Pleasance @ The EICC Pleasance @ The EICC

Pleasance @ The EICC

150 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8EE, United Kingdom | 01315566550 | Website
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Several local buses stop at Lothian Road, which is approx. 300 metres from the EICC. Additionally, Lothian Buses service No. 2 stops just a few metres from the EICC’s main entrances. All Lothian Buses are easy access, they are equipped with: Low entrances that can “kneel” to kerb height to give step free access where possible Retractable boarding ramp for wheelchair access Completely flat areas on the lower deck (with no internal steps) High visibility handrails A dedicated wheelchair space Drivers who are specially trained to help customers enjoy the full benefit of their buses Taxi The EICC benefits from a reserved drop-off area where taxis and cars can park temporarily, directly outside the venue’s two entrances. The taxi rank is situated at the front of the EICC where there is a dropped kerb. Taxis can be booked at the EICC’s Concierge Desks. Our preferred taxi supplier is Central Taxis. All Central Taxis are wheelchair accessible. They offer a mix of 5-seater TX Hackney cabs, 6-seater Mercedes M8 taxis and Peugeot E7 taxis each of which is supplied with a wheelchair ramp, seatbelts and additional safety anchors. All drivers have completed training in Wheelchair Access and Disability Awareness. The closest train station to the EICC is Haymarket. The station is accessible and is less than 500 metres from the venue. Waverley Station is one mile from the EICC. All entrances to the station are step-free. Further details can be found in Waverley Station’s accessibility guide. Edinburgh Trams stop directly outside Haymarket Station, which is the closest tram stop to the EICC. The trams provide frequent connections from the city centre to Edinburgh Airport. The approach to the EICC from Lothian Road is flat with a gentle slope down towards the two main entrances - the Strathblane and the Lennox. From this direction you will arrive at the Lennox entrance first. Arriving from Haymarket Station to the venue, after the step-free pedestrian crossing the pavement slopes upwards – from this direction you will arrive at the Strathblane entrance first.


Dedicated accessible parking spaces are available in the following facilities: Sheraton Hotel Car Park located 150 meters from the EICC, with limited accessible parking spaces Semple Street Car Park located 300 meters from the EICC Castle Terrace NCP Car Park located 650 meters from the EICC In addition there is on street parking on Morrison Street near the EICC's main entrance and in surrounding streets, such as Gardner's Crescent, which is free and without time limit for Blue Badge holders.

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