On the south side of Edinburgh, Roslin BioCentre is less than seven miles from the centre of Scotland's capital city. Edinburgh is one of the top ten research and development locations in Europe. It is a truly diverse and dynamic scientific community across multiple disciplines, including informatics, stem cell research, biotechnology and microelectronics.
Roslin BioCentre is in a unique, rural location in the shadow of the Pentland Hills and located just off the Edinburgh City Bypass on the outskirts of the small village of Roslin, home to the famous Rosslyn Chapel.
The science park is in the heart of the Midlothian Science Zone - The Roslin Institute on the University of Edinburgh's Easter Bush campus, Pentlands Science Park and Edinburgh Technopole. Other science and technology parks, research institutes and universities are all within 30 minutes.
There are excellent local, national and international transport links - Roslin BioCentre is only thirty minutes from Edinburgh Airport, Scotland's largest airport and sixth busiest in the UK with flights between 125 destinations and operated by 40 airlines. There is an average of 46 daily flights to/from London and direct flights to 76 destinations including many European destinations and long haul to New York
The quickest and most convenient way to Roslin BioCentre from the airport or train station is by taxi. We recommend that you pre-book to arrange a suitable pick-up time. A local taxi company can be contacted on telephone 01968 676161.
Take the Straiton Exit from the Edinburgh City Bypass. (sign posted City Centre, A701 and Peebles via A703). Follow the A701 South in the direction of Roslin, passing Straiton Retail Park and IKEA on your left hand side.
Continue along the road for just over a mile into Bilston At the next roundabout take the first exit into the B7006, Roslin BioCentre is approximately half a mile along the road on the left.
To plan a bus journey from any location to Roslin visit www.traveline.org.uk
Or see bus timetable information