A two minute walk from University of Edinburgh Centre for Sport and Exercise as well as a short walk to central campus, Darroch Court is ideal for those who want to be close to the University. It comprises of 175 single bedrooms and two twin bedrooms in cluster flats of five person. Each cluster flat has a fully-fitted kitchen and one bathroom with shower.


Darroch Court detailed access guide

Location

Walking Distances*

Bus Distances**

Bus #s

George Square (University Campus)

14 min (0.6 mi)

N/A

 N/A

Kings Buildings (University Campus)

42 min (2.4 mi)

33 min (2.4 mi)

3, 7, 8, 29, 31, 37, 62A, N37

Easter Bush (University Campus)

 N/A

59 min  (7.3 mi)

15, 37, 47

University Gym 

6 min (0.3 mi)

N/A

 N/A

Princes Street (shopping)

16 min (0.9 mi)

15 min (0.9 mi)

 36

Waverley Train Station

12 min (0.5 mi)

10 min (0.5 mi)

 36

Edinburgh Castle

16 min (0.9 mi)

N/A

 N/A

Closest Supermarket (Tesco Express):

7 min (0.3 mi)

N/A

N/A

Closest Large Supermarket (Sainsburys, Cameron Toll):

N/A

25 min (1.9 mi)

3, 31, 37, N37 and X37

 *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:

  • 3/4 size beds in single rooms
  • Single beds available in twin rooms
  • Small chest of drawers 
  • Desk, study chair and additional arm 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.

Showerooms

You will share shower, and WC with your flatmates.

Three bedroom flats share one shower room (comprising a shower cubicle, sink and WC) and one seperate WC (comprising WC and washbasin).

Five bedroom flats share two shower rooms (comprising a shower cubicle, sink and WC) and one seperate WC (comprising WC and washbasin).

Communal facilities and services

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, on-site laundry facilities.

Cleaning and housekeeping

Staff will visit your flat weekly and assist you in keeping common areas clean (kitchens, bathrooms, halls and stairs). 

We will visit en-suite shower rooms fortnightly to assist in cleaning these areas too. 

Residents should clear excess rubbish and remove all recycling to the designated areas,  they are also responsible for keeping their own bedrooms 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

After you arrive, please email: darroch-court@ed.ac.uk

Darroch Court
Academic year Room type and size Bathroom Lease
2019-2020 Standard Single Room Shared £4916.00
2019-2020 Large Single Room Shared £5115.00

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Kitchen

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Darroch Court, St John's Hill, Edinburgh
University of Edinburgh Campuses

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