Still time to comment on proposed works at the Edinburgh Nursery

In advance of submitting an application for Planning Permission to City of Edinburgh Council, the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh held a formal consultation in December, to seek comments on its proposals for works in its Nursery in Inverleith Avenue South.  The  works the Nursery are enabling works in preparation for the larger redevelopment of the North East Quarter of the main garden in Inverleith Row.

Prior to the application being submitted, RBGE is exhibiting the revised Nursery plans, which have been  modified following the earlier consultation and other comments received.  You can view more detail about the proposals in a PDF of the exhibition boards by clicking here.

The exhibition will be at The John Hope Gateway on Arboretum Place from Saturday 9 February 2013 until Sunday 24 February (10am to 5pm).  Two special sessions have been arranged that will be manned by architects, Smith Scott Mullan Associates, from 4-7pm on Wednesday 13 February and from 4-7pm Tuesday 19 February.

If you wish to make comments on the proposals, these comments will be considered as the plans are finalised.  You may make comment at the exhibition via comment sheets, and/or:

  • Write to the architects, Smith Scott Mullan Associates, 378 Leith Walk, Edinburgh EH7 4PF no later than 27 February 2013, or;
  • Send an e-mail to the architects at mail@smith-scott-mullan.co.uk no later than 27 February 2013.

Any comments will be considered by RBGE and the design team as they develop the design before submitting an application for Planning Permission to City of Edinburgh Council.

Please note that comments sent to Smith Scott Mullan Associates are not representations to City of Edinburgh Council. An opportunity to make representations to the Council will exist after the application for Planning Permission is submitted.   

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a charity (registration number SC007983)