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Gilmerton Road in Edinburgh

Gilmerton Road is a Street in the Midlothian city of Edinburgh and measures approximately 6,172 metres long.

Gilmerton Road crosses the following postcode sectors:

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

Gilmerton 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 Gilmerton Road is roughly 78.16 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 116.90 and the lowest point being 47.80. A change of 69.10 metres.

Gilmerton Road has the postcodes of EH18 1BD, EH17 8RZ, EH16 5QU, EH16 6TU, EH16 6AU, EH16 6AP, EH16 5UR, EH16 6DU, EH17 7PR, EH17 7PS, EH16 5UJ, EH16 5UL, EH17 7PU, EH17 7JA, EH17 7JG, EH17 7JJ, EH17 7JQ, EH17 7QR, EH17 7QU, EH17 7TA, EH17 7TB, EH16 5UD, EH16 6BH, EH16 5TJ, EH16 5TP, EH16 5TY, EH16 5UB, EH16 5UN, EH18 1AS, EH18 1ATA, EH17 8GW, EH17 8RY, EH18 1AP, EH18 1AR, EH18 1ATB, EH22 3NH, EH22 3NJ, EH22 3NL, EH17 7JB, EH17 7JE, EH17 7LD, EH17 8NQ and EH16 6BS.

Gilmerton Road is located within the county of Midlothian which is within the proud nation of Scotland. 328.67 miles North from the centre of London, 3.9 miles South East from the centre of Edinburgh, 38.72 miles South from the centre of Dundee and 43.79 miles East from the centre of Glasgow.

Map of Gilmerton Road

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Sunset and Sunrise times for Gilmerton Road

Sunrise09:23
Sunset17:22

We have found postcodes for Gilmerton Road.

EH18 1BD
EH17 8RZ
EH16 5QU
EH16 6TU
EH16 6AU
EH16 6AP
EH16 5UR
EH16 6DU
EH17 7PR
EH17 7PS
EH16 5UJ
EH16 5UL
EH17 7PU
EH17 7JA
EH17 7JG
EH17 7JJ
EH17 7JQ
EH17 7QR
EH17 7QU
EH17 7TA
EH17 7TB
EH16 5UD
EH16 6BH
EH16 5TJ
EH16 5TP
EH16 5TY
EH16 5UB
EH16 5UN
EH18 1AS
EH18 1ATA
EH17 8GW
EH17 8RY
EH18 1AP
EH18 1AR
EH18 1ATB
EH22 3NH
EH22 3NJ
EH22 3NL
EH17 7JB
EH17 7JE
EH17 7LD
EH17 8NQ
EH16 6BS

Latest Weather Conditions for Gilmerton Road

Observed at Weather Station:Edinburgh/Gogarbank 21 January 2021 at 15:00 (8.57 miles away)
Current Weather:Cloudy
Temperature and Humidity:4.0°C (76.6%)
Wind Direction and Speed:W (14 mph)
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of Gilmerton Road above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
78.1647.80116.9069.10

Frequently asked Questions for Gilmerton Road

What Council (Local Authority) is Gilmerton Road in?

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

What Parish Council is Gilmerton Road in?

Gilmerton Road is in an unparished area.

What Electoral Ward is Gilmerton Road in?

Gilmerton Road is located within the ward of Liberton/Gilmerton.

What County is Gilmerton Road in?

Gilmerton Road is located within the ceremonial county of Midlothian.

What Constituency is Gilmerton Road in?

Gilmerton Road is located within the constituency of Edinburgh South.

What Part of the UK is Gilmerton Road in?

Gilmerton Road is located within the historic nation of Scotland.

What County Council area is Gilmerton Road in?

Gilmerton Road is not in a County Council area.

What Police Force area is Gilmerton Road in?

Gilmerton Road is located within the Scotland Police area.

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Location Details

Gilmerton Road
Map showing the location of Gilmerton Road
Latitude55.905753
Longitude-3.125188
OS Easting (X):329662
OS Northing (Y):668639
OS Grid Reference:NT297686

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Gilmerton Road

Nearby Roads

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeS00106690
ONS Area NameRural White-Collar Workers
LSOA Code:S01008549
LSOA Name:Gilmerton South and the Murrays - 03
SOA Code:3a
SOA Name:Achieving neighbourhoods
MSOA Code:S02001600
MSOA Name:Gilmerton South and the Murrays
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Nearest Supermarkets

Iceland Gilmerton
9 Fernhill Drive, Gilmerton, Edinburgh, EH17 7AR
01316661900
Distance: 0.26 Miles
Directions from Gilmerton Road to Iceland Gilmerton
Morrisons Edinburgh - Moredun
Gilmerton Road, Moredun, Edinburgh EH17 7JQ
0131 664 9868
Distance: 0.73 Miles
Directions from Gilmerton Road to Morrisons Edinburgh - Moredun
Tesco Gracemount Express
2 Gracemount Dr, Edinburgh, EH16 6RS
0345 610 2749
Distance: 1.18 Miles
Directions from Gilmerton Road to Tesco Gracemount Express
Tesco Niddrie Express
Niddrie Mains Rd, Edinburgh, EH16 4DT
0345 610 2802
Distance: 1.92 Miles
Directions from Gilmerton Road to Tesco Niddrie Express

 Telephone Information

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

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
The Member of Parliament is Ian Murray
Details for the MP Ian Murray on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Ian Murray on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2019 General Election Ian Murray won with a majority of 11,095 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 66,188
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Liberton/Gilmerton Ward
Community Council: Gilmerton/Inch
Community Council: Liberton and District
Community Council: Bonnyrigg / Lasswade
Community Council: Eskbank / Newbattle
Ceremonial County: Midlothian

Nearest Car Parks

Newcroft Street Car Park
Newcroft Street, Gilmerton
Gilmerton
EH17 8RG
Distance: 0.38 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Campview Car Park
Campview, Danderhall
Danderhall
EH22 1QD
Distance: 0.88 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Sheriffhall Car Park
Old Dalkeith Road, Dalkeith, Midlothian
Dalkeith
EH22 1FF
Distance: 0.96 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: 2.01 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01616298200
Operated by: Peel Land and Property
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Nearest Schools

Schools near Gilmerton Road
Name Address Postcode Telephone Type Distance (Km)
Gilmerton Primary School 2 Moredun Dykes Road, Edinburgh EH17 8NQ 0131 664 3614 Primary School 0.78 Km
Craigour Park Primary 102 Moredun Park Road, Edinburgh EH17 7HL 0131 664 7594 Primary School 0.94 Km
Danderhall Primary School 59 Edmonstone Road, Danderhall EH22 1QL 0131 271 4585 Primary School 1.45 Km
Kaimes School 140 Lasswade Road, Edinburgh EH16 6RT 0131 6648241 Special School 1.64 Km
Gracemount High School 136 Lasswade Road, Edinburgh EH16 6TZ 0131 664 7440 Secondary School 1.72 Km
Gracemount Primary School 45 Gracemount House Drive, Edinburgh EH16 6FD 0131 664 2331 Primary School 1.81 Km
Liberton High School 328 Gilmerton Road, Edinburgh EH17 7PT 0131 664 7514 Secondary School 1.92 Km
St Catherine's RC Primary School 30 Gracemount Drive, Edinburgh EH16 6RN 0131 664 4257 Primary School 1.98 Km
St John Vianney RC Primary School 17 Ivanhoe Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 6AU 0131 664 1742 Primary School 2.50 Km
Edinburgh Secure Services (Howdenhall & St Katharine's Special School) 39 Howdenhall Road, Edinburgh EH16 6PG 0131 664 8488 Special School 2.51 Km

Data accessed from gov.scot 08-08-2019

Nearest Hospitals

Name Address Postcode Distance Map
NHS Hospitals near Gilmerton Road
Ellen's Glen House 72 Carnbee Avenue, Edinburgh EH16 6FF 1.58 Km View Directions
Liberton Hospital Lasswade Road, Edinburgh EH16 6UB 1.83 Km View Directions
Royal Infirmary Of Edinburgh At Little France 51 Little France Crescent, Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh EH16 4SA 1.90 Km View Directions
Midlothian Community Hospital 70 Eskbank Road, Dalkeith, Midlothian EH22 3ND 3.58 Km View Directions
Astley Ainslie Hospital Grange Loan, Edinburgh EH9 2HL 5.32 Km View Directions
Bonnyrigg Day Centre Old Library, Bonnyrigg EH22 4RT 5.36 Km View Directions
Royal Hospital For Sick Children (edinburgh) 9 Sciennes Road, Edinburgh EH9 1LF 5.38 Km View Directions
Ballenden House 28/32 Howden Street, Edinburgh EH8 9HL 5.55 Km View Directions
Learning Disabilities Service Healthcare Houses Lothian EH10 5EZ 6.05 Km View Directions
Royal Edinburgh Hospital 23 Tipperlinn Road, Edinburgh EH10 5HF 6.13 Km View Directions

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Gilmerton Road

Name Address Postcode Distance Map
NHS Dental Practices near Gilmerton Road
BRITE DENTAL GILMERTON 536 Gilmerton Road, Edinburgh EH177JD 0.69 Km View Directions
55 CAPTAINS ROAD Edinburgh EH178HP 1.84 Km View Directions
1 LIBERTON BRAE Edinburgh EH166AQ 2.98 Km View Directions
CRAIGMILLAR DENTAL CENTRE 198 Peffermill Road, Edinburgh EH164AJ 3.12 Km View Directions
50 FOUNTAIN PLACE Loanhead, Midlothian EH209DU 3.25 Km View Directions

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Gilmerton Road

Name Address Postcode Telephone Distance Map
NHS GP Surgeries in Gilmerton Road
Ferniehill Surgery Ferniehill Surgery, 8 Ferniehill Road, Edinburgh, EH17 7AB 0131 664 2166 0.57 Km View Directions
Danderhall Medical Practice Danderhall Medical Practice, The Robertson Medical Centre, 85 Newton Church Road, , Danderhall, EH22 1LX 0131 654 1079 1.39 Km View Directions
Gracemount Medical Practice Gracemount Medical Practice, 24 Gracemount Drive, Edinburgh, EH16 6RN 0131 664 2377 1.98 Km View Directions
The Southern Medical Group The Southern Medical Group, 322 Gilmerton Road, Edinburgh, EH17 7PR 0131 664 2148 2.04 Km View Directions
Liberton Medical Group Liberton Medical Group, 65 Liberton Gardens, Edinburgh, EH16 6JT 0131 664 3050 2.39 Km View Directions
Inchpark Surgery Inchpark Surgery, 10 Marmion Crescent, Edinburgh, EH16 5QU 0131 666 2121 2.75 Km View Directions
Niddrie Medical Practice Niddrie Medical Practice, Craigmillar Medical Centre, 106 Niddrie Mains Road, , Edinburgh, EH16 4DT 0131 652 2004 3.06 Km View Directions
Craigmillar Medical Group Craigmillar Medical Group, Craigmillar Medical Centre, 106 Niddrie Mains Road, , Edinburgh, EH16 4DT 0131 322 2111 3.06 Km View Directions
Dalhousie Medical Practice Dalhousie Medical Practice, The Health Centre, 109-111 High Street, , Bonnyrigg, EH19 2ET 0131 537 9844 3.22 Km View Directions
Quarryfoot Practice Quarryfoot Practice, Health Centre, 109-111 High Street, , Bonnyrigg, EH19 2ET 0131 537 9828 3.22 Km View Directions

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Gilmerton Road

Name Address Postcode Telephone Map Distance in Km
Chemists near Gilmerton Road
Lloyds Pharmacy Ltd 2 Ferniehill Road, Edinburgh EH17 7AB 0131 664 3295 View Directions 0.00 miles
The Red Band Chemical Company Ltd 37 Moredun Park Road, Edinburgh EH17 7ES 0131 664 2119 View Directions 0.00 miles
Right Medicine Pharmacy Limited 71 Newton Church Road, Danderhall, Midlothian, EH22 1LX 0131 663 3031 View Directions 0.00 miles
N & R Gordon Ltd 1 Gracemount Drive, Edinburgh EH16 6RR 0131 664 2249 View Directions 0.00 miles
Omnicare Pharmacy Ltd 102-104 Walter Scott Avenue, Edinburgh EH16 5RL 0131 664 2363 View Directions 0.00 miles

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Gilmerton Road

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Gilmerton Road
1.94 Boots Opticians (edinburgh - Fort) Lawhouse Toll EH15 3RH
2.09 Boots Opticians (edinburgh - Cameron Toll) 13b Cameron Toll Shopping Centre, 6 Lady Road EH16 5PB
2.44 4625 Edinburgh Asda Opticians, 100 The Jewel EH15 3AR
2.45 Costco Wholesale Uk Ltd - Costkea Way Costco (uk) Ltd, Costkea Way EH20 9BY
3.73 Boots Opticians (edinburgh - London Rd) 61 London Road EH7 6AA

Nearest Libraries

Gilmerton Library
13 Newtoft Street, Edinburgh, EH178RG
Telephone:
Distance: 0.35 Miles
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Moredun Library
92 Moredun Park Road, Edinburgh, EH177HL
Telephone:
Distance: 0.59 Miles
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Danderhall Library
1a Campview, Danderhall, EH221QD
Telephone:
Distance: 0.85 Miles
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Craigmillar Library
7 Niddrie Marischal Gardens, Edinburgh, EH164LX
Telephone:
Distance: 1.85 Miles
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Directions from Gilmerton Road to Craigmillar Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Shawfair Station is 1.57 miles away.

Address: Shawfair station, 9 Harelaw, off Old Carighall Road, near Dalkeith, EH22 1SB

Shawfair is situated on the Borders Railway and is managed by ScotRail.

Shawfair Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Gilmerton Road to Shawfair Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Brunstane00:08:00
Edinburgh00:17:00
Eskbank00:05:00
Galashiels00:39:00
Gorebridge00:13:00
Newcraighall00:04:00
Newtongrange00:08:00
Stow00:30:00
Tweedbank00:43:00

Eskbank Station is 2.34 miles away.

Address: Eskbank station, Unit 4,, Hardengreen Industrial Estate, Eskbank, EH22 3NX

Eskbank is situated on the Borders Railway and is managed by ScotRail.

Eskbank Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Gilmerton Road to Eskbank Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Brunstane00:13:30
Edinburgh00:22:00
Galashiels00:34:00
Gorebridge00:08:00
Newcraighall00:09:00
Newtongrange00:03:00
Shawfair00:04:30
Stow00:25:00
Tweedbank00:38:00

Newcraighall Station is 2.37 miles away.

Address: Newcraighall station, Station Approach,, off Newcarighall Road, Newcraighall, EH21 8QT

Newcraighall is situated on the Borders Railway and is managed by ScotRail.

Newcraighall Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Gilmerton Road to Newcraighall Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Brunstane00:04:00
Edinburgh00:13:30
Eskbank00:08:00
Galashiels00:42:00
Gorebridge00:16:00
Newtongrange00:11:00
Shawfair00:03:00
Stow00:33:00
Tweedbank00:46:00

Brunstane Station is 2.71 miles away.

Address: Brunstane station, Brunstane Road South, Brunstane, Midlothian, EH15 2NG

Brunstane is situated on the East Coast Main Line|Borders Railway and is managed by ScotRail.

Brunstane Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Gilmerton Road to Brunstane Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Aberdour00:52:00
Burntisland00:56:00
Dalgety Bay00:47:00
Dalmeny00:36:00
Edinburgh00:10:30
Eskbank00:12:00
Galashiels00:46:00
Glenrothes with Thornton01:20:30
Gorebridge00:20:00
Haymarket00:21:30
Inverkeithing00:44:00
Kinghorn01:01:00
Kirkcaldy01:08:30
Newcraighall00:04:00
Newtongrange00:15:00
North Queensferry00:40:00
Shawfair00:07:00
South Gyle00:23:00
Stow00:37:00
Tweedbank00:50:00

Nearest Airports

Edinburgh Airport is 9.68 miles away Directions from Gilmerton Road to Edinburgh Airport
Dundee City Airport is 38.12 miles away Directions from Gilmerton Road to Dundee City Airport
Glasgow International Airport is 50.82 miles away Directions from Gilmerton Road to Glasgow International Airport
Glasgow Prestwick International Airport is 64.01 miles away Directions from Gilmerton Road to Glasgow Prestwick International Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Leith Newhaven Harbour Ferry Landing is 5.95 miles away

Directions from Gilmerton Road to Leith Newhaven Harbour Ferry Landing

Inchcolm Island Ferry Landing is 11 miles away

Directions from Gilmerton Road to Inchcolm Island Ferry Landing

South Queensferry Ferry Landing is 11.75 miles away

Directions from Gilmerton Road to South Queensferry Ferry Landing

Rosyth Ferry Terminal is 14.61 miles away

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Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Gilmerton Road is approximately miles from the

Junction: M8 J1/A720 - 7.34 Miles Away

Directions from Gilmerton Road to M8 J1/A720

Junction: M8 J2 - 10.79 Miles Away

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Junction: M9 J1M8/A8/A89/B7030 - 10.96 Miles Away

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

Junction: M9 J1A - 11.83 Miles Away

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