Who, How and When

Meadows to George Street is one of the winners of Sustrans Scotland’s 2017 Community Links PLUS competition, now known as Places for Everyone. Places for Everyone is an opportunity to conceptualise, design and deliver exemplary and inspirational walking, cycling and placemaking projects in Scotland.

Who’s behind the project and how is it funded?

The project is match funded by the Scottish Government and the City of Edinburgh Council.

Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle.

The national transport agency for Scotland funds Places for Everyone through Sustrans Scotland.

Aecom are design consultants for this project.

Optimised Environments are design consultants for this project.

Project Timeline


  • Project development
  • Project wins funding in CL Plus Design Competition


  • Inception Meeting
  • Initial Engagement


  • Design optioneering
  • Engagement Opportunities (now)
  • Technical feasibility


  • Preliminary Design
  • Engagement Opportunities
  • Detailed Design


  • Tender preparation


  • Construction

Meet the team

From 27 May to 7 July we are consulting on concept designs. We hosted a number of events where people could come and talk to us about the proposals.

Our summary consultation report on the Concept Design stage is now available on the Consultation page. We are currently developing our design assisted by your feedback and when this has progressed we will undertake further consultation in early 2020.

Get In Touch

Waverley Court
4 East Market Street

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We will be sending out regular updates about the project’s progress, and as we make decisions based on your input. You can opt into these updates through the link below.