Comiston Farmhouse... Securing the Future

Planning application GRANTED 15 March 2023

News as at January 2023

On Wednesday 15 March the Planning Application was GRANTED at a meeting of the Council's Development Management Subcommittee. The webcast of the meeting can be watched by clicking HERE, although as there was no debate about the "recommendation to grant"  the item (4f) is only seconds long. To see what is planned, visit the Council's planning website [HERE], and then view the latest drawings posted on 1 February.

Comiston FarmHouse Today... 


150 years old, in fine condition, boarded up and peaceful...

The general consensus among residents was that the house should be retained, along with the 2 cedar and 3 lime trees (now protected by TPOs) with, if necessary, some appropriate and sensitive development approved as well.

An Interesting Old-and-New Side-by-Side View

The l.h.s. is the Ordnance Survey 1:1,250 (1944-1963) Edinburgh map. Click THIS LINK to take you to the site, and there you can change the l.h.s. map to various other maps to see what the plot looked like at different times in the past.

Where is it?