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Swanston Road in Edinburgh

Swanston Road is a Street in the City of Edinburgh city of Edinburgh and measures approximately 1,421 metres long.

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

Swanston 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 Swanston Road is roughly 177.09 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 212.00 and the lowest point being 155.70. A change of 56.30 metres.

Swanston Road has the postcodes of EH10 7BB and EH10 7DS.

Swanston Road is located within the county of City of Edinburgh which is within the proud nation of Scotland. 329.47 miles North West from the centre of London, 3.72 miles South from the centre of Edinburgh, 40.07 miles South from the centre of Dundee and 40.21 miles East from the centre of Glasgow.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for Swanston Road

Sunrise07:52
Sunset18:02

We have found postcodes for Swanston Road.

EH10 7BB
EH10 7DS

Latest Weather Conditions for Swanston Road

Observed at Weather Station:Edinburgh/Gogarbank 19 October 2021 at 15:00 (5.38 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 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
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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3.45
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 Road above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
177.09155.70212.0056.30

Frequently asked Questions for Swanston Road

What Council (Local Authority) is Swanston Road in?

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

What Parish Council is Swanston Road in?

Swanston Road is in an unparished area.

What Electoral Ward is Swanston Road in?

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

What County is Swanston Road in?

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

What Constituency is Swanston Road in?

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

What Part of the UK is Swanston Road in?

Swanston Road is located within the historic nation of Scotland.

What County Council area is Swanston Road in?

Swanston Road is not in a County Council area.

What Police Force area is Swanston Road in?

Swanston Road is located within the Scotland Police area.

Roads that have a Junction with Swanston Road

Road NameRoad NumberJunction Type
Caiysidejunction
Caiystane Drivejunction
Oxgangs RoadB701junction
Swanston Parkjunction
Tryst Parkjunction

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Location Details

Swanston Road
Map showing the location of Swanston Road
Latitude55.895851
Longitude-3.216554
OS Easting (X):323931
OS Northing (Y):667634
OS Grid Reference:NT239676

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Swanston Road

Nearby Roads

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeS00103307
ONS Area NameCommunal Retirement
LSOA Code:S01008438
LSOA Name:Bonaly and The Pentlands - 01
SOA Code:2b
SOA Name:Prospering countryside life
MSOA Code:S02001580
MSOA Name:Bonaly and The Pentlands

Nearest Supermarkets

Morrisons Edinburgh - Hunters Tryst
30 New Swanston, Edinburgh EH10 7JA
0131 445 5647
Distance: 0.54 Miles
Directions from Swanston Road to Morrisons Edinburgh - Hunters Tryst
Tesco Colinton Superstore
Colinton Mains Dr, Colinton, Edinburgh, EH13 9AH
0345 677 9249
Distance: 1.37 Miles
Directions from Swanston Road to Tesco Colinton Superstore
Sainsburys Edinburgh Morningside Road Local
358-364 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH10 4QN
1314479311
Distance: 2.15 Miles
Directions from Swanston Road to Sainsburys Edinburgh Morningside Road Local
Asda Straiton
Pentland Road, Loanhead, EH20 9NY
0131 465 1500
Distance: 2.15 Miles
Directions from Swanston Road to Asda 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 12.4 11 20 Y 13

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: 0.12 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Braid Hills Drive Car Park
Braid Hills Drive, Morningside
Morningside
EH10 6GZ
Distance: 1.71 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Midmar Drive Car Park
Midmar Drive, Morningside
Morningside
EH10 6JF
Distance: 1.87 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Craiglockhart Leisure and Tennis Centre Car Park
Colinton Road, Craiglockhart
Craiglockhart
EH14 1BZ
Distance: 2.05 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01314430101
Operated by: City of Edinburgh Council

Nearest Schools

Schools near Swanston Road
Name Address Postcode Telephone Type Distance (Km)
Pentland Primary School 10 Oxgangs Green, Edinburgh EH13 9JF 0131 445 1510 Primary School 1.36 Km
Buckstone Primary School 79 Buckstone Loan East, Edinburgh EH10 6UY 0131 445 4545 Primary School 1.70 Km
Colinton Primary School Redford Place, Edinburgh EH13 0AL 0131 441 1946 Primary School 1.92 Km
St Mark's RC Primary School 63 Firrhill Crescent, Edinburgh EH13 9EE 0131 441 2948 Primary School 1.95 Km
Oxgangs Primary School 60 Oxgangs Road North, Edinburgh EH13 9DS 0131 441 3649 Primary School 2.27 Km
Braidburn Special School 107 Oxgangs Road North, Edinburgh EH14 1ED 0131 312 2320 Special School 2.40 Km
Firrhill High School 9 Oxgangs Road North, Firrhill, Edinburgh, EH14 1DP 0131 441 4501 Secondary School 2.49 Km
Bonaly Primary School 57 Bonaly Road, Edinburgh, EH13 0FJ 0131 441 7211 Primary School 2.67 Km
South Morningside Primary School 116 Comiston Road, Edinburgh EH10 5QN 0131 447 5446 Primary School 2.80 Km
Merchiston Castle School 294 Colinton Road, Edinburgh EH13 0PU 0131 312 2200 Primary School 2.93 Km

Data accessed from gov.scot 08-08-2019

Nearest Hospitals

Name Address Postcode Distance Map
NHS Hospitals near Swanston Road
Royal Edinburgh Hospital 23 Tipperlinn Road, Edinburgh EH10 5HF 3.48 Km View Directions
William Fraser Centre Tipperlinn Road, Edinburgh EH10 5HF 3.48 Km View Directions
The Islay Centre Tipperlinn Road, Edinburgh EH10 5HF 3.48 Km View Directions
Learning Disabilities Service Healthcare Houses Lothian EH10 5EZ 3.67 Km View Directions
Astley Ainslie Hospital Grange Loan, Edinburgh EH9 2HL 3.94 Km View Directions
Liberton Hospital Lasswade Road, Edinburgh EH16 6UB 4.16 Km View Directions
Ellen's Glen House 72 Carnbee Avenue, Edinburgh EH16 6FF 4.44 Km View Directions
Royal Hospital For Sick Children (edinburgh) 9 Sciennes Road, Edinburgh EH9 1LF 5.04 Km View Directions
Edinburgh Dental Institute 4th Floor, Lauriston Building, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9HA 5.48 Km View Directions
Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion 45 Chalmers Street, Edinburgh EH3 9HA 5.48 Km View Directions

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Swanston Road

Name Address Postcode Distance Map
NHS Dental Practices near Swanston Road
FAIRMILEHEAD DENTAL PRACTICE 6 Oxgangs Road, Edinburgh EH107AU 0.93 Km View Directions
302 OXGANGS ROAD NORTH Edinburgh EH139ND 1.40 Km View Directions
21 BRIDGE ROAD Colinton, Edinburgh EH130LH 2.82 Km View Directions
31 MORNINGSIDE DRIVE Edinburgh EH105LZ 3.14 Km View Directions
27 COMISTON ROAD Edinburgh EH106AA 3.22 Km View Directions

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Swanston Road

Name Address Postcode Telephone Distance Map
NHS GP Surgeries in Swanston Road
Braids Medical Practice Braids Medical Practice, 6 Camus Avenue, Edinburgh, EH10 6QT 0131 445 5999 1.26 Km View Directions
Craiglockhart Medical Group Craiglockhart Medical Group, Allermuir Health Centre, 165 Colinton Mains Drive, , Edinburgh, EH13 9AF 0131 312 2140 2.11 Km View Directions
Firrhill Medical Centre Firrhill Medical Centre, Allermuir Health Centre, 165 Colinton Mains Drive, , Edinburgh, EH13 9AF 0131 441 3119 2.11 Km View Directions
Colinton Surgery Colinton Surgery, 296b Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH13 0LB 0131 441 4555 2.68 Km View Directions
Hermitage Medical Practice Hermitage Medical Practice, 5/6 Hermitage Terrace, Edinburgh, EH10 4RP 0131 447 6277 3.37 Km View Directions
Liberton Medical Group Liberton Medical Group, 65 Liberton Gardens, Edinburgh, EH16 6JT 0131 664 3050 3.66 Km View Directions
Morningside Medical Practice Morningside Medical Practice, 2 Morningside Place, Edinburgh, EH10 5ER 0131 452 8406 3.82 Km View Directions
Gracemount Medical Practice Gracemount Medical Practice, 24 Gracemount Drive, Edinburgh, EH16 6RN 0131 664 2377 3.83 Km View Directions
Loanhead Medical Practice Loanhead Medical Practice, Loanhead Centre, George Avenue, , Loanhead, EH20 9LA 0131 440 0149 4.31 Km View Directions
Bruntsfield Medical Practice Bruntsfield Medical Practice, 11 Forbes Road, Edinburgh, EH10 4EY 0131 228 6081 4.46 Km View Directions

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Swanston Road

Name Address Postcode Telephone Map Distance in Km
Chemists near Swanston Road
Barrie Dear Ltd 7 Oxgangs Broadway, Edinburgh EH13 9LQ 0131 445 1925 View Directions 0.00 miles
Boots UK Ltd 10a Buckstone Terrace, Edinburgh EH10 6PZ 0131 4451157 View Directions 0.00 miles
A H Tod Ltd 84 Colinton Mains Drive, Edinburgh EH13 9BJ 0131 4413388 View Directions 0.00 miles
Colinton Pharmacy Ltd 46a Bridge Road, Colinton, Edinburgh, EH13 0LQ 0131 4412352 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

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Swanston Road

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

Nearest Libraries

Oxgangs Library
343 Oxgangs Road North, Edinburgh, EH139LY
Telephone:
Distance: 0.71 Miles
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Directions from Swanston Road to Oxgangs Library
Colinton Library
14 Thorburn Road, Edinburgh, EH130BQ
Telephone:
Distance: 1.54 Miles
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Directions from Swanston Road to Colinton Library
Morningside Library
184 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, EH104PU
Telephone:
Distance: 2.31 Miles
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Directions from Swanston Road to Morningside Library
Loanhead Library
George Avenue, Loanhead, EH209HD
Telephone:
Distance: 2.62 Miles
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Directions from Swanston Road to Loanhead Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Slateford Station is 2.37 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 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 2.50 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 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 2.92 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 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 3.45 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 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 6.73 miles away Directions from Swanston Road to Edinburgh Airport
Dundee City Airport is 39.33 miles away Directions from Swanston Road to Dundee City Airport
Glasgow International Airport is 47.25 miles away Directions from Swanston Road to Glasgow International Airport
Glasgow Prestwick International Airport is 60.52 miles away Directions from Swanston Road to Glasgow Prestwick International Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Leith Newhaven Harbour Ferry Landing is 6 miles away

Directions from Swanston Road to Leith Newhaven Harbour Ferry Landing

South Queensferry Ferry Landing is 9.37 miles away

Directions from Swanston Road to South Queensferry Ferry Landing

Inchcolm Island Ferry Landing is 9.87 miles away

Directions from Swanston Road to Inchcolm Island Ferry Landing

Rosyth Ferry Terminal is 12.31 miles away

Directions from Swanston Road to Rosyth Ferry Terminal

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Junction: M8 J1/A720 - 4.19 Miles Away

Directions from Swanston Road to M8 J1/A720

Junction: M8 J2 - 7.46 Miles Away

Directions from Swanston Road to M8 J2

Junction: M9 J1M8/A8/A89/B7030 - 7.78 Miles Away

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

Junction: M9 J1A - 8.8 Miles Away

Directions from Swanston Road to M9 J1A

Nearest Tourist Attractions