Tag: Path improvements

Sustrans volunteers get stuck in to improve paths

Scraping back the edges and solving the flooding

Sustrans North Edinburgh volunteers got stuck in to making some path improvements on Wednesday evening at the Craigleith Junction. Long frustrated by mud and puddles taking up half the width of the path, and soil and grass encroaching on the edges, a team of six assembled with spades, shovels and brooms to try and tackle [...]

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Drainage works underway on Trinity path

Trinity path flood works

For many years, a stream of water has been running across the Trinity path near Warriston Gardens, and in very wet conditions is often joined by a second stream a few metres away. Usually, this is nothing more serious than an unpleasant, wet and muddy mess, but in the winter the two streams freeze into [...]

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For all those who helped plant bulbs on the paths….

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Over the past two years, Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust have been running bulb-planting sessions on several sections of the north Edinburgh cycle paths, supported by the People’s Postcode Lottery and local volunteers. The most recent section to get the floral makeover was at Fiveways Junction back in November. Those that were planted in 2011 are now in their second [...]

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Major improvements ahead on North Meadow Walk

North Meadow Walk, due for refurbishment

Starting in May, North Meadow Walk is to be completely overhauled for its entire length from Buccleuch Place in the east to Melville Drive/Brougham Place in the west. The planned works are quite substantial, coming at a cost of around £360,000, and will solve many of the problems faced on this path by both cyclists [...]

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Leith Links path improvements

Anyone regularly cycling between Leith Links and Portobello will be glad to see that the narrow strip of path running alongside the allotments between Links Gardens and Seafield Place is being improved as part of the path improvements in Leith Lin…

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Path improvements update – the Meadows

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Works to improve the layout of the junction at the south of Middle Meadow Walk at Argyle Place are nearly finished, with the junction having now re-opened to cyclists and pedestrians. The design of the cyclist “triangle” for accessing/leaving the …

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