Edinburgh is the thriving capital of Scotland with
a population of 490,000. It has become one of Europe’s major
financial centres. It is a
major tourist city with film, jazz fringe, book and international
festivals in August and the celebrated New Year celebrations
that are broadcast around the world.
Over the medium term Edinburgh’s population is expected to
expand by 50,000. The new Scottish parliament is based in
Edinburgh and there is an economic boom with very low unemployment.
Over the last decade house prices have increased
in the medium term further growth is anticipated.
The letting market remains buoyant particularly in the professional
market for quality 1 bedroom properties and for students looking
for 3 plus bedrooms within close proximity to universities.
Student lets are normally for 12 months duration with good
demand for properties in the Marchmont area.
The following links/telephone contacts will
help you get the most out of your time in Edinburgh.
2. Edinburgh Council Information
Map of Edinburgh
1. Edinburgh College of Art
Margaret University College
USEFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS
Tourist Information: 0131 473 3800
National Rail: 08457 48 49 50
Edinburgh Airport: 0131 333 1000
Traveline Edinburgh: 0131 225 3858