Gateway theatre and planning for Elm Row residential scheme

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Dear Sir or Madam,

I'd like to know if the Queen Margaret University Gateway Theatre, Leith Walk is still owned by QMC or it has been sold (to whom) or if its still open? What is the status of the planning received for Elm Row residential scheme?

Yours faithfully,
Aex Smith

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City Development FOI, City of Edinburgh Council

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Name: Alex Smith Date: 3 December 2008

Email Address:

[FOI #4474 email] Your ref:

Our refs: SD.32/RLW

FOI ref: IN361840/2035

Dear Mr Smith
REQUEST FOR INFORMATION Ref IN361840/2035 Smith [Status of Gateway
Theatre, 40 - 44 Elm Row, Edinburgh EH7 4AH] partial provision and
alternative means of access to information
1. I am writing in connection with your enquiry of 2 December 2008
which poses several questions about the Gateway Theatre, 40-44 Elm Row,
EDINBURGH EH7 4AH.

2. The City Council has a Planning & Building Standards portal which may
be viewed at: [1]http://citydev-portal.edinburgh.gov.uk/p...
There are four relatively recent applications described there in
connection with the Gateway Theatre.

+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|Reference |Nature of |Proposal |Current status |
| |proposal | | |
|------------+----------------+------------------------+-----------------|
| | |Demolition of existing | |
| |Planning |theatre, workshops and | [2]ViewDecision |
|06/04670/FUL|Application |associated buildings; |issued 09/07/2007|
| | |erection of 42 | |
| | |flats/townhouses ... | |
|------------+----------------+------------------------+-----------------|
| | |Demolition of existing | |
| |Planning |theatre, workshops and | [3]ViewDecision |
|06/04670/LBC|Application |associated buildings; |issued 29/03/2007|
| | |erection of 42 | |
| | |flats/townhouses ... | |
|------------+----------------+------------------------+-----------------|
| | |Redundant theatre + | |
| |Planning |workshops + associated |Decision issued |
|06/04670/CON|Application |buildings to rear of |01/05/2007 |
| | |40-44 Elm Row + 29-33 | |
| | |Montgomery Street... | |
|------------+----------------+------------------------+-----------------|
|07/06819/DEM|Building Control|Demolition of all |Pending |
| |Warrant |buildings |Consideration |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

If you wish to know more about any of these proposals then the Client for
the Planning Application was Queen Margaret University College, Agent for
Planning Applicant: Susan Stephen Architects Ltd., 4 Melville Crescent,
Edinburgh, EH3 7JA, 0131 220 3003

Agent for the Building Warrant was, Domus Ltd , Kilmora, Kirk Street,
Prestonpans

East Lothian EH32 9EA, Tel: 01875 814 385

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scheme and you should approach them, rather than the City of Edinburgh
Council, for details of their current, or recently past interests in the
Gateway Theatre. Please look at their web-site
[4]http://www.qmu.ac.uk/foi/, or contact them at Queen Margaret
University, Edinburgh EH21 6UU - Tel: +44 (0)131 474 0000 In terms of
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[5]www.edinburgh.gov.uk/foi
Yours sincerely,

R L WILLIAMS l:\doc\FreeinfoOUT360800.doc,
pp.43-4
PRINCIPAL OFFICER (PLANNING & STRATEGY)
City Development Department
The City of Edinburgh Council

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