The Draft Waterspace Strategy public consultation is now closed.
Thank you to all the individuals and organisations which submitted
The report detailing the submissions received and our
conclusions can be downloaded here.
The proposed pilots at Leamington Wharf, Edinburgh and Seaport
Marina, Inverness will now progress, and we hope the proposed pilot
at Speirs Wharf will follow soon.
We will also keep you updated about further opportunities to get
involved as we develop the wider Waterspace Strategy for the
If you require a hard copy of this report, please email Frances.Mimnagh@scottishcanals.co.uk
or call 0141 354 7534.
Strategic Environmental Assessment
Scottish Canals have now completed a Strategic Environmental
Assessment (SEA) screening report, a key component of sustainable
development, establishing important methods for protecting the
environment. We have determined that the Waterspace Strategy is
unlikely to generate significant environmental effects and
therefore does not require a Strategic Environmental
The screening determination can be viewed below:
• Determination and Statement of Reasons
• Response from the Scottish Government on the Screening of the
• Individual responses for the Consultation Authorities -
SNH, SEPA and Historic Scotland
Further information on SEA can be found on the Scottish Government