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Biggar Road in Edinburgh

Biggar Road is a Street in the Midlothian city of Edinburgh and measures approximately 1,696 metres long.

There are 5 other streets named Biggar Road in Great Britain.

Biggar Road is within the area of Edinburgh City Council Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax .

The average elevation of Biggar Road is roughly 157.20 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 177.10 and the lowest point being 145.50. A change of 31.60 metres.

Biggar Road has the postcodes of EH10 7BH, EH10 7BJ, EH10 7BQ and EH10 7DU.

Biggar Road is located within the county of Midlothian which is within the proud nation of Scotland. 329.25 miles North West from the centre of London, 3.63 miles South from the centre of Edinburgh, 39.96 miles South from the centre of Dundee and 40.75 miles East from the centre of Glasgow.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for Biggar Road

Sunrise07:52
Sunset18:02

We have found postcodes for Biggar Road.

EH10 7BH
EH10 7BJ
EH10 7BQ
EH10 7DU

Latest Weather Conditions for Biggar Road

Observed at Weather Station:Edinburgh/Gogarbank 19 October 2021 at 16:00 (5.87 miles away)
Current Weather:Cloudy
Temperature and Humidity:17.1°C (83.6%)
Wind Direction and Speed:SW (16 mph)
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Budget Hotels near Biggar Road Edinburgh

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Travelodge Edinburgh Dreghorn
Address:46 Dreghorn Link, A720 City Bypass, Edinburgh, EH13 9QR
Telephone:0871 984 6139 Learn More
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2: Name:Travelodge Edinburgh Cameron Toll
Address:43 Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh, EH16 5PD
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Address:82 Lauriston Place
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4: Name:Premier Inn Hub Edinburgh Haymarket
Address:Torphichen Street
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5: Name:Travelodge Edinburgh Haymarket
Address:24-26 Eglinton Cres, Edinburgh, EH12 5BY
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of Biggar Road above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
157.20145.50177.1031.60

Frequently asked Questions for Biggar Road

What Council (Local Authority) is Biggar Road in?

Biggar Road is located within the local authority area of Edinburgh City Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is Biggar Road in?

Biggar Road is in an unparished area.

What Electoral Ward is Biggar Road in?

Biggar Road is located within the ward of Colinton/Fairmilehead.

What County is Biggar Road in?

Biggar Road is located within the ceremonial county of Midlothian.

What Constituency is Biggar Road in?

Biggar Road is located within the constituency of Edinburgh South West.

What Part of the UK is Biggar Road in?

Biggar Road is located within the historic nation of Scotland.

What County Council area is Biggar Road in?

Biggar Road is not in a County Council area.

What Police Force area is Biggar Road in?

Biggar Road is located within the Scotland Police area.

Roads that have a Junction with Biggar Road

Road NameRoad NumberJunction Type
A702junction
Comiston RoadA702pseudo node
Frogston Road WestB701junction
Swanston Avenuejunction
Swanston Drivejunction
The City Of Edinburgh BypassA720junction
The City Of Edinburgh BypassA720roundabout

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Location Details

Biggar Road
Map showing the location of Biggar Road
Latitude55.895734
Longitude-3.202669
OS Easting (X):324799
OS Northing (Y):667606
OS Grid Reference:NT248676

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Biggar Road

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  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeS00105058
ONS Area NameDetached Retirement Living
LSOA Code:S01008546
LSOA Name:Fairmilehead - 06
SOA Code:8a
SOA Name:Affluent communities
MSOA Code:S02001599
MSOA Name:Fairmilehead

Nearest Supermarkets

Morrisons Edinburgh - Hunters Tryst
30 New Swanston, Edinburgh EH10 7JA
0131 445 5647
Distance: 0.99 Miles
Directions from Biggar Road to Morrisons Edinburgh - Hunters Tryst
Iceland Straiton Food Warehouse
UNIT 2A STRAITON RET PK., STRAITON ROAD, LOANHEAD, STRAITON, EH20 9PW
01314400240
Distance: 1.71 Miles
Directions from Biggar Road to Iceland Straiton Food Warehouse
Asda Straiton
Pentland Road, Loanhead, EH20 9NY
0131 465 1500
Distance: 1.73 Miles
Directions from Biggar Road to Asda Straiton
Sainsburys Straiton
Straiton Mains, Straiton, Loanhead, Scotland, EH20 9PW
0131 448 2181
Distance: 1.74 Miles
Directions from Biggar Road to Sainsburys Straiton

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 0131 - Edinburgh
Area Code: 01968 - Penicuik

 Broadband Information

Speed Average Speed Median Speed Maximum Speed Next-generation access (NGA) Number of Connections
Greater than 2 Mbps 29.7 20 >=30 Y 10

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Edinburgh City Council
Visit the Council's Website
City Chambers, High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1YJ
Send email
Telephone Number: 0131 200 2000
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Edinburgh South West
The Member of Parliament is Joanna Cherry
Details for the MP Joanna Cherry on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Joanna Cherry on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2019 General Election Joanna Cherry won with a majority of 11,982 the result was SNP hold. The total electorate was 73,501
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Colinton/Fairmilehead Ward
Ceremonial County: Midlothian

Nearest Car Parks

Swanston Road Car Park
Swanston Road, Edinburgh
Edinburgh
EH10 7DS
Distance: 0.57 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Braid Hills Drive Car Park
Braid Hills Drive, Morningside
Morningside
EH10 6GZ
Distance: 1.52 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Straiton Car Park
Straiton Road, Straiton, Midlothian
Straiton
EH20 9NW
Distance: 1.58 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01314695400
Operated by: City of Edinburgh Council
Straiton Retail Park Car Park
Straiton Road, Loanhead, Midlothian
Loanhead
EH20 9PW
Distance: 1.64 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01616298200
Operated by: Peel Land and Property

Nearest Schools

Schools near Biggar Road
Name Address Postcode Telephone Type Distance (Km)
Buckstone Primary School 79 Buckstone Loan East, Edinburgh EH10 6UY 0131 445 4545 Primary School 1.21 Km
Pentland Primary School 10 Oxgangs Green, Edinburgh EH13 9JF 0131 445 1510 Primary School 1.73 Km
St Mark's RC Primary School 63 Firrhill Crescent, Edinburgh EH13 9EE 0131 441 2948 Primary School 2.47 Km
Edinburgh Secure Services (Howdenhall & St Katharine's Special School) 39 Howdenhall Road, Edinburgh EH16 6PG 0131 664 8488 Special School 2.49 Km
Colinton Primary School Redford Place, Edinburgh EH13 0AL 0131 441 1946 Primary School 2.60 Km
Oxgangs Primary School 60 Oxgangs Road North, Edinburgh EH13 9DS 0131 441 3649 Primary School 2.84 Km
South Morningside Primary School 116 Comiston Road, Edinburgh EH10 5QN 0131 447 5446 Primary School 2.87 Km
Braidburn Special School 107 Oxgangs Road North, Edinburgh EH14 1ED 0131 312 2320 Special School 2.92 Km
St Catherine's RC Primary School 30 Gracemount Drive, Edinburgh EH16 6RN 0131 664 4257 Primary School 2.99 Km
Firrhill High School 9 Oxgangs Road North, Firrhill, Edinburgh, EH14 1DP 0131 441 4501 Secondary School 3.05 Km

Data accessed from gov.scot 08-08-2019

Nearest Hospitals

Name Address Postcode Distance Map
NHS Hospitals near Biggar Road
Liberton Hospital Lasswade Road, Edinburgh EH16 6UB 3.36 Km View Directions
Royal Edinburgh Hospital 23 Tipperlinn Road, Edinburgh EH10 5HF 3.59 Km View Directions
William Fraser Centre Tipperlinn Road, Edinburgh EH10 5HF 3.59 Km View Directions
The Islay Centre Tipperlinn Road, Edinburgh EH10 5HF 3.59 Km View Directions
Ellen's Glen House 72 Carnbee Avenue, Edinburgh EH16 6FF 3.64 Km View Directions
Learning Disabilities Service Healthcare Houses Lothian EH10 5EZ 3.74 Km View Directions
Astley Ainslie Hospital Grange Loan, Edinburgh EH9 2HL 3.80 Km View Directions
Royal Hospital For Sick Children (edinburgh) 9 Sciennes Road, Edinburgh EH9 1LF 4.82 Km View Directions
Royal Infirmary Of Edinburgh At Little France 51 Little France Crescent, Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh EH16 4SA 5.06 Km View Directions
Edinburgh Dental Institute 4th Floor, Lauriston Building, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9HA 5.38 Km View Directions

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Biggar Road

Name Address Postcode Distance Map
NHS Dental Practices near Biggar Road
FAIRMILEHEAD DENTAL PRACTICE 6 Oxgangs Road, Edinburgh EH107AU 0.74 Km View Directions
302 OXGANGS ROAD NORTH Edinburgh EH139ND 1.97 Km View Directions
55 CAPTAINS ROAD Edinburgh EH178HP 3.12 Km View Directions
31 MORNINGSIDE DRIVE Edinburgh EH105LZ 3.18 Km View Directions
27 COMISTON ROAD Edinburgh EH106AA 3.23 Km View Directions

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Biggar Road

Name Address Postcode Telephone Distance Map
NHS GP Surgeries in Biggar Road
Braids Medical Practice Braids Medical Practice, 6 Camus Avenue, Edinburgh, EH10 6QT 0131 445 5999 1.29 Km View Directions
Craiglockhart Medical Group Craiglockhart Medical Group, Allermuir Health Centre, 165 Colinton Mains Drive, , Edinburgh, EH13 9AF 0131 312 2140 2.73 Km View Directions
Firrhill Medical Centre Firrhill Medical Centre, Allermuir Health Centre, 165 Colinton Mains Drive, , Edinburgh, EH13 9AF 0131 441 3119 2.73 Km View Directions
Liberton Medical Group Liberton Medical Group, 65 Liberton Gardens, Edinburgh, EH16 6JT 0131 664 3050 2.90 Km View Directions
Gracemount Medical Practice Gracemount Medical Practice, 24 Gracemount Drive, Edinburgh, EH16 6RN 0131 664 2377 2.99 Km View Directions
Hermitage Medical Practice Hermitage Medical Practice, 5/6 Hermitage Terrace, Edinburgh, EH10 4RP 0131 447 6277 3.37 Km View Directions
Colinton Surgery Colinton Surgery, 296b Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH13 0LB 0131 441 4555 3.44 Km View Directions
Loanhead Medical Practice Loanhead Medical Practice, Loanhead Centre, George Avenue, , Loanhead, EH20 9LA 0131 440 0149 3.55 Km View Directions
Morningside Medical Practice Morningside Medical Practice, 2 Morningside Place, Edinburgh, EH10 5ER 0131 452 8406 3.86 Km View Directions
Inchpark Surgery Inchpark Surgery, 10 Marmion Crescent, Edinburgh, EH16 5QU 0131 666 2121 3.90 Km View Directions

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Biggar Road

Name Address Postcode Telephone Map Distance in Km
Chemists near Biggar Road
Boots UK Ltd 10a Buckstone Terrace, Edinburgh EH10 6PZ 0131 4451157 View Directions 0.00 miles
Barrie Dear Ltd 7 Oxgangs Broadway, Edinburgh EH13 9LQ 0131 445 1925 View Directions 0.00 miles
A H Tod Ltd 84 Colinton Mains Drive, Edinburgh EH13 9BJ 0131 4413388 View Directions 0.00 miles
N & R Gordon Ltd 1 Gracemount Drive, Edinburgh EH16 6RR 0131 664 2249 View Directions 0.00 miles
Gemini Medical Care Ltd 131 Liberton Brae, Edinburgh EH16 6LD 0131 658 1274 View Directions 0.00 miles

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Biggar Road

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Biggar Road
1.71 Costco Wholesale Uk Ltd - Costkea Way Costco (uk) Ltd, Costkea Way EH20 9BY
2.61 Boots Opticians (edinburgh - Cameron Toll) 13b Cameron Toll Shopping Centre, 6 Lady Road EH16 5PB
3.86 Boots Opticians (edinburgh - Princes Street) 101-103 Princes Street EH2 3AA
3.98 John Trotter 44 George Street EH2 2LE
4.41 Boots Opticians (corstorphine) 119 St. Johns Road, Corstorphine EH12 7SB

Nearest Libraries

Oxgangs Library
343 Oxgangs Road North, Edinburgh, EH139LY
Telephone:
Distance: 1.04 Miles
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Colinton Library
14 Thorburn Road, Edinburgh, EH130BQ
Telephone:
Distance: 2.03 Miles
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Loanhead Library
George Avenue, Loanhead, EH209HD
Telephone:
Distance: 2.14 Miles
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Morningside Library
184 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, EH104PU
Telephone:
Distance: 2.32 Miles
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Directions from Biggar Road to Morningside Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Slateford Station is 2.66 miles away.

Address: Slateford station, Meggetgate, off A70 Slateford Road, Slateford, EH14 1BX

Slateford is situated on the Shotts Line|West Coast Main Line and is managed by ScotRail.

Slateford Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Biggar Road to Slateford Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Addiewell00:27:00
Bellshill01:02:30
Breich00:31:00
Cambuslang01:13:00
Carfin00:53:00
Cleland00:50:00
Curriehill00:10:00
Edinburgh00:12:00
Fauldhouse00:34:30
Glasgow Central01:22:00
Hartwood00:46:00
Haymarket00:06:30
Holytown00:56:00
Kingsknowe00:03:00
Kirknewton00:16:00
Livingston South00:20:00
Shotts00:43:00
Uddingston01:07:00
West Calder00:24:00
Wester Hailes00:06:00

Kingsknowe Station is 2.93 miles away.

Address: Kingsknowe station, Kingsknowe Road, Kingsknowe, City of Edinburgh, EH14 2JX

Kingsknowe is situated on the Shotts Line|West Coast Main Line and is managed by ScotRail.

Kingsknowe Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Biggar Road to Kingsknowe Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Addiewell00:24:00
Bellshill00:59:00
Breich00:27:00
Cambuslang01:10:00
Carfin00:50:00
Cleland00:47:00
Curriehill00:06:00
Edinburgh00:15:00
Fauldhouse00:31:00
Glasgow Central01:19:00
Hartwood00:43:00
Haymarket00:09:30
Holytown00:53:00
Kirknewton00:13:00
Livingston South00:17:00
Shotts00:40:00
Slateford00:04:00
Uddingston01:03:00
West Calder00:20:00
Wester Hailes00:03:00

Wester Hailes Station is 3.41 miles away.

Address: Wester Hailes station, Harverster Way, Wester Hailes, City of Edinburgh, EH14 3AQ

Wester Hailes is situated on the Shotts Line|West Coast Main Line and is managed by ScotRail.

Wester Hailes Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Biggar Road to Wester Hailes Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Addiewell00:21:00
Bellshill00:56:00
Breich00:25:00
Cambuslang01:05:00
Carfin00:47:00
Carluke00:41:00
Carstairs00:32:00
Cleland00:44:00
Curriehill00:04:00
Edinburgh00:17:00
Fauldhouse00:29:00
Glasgow Central01:16:00
Hartwood00:40:00
Haymarket00:11:00
Holytown00:50:00
Kingsknowe00:02:00
Kirknewton00:10:00
Livingston South00:14:00
Motherwell00:53:00
Shotts00:37:00
Slateford00:06:00
Uddingston01:01:00
West Calder00:18:00
Wishaw00:46:00

Haymarket Station is 3.51 miles away.

Address: Haymarket station, Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH12 5EY

Haymarket is situated on the Edinburgh to Aberdeen line|North Clyde Line|Fife Circle Line|Edinburgh to Dunblane Line|Shotts Line|West Coast Main Line and is managed by ScotRail.

Haymarket Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Biggar Road to Haymarket Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Airdrie00:43:00
Anniesland01:25:00
Arbroath01:33:00
Armadale (West Lothian)00:27:00
Bathgate00:23:00
Bellgrove01:05:00
Birmingham New Street05:14:00
Blackridge00:30:00
Blairhill00:47:00
Bridge of Allan00:43:00
Caldercruix00:37:00
Camelon00:29:00
Cardross01:41:00
Carlisle01:16:00
Carntyne01:02:00
Charing Cross (Glasgow)01:12:00
Coatbridge Sunnyside00:47:00
Coatdyke00:42:00
Craigendoran01:47:00
Croy00:30:00
Dalmeny00:13:00
Dalmuir01:25:00
Dalreoch01:36:00
Darlington02:15:00
Drumgelloch00:39:30
Dumbarton Central01:35:00
Dumbarton East01:33:00
Dunblane00:46:00
Dundee01:17:00
Easterhouse00:51:00
Edinburgh00:11:00
Edinburgh Gateway00:06:00
Edinburgh Park00:05:00
Falkirk Grahamston00:26:00
Falkirk High00:22:00
Garrowhill00:54:00
Glasgow Central01:15:00
Glasgow Queen Street01:06:00
Glenrothes with Thornton00:55:00
Helensburgh Central01:50:00
High Street (Glasgow)01:07:00
Hyndland01:18:00
Inverkeithing00:18:00
Kirkcaldy00:34:00
Ladybank00:50:00
Lancaster02:05:00
Larbert00:31:00
Leuchars (for St. Andrews)01:01:00
Linlithgow00:15:00
Livingston North00:17:00
Markinch00:42:00
Newcastle01:44:00
North Queensferry00:16:00
Partick01:16:00
Polmont00:19:30
Preston (Lancs)02:27:30
Shettleston01:00:00
South Gyle00:05:00
Stirling00:40:00
Uphall00:13:00
Westerton01:28:00
York02:47:00

Nearest Airports

Edinburgh Airport is 7.19 miles away Directions from Biggar Road to Edinburgh Airport
Dundee City Airport is 39.24 miles away Directions from Biggar Road to Dundee City Airport
Glasgow International Airport is 47.79 miles away Directions from Biggar Road to Glasgow International Airport
Glasgow Prestwick International Airport is 61 miles away Directions from Biggar Road to Glasgow Prestwick International Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Leith Newhaven Harbour Ferry Landing is 5.96 miles away

Directions from Biggar Road to Leith Newhaven Harbour Ferry Landing

South Queensferry Ferry Landing is 9.76 miles away

Directions from Biggar Road to South Queensferry Ferry Landing

Inchcolm Island Ferry Landing is 10.07 miles away

Directions from Biggar Road to Inchcolm Island Ferry Landing

Rosyth Ferry Terminal is 12.7 miles away

Directions from Biggar Road to Rosyth Ferry Terminal

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Junction: M8 J1/A720 - 4.68 Miles Away

Directions from Biggar Road to M8 J1/A720

Junction: M8 J2 - 7.98 Miles Away

Directions from Biggar Road to M8 J2

Junction: M9 J1M8/A8/A89/B7030 - 8.28 Miles Away

Directions from Biggar Road to M9 J1M8/A8/A89/B7030

Junction: M9 J1A - 9.29 Miles Away

Directions from Biggar Road to M9 J1A

Nearest Tourist Attractions