Directions
Address


Lothian House Flat 51, 124 Lothian Road, Edinburgh. EH3 9DD


By Rail


Alight the train at Haymarket Station. The station is at the centre of a 5 road junction. Standing in front of the main (old building) entrance beside the taxi rank, you need to take the road straight ahead (2nd from the right) - Morrison Street. You simply walk up this street towards Lothian Road. About half way up you will pass the EICC (Edinburgh International Conference Centre) on the left. Keep going straight ahead and you will shortly pass Sainsbury's Local (supermarket) on the right followed by the Odeon Cinema on the corner, also on the right. You have now reached Lothian Road. Turn right and you will find the entrance to Lothian House 20m from the corner on the right - 2 large black doors. Time approx. 10 minutes.



From Waverley station by foot, exit the station and turn right. At Princes Street turn left and walk al the way along, past The Mound, until you reach Lothian Road with St. John's church on your left. Turn up Lothian Road and continue past the Usher Hall on the left. You will see Lothian House with the Odeon Cinema on the right hand side of the road.

Alternatively, take a taxi from either station!


By Car


Please be aware there is no car parking at Lothian House. However, there are multi storey car parks nearby. The one you are directed to in these instructions is in Semple Street. Please click on the image to the right for prices as at 1st April 2018.

Take the Lothianburn exit on the A720 (Edinburgh bypass) from either route, west or east, and follow city centre directions for 3.5 miles. This will take you straight along the A702, the road which brings you througn Morningside and Bruntsfield directly to Lothian Road. When you reach Tollcross (large junction approx. 150m after passing the King's Theatre on the right) take the left lane and turn left at the traffic lights into West Tollcross. Follow this road past the fire station situated on the right, turn right and take the middle lane. At the end of this road (100m) turn right, keep to the left lane and turn left. Remain in the left lane. You are entering Semple Street. There is an underground car park on your left half way along this street. You can park there by the hour up to 16 per car, per day and 12 on Saturday and Sunday for a whole day.

By foot, leave the car park from the entrance you used with the car, then turn left and walk to the end of Semple Street. Turn right at the pedestrian crossing. You will pass Sainsbury's Local (supermarket) on the right followed by the Odeon Cinema and Croma. You have reached Lothian Road. Turn right and you will find the entrance to Lothian House 20m from the corner on the right - 2 large black doors.

If you are using SatNav we suggest entering 'Semple Street'. Entering 'Lothian House' or 'Lothian Road' will put you outside Lothian House on a wide road facing the wrong way with no way to access Semple Street as the roads around Lothian House are mostly one-way.

SatNav coordinates are N 55 56.697' W 3 12.402' (N 55.944 W 3.207)


By Plane


The quickest and easiest way is by taxi at a cost of about 20. Alternatives are:

From the airport take the tram towards York Place (approx. 20 minutes). Alight the tram at Haymarket Station. Follow the instructions for 'By Train' from this point (approx. 10 minutes walk). The cost is 5.50 per adult. You can download the tram timetable (2017) by clicking HERE.

Take the Skylink 300 bus from the airport towards Ocean Terminal. Alight on Lothian Road (approx. 45-50 minutes) opposite Lothian House. The cost is 4.50 per adult. You can download the timetable (2018) by clicking HERE.

When You Arrive


There are 2 separate doors at the main entrance and you will need to be 'buzzed' through each one. Press 5-1-CALL and wait for the buzzer before going through the door. At the second door you may need to wait a few seconds for the first door to clear. If you get the message 'SYSTEM BUSY' please try again a few seconds later.

We will come down and meet you in the foyer.