Documents

Pedestrian traffic in Dean Valley Nov. 2017

Living Streets Scotland, a charity promoting safe everyday walking in the UK, installed automatic counters beside St Bernard's Well, in the heart of Dean Valley, to find out how many people use the walkway on a daily basis. This documents contains the numbers for November 2017.

Pedestrian traffic in Dean Valley August 2017

Living Streets Scotland, a charity promoting safe everyday walking in the UK, installed automatic counters beside St Bernard's Well, in the heart of Dean Valley, to find out how many people use the walkway on a daily basis. This documents contains the numbers for August 2017.

News and Events in North West

Edinburgh News and Events in Septmber and October

Pedestrian traffic in Dean Valley

Living Streets Scotland, a charity promoting safe everyday walking in the UK, installed automatic counters beside St Bernard's Well, in the heart of Dean Valley, to find out how many people use the walkway on a daily basis. This documents contains the numbers for September and December 2015, as well as March, June and August 2016.

Edinburgh Gardens and Squares Conference

The Scottish enlightenment manifested in the gardens and squares of Edinburgh's New Town. Brochure from The Garden History Society's successful and well received Edinburgh Conference, held on Friday 26 September 2014. Courtesy of The Garden History Society

Dean Valley maps and figures

Figure 1: Site boundary and garden areas. Figure 2: Principal features. Figure 3: Views and visual survey. Figure 4: Enclosures, walls, railings and fences. Figure 5: Paths and circulation. Figure 6: Conservation and management policies. Courtesy of Edinburgh World Heritage 

Historical maps of Dean Valley

Historical map 1: 1871 Robert Kirkwood, City of Edinburgh and environments. Historical map 2: 1851 Alfred Lancefield, Johnson's Plan of Edinburgh and Leith. Historical map 3: 1853 Ordnance Survey, 1st edition 1:500 scale. Historical map 4: 1896 Ordnance Survey, 1st edition 1:2500 scale. Courtesy of Edinburgh World Heritage

Dean Valley Conservation Statement

The Conservation Statement was commissioned by the Edinburgh World Heritage Trust and part-funded by Historic Scotland (now Historic Environment Scotland) in 2014. Its purpose is to establish a basic understanding of the Dean Valley as a whole and how the three private gardens interact with the walkway landcsape. It addresses common issues and develops management policies for the whole designed landscapes. It also outlines a possible early action programme for the Council-owned walkway along the Dean Valley. It was published in July 2015.     

Dean Valley Biodiversity Scoping Document

The biodiversity scoping document for the Dean Valley was commissioned by us with funding from the City Neighbourhood partnership to review nature conservation issues and linkages to the Edinburgh Local Biodiversity Action Plan.

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