Welcome to Chalmers Street

Find out more about your new home and what you need to know ahead of check-in day.

Reception opening times: Staff on site 24/7 365 in all properties

Your new home

Chalmers Street, 36 Chalmers Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 9FE

Just 10 minutes’ walk from the University of Edinburgh campus, Chalmers Street is set in a beautiful part of the city, overlooking the Meadows and just ...

Information for check-in day

Where do I collect my key?

You will receive a room key and post box key on arrival at the property, which you can use to access your room and communal areas.

Where can I par ...

Find out more about Chalmers Street

Common room
Chalmers Street has a common room located just off the main reception which has a seating area, pool table, PS4, TV, DVD player and vending machines.

Study space
There is a study area next to the common room with a HD monitor and HD wall points, that can be used for presentations. Printing facilities and a lending library can also be found here.

Laundry facilities
The laundry room is located next to the common room. Machines are operated through the Circuit Plus app.

Outside space
There are two courtyard spaces at Chalmers Street. One is a grassed area and the other has decking and seating. We also have picnic benches and table tennis. At the rear of the property there is another grassed area with a raised planting bed.

There is no parking available in front of the property. There is metered street parking on Chalmers Street and a Q-Park car park around the corner on Simpson Loan (EH3 9GF).

Bike storage
Indoor bike storage is available at Chalmers Street on the ground floor of 36 Block. If you are planning on bringing your bike, please remember to bring your own bike lock.

There are general waste, glass and mixed recycling facilities available in the bin store at the side of block 36. Please take care not to contaminate bins with the wrong types of rubbish. We also have British Heart Foundation charity donation point, a food bank and a donation library, plus battery and electrical recycling in the common room.

Fire test time and meeting point
Fire alarms are fitted throughout the property. Fire alarms are tested every Monday between 12pm and 3pm. Your fire assembly point is the Meadows Park in front of Chalmers Street.


Bike storage


Common area










Wi-Fi (in your flat & communal areas)






24/7 assistance


Onsite service team


Fire system


Contents insurance


MyUnite app


Outdoor social space

Communal study space

Secure access


Maintenance support


Printing (extra charge)


Wi-Fi (average speeds of 110Mb/s)



Chalmers Street

Chalmers Street

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