Background and links

You can read John McLellan’s latest column on the row in The Scotsman website here.

The Scotsman’s report on new designs unveiled by the hotel backers on September 2 are here.

The developer’s website with some 2,500 pages including all the documents seeking planning permission is here.

The BBC’s report on the  trust’s offer (see below) to buy and run the site as the new home of St Mary’s Music School are here.

The Financial Times report after the ‘urgent action meeting’ hosted by the AHSS on  is  here.

The Royal High School Preservation Trust’s own website is here.

You can view the planning applications on line here.    [The application numbers are 15/03989/FUL & 15/03990/LBC]

If you wish to write to a politician regarding the issue the easiest way to find them is  To email members of the Scottish Parliament the typical email is first

The Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland has been campaigning to raise questions over the hotel development.