Edinburgh Canal Strategy – Consultation

Edinburgh City Council is consulting on the future of the Union Canal between Ratho and the City Centre.

The proposals include development ‘hubs’ at Ratho, Wester Hailes and between Harrison Park and the basin.

Public consultation workshops…

  • Wednesday 3 November – Ratho Community Centre – 6pm
  • Wednesday 17 November – Wester Hailes Library – 6pm
  • Monday 22 November – Polwarth Parish Churchonline slots 6pm
  • Wednesday 24 November – Tollcross Community Centre – 6pm
  • Saturday 20 November – Reunion Canal Boat – Edinburgh Quay from 10am – 12pm,  Harrison Park from 12.30 – 2.30pm. Feel free to take the trip down the canal with us between 12 and 12.30 or at 2.30pm

Consultation details and downloadable report…


Council address for all queries and comments…

Kate Hopper, City Development, Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street, Edinburgh, EH8 8BG,   kate.hopper@edinburgh.go.uk.

Planning Application Submitted for Harrison Park East Development

A planning application has been submitted to Edinburgh Council for the development of Harrison Park East, near to the end of Watson Crescent.

The application can be found on the Edinburgh Council Planning Portal here. Through the planning portal you can submit comments on the proposal.


The plan roughly follows Option 2 from the recent consultation.

PDF files of the development:-

One thing to notice about the submitted plans is the space given over to a car park.

Original Plan Original-planNew planLarge-Car-Park