Johnny Walker Princess Street

Multi-million pound Johnnie Walker Princes Street development is revealed

Johnnie Walker Princes Street has revealed a first glimpse of the stunning new whisky visitor experience that will open in Edinburgh in the summer of 2021. The attraction, which spans eight storeys, will feature rooftop bars, private dining areas, modern sensory tasting rooms, personalised tour and tasting experiences, and live performance areas. The new visitor will include two rooftop bars. These are the 1820 bar, which is set to become a world-class cocktail bar and outdoor terrace with breath-taking views of the Edinburgh skyline, and the Explorers’ Bothy, which will…

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CGI of Cameron Toll shopping centre expansion

Cinema complex in Edinburgh shopping centre recommended for approval

Plans for a new ten-screen multiplex cinema development in Cameron Toll should be approved, Edinburgh City Council’s Chief Planning Officer has recommended. The proposed cinema would be built as an extension to the existing Cameron Toll Shopping Centre and will include a separate restaurant, retail and GP practice. The cinema would be operated by Empire Cinemas and built on what is currently the shopping centre’s car park. If the development goes ahead there will be a loss of 128 parking spaces, however new racks for bicycles will be installed. While…

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Scaffold structure of the Edinburgh Christmas Market

Organiser’s triple threat to cancel Edinburgh Christmas Market

Correspondence obtained by the Evening News lays bare the fraying relationship between Edinburgh City Council and Underbelly Underbelly’s director threatened to cancel Edinburgh’s Christmas Market and Hogmanay three times as tense negotiations over the so-called ‘space deck’ endangered the Capital’s festive celebrations. Emails and letters obtained by the Evening News paint a picture of Edinburgh City Council and Underbelly facing significant internal and external pressure with relationships beginning to strain to “breaking point” as the scandal which rocked both organisations took hold. They also lay bare Underbelly’s concerns about the…

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