Situated at Pollock Halls and overlooked by Arthur's Seat, one of Edinburgh's most famous landmarks and a local favourite for hiking and outdoor exercise, the accommodation offers easy access to Edinburgh's central area, and is within 25 minutes walking distance of both the George Square and King's Buildings university campuses. Baird has 167 single bedrooms and one large common room.
|Location||Walking Distances*||Bus Distances**||Bus #s|
|18 min (0.9mi)||N/A||N/A|
|29 min (1.5mi)||22 min (1.5mi)||3, 7, 8, 29, 31, 37, 47, x37|
|N/A||50 min (6.5mi)||67 (direct, 43min), 37, 47 (with walk 50 min)|
|15 min (0.8 mi)||N/A||N/A|
|32 min (1.6 mi)||24 min (1.6 mi)||30, 33, 51, X95|
Waverly Train Station
|26 min (1.3 mi)||17 min (1.3 mi)||30, 33, 51, X95|
|9 min (0.5 mi)||N/A||N/A|
Closest large supermarket
(Sainsburys Cameron Toll)
|20 min (1.1 mi)||15 min (1.1 mi)||3, 7, 8, 29, 31, 37, 47, 49, N37|
*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.
All study bedrooms are equipped with the following furniture:
Bed linen is supplied at Pollock Halls. Bed linen comprises of a duvet cover, sheet and pillowcase. These items will be laundered every week.
Duvets, blankets, pillows, and towels are not provided. You will, therefore, need to supply these items yourself.
Bedding packs, comprising of a duvet and a pillow, 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.
There are three shower rooms with sink/WC and one bathroom with bath and sink/WC per 18 students in each wing of the building.
Students have access to each wing of the building.
There is one large common room at Baird House, this is furnished with soft seating, tables and TV.
Snack preparation areas
The communal pantries have snack preparation areas and are equipped with the following items:
The pantries are furnished with sofas, coffee tables and stools.
Baird House has access to communal, coin operated, laundry facilities.
Cleaning and housekeeping
Study bedrooms in all houses are thoroughly cleaned once a week.
Please note that all of our accommodation is non-smoking.
All utility bills are included
High speed wireless internet is available throughout the property and each bedroom has a data outlet for a wired connection. A VOIP telephone is provided in each room.
Use of the internet services is subject to the the University of Edinburgh computing regulations and those of the service provider for the property:
Before you arrive, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
After you arrive please email: email@example.com
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