This follows a period of extensive discussion and consultation. The Edinburgh People Survey, interviews a representative sample of 5,000 residents. Of the 232 residents of the South Central area interviewed 82% wanted 'more facilities and better information to help people barbecue safely in the Meadows and Bruntsfield Links'. A similar percentage of respondents who said they used the Meadows supported the same objective.
Not quite the weather yet, but this will go some way towards addressing those hot days when the volume of barbecues spills over and results in damage to the grass.