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St Andrew Square Garden

Dating back to 1770 and designed by James Craig as an integral part of his New Town Masterplan, St Andrew Square Garden was previously only accessible to residents and businesses in the surrounding area. Now everyone visiting or working in the city centre can enjoy the tranquil retreat.

St Andrew Square Garden was transformed into a haven in the heart of the city centre as part of a programme of improvement works funded by the City of Edinburgh Council and Scottish Enterprise. The Garden now features a striking modern pavilion, which houses a Coffee Republic Delicatessen. The £2.6million refurbishment has included extensive work to preserve the Melville Monument in the centre of the Garden, construction of a network of pathways through the Garden accessed through two existing and two new gates, a reflective pool and new lighting.

Essential Edinburgh manages and maintains St Andrew Square Garden. Permission is required from Essential Edinburgh to utilise the Garden for anything out with “normal” usage.

If you are interested in using St Andrew Square Garden as a filming location please contact us for permission.

If you would like to film elsewhere within the BID area, please contact Edinburgh Film Focus on www.edinfilm.com or 0131 622 7337.

Booking St Andrew Square Garden
To book an event in St Andrew Square Garden you must fill out a proposal form. Please note that for large-scale events the proposal should be submitted no less than three months before the event is scheduled to take place. For smaller events this process may be considered one or two months before the event date. Once the proposal has been submitted an impact assessment will be carried out to determine the level of security bond required.

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