Buccleuch Place is a refurbishment of existing Georgian apartments and provides a mix of standard study bedrooms within flats, each with shared kitchen/living spaces and bathroom facilities.


Buccleuch Place Lane is a new purpose-built property with 136 single en-suite study bedrooms, all within flats each with their own shared kitchen/living spaces. 


Both properties share a common room and external landscaped gardens for use by all residents, and are ideally close to the central University campus and the library.

Location

Walking Distances*

Bus Distances**

Bus #s

George Square (University Campus)

2 min (0.3 mi)

N/A 

N/A

Kings Buildings (University Campus)

29 min (1.4 mi)

25 min (1.4 mi)

41, 42, 47

Easter Bush (University Campus)

 N/A

58 min (6.4 mi)

37, 47, 62A, 67

University Gym 

10 min (0.4 mi)

N/A

N/A

Princes Street (shopping)

20 min (1.1 mi)

23 Min (1.1 mi)

29, 31

Waverley Train Station

22 min (0.9 mi)

15 min (0.9 mi)

3, 29, 31, 41

Edinburgh Castle

22 min (0.9 mi)

N/A

N/A

Closest Supermarket (Sainburys Local):

5 min (0.3 mi)

N/A

N/A

Closest Large Supermarket (Sainsburys, Cameron Toll):

N/A

18 min (1.5 mi)

7, 31, 37, 47

 *Duration of journeys and distances are approximate and provided by Google Maps.

**Bus services are provided by Lothian buses and are subject to change. Visit their website for more info: http://lothianbuses.com/   . The duration of journeys and distances are approximate and provided by Google Maps.

Buccleuch Place facilities

  • Self-catered property
  • Shared kitchen facilities
  • Coin-operated laundry
  • Cycle storage

Bedrooms

Furnishings

All study bedrooms are equipped with the following furniture:

  • Standard single bed, or 3/4 sized bed (large rooms) or two standard single beds (Twin rooms)
  • Chest of drawers 
  • Desk and study chair
  • Set of bookshelves
  • Wardrobe
  • Fixed light above bed and desk
  • Internet provision
  • Additional soft seat (bean bag)

Bedding

Bedding, bedlinen and towels are not provided in University flats. You will, therefore, need to supply these items yourself (such as a duvet, duvet cover, pillows, pillowcases, blankets, sheets and towels).

Bedding packs, comprising of a sheet, duvet, duvet cover, pillow and pillowcase can be purchased from the University (at an additional cost) using the order form link in your offer details. However, these packs are only available to students at beginning of lease.

Bathrooms

Flats typically share two shower room and WC facilities with your flat mates.

Buccleuch Place Lane facilities

  • Self-catered property
  • Shared kitchen facilities
  • En-suite study bedrooms
  • Coin-operated laundry
  • Shared residents common room with games equipment and TV
  • Cycle storage

Bedrooms

Furnishings

All study bedrooms are equipped with the following furniture:

  • Standard single bed
  • Desk and study chair
  • Bookshelves
  • Chest of drawers
  • Wardrobe
  • Fixed light above bed and desk
  • Internet provision

Bedding

Bedding, bedlinen and towels are not provided. You will need to supply these items yourself. 

Bedding packs, comprising of a sheet, duvet, duvet cover, pillow and pillowcase can be purchased from the University (at an additional cost) using the order form link in your offer details. However, these packs are only available to students at the beginning of their lease.

Bathrooms

Each single bedroom has its own en-suite (private) shower room. En-suite bathrooms are cleaned fortnightly.

Communal facilities

Common Rooms

There is a common room in the grounds of the site, which is equipped with a seating area, games equipment and TV. 

Cooking Facilities

This is self-catered accommodation and kitchens are equipped with the following items:

  • Four-ring electric cooker with oven and grill
  • Microwave
  • Set of three saucepans, frying pan and chopping board
  • Kettle
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Basin
  • Dish drainer and pail
  • Sweeping brush, mop and shovel
  • Ironing board (no iron)
  • Crockery and cutlery are not provided.

Laundry

Students have access to coin-operated, onsite laundry facilities.

Cleaning and housekeeping

In all flats common areas within the flats (kitchens, bathrooms, halls and stairs) are cleaned once a week.

It is your own responsibility to keep your bedroom clean.

Please note that all of our accommodation is non-smoking, this includes e-cigarettes.

Utilities

All utility bills included - there is an average allowance of electricity but overuse can result in additional charges.

Insurance

Provided by Cover4students

Internet

High-speed wireless internet is available throughout the property and each bedroom has a data outlet for a wired connection. 

Keycom

Use of internet services is subject to the University of Edinburgh computing regulations and those of the service provider for the property:

University computing regulations

Contact Us

Before you arrive, please email: accom.allocations@ed.ac.uk

Buccleuch Place/ Buccleuch Place Lane
Academic year Room type and size Bathroom Lease
2017-2018 Standard Single Room Shared £6818.00
2017-2018 Superior Single Room Shared £7832.00
2017-2018 Large Twin Room Shared £4433.00
2017-2018 Standard Single Room En-suite £7975.00
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Buccleuch Place/ Buccleuch Place Lane, 1 – 6 & 7 – 13, Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh
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