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Children's Clinical Research Facility

The Children Clinical Research Facility (CCRF) is based at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Sciennes Road in the centre of Edinburgh.

The hospital is currently based in Marchmont opposite The Meadows, within 20 minute walk to Waverley Station and Princes Street. There are a variety of local amenities within the area.

Children's Clinical Research Facility

  • Royal Hospital for Sick Children

Contact details



Sciennes Road

Post Code


Where we are in the hospital

We are in the Koala Zone of the Hospital.

Front Entrance via Sciennes Road

This brings you to the Dolphin Zone . Head towards the Koala Zone - Children’s Clinical Research Facility which is before Ward 7 by following signs for Pharmacy and continue half way up the ramp towards Ward 7, the door will be on your right hand side.

Back Entrance via Rillbank Terrace

Go up one floor then follow the above directions.

A&E door at Sylvan Place

You will need to come through the hospital past Ward 6 (Tiger Zone), up 1 floor to the Panda Zone, continue left, to half way up the ramp towards Ward 7 and our entrance is on the right hand side.

Arriving by public transport

Bus Tracker

Lothian Buses Journey Planner

Arriving by taxi

Ask the taxi to drop you at the Main Entrance of the Royal Hospital for Sick Children on Sciennes Road.


Parking is very limited around the hospital. It is recommended that you travel by public transport where possible. There are drop off zones near the hospital and parent parking is available on Rillbank Terrace, however this fills up very quickly. There is Pay & Display parking around the hospital.

Where to park around the hospital and prices for tickets

Information about the parking app RINGO