Fisherrow Harbour and Waterfront Area Feasibility Study

Closed 15 Jan 2017

Opened 15 Dec 2016


Fisherrow Harbour is a Category B Listed Building is included within the Musselburgh Common Good and is managed by East Lothian Council. The harbour is of historic significance and known to have been in existence in 1592.

This study is being carried out to identify what projects and activities would improve the harbour and Waterfront area in order to attract further leisure sailing, additional tourism and leisure activity.

The study will clearly set out a strategy for the future development of the Fisherrow Harbour and Waterfront Area, with particular focus on how to capitalise on the opportunities presented by the leisure market. It will include an action plan containing proposals and projected economic benefits. 

The survey should take around 5 minutes to complete. There are 8 questions asking for your opinion on the future of the area with an option for comments at the end.



  • Musselburgh East and Carberry
  • Musselburgh West


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