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Edinburgh - St Mary's Street

The Edinburgh Training Centre is extremely popular with course delegates as well as instructors and seminar leaders, and is favoured for its style, its excellent facilities and its helpful and valuable on-site support staff. The Training Centre been set up by specialists who are highly experienced in staging IT and Management training courses, so you know your event is in safe hands. The internal environment has been carefully designed to provide the optimum distraction-free and comfortable atmosphere. There are 12 spacious, well equipped, air-conditioned training rooms, a relaxing coffee lounge and an attractive restaurant.

The Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue is based in St Mary’s Street – the heart of Edinburgh in the city’s beautiful historic Old Town, just off the Royal Mile and minutes from Waverley Station.

Centre Access 

Enter through the Main Reception and a member of staff will direct you to your training room. Disabled access is available throughout the Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue.

Registration

Most courses begin at 09:30 on the first morning. Please register with the customer service team at Reception. To maintain building security and comply with health and safety legislation, delegates will be asked to sign in on a daily basis.

Refreshments

Tea/coffee will be provided in the morning and afternoon. Water will be available throughout the day.

Internet Access 

WiFi available throughout the venue

Address:

Edinburgh Training Centre

16 St Mary's Street

Edinburgh

EH1 1SU

Directions:

Edinburgh Training Centre Exterior

Parking

If you are arriving by car, then there are three multi-storey car parks just a few minutes walk from Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue. We have a concessionary rate at the St John’s Hill NCP car park, to get a 10% discount you just need to get your parking ticket validated by our receptionist.

 

 

By Car: 

 

From the West
From the M8, approaching the Hermiston Gait junction take ‘City Bypass North’ to the major ‘Gogar’ roundabout then follow ‘City Centre’ signs; From the M9 follow ‘Edinburgh City Centre’ signs, through the underpass to the Maybury. Come in past PC World (on right) and the Zoo (left) – stay off the Bus Lanes! Shortly after passing Haymarket Station on your right, go straight ahead at the next junctions, soon passing a Church (tall steeple) on the left and lots of shops both sides (incl Habitat on left). Turn right at the next junction (Fraser’s store left, Caledonian Hotel right) into Lothian Road.
Turn left at the 3rd set of lights into Bread Street, then go straight ahead down West Port through the Grassmarket. Continue straight ahead along Cowgate to the lights at the junction of Pleasance / St Marys St (Travelodge hotel on the left). Go straight ahead into Holyrood Road and park on the right in the ‘Scot Park’ multi-storey car park. The ETC is half way up St Mary’s St on the right.


From the North
Follow ‘City Centre’ signs from the A90/Forth Road Bridge via Cramond and Barnton, approaching the City via Blackhall (bear right at the junction at the Kwik-Fit garage). After crossing Dean Bridge (approaching West End) stay on Queensferry St as it bears left at Fraser’s store and Ryan’s Bar, into Charlotte Square. Take right lane along the Square and turn right into S.Charlotte St (turn into left lane), right into Princes Street and immediately left into Lothian Road. Now follow from ‘Turn left ...’ of the paragraph above.


From the South
From the A1, or South East, take the City Bypass, and exit ‘City Centre’ at the Dalkeith junction. (From A68, after Dalkeith go across the bypass, not onto it). Coming in on Old Dalkeith Road, you will approach a roundabout at the Cameron Toll Shopping Centre (railway bridge over). Take the 3rd exit (under the bridge), effectively going straight ahead, into St.Leonards. Stay on this road past the Commonwealth Pool and Scottish Widows former HQ (brown building) on your right until down the Pleasance you meet the 4-way junction (lights) of Pleasance, St Mary’s St (ahead), Cowgate (left) and Holyrood Rd (right). Turn right into Holyrood Rd and the ‘Scot Park’ car park is just down the road on the right. The ETC is half way up St Mary’s St on the right.

 

By Rail:

 

Waverley Station is the closest to the venue.
Leave the Station by the steps to Market Street (or by the main pedestrian exit to Waverley Bridge, turning left then left again into Market Street). Cross Market Street along from the City Art Centre and turn left, going under the large decorated Bridge. Bear right into Jeffrey Street past Jury’s hotel to the junction (traffic lights) with High Street. Cross the High Street into St Mary’s Street (continuation of Jeffrey Street) and the Training Centre is down the hill on the left (door next to ‘Cruise’ clothes shop).


By Air:

 

From Edinburgh Airport.


Outside the main Airport Terminal there is a rank for Airport Taxis. These are not ‘Black Cabs’ but private licences at standard rates. The trip to the Training Centre takes around 25 minutes and costs around £16.

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