News and updates from the Estates department.

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Civic Trust Award 2020

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

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

Campus to create wildlife haven for hedgehogs
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.

Swedish Runestone

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.