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Scottish Government buildings

Published: 4 May 2016
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We have three main buildings in Edinburgh (Victoria Quay, St Andrew's House and Saughton House) and one in Glasgow (Atlantic Quay). All have tele-conferencing and video-conferencing facilities and are accesible by walking, cycling or public transport.

Contact

Email: ceu@gov.scot

Telephone: 0300 244 4000

Edinburgh

Victoria Quay

Address:
Victoria Quay
Edinburgh
EH6 6QQ

Victoria Quay on Google Maps

Reception: 0300 244 4000

Victoria Quay is located to the north of Edinburgh City Centre. Pedestrian access is via Commercial Street, Ocean Drive and Dock Place. Vehicular access via Ocean Drive. There are facilities at Victoria Quay for video-conferencing and tele-conferencing.

Walking and cycling

Victoria Quay is immediately adjacent to the National Cycle Network and provides a direct link (on and off road) with the city centre and the main rail and bus stations. More information on the National Cycle Network is available on the Sustrans website.

Visitors are welcome to use any of the 150 secure cycle spaces at the front of the building. These cycle racks are monitored by CCTV. Please contact reception to access these facilities.

Public transport provision

The nearest rail station to Victoria Quay is Edinburgh Waverley, which can be accessed by direct public bus services on Princes Street. There are several bus routes serving the immediate vicinty of Victoria Quay, with the 22 Lothian Bus the most direct service to Edinburgh City Centre which takes about 20 minutes. The majority of the buses are scheduled to arrive every 10-15min.

Call Traveline Scotland on 0871 200 22 33 or visit http://www.travelinescotland.com to plan your trip.

Electric vehicle parking and charging

Two electric vehicle charging points are available for visitors to the building. Please contact Victoria Quay Reception on 0300 244 4000 for advice on booking and using these facilities.

Car parking

There are 79 visitor spaces at Victoria Quay allocated on a first come basis.

Air

Edinburgh airport is within easy access by bus via the city centre.

St Andrew's House

Address:
St. Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

Reception: 0300 244 4000

St Andrew's House on Google Maps

St Andrew's House is located to the east of Princes Street on Regent Road. Main pedestrian and vehicle access is via Regent Road. There are facilities at St Andrew's House for video-conferencing and tele-conferencing.

Walking and cycling

St Andrew's House is within 1km of the National Cycle Network, which can be reached by greenways running along Princes Street. More information on the National Cycle Network is available on the Sustrans website.

Cycle parking for visitors is provided within the front car park - in close proximity to the front entrance.

Public transport provision

As St Andrew's House is in the city centre there is nearby access to many bus routes. The nearest tram stop is within a five minute walk.

The nearest rail station is Edinburgh Waverley. It is within a five minute walk (400 metres).

Call Traveline Scotland on 0871 200 22 33 or visit http://www.travelinescotland.com to plan your trip.

Electric vehicle parking and charging

Two electric vehicle charging points are available for visitors to the building. Please contact St Andrew's House Reception on 0300 244 4000 for advice on booking and using these facilities.

Car parking

There are no spaces allocated for visitors. Ticketed parking is available in Waterloo Place and Regent Road.

Air

Edinburgh Airport is within easy access by bus and by tram.

Saughton House

Address:
Saughton House
Broomhouse Drive
Edinburgh
EH11 3XD

Reception: 0300 244 4000

Saughton House on Google Maps

Saughton House is to the west of Edinburgh. Main pedestrian and vehicle access is via Broomhouse Drive and Broomhouse Terrace. There are facilities at Saughton House for video-conferencing and tele-conferencing.

Walking and cycling

There are excellent pedestrian routes available to the nearby bus and tram stops. Pedestrian access across Broomhouse Drive is available via formal pedestrian crossing points.

Visitors are welcome to use any of the cycle parking which is provided at the front of the building. The cycle racks are monitored by CCTV and the area is lit. A traffic-free cycle route is available from Saughton House to Edinburgh Park Station. This route extends to the east, linking other traffic free routes and the National Cycle Network. This route also extends east to Balgreen, linking other traffic free routes and the National Cycle Network. More information on the National Cycle Network is available on the Sustrans website.

Public transport provision

The nearest bus and tram stops are located within five-minute walk of Saughton House on Broomhouse Drive and Broomhouse Road.

The nearest rail stations are South Gyle and Edinburgh Park. Trains stopping at South Gyle serve the Fife circle via Queensferry. Trains stopping at Edinburgh Park also run to Newcraighall Park & Ride. Edinburgh Waverley is approximately 9km from Saughton House and can be accessed via the numbers 1 and 22 Lothian Bus service. Edinburgh Haymarket is approximately 5km from Saughton House and can be accessed via the number 2 Lothian Bus service. South Gyle, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Waverley can all be accessed by tram.

Call Traveline Scotland on 0871 200 22 33 or visit http://www.travelinescotland.com to plan your trip.

Electric vehicle parking and charging

Two electric vehicle charging points are available for visitors to the building. Please contact Saughton House Reception on 0300 244 4000 for advice on booking and using these facilities.

Car parking

Visitors to the building can secure parking in the front car park. Any spaces for visitors must be booked through contacting the main Reception Desk in person, phone 0300 244 4000 or by emailing the Reception Saughton House Mailbox.

Air

Edinburgh Airport is within easy access by bus via the city centre and directly by tram.

Glasgow

Atlantic Quay

Address:
5 Atlantic Quay
150 Broomielaw
Glasgow
G2 8LU

Security/reception: 0300 244 4000

Atlantic Quay on Google Maps

Entrances to Atlantic Quay are located on James Watt Street and the Broomielaw.

Car park access is via the entrance on Brown Street.

Disabled access is available at the entrance on James Watt Street.

A lift for staff and visitors with mobility problems is located to the rear of the reception area. This leads to the upper ground level where access to the lifts for all floors is available.

There are facilities for video-conferencing and tele-conferencing.

Contact

Email: ceu@gov.scot

Telephone: 0300 244 4000

Published:
4 May 2016
Scottish Government buildings