Planning decision: archaeological investigation, Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

Planning proposal relating to archaeological investigation on the Eastern slopes of Arthur’s Seat, Crow Hill and Whinny Hill, Holyrood Park, Edinburgh (ref. SMC-EDB-005). This case is open.

Status of case: closed
Action: cleared back to the authority for their own determination.
Action date: 23/10/2018

Scottish Government reference number: SMC-EDB-005
Planning authority reference number: AMH/13032/1/1
Planning authority: Historic Environment Scotland

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The attached documents relate to the planning application the Archaeological Investigation on the Eastern slopes of Arthur’s Seat, Crow hill and Whinny Hill, Holyrood Park, Edinburgh (ref. SMC-EDB-005)

  • letter commencing consideration period
  • Planning and Architecture division assessment report
  • clearance letter


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Planning Circular 3 2009: Notification of Planning Applications provides context to the above proposal.

Letter commencing consideration period



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Area 2-H (South)
Planning and Architecture Division
The Scottish Government
Victoria Quay

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