Overview for Dalkeith Road, EDINBURGH, EH16 5AN

Introduction

Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas. The modern city is located between the rivers Almond and Esk on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth, in the historic region of Lothian, bounded on its southern side by the Pentland Hills. Edinburgh is Scotland's second most populous city and the seventh most populous city in the United Kingdom.

Recognised as the capital of Scotland since at least the 15th century, Edinburgh is the seat of the Scottish Government, the Scottish Parliament, and the highest courts in Scotland. The city's Palace of Holyroodhouse is the official residence of the British monarch in Scotland. The city has long been a centre of education, particularly in the fields of medicine, Scottish law, literature, philosophy, the sciences and engineering. It is the second-largest financial centre in the United Kingdom, fourth largest in Europe and thirteenth largest internationally and the city's historical and cultural attractions have made it the UK's second-most visited tourist destination, attracting 4.9 million visits, including 2.4 million from overseas in 2018. Time Out magazine rated Edinburgh the best city in the world in 2022.

Edinburgh's official population estimates are

506,520 (mid-2020) for the locality, 518,500 (mid-2019) for the City of Edinburgh council area, which takes in some outlying villages in the western part of its territory, and 1,384,950 (2019) for the wider Edinburgh and South East Scotland city region which also includes East Lothian, Fife, Midlothian, the Scottish Borders and West Lothian. The City of Edinburgh Council is the current local authority.

The city is the annual venue of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. It is home to national cultural institutions such as the National Museum of Scotland, the National Library of Scotland and the Scottish National Gallery. The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1582 and now one of three in the city, is considered one of the best research institutions in the world, most recently placing 15th in the QS World University Rankings for 2023. The city is also known for the Edinburgh International Festival and the Fringe, the latter being the world's largest annual international arts festival. Historic sites in Edinburgh include Edinburgh Castle, the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the churches of St. Giles, Greyfriars and the Canongate, and the extensive Georgian New Town built in the 18th/19th centuries. Edinburgh's Old Town and New Town together are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which has been managed by Edinburgh World Heritage since 1999.

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Summary for Dalkeith Road, EDINBURGH, EH16 5AN

Scottish Region
This postcode is in the
Southside-Newington
within
Edinburgh
Rural/Urban
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Roadworks near EH16 5AN

Today's roadworks within 3 miles
Planned
167
In Progress
88
Completed
0
Cancelled
1

Road Safety near EH16 5AN

Details of personal injury accidents in and around Dalkeith Road, EH16 5AN that have been reported to over the past 20 years.

Traffic Levels near EH16 5AN

View traffic levels near Dalkeith Road, EH16 5AN from official Department for Transport counts.

Images taken near to Dalkeith Road, EH16 5AN and the surrounding area

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Edinburgh and nearby Videos From YouTube

Stunning drone footage of Edinburgh in 4K.

Another sunny Edinburgh flight with the smaller drone that lets me fly in places i normally couldn't. Concentrating this time mainly ...

Channel: Hightning McQueen (View Channel)

Published: 17 May 2023

Member of UK Parliament

This postcode is in the Edinburgh East parliamentary constituency.

Edinburgh East is a constituency in Scotland. The seat has been held by Tommy Sheppard (Scottish National Party) since May 2015.

MP photograph

Most Recent House Sales for Dalkeith Road, EH16 5AN

No recorded house sales or transfers for this postcode.

Local Petrol Station Prices

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Diesel Standard (B7)
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Coordinates for EH16 5AN

Latitude
55.938043
Longitude
-3.172131

Sunrise and Sunset at EH16 5AN

Sunrise
04:23
Sunset
22:03

Traffic Emission and Congestion Zones

EH16 5AN is not covered by a Traffic Emission or Congestion Zone

Historical Weather Summary

Clear11.51%
Cloudy66.56%
Rain8.00%
Windy12.15%
Other1.78%

Companies Registered at EH16 5AN

Active
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Postcode Details for EH16 5AN

Introduced
1 Jan 1980

Recent Updates

3 Jun 2024
Sold House Price data updated for April 2024
2 Jun 2024
Police and Crime data updated for April 2024
29 May 2024
Energy Performance Certificates (England and Wales) updated April 2024
16 May 2024
Schools Data updated for May 2024
9 May 2024
Companies Data updated for April 2024
3 May 2024
Police and Crime data updated for March 2024
2 May 2024
Energy Performance Certificates (England and Wales) updated March 2024
2 May 2024
Energy Performance Certificates (Scotland) updated January to March 2024

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