Which areas of Edinburgh now have a block against new bars opening?
UNDER the new licensing statement, the following city centre locations will join Cowgate and the Grassmarket and be '¨classed as already '¨providing enough opportunities to purchase alcohol:
By The Newsroom
Published 27th Nov 2018, 19:02 BST- 1 min read
Updated 27th Nov 2018, 19:09 BST
The Old Town, Princes Street, Leith Street, Tollcross, Dean Village, the West End, Haymarket, Southside, Canongate and Dumbiedykes.
A motion was defeated calling for The Shore, Constitution Street, Great Junction Street, South Leith and Pilrig to also be included in the restrictions – areas where at least 34 premises and 14 off-licences are within a ten-minute walk or 800 metres of the local centre – to be described as over-provided.