South Hall Complex The University of Edinburgh, 18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh, EH16 5AR
The conference will be held at South Hall Complex which is located on the University of Edinburgh’s Pollock Hall Estate.
Conference venue address:
South Hall Complex The University of Edinburgh 18 Holyrood Park Road Edinburgh EH16 5AR
The conference venue can be reached by car or by public transportation and further information can be found below.
By Air The South Hall Complex is located approx. 30 minutes from Edinburgh Airport (EDI). Taxis and private hire vehicles are available from the East Terminus facility located just across the plaza from the main terminal. A link to Edinburgh Airport website can be found here.
By Road South Hall Complex can be accessed off Holyrood Park Road.
Parking Car parking is free and is available at the Pollock Halls of Residence Campus on a first come, first served basis. Spaces are limited so please take this into consideration if travelling by car.
By Bus The nearest bus stops to South Hall Complex are for the Royal Commonwealth Pool on Dalkeith Road. They serve routes 2, 14, 30, 33, 51, 52, N30, X33, X95.
By Train The South Hall Complex is located approx. 1.3 miles from Edinburgh Waverley Station. It should be noted that some of the walking routes may feature paths with steep gradients or steps given the landscape. Taxis can be taken from the station to this site.
Edinburgh has rail links throughout the UK. The East Coast mainline, which links Edinburgh and London King’s Cross, is the UK’s fastest intercity railway: you can travel between the cities in around 4 hours. Or, if you prefer to travel overnight, a sleeper service runs between London Euston and Edinburgh Waverley 6 nights a week. There are great links to other cities too. The journey to Glasgow only takes 45 minutes, while York, Newcastle or Aberdeen can be reached in about 2 hours. All trains arrive at Waverley Station in the centre of the city, although some trains also stop at Haymarket, which is a smaller station in the West End.
Accommodation is available at The Scholar and The Scott Hotels at Pollock Halls. Alternatively, the KM Central and service apartments at Richmond place provide convenient, central overnight accommodation.
Reservations can be made by the online booking service https://www.uoecollection.com. Delegates can receive a 15% discount off the best flexible B&B rate if they quote promotion code: EVENT at the time of booking. Please note this excludes any promotions or other deals that may be running. Payment it taken at the time of booking.
On Tuesday 14th March at 19:00 (GMT) there will be our networking dinner for conference delegates which will be held at Howies,Waterloo Place. Howies Waterloo sits at the foot of Calton Hill in a Georgian hall built to celebrate the Battle of Waterloo at the East End of Princes Street.
Dress code: Informal
Transport: Coach transport to the Networking dinner will be provided. Please note delegates will be required to make their own travel arrangement at the end of the networking dinner.
Howies Waterloo Place 29 Waterloo Place Edinburgh EH1 3BQ
Haggis, neeps & tatties with thyme jus
Chargrilled chicken breast, garlic and rosemary roast potatoes, wild mushrooms, cavolo nero, pan jus and a porcini crumb
Howies famous banoffee pie
Haggis, neeps & tatties with thyme jus (Vegetarian)
Beetroot risotto with sage, toasted walnuts and Errington’s goat curd