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Swanston Drive in Edinburgh

Swanston Drive is a Street in the City of Edinburgh city of Edinburgh and measures approximately 393 metres long.

There is only one street named Swanston Drive making it unique in Great Britain.

Swanston Drive 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 Swanston Drive is roughly 157.39 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 165.40 and the lowest point being 148.00. A change of 17.40 metres.

Swanston Drive has the postcodes of EH10 7BL and EH10 7BP.

Swanston Drive is located within the county of City of Edinburgh which is within the proud nation of Scotland. 329.45 miles North West from the centre of London, 3.46 miles South from the centre of Edinburgh, 39.8 miles South from the centre of Dundee and 40.65 miles East from the centre of Glasgow.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for Swanston Drive

Sunrise07:52
Sunset18:02

We have found postcodes for Swanston Drive.

EH10 7BL
EH10 7BP

Latest Weather Conditions for Swanston Drive

Observed at Weather Station:Edinburgh/Gogarbank 19 October 2021 at 15:00 (5.71 miles away)
Current Weather:Overcast
Temperature and Humidity:17.2°C (80.9%)
Wind Direction and Speed:SW (14 mph)
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Budget Hotels near Swanston Drive 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
Telephone:0871 984 8484 Learn More
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3: Name:Premier Inn Edinburgh Central Lauriston Place
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
Telephone:0871 984 6365 Learn More
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of Swanston Drive above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
157.39148.00165.4017.40

Frequently asked Questions for Swanston Drive

What Council (Local Authority) is Swanston Drive in?

Swanston Drive is located within the local authority area of Edinburgh City Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is Swanston Drive in?

Swanston Drive is in an unparished area.

What Electoral Ward is Swanston Drive in?

Swanston Drive is located within the ward of Colinton/Fairmilehead.

What County is Swanston Drive in?

Swanston Drive is located within the ceremonial county of City of Edinburgh.

What Constituency is Swanston Drive in?

Swanston Drive is located within the constituency of Edinburgh South West.

What Part of the UK is Swanston Drive in?

Swanston Drive is located within the historic nation of Scotland.

What County Council area is Swanston Drive in?

Swanston Drive is not in a County Council area.

What Police Force area is Swanston Drive in?

Swanston Drive is located within the Scotland Police area.

Roads that have a Junction with Swanston Drive

Road NameRoad NumberJunction Type
Biggar RoadA702junction
Swanston Avenuejunction
Swanston Grovejunction
Swanston Terracejunction

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Location Details

Swanston Drive
Map showing the location of Swanston Drive
Latitude55.898384
Longitude-3.205311
OS Easting (X):324639
OS Northing (Y):667903
OS Grid Reference:NT246679

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Swanston Drive

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  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeS00105057
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: 0.83 Miles
Directions from Swanston Drive to Morrisons Edinburgh - Hunters Tryst
Tesco Colinton Superstore
Colinton Mains Dr, Colinton, Edinburgh, EH13 9AH
0345 677 9249
Distance: 1.57 Miles
Directions from Swanston Drive to Tesco Colinton Superstore
Iceland Straiton Food Warehouse
UNIT 2A STRAITON RET PK., STRAITON ROAD, LOANHEAD, STRAITON, EH20 9PW
01314400240
Distance: 1.89 Miles
Directions from Swanston Drive to Iceland Straiton Food Warehouse
Sainsburys Straiton
Straiton Mains, Straiton, Loanhead, Scotland, EH20 9PW
0131 448 2181
Distance: 1.92 Miles
Directions from Swanston Drive 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 >=30 20.6 >=30 Y 5

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: City of Edinburgh

Nearest Car Parks

Swanston Road Car Park
Swanston Road, Edinburgh
Edinburgh
EH10 7DS
Distance: 0.54 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Braid Hills Drive Car Park
Braid Hills Drive, Morningside
Morningside
EH10 6GZ
Distance: 1.37 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Midmar Drive Car Park
Midmar Drive, Morningside
Morningside
EH10 6JF
Distance: 1.59 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Straiton Car Park
Straiton Road, Straiton, Midlothian
Straiton
EH20 9NW
Distance: 1.76 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01314695400
Operated by: City of Edinburgh Council

Nearest Schools

Schools near Swanston Drive
Name Address Postcode Telephone Type Distance (Km)
Buckstone Primary School 79 Buckstone Loan East, Edinburgh EH10 6UY 0131 445 4545 Primary School 1.02 Km
Pentland Primary School 10 Oxgangs Green, Edinburgh EH13 9JF 0131 445 1510 Primary School 1.40 Km
St Mark's RC Primary School 63 Firrhill Crescent, Edinburgh EH13 9EE 0131 441 2948 Primary School 2.15 Km
Colinton Primary School Redford Place, Edinburgh EH13 0AL 0131 441 1946 Primary School 2.31 Km
Oxgangs Primary School 60 Oxgangs Road North, Edinburgh EH13 9DS 0131 441 3649 Primary School 2.52 Km
South Morningside Primary School 116 Comiston Road, Edinburgh EH10 5QN 0131 447 5446 Primary School 2.55 Km
Edinburgh Secure Services (Howdenhall & St Katharine's Special School) 39 Howdenhall Road, Edinburgh EH16 6PG 0131 664 8488 Special School 2.56 Km
Braidburn Special School 107 Oxgangs Road North, Edinburgh EH14 1ED 0131 312 2320 Special School 2.59 Km
Firrhill High School 9 Oxgangs Road North, Firrhill, Edinburgh, EH14 1DP 0131 441 4501 Secondary School 2.73 Km
St Catherine's RC Primary School 30 Gracemount Drive, Edinburgh EH16 6RN 0131 664 4257 Primary School 3.08 Km

Data accessed from gov.scot 08-08-2019

Nearest Hospitals

Name Address Postcode Distance Map
NHS Hospitals near Swanston Drive
Royal Edinburgh Hospital 23 Tipperlinn Road, Edinburgh EH10 5HF 3.27 Km View Directions
William Fraser Centre Tipperlinn Road, Edinburgh EH10 5HF 3.27 Km View Directions
The Islay Centre Tipperlinn Road, Edinburgh EH10 5HF 3.27 Km View Directions
Liberton Hospital Lasswade Road, Edinburgh EH16 6UB 3.40 Km View Directions
Learning Disabilities Service Healthcare Houses Lothian EH10 5EZ 3.42 Km View Directions
Astley Ainslie Hospital Grange Loan, Edinburgh EH9 2HL 3.52 Km View Directions
Ellen's Glen House 72 Carnbee Avenue, Edinburgh EH16 6FF 3.68 Km View Directions
Royal Hospital For Sick Children (edinburgh) 9 Sciennes Road, Edinburgh EH9 1LF 4.57 Km View Directions
Royal Infirmary Of Edinburgh At Little France 51 Little France Crescent, Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh EH16 4SA 5.04 Km View Directions
Edinburgh Dental Institute 4th Floor, Lauriston Building, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9HA 5.10 Km View Directions

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Swanston Drive

Name Address Postcode Distance Map
NHS Dental Practices near Swanston Drive
FAIRMILEHEAD DENTAL PRACTICE 6 Oxgangs Road, Edinburgh EH107AU 0.41 Km View Directions
302 OXGANGS ROAD NORTH Edinburgh EH139ND 1.66 Km View Directions
31 MORNINGSIDE DRIVE Edinburgh EH105LZ 2.86 Km View Directions
27 COMISTON ROAD Edinburgh EH106AA 2.92 Km View Directions
EH10 DENTAL 1 Millar Crescent, Edinburgh EH105HN 3.19 Km View Directions

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Swanston Drive

Name Address Postcode Telephone Distance Map
NHS GP Surgeries in Swanston Drive
Braids Medical Practice Braids Medical Practice, 6 Camus Avenue, Edinburgh, EH10 6QT 0131 445 5999 0.95 Km View Directions
Craiglockhart Medical Group Craiglockhart Medical Group, Allermuir Health Centre, 165 Colinton Mains Drive, , Edinburgh, EH13 9AF 0131 312 2140 2.42 Km View Directions
Firrhill Medical Centre Firrhill Medical Centre, Allermuir Health Centre, 165 Colinton Mains Drive, , Edinburgh, EH13 9AF 0131 441 3119 2.42 Km View Directions
Liberton Medical Group Liberton Medical Group, 65 Liberton Gardens, Edinburgh, EH16 6JT 0131 664 3050 2.91 Km View Directions
Hermitage Medical Practice Hermitage Medical Practice, 5/6 Hermitage Terrace, Edinburgh, EH10 4RP 0131 447 6277 3.06 Km View Directions
Gracemount Medical Practice Gracemount Medical Practice, 24 Gracemount Drive, Edinburgh, EH16 6RN 0131 664 2377 3.08 Km View Directions
Colinton Surgery Colinton Surgery, 296b Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH13 0LB 0131 441 4555 3.18 Km View Directions
Morningside Medical Practice Morningside Medical Practice, 2 Morningside Place, Edinburgh, EH10 5ER 0131 452 8406 3.55 Km View Directions
Inchpark Surgery Inchpark Surgery, 10 Marmion Crescent, Edinburgh, EH16 5QU 0131 666 2121 3.81 Km View Directions
Dr M Ferguson & Partners Dr M Ferguson & Partners, Conan Doyle Medical Centre, 4 Nether Liberton Lane, , Edinburgh, EH16 5TY 0131 666 5160 3.84 Km View Directions

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Swanston Drive

Name Address Postcode Telephone Map Distance in Km
Chemists near Swanston Drive
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
The Red Band Chemical Company Ltd 18/20 Comiston Road, Edinburgh EH10 5QE 0131 447 2336 View Directions 0.00 miles
N & R Gordon Ltd 1 Gracemount Drive, Edinburgh EH16 6RR 0131 664 2249 View Directions 0.00 miles

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Swanston Drive

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

Nearest Libraries

Oxgangs Library
343 Oxgangs Road North, Edinburgh, EH139LY
Telephone:
Distance: 0.85 Miles
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Directions from Swanston Drive to Oxgangs Library
Colinton Library
14 Thorburn Road, Edinburgh, EH130BQ
Telephone:
Distance: 1.87 Miles
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Directions from Swanston Drive to Colinton Library
Morningside Library
184 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, EH104PU
Telephone:
Distance: 2.12 Miles
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Directions from Swanston Drive to Morningside Library
Loanhead Library
George Avenue, Loanhead, EH209HD
Telephone:
Distance: 2.33 Miles
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Directions from Swanston Drive to Loanhead Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Slateford Station is 2.45 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 Swanston Drive 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 2.75 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 Swanston Drive 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 3.25 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 Swanston Drive 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 3.32 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 Swanston Drive 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 7.01 miles away Directions from Swanston Drive to Edinburgh Airport
Dundee City Airport is 39.08 miles away Directions from Swanston Drive to Dundee City Airport
Glasgow International Airport is 47.7 miles away Directions from Swanston Drive to Glasgow International Airport
Glasgow Prestwick International Airport is 60.99 miles away Directions from Swanston Drive to Glasgow Prestwick International Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Leith Newhaven Harbour Ferry Landing is 5.78 miles away

Directions from Swanston Drive to Leith Newhaven Harbour Ferry Landing

South Queensferry Ferry Landing is 9.56 miles away

Directions from Swanston Drive to South Queensferry Ferry Landing

Inchcolm Island Ferry Landing is 9.86 miles away

Directions from Swanston Drive to Inchcolm Island Ferry Landing

Rosyth Ferry Terminal is 12.5 miles away

Directions from Swanston Drive to Rosyth Ferry Terminal

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Junction: M8 J1/A720 - 4.51 Miles Away

Directions from Swanston Drive to M8 J1/A720

Junction: M8 J2 - 7.84 Miles Away

Directions from Swanston Drive to M8 J2

Junction: M9 J1M8/A8/A89/B7030 - 8.12 Miles Away

Directions from Swanston Drive to M9 J1M8/A8/A89/B7030

Junction: M9 J1A - 9.11 Miles Away

Directions from Swanston Drive to M9 J1A

Nearest Tourist Attractions