The Calders

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For other uses, see Calder (disambiguation).
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The Calders are a mainly residential part of Sighthill, in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is sometimes considered to be part of Wester Hailes or Sighthill. They are not to be confused with the Calders of West Lothian, aka West Calder, Mid Calder and East Calder. The Union Canal goes by here into the city. The Calders also contains the Wester Hailes Education Centre. The bulk of the housing stock is council owned, and the area contains some of the remaining high rises in Edinburgh (Cobbinshaw House, Dunsyre House and Medwin House). The majority of the other buildings here are four storeys high, and a small percentage are two storey.

To the north, the Calders border the A71 Calder Road, which is a dual carriageway leading off Edinburgh bypass into Gorgie, and Bankhead.

To the west, is the Edinburgh Bypass, and Heriot-Watt University's main campus at Riccarton, Edinburgh.

Coordinates: 55°55′10″N 3°17′45″W / 55.91944°N 3.29583°W / 55.91944; -3.29583