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If you would like to find out any further information on our activities please use the contact details below and a member of the team will get back to you.

Telephone: + 44 (0) 131 668 8295
Fax: +44 (0) 131 668 8445
Email: info@atcinnovations.com

Address:

ATC Innovations
UK Astronomy Technology Centre
Royal Observatory Edinburgh
Blackford Hill
Edinburgh
EH9 3HJ

> From Edinburgh Airport:

Leave the airport and join the A8 heading for Edinburgh. Proceed along this road until you reach the Gogar roundabout. Turn right onto the A720 city bypass southbound. Leave the bypass at Straiton Junction. Follow the signs to Edinburgh South and City Centre (A701). Follow along Howdenhall Road and continue down Liberton Brae. Take a left-hand fork onto Mayfield Road. At the lights, turn left onto West Mains Road and continue until you come to the red sandstone archway at the foot of Observatory Road. Turn left and go to the top of the hill.

> From the City Bypass: (by car)

Leave the bypass at Straiton Junction. Follow the signs to Edinburgh South and City Centre (A701). Follow along Howdenhall Road and continue down Liberton Brae. Take a left-hand fork onto Mayfield Road. At the lights, turn left onto West Mains Road and continue until you come to the red sandstone archway at the foot of Observatory Road. Turn left and go to the top of the hill.

> From Cameron Toll Shopping Centre: (bus + 20 minute walk)

Many buses regularly travel from the City Centre to Cameron Toll Shopping Centre including the 3, 3A, 7, 8, 29, 31, 37, 47, X47 and 49. These services are usually extremely frequent. Alight at Cameron Toll Shopping Centre. Walk west (left) on Lady Road. Cross the Craigmillar junction and continue walking on Esslemont Road. Go straight across to West Mains Road. Continue walking until you come to Observatory Road on your left. Go through the red sandstone archway and continue to the top of the hill.

> From Blackford Avenue: (bus + 10 to 15 minute walk)

The 24 and 41 bus services both travel along Blackford Avenue as part of their route. When travelling from the City Centre alight at the Blackford Station bus stop. Continue walking along Blackford Avenue and cross the road at the intersection of Blackford Avenue, West Savile Terrace and Charterhall Road. Enter Maurice Place continuing to Ladysmith Road until you reach Blackford Hill Rise on your right. Wind your way up Blackford Hill Rise until it intersects with Observatory Road. Turn right and continue up Observatory Road to reach your destination at the top of the hill.

> From Waverley Railway Station:

When arriving by rail at Waverley Railway Station look for the exit to Waverley Bridge. A bus stop for the 41 bus service is at the exit from the railway station on Waverley Bridge. Take the 41 bus and alight at the Blackford Station bus stop. Further details are listed above.