• Edinburgh Old Town


    Project update: Friday 25 August 

    Our work in Holyrood Road is ongoing and progressing well. Holyrood Road remains fully closed between Viewcraig Gardens and St John Street with diversions in place.   

    Access to the NCP car park in Viewcraig Gardens is being maintained from the Pleasance junction. All traffic exiting this car park can turn left only. Holyrood Road can be accessed from Holyrood Park as far as St John Street only. 

    All continuing well, Holyrood Road will open to traffic on Monday 4 September. Temporary traffic lights will be in place for remainder of this phase of our work.

    We'll be returning to work at the junction of the Cowgate with Blackfriars Street on Monday 4 September for approximately two weeks. During this time access to and exit from Blackfriars Street will be from the High Street only. High School Wynd at its junction with the Cowgate will also be closed during this time. Temporary traffic lights will be in place in the Cowgate.

    The final phase of our project, Phase 8, will take place in the High Street from Monday 25 September. When our work is completed there, we’ll be reinstating the cobbles/setts.

    We appreciate the continued support and patience of local residents, businesses, and road users, while we complete our work.