Route 2

A199 to Wallyford Roundabout

Why this route?

  • Provides a direct route for people who want to pass through the town quickly
  • It will also link into the town centre
  • The route links up important destinations like: Fisherrow Harbour, Loretto School, Musselburgh Racecourse, Wallyford Park & Ride, and proposed housing developments in Wallyford
    An overview map of Route 2 of the Musselburgh - Active Toun project

    View the proposals

    • Watch the videos below to see a flyover visualisation of Options A and B
    • Scroll down this page to view the plans for Option A and B for this route

    Route Visualisations

     

    In these two videos you can see each of the two options for this route. Both videos show an animated flyover, starting at the west of the route, moving towards the east. Below the video player, you can click on the two thumbnails to switch between Options A and B.

    If you wish to see detailed plans of the whole route, you can scroll down and click on the small map images to expand the large version of the options for each section.

    You can also use the form along side each set of proposals to leave your comments on that section of the route.

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    View Video A Description

    This video is an animated flyover of Route 2 Option A.

    The general treatment is for quiet streets on New Street, James Street and Milhill and a bi-directional cycle lane on Linkfield Road.

    The video starts with an overview map of Musselburgh. Route 2 appears as a red line running east between New Street and Wallyford Toll.

    The flyover view starts where New Street joins Edinburgh Road.

    This is the start of section 1 of Route 2.

    We follow New Street east with Fisherrow Harbour on our left.

    Public realm improvements are shown on the triangle of grass opposite Morar House.

    A pop up box says existing parking spaces are retained.

    A raised table is shown at the junction of Harbour Road with New Street.

    We change from the flyover to a photo of New Street with the harbour car park on our left.

    Back in the flyover we continue east along New Street with the sea to our left.

    A pop up box says parking will be retained on both sides of the road.

    A raised table is shown at the junction of Lochend Road North with New Street.

    A pop up box says parking will be retained on both sides of the road.

    Near Wyatt’s Close, improved public spaces are shown on the north side of New Street.

    A raised table is shown at the junction of Fisher’s Wynd and Beach Lane with New Street.

    At the corner of Beach Lane and New Street is an area of improved public space and play opportunities.

    A pop up box says parking will be retained on both sides of the road.

    A raised table is shown at the junction of Links View with New Street.

    We pass Fisherrow Links on the left. A pop up box says parking will be retained on both sides of the road.

    Improved public spaces and play opportunities are shown on Fisherrow Links opposite Ladywell.

    We pass Mountjoy.  A pop up box says parking will be retained.

    Public realm improvements are shown on the right as we approach Eskside West.

    We cross the River Esk and join James Street.

    At the junction of James Street with Milhill there is a raised table and public realm improvements.

    We follow Milhill past Balcarres Road and join Linkfield Road.

    The junction has traffic signals with advanced stoplines for cyclists.

    We now move from section 1 into section 2.

    We turn left onto Linkfield Road.

    A bi-directional cycleway runs along the north side of Linkfield Road.

    Existing parking is retained on the south side and traffic islands are removed.

    Bus stops on the road have changed to floating bus stops.

    We continue past the racecourse.

    At Levenhall Roundabout the protected cycle lane follows the north side, crossing Ravensheugh Road at a parallel crossing.

    We now move from section 2 into section 3.

    The bi-directional cycleway continues on the north side of Haddington Road.

    A Toucan crossing is shown at the Community Learning Centre.

    Bus stops on the road have changed to floating bus stops.

    We continue past Wallyford Park and Ride Station.

    A Toucan crossing is shown at the Park and Ride.

    We reach Wallyford Toll which is the end of Route 2.

    View Video B Description

    This video is an animated flyover of Route 2 Option B.

    The general treatment is for quiet streets on New Street, James Street and Milhill and with-flow protected cycle lanes on Linkfield Road.

    The video starts with an overview map of Musselburgh. Route 2 appears as a red line running east between New Street and Wallyford Toll.

    The flyover view starts where New Street joins Edinburgh Road.

    This is the start of section 1 of Route 2.

    We follow New Street east with Fisherrow Harbour on our left.

    Public realm improvements are shown on the triangle of grass opposite Morar House.

    A pop up box says existing parking spaces are retained.

    A raised table is shown at the junction of Harbour Road with New Street.

    We change from the flyover to a photo of New Street with the harbour car park on our left.

    Back in the flyover we continue east along New Street with the sea to our left.

    A pop up box says parking will be retained on both sides of the road.

    A raised table is shown at the junction of Lochend Road North with New Street.

    A pop up box says parking will be retained on both sides of the road.

    Near Wyatt’s Close, improved public spaces are shown on the north side of New Street.

    A raised table is shown at the junction of Fisher’s Wynd and Beach Lane with New Street.

    At the corner of Beach Lane and New Street is an area of improved public space and play opportunities.

    A pop up box says parking will be retained on both sides of the road.

    A raised table is shown at the junction of Links View with New Street.

    We pass Fisherrow Links on the left. A pop up box says parking will be retained on both sides of the road.

    Improved public spaces and play opportunities are shown on Fisherrow Links opposite Ladywell.

    We pass Mountjoy.  A pop up box says parking will be retained.

    Public realm improvements are shown on the right as we approach Eskside West.

    We cross the River Esk and join James Street.

    At the junction of James Street with Milhill there is a raised table and public realm improvements.

    We follow Milhill past Balcarres Road and join Linkfield Road.

    The junction has traffic signals with an advanced stopline for cyclists on Milhill.

    We now move from section 1 into section 2.

    We turn left onto Linkfield Road.

    With-flow protected cycleways run along both sides of Linkfield Road.

    Existing parking is removed on the south side and traffic islands are removed.

    Bus stops on the road have changed to floating bus stops.

    The eastbound bus stop near Windsor Gardens has moved eastwards.

    We continue past the racecourse.

    Bus stops on the road have changed to floating bus stops.

    Short sections of footway are narrowed to provide space for the cycleways and floating bus stops.

    At Levenhall Roundabout protected cycleways encircle the junction.

    We now move from section 2 into section 3.

    The with-flow protected cycleways continue on the both sides of Haddington Road.

    A Toucan crossing is shown at the Community Learning Centre.

    Bus stops on the road have changed to floating bus stops, refuge islands are removed and there are short sections of widening into the verge.

    We continue past Wallyford Park and Ride Station.

    A Toucan crossing is shown at the Park and Ride.

    We reach Wallyford Toll which is the end of Route 2.

    Close Video Description

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    consultation by clicking on the link below.