The 'SOOT (Save Our Old Town)
campaign began in 2003. It was established to fight the
proposals to redevelop the site in and around the former bus garage in New
Under the developers' current
plans, at March 2006, thee are proposals to demolish some of the tenements
in Edinburgh's Royal Mile in order to allow a new hotel and new street to
The street party in the
photographs below was held in order to seek further support for the 'SOOT'