Edinburgh Park

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BT building, designed by Bennetts Associates architects

Edinburgh Park is a business park in South Gyle, Edinburgh, Scotland. It is west of the city, near Edinburgh Airport and the Edinburgh City Bypass, and opened in 1995. The layout of the park was masterplanned by American architect Richard Meier. Edinburgh Park railway station, which is on the Glasgow to Edinburgh via Falkirk Line, opened in December 2003.

Edinburgh Trams began serving the park on 31 May 2014 with stops at Edinburgh Park Station, Edinburgh Park Central and The Gyle.

It is not to be confused with Gyle Park nearby, site of the former Gogarloch.

The park has a bar/grill, nursery, and several sculptures, including busts of famous Scottish poets, many of them socialists.

Businesses[edit]

Herm of Sorley MacLean, the Gaelic poet, in the Lochside development

Businesses with a presence in the Edinburgh Park include:

Transport[edit]

Road[edit]

Edinburgh City Bypass (A720)[edit]

Junction 10: Hermiston Gait
The M8 terminates here at a roundabout under the bypass with access into Edinburgh Park and South Gyle from the south.

Junction 11: Gogar Junction
The end of the city bypass where it links with the A8. This junction provides access into Edinburgh Park and South Gyle from the north.

Rail[edit]

The main Edinburgh-Glasgow railway line runs along the southern border of the park, where it is served by Edinburgh Park station .

Tram[edit]

Edinburgh Park Central tram stop is situated in the parkland between Lochside Avenue and Lochside Crescent.

Preceding station   Edinburgh Trams   Following station
Edinburgh Park station
towards York Place
  York Place - Edinburgh Airport   Gyle Centre
towards Airport

Buses[edit]

Lothian Buses[edit]

  • 2, 12, 18, 20, 21, 22, 35, 63

First Scotland East[edit]

  • X2

Recent developments[edit]

A new 120-bed Premier Inn opened at Lochside Avenue in February 2012.[1] It is next to Edinburgh Park station and tram stop.

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