Edinburgh Harbour Forth Ports Planning Application

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This presentation was given at a public meeting held by Forth Ports to describe their proposals to redevelop the Leith Docks area of Edinburgh.

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Edinburgh Harbour Forth Ports Planning Application

  1. 1. Regenerating Leith Docks
  2. 2. Edinburgh Harbour, Leith Docks The Heart of Edinburgh’s Waterfront Community Council Presentation January 27, 2009
  3. 3. vision <ul><li>To provide a heart to anchor Leith Docks and Waterfront City </li></ul><ul><li>To provide a destination on the waterfront </li></ul><ul><li>Catalyst for the regeneration of the wider Leith Docks area </li></ul><ul><li>Re-uniting Leith to its water frontage </li></ul>
  4. 4. approach <ul><li>Waterfront Place – attract people to the waterfront </li></ul><ul><li>Activity – provide reasons for them to want to stay </li></ul><ul><li>Community – deliver a mix of uses to accommodate short-term and long-term stays </li></ul><ul><li>Acces - easy access to the public waterfront and the water, integration of public transport </li></ul>
  5. 5. components <ul><li>WATERFRONT PLACE </li></ul><ul><li>EVENTS </li></ul><ul><li>ATTRACTIONS </li></ul><ul><li>AMENITIES (retail, leisure, hospitality) </li></ul><ul><li>WORKPLACE </li></ul><ul><li>COMMUNITY </li></ul><ul><li>LANDMARKS </li></ul><ul><li>INTERIM USES </li></ul>key components of a mixed use waterfront destination
  6. 6. process 3. Community and stakeholder engagement – an inclusive process 1. Analysis and precedents – learn for best examples of similar efforts worldwide. Amsterdam, Malmo, Sydney, Baltimore 2. Design – initial ideas generated from vision and understanding of context, and tested against brief, market and planning constraints 4. Refinement – Final masterplan, Outline Planning Application
  7. 7. community input what we heard from you <ul><li>Put Leith on the Map – a world class waterfront </li></ul><ul><li>Accessible for all – a range of civic, public and active uses on the waterfront </li></ul><ul><li>Ocean Terminal – remove the barrier to the water </li></ul><ul><li>Amenities for the community – attractive public spaces </li></ul><ul><li>Better choices – of shops, cafes, spaces for farmers markets </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce reliance on cars – make the area pedestrian friendly; tram, reduced car parking. </li></ul><ul><li>Modern and contemporary architecture – but respect heritage of Leith </li></ul>
  8. 8. masterplan <ul><li>Land area 28 HA; water 24 HA </li></ul><ul><li>16,082sm class 1 Retail, 12,720sm Leisure and F&B </li></ul><ul><li>149,000sm residential – approx 1,870 units </li></ul><ul><li>98,700sm of Offices </li></ul><ul><li>64,108sm Hotels – 1,102 rooms </li></ul><ul><li>15,615sm Serviced Apartments - 162 units </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced parking - 5,973 pkg spaces </li></ul><ul><li>5.3 HA open space (20%) </li></ul>at a glance
  9. 9. masterplan <ul><li>public active waterfront </li></ul><ul><li>attractions on esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>cut through Ocean Terminal </li></ul><ul><li>links with community </li></ul><ul><li>engaging with water’s edge </li></ul><ul><li>urban form </li></ul><ul><li>integrated public transport </li></ul><ul><li>active street level </li></ul><ul><li>key views preserved </li></ul><ul><li>massing to reinforce waterfront esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>distinct districts </li></ul>features
  10. 10. masterplan <ul><li>public active waterfront </li></ul><ul><li>attractions on esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>cut through Ocean Terminal </li></ul><ul><li>links with community </li></ul><ul><li>engaging with water’s edge </li></ul><ul><li>urban form </li></ul><ul><li>integrated public transport </li></ul><ul><li>active street level </li></ul><ul><li>key views preserved </li></ul><ul><li>massing to reinforce waterfront esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>distinct districts </li></ul>features
  11. 11. masterplan <ul><li>public active waterfront </li></ul><ul><li>attractions on esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>cut through Ocean Terminal </li></ul><ul><li>links with community </li></ul><ul><li>engaging with water’s edge </li></ul><ul><li>urban form </li></ul><ul><li>integrated public transport </li></ul><ul><li>active street level </li></ul><ul><li>key views preserved </li></ul><ul><li>massing to reinforce waterfront esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>distinct districts </li></ul>features
  12. 12. masterplan <ul><li>public active waterfront </li></ul><ul><li>attractions on esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>cut through Ocean Terminal </li></ul><ul><li>links with community </li></ul><ul><li>engaging with water’s edge </li></ul><ul><li>urban form </li></ul><ul><li>integrated public transport </li></ul><ul><li>active street level </li></ul><ul><li>key views preserved </li></ul><ul><li>massing to reinforce waterfront esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>distinct districts </li></ul>features
  13. 13. masterplan <ul><li>public active waterfront </li></ul><ul><li>attractions on esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>cut through Ocean Terminal </li></ul><ul><li>links with community </li></ul><ul><li>engaging with water’s edge </li></ul><ul><li>urban form </li></ul><ul><li>integrated public transport </li></ul><ul><li>active street level </li></ul><ul><li>key views preserved </li></ul><ul><li>massing to reinforce waterfront esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>distinct districts </li></ul>features
  14. 14. masterplan <ul><li>public active waterfront </li></ul><ul><li>attractions on esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>cut through Ocean Terminal </li></ul><ul><li>links with community </li></ul><ul><li>engaging with water’s edge </li></ul><ul><li>urban form </li></ul><ul><li>integrated public transport </li></ul><ul><li>active street level </li></ul><ul><li>key views preserved </li></ul><ul><li>massing to reinforce waterfront esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>distinct districts </li></ul>features
  15. 15. masterplan <ul><li>public active waterfront </li></ul><ul><li>attractions on esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>cut through Ocean Terminal </li></ul><ul><li>links with community </li></ul><ul><li>engaging with water’s edge </li></ul><ul><li>urban form </li></ul><ul><li>integrated public transport </li></ul><ul><li>active street level </li></ul><ul><li>key views preserved </li></ul><ul><li>massing to reinforce waterfront esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>distinct districts </li></ul>features
  16. 16. masterplan <ul><li>public active waterfront </li></ul><ul><li>attractions on esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>cut through Ocean Terminal </li></ul><ul><li>links with community </li></ul><ul><li>engaging with water’s edge </li></ul><ul><li>urban form </li></ul><ul><li>integrated public transport </li></ul><ul><li>active street level </li></ul><ul><li>key views preserved </li></ul><ul><li>massing to reinforce waterfront esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>distinct districts </li></ul>features
  17. 17. masterplan <ul><li>public active waterfront </li></ul><ul><li>attractions on esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>cut through Ocean Terminal </li></ul><ul><li>links with community </li></ul><ul><li>engaging with water’s edge </li></ul><ul><li>urban form </li></ul><ul><li>integrated public transport </li></ul><ul><li>active street level </li></ul><ul><li>key views preserved </li></ul><ul><li>massing to reinforce waterfront esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>distinct districts </li></ul>features
  18. 18. masterplan <ul><li>public active waterfront </li></ul><ul><li>attractions on esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>cut through Ocean Terminal </li></ul><ul><li>links with community </li></ul><ul><li>engaging with water’s edge </li></ul><ul><li>urban form </li></ul><ul><li>integrated public transport </li></ul><ul><li>active street level </li></ul><ul><li>key views preserved </li></ul><ul><li>massing to reinforce waterfront esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>distinct districts </li></ul>features
  19. 19. masterplan <ul><li>public active waterfront </li></ul><ul><li>attractions on esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>cut through Ocean Terminal </li></ul><ul><li>links with community </li></ul><ul><li>engaging with water’s edge </li></ul><ul><li>urban form </li></ul><ul><li>integrated public transport </li></ul><ul><li>active street level </li></ul><ul><li>key views preserved </li></ul><ul><li>massing to reinforce waterfront esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>distinct districts </li></ul>features
  20. 20. masterplan features britannia quay <ul><li>public active waterfront </li></ul><ul><li>attractions on esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>cut through Ocean Terminal </li></ul><ul><li>links with community </li></ul><ul><li>engaging with water’s edge </li></ul><ul><li>urban form </li></ul><ul><li>integrated public transport </li></ul><ul><li>active street level </li></ul><ul><li>key views preserved </li></ul><ul><li>massing to reinforce waterfront esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>distinct districts </li></ul>
  21. 21. masterplan features waterfront plaza <ul><li>public active waterfront </li></ul><ul><li>attractions on esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>cut through Ocean Terminal </li></ul><ul><li>links with community </li></ul><ul><li>engaging with water’s edge </li></ul><ul><li>urban form </li></ul><ul><li>integrated public transport </li></ul><ul><li>active street level </li></ul><ul><li>key views preserved </li></ul><ul><li>massing to reinforce waterfront esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>distinct districts </li></ul>
  22. 22. masterplan features ocean terminal <ul><li>public active waterfront </li></ul><ul><li>attractions on esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>cut through Ocean Terminal </li></ul><ul><li>links with community </li></ul><ul><li>engaging with water’s edge </li></ul><ul><li>urban form </li></ul><ul><li>integrated public transport </li></ul><ul><li>active street level </li></ul><ul><li>key views preserved </li></ul><ul><li>massing to reinforce waterfront esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>distinct districts </li></ul>
  23. 23. masterplan features prince of wales dock <ul><li>public active waterfront </li></ul><ul><li>attractions on esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>cut through Ocean Terminal </li></ul><ul><li>links with community </li></ul><ul><li>engaging with water’s edge </li></ul><ul><li>urban form </li></ul><ul><li>integrated public transport </li></ul><ul><li>active street level </li></ul><ul><li>key views preserved </li></ul><ul><li>massing to reinforce waterfront esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>distinct districts </li></ul>
  24. 24. massing OTL VQ CM
  25. 25. massing OTL OP CM WH
  26. 26. massing OTL VQ CM WH OP
  27. 27. aerial view
  28. 28. land uses <ul><li>Indicative Ground level uses </li></ul>Civic / Public Retail / Leisure / Cafes Office Service Hotel Residential Parking
  29. 29. land uses <ul><li>Indicative Upper level uses </li></ul>Civic / Public Retail / Leisure / Cafes Office Service Hotel Residential Parking
  30. 30. public realm strategy <ul><li>Esplanade </li></ul><ul><li>Public green space </li></ul><ul><li>Britannia Quay ‘home zone streets’ </li></ul><ul><li>Civic Square </li></ul><ul><li>Waterfront event court </li></ul><ul><li>Waterfront Plaza ./ Tram Plaza </li></ul><ul><li>Victoria Dock Square </li></ul>1 2 3 4 6 7 5
  31. 31. open spaces <ul><li>20% site-wide open space </li></ul><ul><li>additional 6.3% private open space </li></ul>
  32. 32. phasing indicative delivery stages
  33. 33. sustainability integrated approach <ul><li>Renewable Energy </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced reliance on cars </li></ul><ul><li>Tram </li></ul><ul><li>Pedestrian and cycle friendly urban realm </li></ul><ul><li>Ecology and environment </li></ul><ul><li>Usable public open space </li></ul><ul><li>Waste management and recycling </li></ul><ul><li>Preservation of Heritage </li></ul>
  34. 34. transport and parking <ul><li>integrated public transport </li></ul><ul><li>reduced reliance on cars </li></ul><ul><li>pedestrian friendly streets </li></ul>
  35. 35. programme Planning Application: Nov 2008 Public Exhibition: December 2008 Post-app consultation: On going 06.02.2009 date to comment to the Council
  36. 36. Regenerating Leith Docks

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