Resources and Guidelines

Useful resources, guidelines and information relating to the city centre.

Busking Guidelines (City of Edinburgh Council, March 2015)

City Centre Alcohol Profile (NHS Lothian, February 2015)

Community licensing toolkit (Alcohol Focus Scotland, 2016)

Toolkit to help people raise concerns about the impact of alcohol in their local community. The toolkit explains how the licensing process works in Scotland and provides practical tips for people who want to get involved but aren't sure where to start.

Edinburgh World Heritage Trust

Under One Roof Impartial advice on repairs and maintenance for flat owners in Scotland.

Guidelines for obstructions on the public highway (City of Edinburgh Council)


  • advertising boards (A-boards)
  • display of goods for sale
  • trade waste bins
  • tables & chairs

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