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Essential Gas Works on Redford Road will start on 10 August & Corrennie Drive on the 24th

SGN have written to us as follows:

 

We will restart work in Redford Road/Colinton Road on Monday the 10 August and will last approximately six weeks. This work will be carried out by our contractor George Ritchie, Utilities on our behalf

During this project we are required to commission the gas mains previously laid and decommission the existing metallic apparatus. This will involve:

  • Redford Road closure to through vehicular traffic between Redford Drive and Colinton Road. Local access will still be maintained.
  • Closure of Thorburn Road junction with Colinton Road. Both these roads will not be closed at the same time.
  • Temporary signals will beCn place on Colinton Road which will likely cause delays during peak periods. These will be manually controlled throughout.

To help carryout these essential works parking suspensions will also be in place throughout.

UPDATE: 

We’re also looking to restart work in the Corrennie Drive on Monday the 24 August; it will last approximately 3-4 weeks.
During this phase of the project there are no requirements for road closures or parking restrictions to be in place.
 

We wish to assure you that work will progress as quickly as possible and we will make every effort to minimise any inconvenience caused by our works.

We’re working closely with Scottish Government to make sure we carry out our project in line with all expert coronavirus guidance. We have extra safety precautions in place to protect our colleagues and our communities while we work. There’s more information about our coronavirus response on our website: sgn.co.uk/coronavirus

We’re writing to residents and other local stakeholders to make them aware of our project and explain the details of our work. Please feel free to also share this information with anyone you think may be impacted by our project.

If you have any specific enquiries about this project, please call us on 0800 912 1700 and our customer service team will be happy to help.

Thank you for your support during these challenging times.

Kind regards

Caroline

Caroline Lawrie, Stakeholder and Community Manager
T: +44 (0)131 469 1701 (: 31701)
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SGN, Axis House, 5 Lonehead Drive, Newbridge, Edinburgh,EH28 8TG

Updated Lothian Buses Schedule from July 12 and 2 August- update re 45

Lothian Buses changes to services from Sunday 12 July and upcoming changes from 2 August

Lothian Buses network changes from 12 July include:

Service 10
Service reintroduced between Western Harbour and Torphin/Bonaly. The route will be changed in Leith: towards Torphin/Bonaly it will operate via Great Junction Street, Bonnington Road, Broughton Road, McDonald Road and Leith Walk. Journeys towards Western Harbour buses will run via Elm Row, Annandale Street, Bellevue Road, McDonald Road, Broughton Road, Bonnington Road and Great Junction Street.
On Monday to Friday the frequency will be every 15 minutes between Western Harbour and Colinton then buses extend to either Torphin or Bonaly (2 buses per hour to each terminus), every 20 minutes on Saturday (1 bus per hour to Bonaly and 2 buses per hour to Torphin) and every 30 minutes on Sunday (1 bus per hour to Bonaly and 1 per hour to Torphin).

Service 16 
Revised route and timetable. Torphin will no longer be served (replaced by service 10), as well as Morningside Drive/Balcarres Street (replaced by services 23 & 36). All buses will terminate at Colinton Westgarth Avenue.
The frequency will be increased to every 12 minutes on Monday to Friday and every 15 minutes on Saturdays and Sundays.

Skylink 400

Route extended from Gyle Centre to Edinburgh Airport. Revised timetable with buses operating every 30 minutes seven days a week.

From 2 August changes include:

 Service 16

Revised timetable. Frequency increased to every 10 minutes on Monday to Friday, and every 12 minutes on Saturday.

Skylink 400

Minor timetable changes on Monday-Friday with additional capacity for Firrhill, St Augustines and Forrester pupils. 

Service 45

This service will not be reinstated in the forseeable future due to low passenger numbers anticipated, with people continuing to work from home and Universities not going back full-time. The suggested alternative pro tem is to take the 44 and change at Gillespie Crossroads to the 400.

Proposed parking restrictions on Bonaly and Torduff Roads

 

Proposed parking restrictions on Bonaly and Torduff roads. Any comments and objections should be lodged by 14 August...

 

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Thanks for the image  to Cllr Scott Arthur 

The Council have brought forward plans to introduce parking restrictions on Bonaly Road & Torduff Road. This is "to improve visibility between drivers/pedestrians, assist vehicle movement and enhance road safety."

The proposals relating to this Order can be viewed online at the Council website undefined">www.edinburgh.gov.uk/trafficorders from 24 July 2020 to 14 August 2020.

If you wish to submit an objection to the proposal, please do so by 14 August 2020 quoting notice reference number TRO/18/29A: undefined…/view-comment-traffic-orde…/4…