We have engaged with communities and stakeholders at key points in the project programme to-date, seeking feedback, views and opinions on the design. A summary of the findings are shown below.

West Edinburgh Link Traffic Orders

The changes described in the Traffic Orders for the project were presented to Transport and Environment Committee in February 2023. The remaining objections to the TRO were set aside at this meeting. The objections to the RSO were approved to be passed to Transport Scotland, who set aside the objections in July 2023

Gogarloch / South Gyle Parking Restrictions

Through consultation and parking studies, we are considering the implementation of a residents priority parking zones (RPPZ) in the Gogarloch and South Gyle residential areas. A final decision on the implementation of any RPPZ in these areas will be made in Autumn 2022 following further parking surveys in the area.

Corstorphine Community Council

The project team attended the Corstorphine Community Council on 21st January 2020 to discuss the proposals and options. A document has been prepared that provides answers to questions asked on the night.

Concept Design Engagement

We have now completed the Concept Design consultation for the project which ran from 15th March to 10th May 2019 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.

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