Campaigners win fight against plans for Corstorphine block of flats

Controversial plans for a five-storey block of flats in Corstorphine have been refused by the city council's planning department.

Wednesday, 23rd May 2018, 2:21 pm
Updated Wednesday, 23rd May 2018, 2:36 pm
Residents of Pinkhill Park who were against the plans for a block of flats in Corstorphine.

Developers Dandara had submitted an application to knock down an existing office building at 33 Pinkhill to make way for 51 apartments.

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Campaigners in last-gasp bid to block flat development in Corstorphine

Despite opposition, the plans had been recommended for approval by council chiefs ahead of today’s development management sub-committee meeting.

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However members of the committee have overruled the decision and refused the application highlighting concerns of the height of the multi-storey development.

The news has come to the joy of campaigners who highlighted a range of issues concerning parking, traffic and road safety.

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