Proposal for Innovation Hub on Land Adjacent to the University
We have submitted a Proposal of Application Notice (PAN) to East Lothian Council for a commercial and innovation hub on the land around the campus. We are doing this because creation of such a hub will enable us to drive economic development to benefit the local Musselburgh community, and those in East Edinburgh, Lothian and Border regions. The hub will also add to the vibrancy of the local area as it will include attractive spaces and Proposal for Innovation Hub on Land Adjacent to the University facilities for local residences.
On this site, you will find detailed information on our proposals. These panels are currently on display in the main academic building on campus and formed the focus of public drop-in events on 9 and 10 September.
You can find press releases and newsletters on the subject of our proposals below.
Plans Unveiled for £80m Innovation Hub Supporting 13,000 jobs at Queen Margaret University
QMU to Consult on Proposal for New Innovation Park
QMU Appoints Leading Knowledge Economy Specialists to advance plans for new Innovation Park for Scotland
University Says Completed A1 Junction is Essential to Boost East Lothian Economy
City Region Deal will fast-track creation of vibrant sustainable communities for generations to come
Innovation Park at Queen Margaret University moves a step forward
Growing a happy economy
Article in the Scotsman: Guarding against complacency
University collaboration is a recipe for success
If you have any questions, you can email us at email@example.com
What happens next?
We have recently completed a public consultation exercise, and will take all comments into consideration, and will seek to address any issues, when finalising our plans. We are also consulting with various East Lothian Council departments, including Planning, Environmental Services and Transport, and other bodies such as Musselburgh and Inveresk Community Council.
The intention is to submit a planning application to East Lothian Council’s Planning Department in due course and you will then have an opportunity to make formal representations relating to our planning application. The Council will determine the application when it is submitted; including considering all representations prior to issuing its decision.
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