News and updates from the Estates department.
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Name our gritters!
The Landscape team, within the Estates Department, is looking for help in naming the two gritting units used across the University estate.
Hedgehog Friendly Campus
In January, the University of Edinburgh was awarded bronze accreditation as a Hedgehog Friendly Campus.
Accessibility at King’s Buildings
The Small Works and Minor Projects team have recently completed two new accessible entrances on the King’s Buildings campus.
In November 2019, the University of Edinburgh welcomed a 1.3 tonne granite runestone to its new home outside 50 George Square.
Students visit Easter Bush construction site
In October 2019, 53 Civil Engineering students from the University's School of Engineering visited the Advanced Computing Facility construction site at the Easter Bush campus.
Face lift for Old College
The Estates Department recently completed an extensive ten month long conservation project to restore Old College’s exterior walls.