Edinburgh Corn Exchange

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Edinburgh's Corn Exchange, May 2014; the hosting of a UKIP event having led to a public protest

The Edinburgh Corn Exchange is a conference, banqueting, wedding, sports and live music venue in the Chesser suburb of Edinburgh, Scotland. The maximum dinner capacity is 1000 guests and for concerts 3000 spectators.

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The building was erected in 1909 as a corn exchange, and was designed by the City Superintendent of Works, James A. Williamson. It is a category B listed building. It was restored to its former glory by Marcos (a family run Edinburgh Business) and opened in 1992. [1] It was restored for use as a venue in 1999.[2] It was awarded with the Large venue of the year award two years in a row at the Scottish Event Awards 2011 and 2012.

The neighbouring Corn Exchange Village has facilities such as ten pin bowling, 5-a-side and 7-a-side football pitches, and a sports bar.

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Coordinates: 55°55′38″N 3°14′50″W / 55.92714°N 3.24735°W / 55.92714; -3.24735