Green City Centre councillor Claire Miller spoke today at the planning hearing on proposals to turn the old Royal High School into a hotel. This is the text of what she said.
Picardy Place, linking the city centre to Leith Walk, is one of the city’s most notorious junctions. Compared to most European and even other UK cities, Edinburgh still funnels an astonishing volume of traffic through its historic centre. Picardy Place is where an awful lot of it seems to go.
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