West Crosscauseway from The Causey junction. Photo: Grant Thistle.
West Crosscauseway with Guse Dub on the left, from Buccleuch Street.
Photo: Grant Thistle.
An important part of our community engagement are the workshops. Here participants record current problems in the space. Photo: Peter Dibdin.
Since the 1970's, however, the surface of the space has been configured by roads engineers as a traffic island, subtly shifting its character to become a space dominated by cars, diminishing its appeal for people to pause to enjoy its surrounding historic buildings, and obscuring its qualities as a historic urban space of some importance.