News and updates from the Estates department.

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New Director of Estates

The University has appointed Damien Toner as the new Director of Estates.

Creating a Hedgehog Friendly Campus

Hedgehog in leaves
In February 2021, the University of Edinburgh was awarded silver accreditation as a Hedgehog Friendly Campus.

Civic Trust Award 2020

The University of Edinburgh's Potterrow Development recently won a Civic Trust Award.

News Archive

Photo of a student helping to restore paintwork in the McEwan Hall
Previous Estates news stories.