Restaurant and arts centre on menu for church

posted 2 Sept 2010, 02:37 by South Edinburgh Net Admin
Developers have been given the go-ahead to turn a historic city church into a huge restaurant and performing arts centre. The B-listed Braid Church in Morningside - used in recent years as a community centre - is to be given a new lease of life after being sold by the Church of Scotland last year.

G&L Properties was given consent for the scheme at a planning committee meeting despite concerns about potential noise and the possible impact on parking in the area.

Work is now expected to get under way on the church, on the corner of Nile Grove and Hermitage Terrace, within months.

It is intended that diners in the restaurant will be able to watch a live performance while they eat...

Full story by MICHAEL BLACKLEY in Edinburgh Evening News