City of Edinburgh Council



Various Roads, City Centre
Application type: Experimental Traffic Order

The City of Edinburgh Council (Traffic Regulation; Restrictions on Waiting, Loading and Unloading: City Centre) (No. 1) Experimental Traffic Order 2022 - TRO/21/26

The Council has made an Order under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 as amended, to introduce by way of an experiment: (1) amendments to 24hr no waiting restrictions on: (i) Grassmarket; (ii) St Andrew Sq; (iii) Victoria St/West Bow; (iv) Waverley Bridge; & (v) West Bow; (2) amendments to 24hr waiting restrictions and loading prohibitions on (i) Cockburn St; (ii) Grassmarket; (iii) High St; (iv) Victoria St; (v) Waverley Bridge; & (vi) West Bow; (3) introduce prohibitions of motor vehicles (with exemptions): (a) at any time on (i) Cockburn St; (ii) High St; (iii) Victoria St/West Bow; (iv) Waverley Bridge; & (v) West Bow; & (b) from 7.30am-6.30pm on South St David St; & (4) introduce one-way restriction (with exemptions) on High St. Details of the draft Order and related documents, including our privacy notice, can be viewed free of charge either at Waverley Court Reception between 9:30 & 15:30 Mon-Fri, or online from 21/11/22 to 20/5/23 at and The Order will come into effect on 21/11/22. The Council will consider in due course whether the provisions of the Order should be continued in force indefinitely. Any person may object to the making of the Order for the purpose of such indefinite continuation. Objections should state the name and address of the objector, the matters to which they relate and the grounds on which they are made, in writing quoting reference TRO/21/26 to Traffic Orders, Place, 3.3 Waverley Court, 4 East Market St, Edinburgh, EH8 8BG, or by email to, not later than 20/5/23. If you are responding to this consultation and your comments or objection relate to any particular location/s or element/s of the proposals, it would be helpful if you could identify those in your response. Should this Order be varied by another experimental order or otherwise modified, there will be a further period of six months during which objections will be invited, beginning with the day on which the variation or modification or the latest variation or modification came into force.



Legislation Information

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, as amended

Find out more about TRO/21/26
PDF icon 106. 21-26 Plans.pdf