The meeting is provisionally planned to begin at around 0900 on 6 January and finish around 1600 on 7 January. This should provide sufficient time to reach trains that depart from Edinburgh Waverley Station after 1700, or flights from Edinburgh airport from 1830.
The venue (John McIntyre Conference Centre) is part of the University of Edinburgh and is located on the Pollock Halls campus. It is situated in Edinburgh, only a 25 minute walk away from the City Centre and a 10 minute walk from Holyrood Park.
A location map for the John McIntyre Conference Centre and Pollock Halls can be downloaded below:
John McIntyre Conference Centre / Pollock Halls Campus Map (PDF, 320KB)
Travel to Edinburgh by bus (VisitScotland)
From the shop side of Princes Street; take a bus to the Royal Commonwealth Pool on Dalkeith Road, Pollock Halls is a short walk down Holyrood Park Road from the stop.
- Lothian Buses: Nos 2, 14, 30, 33 £1.50 is the standard adult one-trip fare. You'll need exact change.
- Munro: 51/52 from North Bridge.
Travel to Edinburgh by road (VisitScotland)
You can plan your route online using one of the free route planners - examples are The AA or The RAC.
If you're coming to Edinburgh from the South, take the A720; City of Edinburgh Bypass, then take the A7 Old Dalkeith Road exit at the Sheriffhall Roundabout going towards the City Centre. Continue straight for approximately 3 miles. Just past the Royal Commonwealth Pool at the lights, turn right onto Holyrood Park Road. Pollock Halls is the second turning on the right.
There is limited on-site parking on a first-come first-served basis. Parking at Pollock Halls will require a parking permit, they are available free of charge from the Reception Centre close to the campus entrance.
Travel in Edinburgh by Tram (Edinburgh Trams website)
Pollock Halls is about 2 miles from St Andrew's Square, the main Tram terminus. There are regular tram services to and from Edinburgh International Airport. Once you arrive in the city, please follow the bus or taxi instructions to get to Pollock Halls.
If you require any assistance planning your journey, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org stating where you are travelling from and your preferred method.