Consultation

We will carry out public consultation at key points in the project programme, seeking feedback, views and opinions on the design. Dates and venues will be advised at each of these stages. We will also publish the summary findings here.

Public space improvements

Our public consultation on proposed improvements to public space has now closed. We will publish the summary report of your feedback in the coming weeks on this Consultation page.

Concept Design Engagement

We have now completed the Concept Design consultation for the project which ran from 15th March to 10th May and included:

  • Presenting at 4 Community Council meetings
  • 8 ‘meet the team’ events at various locations, including Gyle Shopping Centre, Westside Plaza, Gogarloch and South Gyle Crescent
  • Distribution of 15,000 leaflets to residents and the public at drop- in events
  • Dedicated project website and online survey

 

Consultation Summary

  • 49,000 people reached through Facebook and tweets seen 121,500 times on Twitter
  • 432 online surveys were completed
  • 4,500 hits on the project website
  • 900 comments received through online or face- to- face discussion
  • Overall, there is an 84% level of support/ strong support for the project

The summary report provides a more detailed look at the information presented and collected.

Next steps

Having reviewed the information provided throughout the consultation period, the team is now commencing on a period of further design and development. It is anticipated that this will carry through to the winter, at which time further public consultation will be arranged. Specific consultation may be arranged with relevant stakeholders over the coming months to assist in the design process.

Get In Touch

Waverley Court
4 East Market Street
Edinburgh
EH8 8BG

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