West Mains Road has 123 single study bedrooms, typically with 10 rooms per flat sharing kitchen and bathroom facilities. Being on the King’s Buildings campus and very close to Cameron Toll for shopping, it also benefits from convenient links to the city centre.

Location

Walking Distances*

Bus Distances**

Bus #s

George Square (University Campus)

36 min (1.8 mi)

20 min (1.8 mi)

42, 67

Kings Buildings (University Campus)

1 min (259 ft)

N/A

N/A

Easter Bush (University Campus)

 N/A

30 min.) (5.2 mi)

67

University Gym 

38 min. (1.9 mi)

N/A

N/A

Princes Street (shopping)

38 min (1.9 mi)

25 min (2.5 mi)

42, 67

Waverley Train Station

46 min (2.3 mi)

18 min (2.1 mi)

42, 67

Edinburgh Castle

48 min (2.3 mi)

N/A

N/A

Closest Supermarket (Sainsburys Cameron Toll):

11 min (0.6mi) 

N/A

N/A

Closest Large Supermarket (Sainsburys, Cameron Toll):

See above

N/A

N/A

 *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.

  • 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
  • Small chest of drawers 
  • Desk and study chair
  • Set of bookshelves
  • Wardrobe 
  • Bedside lamp
  • Internet provision

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

You will share shower, bath and WC with your flatmates.

The 10 person flats share one bathroom (shower over bath, WC and sink), two shower rooms (shower cubicle, WC and sink) and two WC's.

Communal facilities and services

Cooking Facilities

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

  • Two four-ring electric cooker with oven and grill
  • Microwave
  • Two Sets of three saucepans, frying pan and chopping board
  • Two Kettles
  • Three Fridge/Freezers
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Basin
  • Two dish drainers and pails
  • Sweeping brush, mop and shovel
  • Ironing board (no iron)
  • Crockery and cutlery are not provided.

Laundry

Students have access to 'Circuit' app or card-operated, onsite laundry facilities.

Cleaning and housekeeping

In all flats common areas within the flats (kitchens, bathrooms, halls and stairs) are cleaned at least 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.

Cleaning and housekeeping

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

It is your own responsibility to keep your bedroom clean.

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

After you arrive, please email:west-mains-road@ed.ac.uk

West Mains Road
Academic year Room type and size Bathroom Lease
2017-2018 Standard Single Room Shared £5394.00
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West Mains Road, West Mains Road, Edinburgh
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