direct cycle link
This project will create a direct cycle link between the Meadows and George Street, connecting the Old and New Towns along Hanover Street, The Mound, Bank Street, North Bank Street, George IV Bridge and Forrest Road.
Safe & Attractive
The project will create safe, coherent and attractive routes through the city centre.
project updates & events
With over one third of people in Edinburgh already cycling at least once a month and a total of 16.5 million bike journeys made annually, the implementation of strategic cycle infrastructure in this central location has the potential to greatly increase this level and encourage cycling as the favoured commute option city-wide.
timelineThese are some of the key milestones for the Meadows to George Street project.
Meadows to George Street is announced as one of the winners of Community Links PLUS 2016-17
Feasibility design due to begin
Preliminary design due to begin
Detailed design due to be begin
Construction due to be completed
“The expert panel who evaluated the bids were impressed by the local authorities’ high level of design and innovation”
Humza Yousaf, Minister for Transport & the Islands