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Edinburgh’s former City Chambers are now

Edinburgh’s former City Chambers have been transformed into luxury apartments with a bar and Bon Vivant restaurant. The new 18th century premises extension on the Royal Mile is nearing completion and will include the ground floor restaurant with 25 new apartments, a brand new reception area and lounge for guest use. The 140-seat “Luckenbooths” restaurant […]

Karrinyup residents flood town rooms fur...

According to them, in accordance with the state planning policy, a business center plan or a structural plan should have been prepared for the entire site of the shopping center and its surroundings, taking into account residential codes, height of buildings and a downward transition between high density apartment areas and low density areas. -density […]

City Chambers and other Glasgow landmark...

The stain is very real. Glasgow’s global reputation remains tarnished by its legacy of profiting from the Atlantic slave trade. And the city still commemorates, in street names and statuary, some of the merchants and politicians who allowed or carried out mass human trafficking. The merchant John Glassford, who owned slaves, has a street named […]

Half of Glasgow’s Tory councilors want t

Half of Glasgow’s Tory councilors want to leave City Chambers for Holyrood in 2021 election

Four Glasgow Conservative advisers are looking to swap the City Chambers for Holyrood. More than half of the current Conservative group of town chambers have been selected as candidates for the Scottish Parliament election next May. Having been elected to Glasgow City Council in 2017, growing the Conservative City Chambers group from one to eight, […]

Half of Glasgow’s Tory councilors want t

Four Glasgow Conservative advisers are looking to swap the City Chambers for Holyrood. More than half of the current Conservative group of town chambers have been selected as candidates for the Scottish Parliament election next May. Having been elected to Glasgow City Council in 2017, growing the Conservative City Chambers group from one to eight, […]

Business Gateway hosts International Wom...

To celebrate International Women’s Day, Business Gateway Edinburgh hosted an event at City Chambers. Marie Owen, CEO and owner of LS Productions, the UK’s largest film production company, shared her inspiring story by launching the business after a career as a flight attendant. The company now has 28 employees in offices in Leith, which continues […]

Edinburgh City Chambers will continue to...

The European flag will continue to fly at Edinburgh City Chambers despite Scotland and the UK leaving the EU, the capital’s Lord Provost has announced. Green Party adviser Staniforth tabled a motion at Thursday’s plenary council meeting, noting that in the 2016 EU referendum, “Edinburgh was the most supported city in the UK” with 74.4% […]

Councilors lose their parking privileges...

Nine city councilors were deprived of their free parking spaces in the city center while all officials and elected officials, with the exception of official Lord Provost cars, were banned from parking in the quadrangle outside the rooms from the city. The council’s finance and resources committee has approved the plans, but the quadrangle will […]

Part of Edinburgh’s City Chambers will b

The city chambers section to be affected. Image: TSPL The City Council’s Development Management Subcommittee voted six to four in favor of plans by Lateral City Limited to transform 329 High Street, next to Real Mary King’s Close, and which was once part of City Chambers, in 24 serviced apartments. Read more Read more These […]

Climate protesters hang banners at Finni...

Climate change activists climbed the Finnieston crane and hung banners in Glasgow City Chambers as part of nationwide protests. On Monday, members of Extinction Rebellion Scotland climbed the crane and hung a banner reading “Science, not silence” at Pacific Quay. Police arrived at the site around 7 a.m. and expelled the activists, although no arrests […]