Proposals for Regeneration Harrison Park East

These are the plans proposed by LKMK for the regeneration of Harrison Park East.  They form part of the consultation being run by The Waters Ways Trust Scotland, British Waterways Scotland, Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust and Edinburgh Council.

The plans aim to upgrade the east side of the park by create new links with the canal, make further use of the bowling green area,  and to replace the current tarmacked private car park.

Option 1

Harrison-Park-Proposal-1 Maintain the existing park layoutConstruct new path between the football pitches and the bowling green hedge.New link to Watson Crescent including ramp suitable for the disabled

Relocate current park entrance on West Bryson Road to the west

Develop activity space within the bowling green area

Option 2

Harrison-Park-Proposal-2 Maintain the existing park layoutCreate new ramp to the canalRelocate current park entrance on West Bryson Road to the west

New path joining the canal new ramp and existing steps to the new entrance on West Bryson Road

New link to Watson Crescent including ramp suitable for the disabled

Create new path through bowling green area along with new play areas

Option 3

Harrison-Park-Proposal-3 Maintain the existing park layoutCreate new ramp to the canal to the east of the existing stepsCreate a new ramp to Watson Crescent

Relocate current park entrance on West Bryson Road to the east

New link to Watson Crescent including ramp suitable for the disabled

Create new path through bowling green area along with new play areas

The plans will be available to view on board the Re-union Barge that will be berthed at Ashley Terrace on Tuesday the 4th of May 2010 at 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. and on Sunday the 9th of May 2010 at 12.30 p.m.- 3 p.m.

Please let us know what you think of the plans either at the event or by contacting us here

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Plans to create 24 allotments in Harrions Park East

Harrison-Park-Proposal-AllotmentsEdinburgh Council has proposed creating up to 24 allotments in the east corner of East Harrison Park.  The proposed allotments would cover the area of the former bowling green.  This area represents about a quarter of Harrison Park East.

The draft strategy is now subject to a eight week consultation period from 26 March to 21 May. The Council is seeking your views on the contents of the strategy and the action plans which have been prepared.

More information can be found on Edinburgh Councils website here.  The specific plans for Harrison Park are in the document titled “South West NP Action Plan” (2.4mb download) and are on page 22.

Please let Edinburgh Council what you think, or alternatively drop us a note via the Contact Us page.

Harrison Park Public Consultation

Local residents are invited to contribute to the design proposals for Harrison Park East.

The Waterways Trust Scotland, British Waterways Scotland and Edinburgh City Council are hosting a consultation about the new proposals for regeneration in the park.

The event will take place on board the Re-union Barge that will be berthed at Ashley Terrace on Tuesday the 4th of May 2010 at 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. and on Sunday the 9th of May 2010 at 12.30 p.m.- 3 p.m.

The new Harrison Park proposals by LKMK will be on display and comments and feedback will be used to influence the final design.

Light refreshments will be served on board.

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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.

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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