Morningside says no to Marks: Looking back at Edinburgh in 1992

Residents of Morningside in Edinburgh take to the streets to protest at the planned Marks & Spencer food store in April 1992.
Residents of Morningside in Edinburgh take to the streets to protest at the planned Marks & Spencer food store in April 1992.
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A look in pictures at Edinburgh in the 90s.

Exterior of the Elsie Inglis hospital, with a For Sale sign in August.

Continental Circus Berlin's ringmaster Chris Balthrop gives Rani the elephant a dish of haggis, her favourite food, at Murrayfield ice rink in Edinburgh July 1992. Piper not identified.

Continental Circus Berlin's ringmaster Chris Balthrop gives Rani the elephant a dish of haggis, her favourite food, at Murrayfield ice rink in Edinburgh July 1992. Piper not identified.

Scottish socialist politician Tommy Sheridan, prospective party candidate in the general election, speaks to the press at Saughton prison in March.

Morningside residents take to the streets to ­protest at the planned Marks & Spencer food store in April.

A Dalek and a Cyberman wait at a bus stop in ­Shandwick Place to advertise Edinburgh’s new night club, The Tardis, in September.

New rhinoceros calf Shimba makes her first public appearance with her mother Umfolozi at Edinburgh Zoo in 1992.

Prime Minister John Major is mobbed by photographers and the Press during a visit to the St James Centre in Edinburgh, September 1992.

Prime Minister John Major is mobbed by photographers and the Press during a visit to the St James Centre in Edinburgh, September 1992.

Continental Circus Berlin’s ringmaster Chris Balthrop gives Rani the elephant a dish of haggis, her favourite food, at Murrayfield ice rink in July.

Prime Minister John Major is mobbed by the press ­during a visit to the St James Centre in September.

Children from Pilton took their home-made rafts down to the River Almond on Fun in the Sun day in August.

Exterior of the Elsie Inglis hospital in Edinburgh, with a For Sale sign in August 1992.

Exterior of the Elsie Inglis hospital in Edinburgh, with a For Sale sign in August 1992.

A dalek and a cyberman wait at a bus stop in Shandwick Place to advertise Edinburgh's new night club The Tardis, September 1992.

A dalek and a cyberman wait at a bus stop in Shandwick Place to advertise Edinburgh's new night club The Tardis, September 1992.

New rhinoceros calf Shimba makes her first public appearance with her mother Umfolozi at Edinburgh Zoo in October 1992.

New rhinoceros calf Shimba makes her first public appearance with her mother Umfolozi at Edinburgh Zoo in October 1992.

Children from Pilton in Edinburgh made their own rafts and took them down the River Almond on Fun in the Sun day in August 1992

Children from Pilton in Edinburgh made their own rafts and took them down the River Almond on Fun in the Sun day in August 1992

Scottish socialist politician Tommy Sheridan, prospective party candidate in the General Election, speaks to the Press in Edinburgh's Saughton prison in March 1992.

Scottish socialist politician Tommy Sheridan, prospective party candidate in the General Election, speaks to the Press in Edinburgh's Saughton prison in March 1992.