The centrally located Richmond Place has a total of 280 rooms. There are 237 en-suite single rooms in Churchill House/Fleming House and 2 standard rooms with shared bathroom facilities. In Nicolson St (NS) we have 41 standard plus rooms, a mix of en-suites, twins and rooms with shared bathroom facilities. A great choice of rooms to suit all needs and budgets for this extremely well located building.

Churchill House detailed access guide

Fleming House detailed access guide

Central location
Common room
Cycle storage

Rooms & Prices

Academic year Room type and size Bathroom Lease
2019-2020 Standard Single Room En-suite £6836.00
2019-2020 Standard Plus Single Room Shared £6889.00
2019-2020 Standard Plus Single Room En-suite £7939.00


  • Self-catered property
  • Shared kitchen facilities
  • Coin-operated laundry
  • High speed wireless and wired internet
  • Common room
  • Cycle storage
  • Contents insurance
  • All utility bills


All study bedrooms are equipped with the following furniture:

  • Standard single bed
  • Nicholson St. level rooms have either twin rooms (single standard size beds) or 3/4 size beds in most single rooms
  • Small chest of drawers 
  • Desk and study chair
  • Set of bookshelves
  • Wardrobe (free standing or built in)
  • Bedside lamp
  • Internet provision


Duvets, blankets, pillows, bed linen, mattress protectors and towels are not provided. You will, therefore, need to supply these items yourself.

Bedding packs, comprising of a sheet, duvet, duvet cover, pillow and pillowcase (does not include a mattress protector) 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.



The majority of bedrooms at Richmond Place has an ensuite (private) bathroom, however there are a few standard and twin rooms which will share shower rooms (comprising shower cubicle, WC and sink).

Common room

There is a common room in Churchill House (for Nicolson St Level residents only) equipped with seating areas, games table and TV/DVD player. 

There is a new common room (April 2017) in Fleming House for all students, equipped with seating areas, games and TV. (Access available 12noon to 6am daily)

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.


Students have access to, coin-operated, onsite 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.

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


Provided by Cover4students


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


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

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

After you arrive, please email: richmond-place@ed.ac.uk


Richmond Place, 7 Richmond Place, Edinburgh
University of Edinburgh Campuses

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Walking Distances*

Bus Distances**

Bus #s

George Square (University Campus)

7 min (0.3 mi)



Kings Buildings (University Campus)

35 min (1.8 mi)

23 min (1.8 mi)

3, 7, 8, 29, 31, 37, 41

Easter Bush (University Campus)


42 min (6.8 mi)

37, 47, 62A, N37, X37, 67

University Gym 

1 min (427 ft)



Princes Street (shopping)

18 min (0.6 mi)

21 min (0.6 mi)

29, 37, N37

Waverley Train Station

12 min (0.6 mi)

21 min (0.6 mi)

3, 29, 31, 37, X95

Edinburgh Castle

16 min (0.8 mi)



Closest Supermarket (Tesco Metro):

3 min (0.2 mi) 



Closest Large Supermarket (Sainsburys, Cameron Toll):


20 min (1.6 mi)

3, 7, 8, 29, 31, 37

 *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.