Shorter hours for proposed Holy Corner pub over noise fears

A company set to give a former bank a new lease of life as a “super pub” has had a late licence curtailed after residents raised concerns over noise.

Tuesday, 29th January 2019, 11:14 am
Updated Tuesday, 29th January 2019, 11:15 am
Signature Pubs, led by director Nic Wood, above, is transforming the old Bank of Scotland at Holy Corner in Morningside into a 300-capacity restuarant, bar and event space.

Signature Pubs, led by director Nic Wood, above, is transforming the old Bank of Scotland at Holy Corner in Morningside into a 300-capacity restaurant, bar and event space.

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The company had applied to the Edinburgh Licensing Board for a 1am licence – but councillors only allowed it to open from 11am until midnight, seven days a week.

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Caroline Loudon, representing the company, said she couldn’t accept an initial 11pm closing time proposal put forward by Cllr Nick Cook.

She said: “It’s a restaurant and bar with outdoor seating. We are a tried and tested operator.

“They are terribly restrictive hours that makes investment very tricky.”