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Invitation from IMPACT Scotland to Community Consultation Exhibition

Posted: 25th October 2017

IMPACT Scotland are hosting a community consultation exhibition regarding proposals for land within Royal Bank of Scotland’s ownership at 36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh.

The proposals are for the Demolition of rear office block and associated works and erection of music and performing arts venue (Class 11) and associated uses.

The proposals will deliver a new music and performing arts venue, The IMPACT Centre, immediately behind Dundas House, (which comprises the Royal Bank of Scotland at 36 St Andrew Square). This will involve the demolition of the 1960s office block to the rear of the historic branch. The Royal Bank of Scotland’s branch at St Andrew Square will continue to operate as a stand-alone branch.

IMPACT Scotland will be holding two public consultation events to inform the emerging proposals. A first drop-in public consultation exhibition is being held on Tuesday 7th November at 36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh EH2 2AD, between 3:00pm and 7:30pm.

We hope you are able to attend to learn more about the proposals and make your views known to inform the proposals. The public consultation events are being held in advance of the submission of a Detailed Planning Application to City of Edinburgh Council.

If you are unable to attend, further information may be obtained from

If you wish to make comments on the proposals, feedback forms will be available at the exhibition or you may do so in writing to Elaine Ravenscroft, IMPACT Scotland, 4 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh, EH7 5AB. Comments should be made no later than Friday 17th November 2017.

Please note that all comments sent to IMPACT Scotland in respect of this pre-application consultation are not representations to City of Edinburgh Council. There will be an opportunity to make representations to the Council when a formal application is made.

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