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Make yourself at home

Bridge House is in the Fountain bridge area just a few minutes walk to Fountain Park. It is perfectly located to get to all the city's universities at just 15 minutes walk to the University of Edinburgh campus, at George Square, and with good links by bus to Napier University. It is conveniently located 10 minutes walk from Haymarket train station, Princes Street and Grassmarket with local supermarkets, restaurants, bars and coffee shops on your doorstep.
Here you'll find everything you need to know about your new home and the surrounding area, as well as important information on check-in day, specific to your property.

What you will find in your flat


  • One oven with 4 hobs
  • 2 cupboards and 1 drawer per person
  • 2 fridge freezers
  • Microwave
  • Rubbish and recycling bins
  • Breakfast bar
  • Stools
  • 2 sofas
  • Coffee Table
  • TV


  • Beds are small doubles (4ft wide)
  • Desk with drawers
  • Desk chair
  • Bedside table with 3 drawers
  • Large wardrobe
  • Noticeboard
  • Shelving
  • Sink with cupboard storage
  • Mirror


  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Toilet
  • Mirror


  • Vacuum cleaner available from reception

Facilities at The Bridge House

Our friendly reception will be open 8am - 8pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 9am - 12.30pm.
Laundry Facilities
The laundry room is located at the back of the property behind Block D accessed by a code locked gate.
Parking is available on site for a weekly cost. 23 spaces available and 2 disabled spaces. Each space has its own locked bollard.
Bike Storage
The bike store is located at the back of the property behind Block D accessed by a code locked gate.
Recycling facilities are available at The Bridge House. Please take care not to contaminate with different types of refuse. We also have British Heart Foundation charity donation points for unwanted but usable items such as clothes, food banks and a donation library.
Fire Test Day
Fire alarms are fitted throughout the property. Your fire alarm test day is Monday at 2pm. Your fire assembly point is located at the side car park of the property.
Key Type
You will receive a key on arrival at the property, which you can use to access your room and communal areas.
Our Emergency Contact Centre is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Just call 0300 303 1611 for assistance.

Information for check-in day at The Bridge House

Where do I collect my key?

You will need to go to Reception to check-in. Once you have checked in you will receive your key in the form of a key card.

Where can I park and unload my car?

Parking is located onsite as a 5 minute drop off service. As parking is limited, customers are asked to unload and then move their car to Edinburgh Quay Car Park 129- 133 Fountainbridge EH3 9QG (1-2 Hours £3.00 3-4 Hours £6.00 up to 8 Hours £12.50).

Where is The Bridge House?

The Bridge House
123 Fountainbridge

When can I move in?

You can check in at any point from the start date of your tenancy. You can find your tenancy start date in your tenancy agreement or by logging into MyAccount here.
If you are going to be arriving much later than the start of your tenancy, just let us know and we will arrange for someone to be there to greet you and make sure you get the keys to your new home. If you are planning to move in outside of our reception opening hours, please contact our emergency contact centre on 0300 303 1611.

Getting online

Get online as soon as you arrive by registering for your Wi-Fi before you get there.

Checking in guide

You can find all the essential information you need for checking in here.

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