Edinburgh Central Library vs Virgin Hotel

Edinburgh Central Library vs Virgin Hotels petition outcome briefing note

The ‘generic briefing note’ agreed at the Finance and Resources Committee on 1 February 2019 is reproduced below here. Producing this briefing note sought to address the second of two petition demands (see http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/directory_record/1043589/edinburgh_central_library_vs_virgin_hotel) requiring a ‘detailed report on purchasing back land and buildings which form part of the India Buildings hotel-led development, sold by the Council without a full consultation on the implications for the Central Library.’ Read more

Edinburgh Central Library vs Virgin Hotel petition

A petition to City of Edinburgh Council was originally launched at a public meeting at Central Hall, Tollcross, on 29 May 2018, at which signatures were collected, but was initially rejected by City of Edinburgh Council, and so was re-submitted online, in the end twice, before eventually being accepted on 20 July 2018. Read more