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30/01/2017

Appeal: Arthur’s Seat views retained in Edinburgh housing scheme

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A reporter has approved the erection of 10 houses on an infill site in Edinburgh, after assessing that key aspects of the Cragmillar Park Conservation Area, including views to Arthur’s Seat, would not be compromised.

Reporter Lorna McCallum noted that the site is currently open land that is used for informal recreational purposes – mostly dog walking – but said she was not convinced it made an important contribution to the essential character of the conservation area. Forty-two per cent of the site would remain as accessible open space and the appellant agreed to contributions towards a grass sp.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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