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Travelling to the Centre for Dementia Prevention Clinical Research Facility

Centre for Dementia Prevention
The University of Edinburgh
9A Bioquarter
9 Little France Road
Edinburgh EH16 4UX


There are eight bus routes to the main hospital site, all of which run a regular service throughout the day from Edinburgh City centre. It takes approximately 15 minutes to travel from the city centre to the site. The bus routes are 8, 18, 21, 24, 33, 38, 48 and 49. Shawfair Park & Ride offers a 750 space car park and five-minute bus journey to the site. The Centre for Dementia Prevention is a 5 minute walk from the main hospital site bus stop. Please see blue indicators on map below.


You can cycle to the Centre for Dementia Prevention via a network of on and off road cycle routes in Edinburgh. It takes approximately 20 minutes to cycle to Little France from the Central Area cycling at a moderate speed.

Cycle lanes are provided on both sides of Dalkeith Road between Cameron Toll and Little France, and an off-road cycle path connects Little France with Craigmillar and the east of the city.

To find out more about local cycle routes to the centre, you can use the CycleStreets journey planner or the City of Edinburgh Council cycle maps.

By car

The Centre for Dementia prevention is situated two miles from the Sheriffhall Roundabout at the A720 City Bypass, which gives ease of access to the A1 to the east, and M8, M9 and M90 motorways to the west. Edinburgh city centre is three miles north of the Centre for Dementia prevention. Parking is available outside the Centre for Dementia Prevention and needs to be booked in advance. This is highlighted in orange on the map below. Please enter via Little France Road entrance (gate 3 on map).