Alva Place

Postcode: EH7 5BE

Alva Place is a street in the settlement of Edinburgh which is within the electoral area of Leith Walk Ward in the administration area of City of Edinburgh Council located in the Scotland Euro Region of the UK.

Alva Place is located 332.67 miles North from the centre of London, 1.16 miles North East from the centre of Edinburgh, 35.45 miles South from the centre of Dundee and 42.51 miles East from the centre of Glasgow.

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Postcodes for Alva Place

EH7 5BE
EH7 5BA
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Alva Place is approximately 2.29464 kilometres from the tidal high water mark which could be coastline or a tidal river (click to view nearest high tide point in Google Maps) and is 40 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Alva Place is a river called Water of Leith which is approximately 1.91643 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Alva Place is approximately 40 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 0131 - Edinburgh
Area Code: 01875 - Tranent
Area Code: 01968 - Penicuik
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 28.9
Median Speed: 20
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 11
water

Water and Drainage Details

Scottish Water
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Healthcare and Education

Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

McDonald Road Library

2 McDonald Road, Edinburgh, EH74LU
Telephone:
Distance: 0.87 Kilometres
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Directions from Alva Place to McDonald Road Library

Piershill Library

30 Piershill Terrace, Edinburgh, EH87BQ
Telephone:
Distance: 1.72 Kilometres
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Directions from Alva Place to Piershill Library

Edinburgh Central Lending Library

7-9 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH11EG
Telephone: 0131 242 8030
Distance: 1.79 Kilometres
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Directions from Alva Place to Edinburgh Central Lending Library

Leith Library

28-30 Ferry Road, Edinburgh, EH64AE
Telephone:
Distance: 2.02 Kilometres
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Directions from Alva Place to Leith Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Brunstane Station is 4.61 Kilometers away

Directions from Alva Place to Brunstane

Brunstane station is operated by ScotRail in the Edinburgh East Burgh area on the Newcraighall - Portobello Jcn stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aberdour • Burntisland • Dalgety Bay • Dalmeny • Edinburgh • Eskbank • Galashiels • Glenrothes with Thornton • Gorebridge • Haymarket • Inverkeithing • Kinghorn • Kirkcaldy • Newcraighall • Newtongrange • North Queensferry • Shawfair • South Gyle • Stow • Tweedbank

Newcraighall Station is 5.64 Kilometers away

Directions from Alva Place to Newcraighall

Newcraighall station is operated by ScotRail in the Edinburgh East Burgh area on the Newcraighall - Portobello Jcn stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aberdour • Brunstane • Burntisland • Dalgety Bay • Dalmeny • Edinburgh • Eskbank • Galashiels • Glenrothes with Thornton • Gorebridge • Haymarket • Inverkeithing • Kinghorn • Kirkcaldy • Newtongrange • North Queensferry • Shawfair • South Gyle • Stow • Tweedbank

Shawfair Station is 7.08 Kilometers away

Directions from Alva Place to Shawfair

Shawfair station is operated by ScotRail in the Midlothian area on the Newcraighall - Portobello Jcn stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aberdour • Brunstane • Burntisland • Dalgety Bay • Dalmeny • Edinburgh • Eskbank • Galashiels • Glenrothes with Thornton • Gorebridge • Haymarket • Inverkeithing • Kinghorn • Kirkcaldy • Newcraighall • Newtongrange • North Queensferry • South Gyle • Stow • Tweedbank

South Gyle Station is 8.43 Kilometers away

Directions from Alva Place to South Gyle

South Gyle station is operated by ScotRail in the Edinburgh West Burgh area on the Fife Loop stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aberdeen • Aberdour • Arbroath • Brunstane • Burntisland • Cardenden • Cowdenbeath • Cupar • Dalgety Bay • Dalmeny • Dundee • Dunfermline • Dunfermline Queen Margaret • Edinburgh • Eskbank • Galashiels • Glenrothes with Thornton • Gorebridge • Haymarket • Inverkeithing • Kinghorn • Kirkcaldy • Ladybank • Leuchars • Lochgelly • Markinch • Montrose • Newcraighall • Newtongrange • North Queensferry • Perth • Portlethen • Rosyth • Shawfair • Stonehaven • Stow • Tweedbank

Airports

Nearest Airports

Edinburgh Airport is 12.12 Kilometers away Directions from Alva Place to Edinburgh Airport
Dundee City Airport is 55.9 Kilometers away Directions from Alva Place to Dundee City Airport
Aberdeen Airport is 150.22 Kilometers away Directions from Alva Place to Aberdeen Airport
Inverness Airport is 183.96 Kilometers away Directions from Alva Place to Inverness Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Leith Newhaven Harbour Ferry Landing is 3.14 Kilometers away
Directions from Alva Place to Leith Newhaven Harbour Ferry Landing
Inchcolm Island Ferry Landing is 11.48 Kilometers away
Directions from Alva Place to Inchcolm Island Ferry Landing
South Queensferry Ferry Landing is 14.01 Kilometers away
Directions from Alva Place to South Queensferry Ferry Landing
Rosyth Ferry Terminal is 18.24 Kilometers away
Directions from Alva Place to Rosyth Ferry Terminal
Motorways

Motorways

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M8 J1/A720 - 9.59 Km Away
Directions from Alva Place to M8 J1/A720
Junction: M9 J1M8/A8/A89/B7030 - 14.61 Km Away
Directions from Alva Place to M9 J1M8/A8/A89/B7030
Junction: M8 J2 - 14.87 Km Away
Directions from Alva Place to M8 J2
Junction: M9 J1A - 15.45 Km Away
Directions from Alva Place to M9 J1A

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Express

4-6 Brunswick Place, EH7 5HW
Distance: 0.75 Kilometres
Directions from Alva Place to Tesco Express

Co-op

8 Mcdonald Road, Edinburgh, EH7 4LU
Distance: 0.87 Kilometres
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Tesco

59 Holyrood Road, EH8 8AU
Distance: 1 Kilometres
Directions from Alva Place to Tesco

Tesco

8 Picardy Place, EH1 3JT
Distance: 1.11 Kilometres
Directions from Alva Place to Tesco

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Palace of Holyroodhouse
Distance: 0.58 (km)
Directions from Alva Place to Palace of Holyroodhouse

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Calton Hill
Distance: 0.79 (km)
Directions from Alva Place to Calton Hill

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Leith Mills, Leith Waterworld
Distance: 1.66 (km)
Directions from Alva Place to Leith Mills, Leith Waterworld

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Edinburgh Castle
Distance: 2.14 (km)
Directions from Alva Place to Edinburgh Castle

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of City of Edinburgh
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City Chambers
High Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1YJ
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0131 200 2000
Within the electoral area of Leith Walk Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Edinburgh East
The Member of Parliament is Gilmore, Sheila

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Location details

Location Details

Alva Place

OS Reference: 327069, 674526
OS Grid Reference: NT271745
Latitude and Longitude: 55.958251960746, -3.1682536384307
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 2.29464 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Alva Place

Map Number: 66
Map Name: Edinburgh Penicuik & North Berwick
Hillside
Edinburgh
Scotland
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