April 2024

South Edinburgh

It is difficult to classify some projects by area..

  • This page is for areas South of the Grange/Morningside/KB area
  • For Southside/Meadows/Grange/KB etc see our South Central page
  • Check out other Edinburgh areas on this page
  • For Midlothian (or other Lothians areas) see here
  • The Sheriffhall saga has led to wider lobbying on trunk road cycling issues – see the national issues page
  • For Spokes submissions on more general Edinburgh policy issues see this page.


2301 Sheriffhall Roundabout and Side-Road Orders [also 1912 below] The public inquiry is now underway.  Spokes has joined with the ShOO group in a joint inquiry submission.

2208 Inch Park Masterplan  Consultation / consultation document / Spokes response

2206 Burdiehouse Walk Wheel Cycle improvements  Consultation / text & outline maps / detailed maps / Spokes response

2005 Old Dalkeith Road [covid temp cycle lane] – see SfP (covid) schemes page

1912 Sheriffhall Roundabout and Side-Road Orders

1911 Cameron Toll to Bioquarter segregated cycleroute  Consultation  Spokes response  Inch Community Assn response

1810-> Sheriffhall connecting routes, and the City/Region Deal

1805 QR61 Old Dalkeith Rd crossing & connections at Royal Infirmary  consultation summary  consultation website  Spokes response

1708/1710/1808 Sheriffhall roundabout  The extensive pressure led to a major rethink and 2 stakeholder workshops showing greatly improved provision.  Notes from 2nd workshop (Oct 2017)Worked-up cycleroute plans (Aug 2018)1808 consultn plan7a Download

1706 Sheriffhall roundabout (and trunk road projects more widely)  Spokes supports petition by Michaela Jackson of Gorebridge Community Trust at Scottish Parliament Petitions Committee.   [1709/1710 and 1802 – further correspondence – see National issues page, para 1706].

1704 Sheriffhall roundabout  ScotGov chooses Option B – the worst for cycling.  Spokes letter to Transport Minister.   Government reply.  Our website story and tweet.    Sustrans response.   Sustrans blogpost.   We continually use Sheriffhall as an example of trying to fit cycling in after the main decisions taken – example1 [p5];  example2.

1703 Braid Road, safety proposals  Council consultation website  Consultation summary  Spokes response [pdf]

1612 Sheriffhall Roundabout  Government consultation on options    Consultation leaflet [pdf 7.5MB]    Spokes response.    Sustrans response comparing the 3 options.

1108 Royal Hospital for Sick Children [RHSC] planning application for moving to the Little France site – major cycling improvements following 2010 consultation below – thanks if you commented then!   Spokes circular to medical and local members.

1004 Royal Hospital for Sick Children [RHSC] consultation on moving to the Little France site.   Spokes circular to medical and local members.

1002 Old Dalkeith Road : Further changes to the plans – Transport Cttee report 9.2.10 – one disappointment, one excellent development.   See section (B) of this circular to Spokes medical members.   The Orders are expected to be advertised for public comment/objection around April/May.

0910 Old Dalkeith Road : Final Orders [we think!] for the new bus/bike scheme – a big improvement on the original proposals and a huge improvement on the present road conditions!  Council letter [doc 157k]  OD Rd map1 [pdf 3.2MB]  OD Rd map2 [pdf 1.3MB].

0908 Old Dalkeith Road consultation : Council Old Dalkeith Road proposals “ major bus priority scheme, new bus/cycle lanes, additional double-yellow lines, etc “ Comments required by 27 August. Consultation letter [doc 45k]  ConsultationMap [pdf 749k]