 1FL - Proposed 5 storey extension to Boroughmuir High School, including 12 new classrooms, community facilities, ancillary accommodation, relocation of existing footpath, alterations to external landscaping, and secure car park compound (as amended)- application no 19/02377/FUL pdf icon PDF 196 KB

It Is recommended that this application be GRANTED.

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4.5

15 Comiston Drive, Edinburgh, EH10 5QR- Create new car parking space by removing the front wall and railings for access. Add triple bin store and bike store with new path to front door and gravel area - application no 19/01115/FUL pdf icon PDF 180 KB

It is recommended that this application be PARTLY GRANTED and PARTLY REFUSED.

 

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4.6

134 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh, EH12 6TS, East Lodge - Two freestanding digital billboards, measuring 6m wide by 3m tall. Five 4m tall canvas signs on westerly approach to the zoo - application no 19/02194/ADV pdf icon PDF 172 KB

It is recommended that this application be REFUSED.

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4.7

40 Ferry Road, Edinburgh, EH6 4AE- Advertisement of the following types: Fascia Sign - application no 19/03037/ADV pdf icon PDF 157 KB

It is recommended that this application be GRANTED.

 

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4.8

159 Fountainbridge Edinburgh (Site At Former)- Mixed use development comprising residential (flats) and other commercial uses including Class 3 Food and Drink and Class 11 Assembly and Leisure with associated access roads, landscaping / public realm and car parking (as amended) - application no 19/00256/FUL pdf icon PDF 338 KB

It is recommended that this application be GRANTED.

 

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4.9

17 Frogston Road East, Edinburgh (Land 296 Metres South Of) - Change of house types and creation of 7 additional units to form 13 terraced houses - application no 19/00869/FUL pdf icon PDF 204 KB

It is recommended that this application be GRANTED.

 

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4.10

17 Frogston Road East, Edinburgh (Land 296 Metres South Of) - Change of house types and creation of 5 additional units to form 22 cottage flats, 15 terraced houses and 2 semi-detached houses - application no 19/00871/FUL pdf icon PDF 205 KB

It is recommended that this application be GRANTED.

 

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17 Frogston Road East, Edinburgh (Land 296 Metres South Of) - Change of house types and creation of 10 additional units to form 22 terraced houses - application no 19/00872/FUL pdf icon PDF 204 KB

It is recommended that this application be GRANTED.

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4.12

17 Frogston Road East, Edinburgh (Land 296 Metres South Of) - Change of house types and creation of 16 additional units to form 39 terraced houses - application no 19/00868/FUL pdf icon PDF 206 KB

It is recommended that this application be GRANTED.

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4.13

2 - 3 Hermitage Place, Edinburgh, EH6 8AF - Erect new 2 storey building on land at rear of hotel as ancillary accommodation for the hotel) - application no 19/00653/FUL pdf icon PDF 197 KB

It is recommended that this application be GRANTED.

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4.47

6 John's Place, Edinburgh, EH6 7EP - Change of use from language school to guest house application no 19/01932/FUL pdf icon PDF 189 KB

It is recommended that this application be GRANTED.

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4.15

18,19,20,21,22,23 & 24 John's Lane, Edinburgh, EH6 7EU - Alterations to an existing derelict warehouse linked to the creation of 20 residential units - application no 19/01855/LBC pdf icon PDF 196 KB

It is recommended that this application be GRANTED.         

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4.16

Lochend House, 33 - 35 Lochend Road South, Edinburgh EH7 6BR - Change of use to guest house - application no 19/01720/FUL pdf icon PDF 187 KB

It is recommended that this application be GRANTED.

 

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4.17

69 - 71 Marionville Road, Edinburgh, EH7 6AQ - Planning permission for the demolition of two existing business class units and the erection of a new residential development of 120 units. Units are split over 4 apartment buildings, noted as Block A (East Block) Block B (South Block), Block C (West Block) and Block D (North Block), and a terrace of 10 mews houses. Application also concerns car parking, car port and associated landscaping (as amended) - application no 18/10499/FUL pdf icon PDF 335 KB

It is recommended that this application be REFUSED.

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25 Milton Link, Edinburgh, EH15 3QH - Variation of condition (ii) imposed on planning permission TP/5/M/2264/85 to enable the sale of food for up to 743 sq.m - application no 18/09995/FUL pdf icon PDF 226 KB

It is recommended that this application be GRANTED.

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4.19

63 Morningside Drive, Edinburgh, EH10 5NQ - Change of use from nursing home (class 8) to dwelling with a two-storey east side extension; single storey rear extension; single storey west side extension; and associated garden landscaping. - application no 19/02190/FUL pdf icon PDF 170 KB

It is recommended that this application be GRANTED.

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4.20

New Street Edinburgh (Land Adjacent To) - Application for the discharge of a planning obligation clause relating to Car Club provisions - application no 19/00398/OBL pdf icon PDF 173 KB

It is recommended that this application beACCEPTED and the agreement be MODIFIED.

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4.21

New Street Edinburgh (Land Adjacent To) - Application for the discharge of a planning obligation clause relating to the provision of a Travel Plan - application no 19/00400/OBL pdf icon PDF 174 KB

It is recommended that this application beACCEPTED and the agreement be MODIFIED.

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4.22

New Street Edinburgh (Land Adjacent To) - Application for the discharge of a planning obligation clause relating to the provision of affordable business space - application no 19/00536/OBL pdf icon PDF 219 KB

It is recommended that this application beACCEPTED and the agreement be MODIFIED.

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4.23

Ravelston Dykes Quarry, Ravelston Dykes Road, Edinburgh - Material and design amendments to approved dwellinghouse on Plot 1 of planning permission reference 16/05074/FUL. External alterations including changes to materials, window openings and replacement of pitched roof with flat roof garden - application no 19/01108/FUL pdf icon PDF 231 KB

It is recommended that this application be GRANTED.

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4.24

Ravelston Dykes Quarry, Ravelston Dykes Road, Edinburgh - Material and design amendments to approved dwelling house on Plot 2 of planning permission reference 16/05074/FUL. External alterations including changes to materials, window openings and replacement of pitched roof with flat roof garden - application no 19/01090/FUL pdf icon PDF 228 KB

It is recommended that this application be GRANTED.

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4.25

Ravelston Dykes Quarry, Ravelston Dykes Road, Edinburgh - Material and design amendments to approved dwelling house on Plot 3 of planning permission reference 16/05074/FUL. External alterations including changes to materials, window openings and replacement of pitched roof with flat roof garden - application no 19/01091/FUL pdf icon PDF 228 KB

It is recommended that this application be GRANTED.

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4.26

Royal Botanic Nursery, Inverleith Avenue South, Edinburgh - Construction of Plant Health Suite, Sustainable Energy Centre, multi service trench, oil tanks, landscape works and related infrastructure at RBGE Nursery (as amended) - application no - 18/10304/FUL pdf icon PDF 236 KB

It is recommended that this application be GRANTED.

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4.27

Stopping Up Order - Parts of Muirhouse Avenue, Muirhouse Avenue North, Muirhouse Crescent and Muirhouse Way, Edinburgh PO/18/05 - application no PO/18/05 pdf icon PDF 418 KB

It is recommended that the Stopping Up Order be CONFIRMED.

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4.28

West Bonnington Farm, Bonnington, Kirknewton, EH27 8BB- Erection of farmhouse in connection with agricultural use (as amended) - application no 18/10372/FUL pdf icon PDF 208 KB

It is recommended that this application be GRANTED.

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5. Returning Applications

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These applications have been discussedpreviously bythe Sub- Committee.  A decision to grant, refuse or continueconsideration will be made following a presentation bythe Chief Planning Officer and discussion on each item.

 

5.1

Returning Applications

None

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6. Applications for Hearing

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The Chief Planning Officer has identified the following applications as meeting the criteria for Hearings. The protocol note by the Head of Strategy and Insight sets out the procedure for the hearing.

6.1

South East Wedge, Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh - Protocol Note by the Head of Strategy and Communications (circulated) - application nos 19/01032/FUL and 19/01481/FUL pdf icon PDF 144 KB

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6.2

South East Wedge, Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh - Erection of 505 residential dwellings, 350 sq m of retail, open space and associated infrastructure - application no 19/01481/FUL pdf icon PDF 426 KB

It is recommended that this application be REFUSED.

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South East Wedge, Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh - Erection of 199 residential dwellings, public open space and associated infrastructure - application no 19/01032/FUL pdf icon PDF 347 KB

It is recommended that this application be REFUSED.

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7. Applications for Detailed Presentation

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The Chief Planning Officer has identified the following applications for detailed presentation tothe Sub-Committee.  A decision to grant, refuse or continueconsideration will be made following the presentation and discussion on each item.

 

7.1

7 - 17 Leven Street, Edinburgh EH3 9LH - Partial demolition of the existing building and construction of 8 flatted dwellings including internal and external alterations to the existing shop (as amended) - application no 19/01461/FUL pdf icon PDF 261 KB

It is recommended that this application be GRANTED.

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7.2

Royal Blind School, 2B Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh EH16 5NA - Refurbishment and conversion of existing listed school for residential use (21 units). Refurbishment and extension of existing gate lodge building. Demolition of non-listed structures and formation of new residential dwellings (27 units),(as amended) - application no 18/10180/FUL pdf icon PDF 400 KB

It is recommended that this application be GRANTED.

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Royal Blind School, 2B Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh EH16 5NA - Refurbishment and conversion of existing listed school for residential use. Refurbishment and extension of gate lodge building - application no 18/10258/LBC pdf icon PDF 214 KB

It is recommended that this application be PARTLY GRANTED and PARTLY REFUSED.

 

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7.4

Royal Botanic Garden, 20A Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH3 5LR - Restoration, improvement and redevelopment of the North East corner of the Royal Botanic Garden. Development comprises works to listed buildings and structures; construction of a new glasshouse, research glasshouses, education building, horticultural support building and associated buildings; landscape works; erection of polytunnels and temporary decent facilities; temporary construction access road; and associated development and demolition (as amended) - application no 19/01068/FUL pdf icon PDF 430 KB

It is recommended that this application be GRANTED.

 

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7.5

Royal Botanic Garden, 20A Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH3 5LR - Alterations and restoration works to the Victorian Palm houses, the 1967 glasshouses, and relocation of the Linnaeus Monument. Works will also include the temporary removal of gates and railings at Inverleith Place to facilitate the proposed construction access. (as amended) - application no 19/01069/LBC pdf icon PDF 239 KB

It is recommended that this application be GRANTED.

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Royal Botanic Garden 20A Inverleith Row Edinburgh EH3 5LR - Complete demolition in a Conservation Area - application no 19/01070/CON pdf icon PDF 220 KB

It is recommended that this application be GRANTED.

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8. Returning Applications Following Site Visit

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Theseapplicationshave beendiscussed at a previous meeting of the Sub-Committee and were continued to allowmembers to visit the sites. A decision to grant, refuse or continueconsideration will be made following a presentation bythe Chief Planning Officer and discussion on each item.

 

8.1

37 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh, EH12 5QQ - Demolition of existing house, erection of new building to form residential apartments with associated car parking and landscaping. - application no 18/02404/FUL pdf icon PDF 300 KB

It is recommended that this application be GRANTED.

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