Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh
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It is built on former industrial docklands on the north side of the city at the edge of the boundary between formerly separate ports of Newhaven and Leith. The land was formerly occupied by the Henry Robb shipyard, which closed in 1983. Since then, the entire area has undergone urban renewal and regeneration, much led by and on the lands in the ownership of Forth Ports and its predecessors.
These and other developments have played key parts in the regeneration of Leith. The now-decommissioned Royal Yacht Britannia, which is accessed via the Britannia Visitor Centre within Ocean Terminal, is permanently berthed next to the building and can be viewed from the centre.
The berth currently occupied by Britannia was originally planned to handle cruise liners. As Britannia is now permanently moored alongside the Ocean Terminal, Forth Ports Plc plan to build another terminal for cruise liners.
There is car parking and the centre is served by Lothian Buses services. It also has bus links to Fife on Stagecoach's 50 peak services. The centre was to be served by Edinburgh Trams until the tram line east of St. Andrew Square was cancelled in June 2011.
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