Chapter 5: Conclusions and Recommendation
1.126 For the reasons set out above, with the exception of the retail element of the proposal not having been justified to the extent that is expected by LDP Policy Ret 6, I find the proposal to satisfy all relevant policy requirements. Overall, I am satisfied that the proposal is in accordance with the development plan and I have identified no material considerations to persuade me that, despite this, planning permission should be refused.
1.127 My recommendation is that Ministers grant planning permission subject to the signing and registering or recording of a planning obligation under section 75 of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997, or some suitable alternative arrangement securing eight of the residential units as affordable accommodation (all to be social rented tenure unless the council agrees otherwise) and the payment of developer financial contributions of £2000 towards an order restricting waiting and loading in Stenhouse Mill Wynd and £19,566 towards additional educational infrastructure within the Sub-Area T-2 of the Tynecastle Education Contribution Zone.
1.128 A number of planning conditions would be required, as set out in Appendix A to this report.