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Bankhead is a non-residential area of west Edinburgh, Scotland. It borders the bypass (and Hermiston Gait) to the west, the Calders to the south, Sighthill to the east, and South Gyle/Edinburgh Park to the north. It is mostly occupied by a large industrial park. Amongst the companies here, Royal Mail and Burtons Biscuits have a large presence. Ethicon also had a plant here, but it has closed, and will reportedly be replaced by a sports facilities. Stevenson College and the former Sighthill campus of Napier University are just to the west.
Junction 9: Calder
The dual-carriaged Calder Road (A71) continues over the bypass here by means of a roundabout
Junction 10: Hermiston Gait
The M8 terminates here at a roundabout under the bypass with access to Hermiston Gait retail park.
Bankhead tram stop is adjacently south of the railway line, close to the junction of Bankhead Drive and the South Gyle Access Road.
|Preceding station||Edinburgh Trams||Following station|
towards York Place
|York Place - Edinburgh Airport||Edinburgh Park Station
- 3, 25, 34, 35 (Calder Road)
- 18, 20, 35, 63 (Bankhead Avenue)
- 2 (Bankhead Drive)
- 21, 32 (Broomhouse Road)
- 27, 28 (Calder Road)