Travelling to Maggie's Edinburgh

We’re at the Western General Hospital in the North of Edinburgh. We’re the wee building behind Ward 1 next to the Edinburgh Cancer Centre.

Directions by car

From M8 - the west side of Edinburgh by-pass

At end of motorway turn left onto A720 (Edinburgh by-pass) and drive half mile to round about. Take second exit following Forth Bridge signs, staying in left hand lane.  After 200 yards at set of traffic lights with Maybury Casino on your left, turn left onto Maybury Road. Drive for half a mile to small roundabout.

Take first exit which takes you straight on. Drive half a mile. At traffic lights you will see the Barnton Hotel in front of you. Turn right onto Queensferry Road (A90) towards the city centre. Drive for mile and half going through three sets of traffic lights.

At the fourth set of traffic lights the A90 splits into the A90 and A902. Keep on the A90. Kwik Fit Garage is at the fork and should be on your left if you take the right hand fork. Drive half a mile to another set of traffic lights with the large Craigleith Sainsburys Supermarket. Get in the left hand lane. Drive ahead taking the B900 down a gentle hill (Craigleith Road) to a roundabout with a branch of Bank of Scotland.

Take the first exit turning left up Crewe Road South. Drive 300 yards past Napier University and take the first entrance into the grounds of the Western General Hospital.

Take the second turning on your left which takes you to Turner House. Here there is a barrier; if you press the help button and say to the security staff that you have an appointment at the Maggie's Centre they will be able to issue a ticket. Drive through the barrier, turn left and the Maggie's Centre car park is straight ahead.

from Forth Bridge
After crossing bridge keep on dual carriage way towards city centre for 2 miles. At traffic lights you will see the Barnton Hotel on your left hand side. Keep going straight towards the city centre. You are now on Queensferry Road (A90). Drive for mile and half going through three sets of traffic lights.

At the fourth set of traffic lights the A90 forks into the A90 and A902. Take the right hand fork keeping you on the A90. Kwik Fit Garage should be on your left if you take the right hand fork. Drive half a mile to another set of traffic lights with the large Craigleith Sainsburys Supermarket. Get in the left hand lane. Drive ahead taking the B900 down a gentle hill (Craigleith Road) to a roundabout with a branch of Bank of Scotland.

Take the first exit turning left up Crewe Road South. Drive 300 yards past Napier University and take the first entrance into the Western General Hospital. Take the second turning on your left which takes you to Turner House. Here there is a barrier; if you press the help button and say to the security staff that you have an appointment at the Maggie's Centre they will be able to issue a ticket. Drive through the barrier, turn left and the Maggie's Centre car park is straight ahead.

from the east side of Edinburgh by-pass
Follow A1 from to roundabout with A199. Go straight ahead towards Portobello onto A199 (Sir Harry Lauder Road). Drive for 1 mile to another roundabout. Go straight across at it onto Seafield Road (still the A199). Keep straight for about 2 miles to Leith. At Leith town centre traffic lights keep straight ahead still on the A199 which takes you onto Bernard Street and then leads into commercial street. At the traffic lights for the Ocean Terminal shopping centre and Britannia Spice Restaurant turn left onto A901 North Junction Street. Drive 200 yards to set of traffic lights and turn right onto Ferry Road. Drive straight on for two miles. You will pass a Safeway supermarket on your left. At roundabout take first exit turning left into Crewe Road. Drive half a mile. Just after pelican crossing and bus stop turn right into hospital grounds. Take the second turning on your left which takes you to Turner House. Here there is a barrier; if you press the help button and say to the security staff that you have an appointment at the Maggie's Centre they will be able to issue a ticket. Drive through the barrier, turn left and the Maggie's Centre car park is straight ahead.

 

Directions by public transport:

All the buses below stop at the Crewe Road entrance to the hospital -
Lothian Regional Transport: 19, 19A, 28,28B,29,37,37A,38
First Bus: 129

For timetable information, phone Traveline 0800 232323

Address and opening times
Western General Hospital
The Stable
Crewe Road
Edinburgh
EH4 2XU

Fax: 0131 537 3130
Opening times

Monday – Friday
9am - 5pm