Page 1

Think... Edinburgh First P Car Parking

P

HOLYROOD PARK

(parking in designated areas only)

C Coach Park Main Entrance

Chancellor’s Court

P

P P

ad Ro ark

RECEPTION CENTRE Parkside Bowling Club (Private)

St. Leonard’s Hall

Ho

Lee House

lyr o

od P

P Royal Commonwealth Swimming Pool

Da lke ith

John Burnett House

Grant House

John McIntyre Conference Centre

Baird House

Turner House

Ewing House

P Masson House Holland House

Ro ad A7

C

South Hall

Salisbury Green

Pedestrian Entrance Fraser Court

Abden House

Edinburgh First offers flexible conference, dining and accommodation at Pollock Halls, the main residential campus of the University of Edinburgh. Home to two 19th-century mansions; we can offer you up to 20 rooms for meetings and events. Abden House and St Leonard’s Hall are ideal for meetings, training or intimate dinners. The extensive South Hall complex, seating up to 385, with four breakout rooms,

is perfect for conferences, presentations, evening events and exhibitions. Our 18thcentury mansion-house hotel, Salisbury Green, has four rooms ideal for teambuilding events and meetings. You can also take advantage of distinctive University buildings, such as Assembly Hall on the Mound, former home to the Scottish parliament and the impressive Playfair Library at Old College.

To the South

St Leonard’s Hall

The Playfair Library

Our new conference centre The John McIntyre Conference Centre has been redesigned specifically with delegates’ requirements in mind, providing: • • • • • • • •

Conference facilities for up to 350 theatre style Four breakout rooms Centro; a place to relax State-of-the-art audiovisual systems Tea and coffee An open-air terrace Ground-floor restaurant Dedicated event organiser

How the main entrance will look

01.09.09 our new conference centre opens

Technical

WiFi

You’ll benefit from state-of-the-art audio-visual systems, with: • •

free

Full technical support Automated user-friendly portable touch-screen controls Ceiling-mounted data projectors

• • • • •

full

Two projection screens Roving radio microphones PA system Three-phase electric power Ceiling mounted lighting rigs

technical support

Conferences, Meetings & Events | Accommodation | Dining | Weddings | Outside Catering

Image courtesy of VisitScotland, photograph by Richard Campbell

www.edinburghfirst.com

UOE Accommodation Ltd trading as Edinburgh First Registered Office: University of Edinburgh Old College South Bridge Edinburgh EH8 9YL Registered in Scotland: SC155192 Tel +44 (0)131 651 2189 Fax +44 (0)131 667 7271 edinburgh.first@ed.ac.uk www.edinburghfirst.com Edinburgh First The University of Edinburgh 18 Holyrood Park Road Edinburgh EH16 5AY United Kingdom

Our inspiring capital balances it all, creating an unrivalled destination for a memorable event. Edinburgh effortlessly combines heritage with modern living. You’ll experience world-class museums, galleries and theatre alongside award-winning restaurants, bars and shopping.

Edinburgh is host to a year-round programme of international festivals and events, from the performance and dance of the Edinburgh International Festival, to revellers bringing in the New Year during Edinburgh’s Hogmanay.

Watch our new conference centre unfold...

Edinburgh First, at the prestigious University of Edinburgh, has a proven track record of holding successful residential and non-residential conferences, meetings and events; yours could be next ... The city has a wealth of attractions, from Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyrood House, to the new Scottish Parliament building and Royal Yacht Britannia. With beautiful botanical gardens, luscious green parks and spas, there are plenty of activities to enjoy and opportunities to relax and unwind.

A vibrant, modern and dynamic capital city, Edinburgh is bursting with life, enterprise and culture. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Edinburgh’s historic and contemporary architecture creates breathtaking vistas, no matter where you are in the city.

Scotland’s capital 64573 JMCBrochFold v6

4/9/08

4:21 pm

Page 1


Page 2

bar

600

rooms

01

seats

terrace

01

02

lounge

boardrooms

First-floor space Boardroom 1 Salisbury Foyer

Boardroom 2

Holyrood

Open-air terrace

Mens Toilets

Ladies Toilets

Concourse Disabled Toilet

Mens Toilets

Wheelchair access

Duddingston

Pentland East

420

200

160

378

5

Yes

Yes

170

80

64

166

5

Yes

Yes

250

120

96

204

5

Yes

Yes

5

Yes

Yes

8

5

Yes

Yes

6

5

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

John McIntyre Conference Centre Pentland*

350

80

80

Pentland East

120

30

30

30

Pentland West

200

40

40

40

Boardroom*

12

Boardroom 1

Boardroom 2

Open-air terrace

Prestonfield

Natural light

Relax on the first floor

Ladies Toilets

Ceiling height (m)

Pentland West

Bar

Exhibition/ poster (sqm)

Centro

Cabaret

Ladies Toilets

Dinner

From September 2009, we’ll bring you the perfect mix of high-specification conference facilities, state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and tailored catering options. Add to this our picturesque setting, with breathtaking views of Arthur’s Seat, in the heart of Scotland’s historic and vibrant capital city, and you’re guaranteed a successful and memorable event.

01 06

Reception

Set in the grounds of Pollock Halls, the main residential campus of the University of Edinburgh, the John McIntyre Conference Centre is undergoing major re-development.

Flexible facilities by design

U-shaped

Welcome to our all new John McIntyre Conference Centre, opening September 2009.

Boardroom

4:21 pm

Classroom

4/9/08

Theatre

64573 JMCBrochFold v6

Restaurant

650

Prestonfield

160

50

40

40

150

100

70

133

4

Yes

Yes

Salisbury

36

20

20

20

35

30

24

49

4

Yes

Yes

Holyrood

36

20

20

20

35

30

24

49

4

Yes

Yes

Duddingston

30

16

16

16

35

20

16

43

4

Yes

Yes

*The Boardroom and the Pentland can be divided into two separate rooms

Our unique conference offering Delegates will enter at ground-floor level and take the scenic glass lift, or stairs, to the first-floor foyer. This open area can be used for registration, or guests can make their way through to Centro; our spacious lounge

www.edinburghfirst.com +44 (0)131 651 2189 edinburgh.first@ed.ac.uk

where they can relax, help themselves to tea and coffee, or enjoy a drink from the bar. Centro can also be used throughout the day as an additional breakout space or, when the sun is out, delegates can

enjoy the open-air terrace with great views across Arthur’s Seat.

style. Alternatively, the space can be divided and used as two separate rooms. The Boardrooms Facing south is the Pentland, next door have the same our new and largest-capacity flexibility; ideal for use room; ideal as a plenary as the conference space, it can accommodate organiser’s office, or as 350 delegates in theatre a small business suite.

Our four additional rooms can be used as exhibition space and breakout sessions, each providing the potential for a variety of seating formats.

Flexible catering by design Catering Dining in our stylish groundfloor restaurant, delegates will enjoy fine local and global ingredients from a range of menus designed to suit your budget. Also, our extensive wine list features the best from the old and new world.

01 650 20 bar

covers

menus

Ground-floor space

27

Bar @ JMC

Planning your event At Edinburgh First, we’d be delighted to help you plan your event. We have extensive experience of event management, from gala banquets and weddings to business meetings and large residential conferences. We can arrange theming, toastmasters, flowers and entertainment, including live music, ceilidh bands and DJs; all expertly planned and organised by your dedicated event co-ordinator.

chefs

Shop

Your choice of dining options

Accommodation During spring and summer vacations, our great selection of value-for-money accommodation at Pollock Halls is available for delegates and guests; we can offer twin, double and single rooms, the majority en-suite, and all with a variety of dining options in our newly re-developed Restaurant @ JMC.

Mens Toilets Disabled Toilet

Restaurant @ JMC Ladies Toilets

Restaurant @ JMC

Also available is our 3-star Salisbury Green Hotel. Set in a refurbished 18th-century mansion house, in beautiful surroundings, Salisbury Green delivers style and comfort. The interior, and 36 en-suite bedrooms, perfectly reflect the atmosphere and history of the building.

2000+ rooms available

Rooms with a view

Book now

To find out more or to make a booking, call +44 (0)131 651 2189 email edinburgh.first@ed.uk or visit www.edinburghfirst.com Delicious hot food from the servery

Restaurant @ JMC on the ground floor

Enjoy a drink at the bar


Think... Edinburgh First P Car Parking

P

HOLYROOD PARK

(parking in designated areas only)

C Coach Park Main Entrance

Chancellor’s Court

P

P P

ad Ro ark

RECEPTION CENTRE Parkside Bowling Club (Private)

St. Leonard’s Hall

Ho

Lee House

lyr o

od P

P Royal Commonwealth Swimming Pool

Da lke ith

John Burnett House

Grant House

John McIntyre Conference Centre

Baird House

Turner House

Ewing House

P Masson House Holland House

Ro ad A7

C

South Hall

Salisbury Green

Pedestrian Entrance Fraser Court

Abden House

Edinburgh First offers flexible conference, dining and accommodation at Pollock Halls, the main residential campus of the University of Edinburgh. Home to two 19th-century mansions; we can offer you up to 20 rooms for meetings and events. Abden House and St Leonard’s Hall are ideal for meetings, training or intimate dinners. The extensive South Hall complex, seating up to 385, with four breakout rooms,

is perfect for conferences, presentations, evening events and exhibitions. Our 18thcentury mansion-house hotel, Salisbury Green, has four rooms ideal for teambuilding events and meetings. You can also take advantage of distinctive University buildings, such as Assembly Hall on the Mound, former home to the Scottish parliament and the impressive Playfair Library at Old College.

To the South

St Leonard’s Hall

The Playfair Library

Our new conference centre The John McIntyre Conference Centre has been redesigned specifically with delegates’ requirements in mind, providing: • • • • • • • •

Conference facilities for up to 350 theatre style Four breakout rooms Centro; a place to relax State-of-the-art audiovisual systems Tea and coffee An open-air terrace Ground-floor restaurant Dedicated event organiser

How the main entrance will look

01.09.09 our new conference centre opens

Technical

WiFi

You’ll benefit from state-of-the-art audio-visual systems, with: • •

free

Full technical support Automated user-friendly portable touch-screen controls Ceiling-mounted data projectors

• • • • •

full

Two projection screens Roving radio microphones PA system Three-phase electric power Ceiling mounted lighting rigs

technical support

Conferences, Meetings & Events | Accommodation | Dining | Weddings | Outside Catering

Image courtesy of VisitScotland, photograph by Richard Campbell

www.edinburghfirst.com

UOE Accommodation Ltd trading as Edinburgh First Registered Office: University of Edinburgh Old College South Bridge Edinburgh EH8 9YL Registered in Scotland: SC155192 Tel +44 (0)131 651 2189 Fax +44 (0)131 667 7271 edinburgh.first@ed.ac.uk www.edinburghfirst.com Edinburgh First The University of Edinburgh 18 Holyrood Park Road Edinburgh EH16 5AY United Kingdom

Our inspiring capital balances it all, creating an unrivalled destination for a memorable event. Edinburgh effortlessly combines heritage with modern living. You’ll experience world-class museums, galleries and theatre alongside award-winning restaurants, bars and shopping.

Edinburgh is host to a year-round programme of international festivals and events, from the performance and dance of the Edinburgh International Festival, to revellers bringing in the New Year during Edinburgh’s Hogmanay.

Watch our new conference centre unfold...

Edinburgh First, at the prestigious University of Edinburgh, has a proven track record of holding successful residential and non-residential conferences, meetings and events; yours could be next ... The city has a wealth of attractions, from Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyrood House, to the new Scottish Parliament building and Royal Yacht Britannia. With beautiful botanical gardens, luscious green parks and spas, there are plenty of activities to enjoy and opportunities to relax and unwind.

A vibrant, modern and dynamic capital city, Edinburgh is bursting with life, enterprise and culture. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Edinburgh’s historic and contemporary architecture creates breathtaking vistas, no matter where you are in the city.

Scotland’s capital 64573 JMCBrochFold v6

4/9/08

4:52 pm

Page 1


Think... Edinburgh First Edinburgh First offers flexible conference, dining and accommodation at Pollock Halls, the main residential campus of the University of Edinburgh. Home to two 19th-century mansions; we can offer you up to 20 rooms for meetings and events. Abden House and St Leonard’s Hall are ideal for meetings, training or intimate dinners. The extensive South Hall complex, seating up to 385, with four breakout rooms,

HOLYROOD PARK

P

P Car Parking (parking in designated areas only)

Chancellor’s Court

C Coach Park Main Entrance

P

P RECEPTION CENTRE Parkside Bowling St. Leonard’s Club Hall (Private)

Ho

lyr oo

dP

ark

Ro

ad

P

P Royal Commonwealth Swimming Pool

Da lke ith

Lee House

John Burnett House

Grant House

John McIntyre Conference Centre

Baird House

Turner House

Ewing House

P Masson House Holland House

Ro ad A7

C

South Hall

Salisbury Green

Pedestrian Entrance Fraser Court

Abden House

is perfect for conferences, presentations, evening events and exhibitions. Our 18thcentury mansion-house hotel, Salisbury Green, has four rooms ideal for teambuilding events and meetings. You can also take advantage of distinctive University buildings, such as Assembly Hall on the Mound, former home to the Scottish parliament and the impressive Playfair Library at Old College.

To the South

St Leonard’s Hall

The Playfair Library

Our new conference centre The John McIntyre Conference Centre has been redesigned specifically with delegates’ requirements in mind, providing: • • • • • • • •

Conference facilities for up to 350 theatre style Four breakout rooms Centro; a place to relax State-of-the-art audiovisual systems Tea and coffee An open-air terrace Ground-floor restaurant Dedicated event organiser

How the main entrance will look

01.09.09 our new conference centre opens

Technical

WiFi free

You’ll benefit from state-of-the-art audio-visual systems, with: • •

Full technical support Automated user-friendly portable touch-screen controls Ceiling-mounted data projectors

• • • • •

full

Two projection screens Roving radio microphones PA system Three-phase electric power Ceiling mounted lighting rigs

technical support

Conferences, Meetings & Events | Accommodation | Dining | Weddings | Outside Catering

Image courtesy of VisitScotland, photograph by Richard Campbell UOE Accommodation Ltd trading as Edinburgh First Registered Office: University of Edinburgh Old College South Bridge Edinburgh EH8 9YL Registered in Scotland: SC155192

www.edinburghfirst.com

Tel +44 (0)131 651 2189 Fax +44 (0)131 667 7271 edinburgh.first@ed.ac.uk www.edinburghfirst.com Edinburgh First The University of Edinburgh 18 Holyrood Park Road Edinburgh EH16 5AY United Kingdom

Our inspiring capital balances it all, creating an unrivalled destination for a memorable event. Edinburgh effortlessly combines heritage with modern living. You’ll experience world-class museums, galleries and theatre alongside award-winning restaurants, bars and shopping. Scotland’s capital 64573 JMCBrochFold v6

4/9/08

4:21 pm

Page 1

Edinburgh is host to a year-round programme of international festivals and events, from the performance and dance of the Edinburgh International Festival, to revellers bringing in the New Year during Edinburgh’s Hogmanay. A vibrant, modern and dynamic capital city, Edinburgh is bursting with life, enterprise and culture. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Edinburgh’s historic and contemporary architecture creates breathtaking vistas, no matter where you are in the city.

Edinburgh First, at the prestigious University of Edinburgh, has a proven track record of holding successful residential and non-residential conferences, meetings and events; yours could be next ... The city has a wealth of attractions, from Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyrood House, to the new Scottish Parliament building and Royal Yacht Britannia. With beautiful botanical gardens, luscious green parks and spas, there are plenty of activities to enjoy and opportunities to relax and unwind.

Watch our new conference centre unfold...


Think... Edinburgh First Edinburgh First offers flexible conference, dining and accommodation at Pollock Halls, the main residential campus of the University of Edinburgh. Home to two 19th-century mansions; we can offer you up to 20 rooms for meetings and events. Abden House and St Leonard’s Hall are ideal for meetings, training or intimate dinners. The extensive South Hall complex, seating up to 385, with four breakout rooms,

HOLYROOD PARK

P

P Car Parking (parking in designated areas only)

Chancellor’s Court

C Coach Park Main Entrance

P

P RECEPTION CENTRE Parkside Bowling St. Leonard’s Club Hall (Private)

Ho

lyr oo

dP

ark

Ro

ad

P

P Royal Commonwealth Swimming Pool

Da lke ith

Lee House

John Burnett House

Grant House

John McIntyre Conference Centre

Baird House

Turner House

Ewing House

P Masson House Holland House

Ro ad A7

C

South Hall

Salisbury Green

Pedestrian Entrance Fraser Court

Abden House

is perfect for conferences, presentations, evening events and exhibitions. Our 18thcentury mansion-house hotel, Salisbury Green, has four rooms ideal for teambuilding events and meetings. You can also take advantage of distinctive University buildings, such as Assembly Hall on the Mound, former home to the Scottish parliament and the impressive Playfair Library at Old College.

To the South

St Leonard’s Hall

The Playfair Library

Our new conference centre The John McIntyre Conference Centre has been redesigned specifically with delegates’ requirements in mind, providing: • • • • • • • •

Conference facilities for up to 350 theatre style Four breakout rooms Centro; a place to relax State-of-the-art audiovisual systems Tea and coffee An open-air terrace Ground-floor restaurant Dedicated event organiser

How the main entrance will look

01.09.09 our new conference centre opens

Technical

WiFi free

You’ll benefit from state-of-the-art audio-visual systems, with: • •

Full technical support Automated user-friendly portable touch-screen controls Ceiling-mounted data projectors

• • • • •

full

Two projection screens Roving radio microphones PA system Three-phase electric power Ceiling mounted lighting rigs

technical support

Conferences, Meetings & Events | Accommodation | Dining | Weddings | Outside Catering

Image courtesy of VisitScotland, photograph by Richard Campbell UOE Accommodation Ltd trading as Edinburgh First Registered Office: University of Edinburgh Old College South Bridge Edinburgh EH8 9YL Registered in Scotland: SC155192

www.edinburghfirst.com

Tel +44 (0)131 651 2189 Fax +44 (0)131 667 7271 edinburgh.first@ed.ac.uk www.edinburghfirst.com Edinburgh First The University of Edinburgh 18 Holyrood Park Road Edinburgh EH16 5AY United Kingdom

Our inspiring capital balances it all, creating an unrivalled destination for a memorable event. Edinburgh effortlessly combines heritage with modern living. You’ll experience world-class museums, galleries and theatre alongside award-winning restaurants, bars and shopping. Scotland’s capital 64573 JMCBrochFold v6

4/9/08

4:21 pm

Page 1

Edinburgh is host to a year-round programme of international festivals and events, from the performance and dance of the Edinburgh International Festival, to revellers bringing in the New Year during Edinburgh’s Hogmanay. A vibrant, modern and dynamic capital city, Edinburgh is bursting with life, enterprise and culture. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Edinburgh’s historic and contemporary architecture creates breathtaking vistas, no matter where you are in the city.

Edinburgh First, at the prestigious University of Edinburgh, has a proven track record of holding successful residential and non-residential conferences, meetings and events; yours could be next ... The city has a wealth of attractions, from Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyrood House, to the new Scottish Parliament building and Royal Yacht Britannia. With beautiful botanical gardens, luscious green parks and spas, there are plenty of activities to enjoy and opportunities to relax and unwind.

Watch our new conference centre unfold...


Page 2

bar

600

rooms

01

seats

terrace

01

02

lounge

boardrooms

First-floor space Boardroom 1 Salisbury Foyer

Boardroom 2

Holyrood

Open-air terrace

Mens Toilets

Ladies Toilets

Concourse Disabled Toilet

Mens Toilets

Wheelchair access

Duddingston

Pentland East

420

200

160

378

5

Yes

Yes

170

80

64

166

5

Yes

Yes

250

120

96

204

5

Yes

Yes

5

Yes

Yes

8

5

Yes

Yes

6

5

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

John McIntyre Conference Centre Pentland*

350

80

80

Pentland East

120

30

30

30

Pentland West

200

40

40

40

Boardroom*

12

Boardroom 1

Boardroom 2

Open-air terrace

Prestonfield

Natural light

Relax on the first floor

Ladies Toilets

Ceiling height (m)

Pentland West

Bar

Exhibition/ poster (sqm)

Centro

Cabaret

Ladies Toilets

Dinner

From September 2009, we’ll bring you the perfect mix of high-specification conference facilities, state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and tailored catering options. Add to this our picturesque setting, with breathtaking views of Arthur’s Seat, in the heart of Scotland’s historic and vibrant capital city, and you’re guaranteed a successful and memorable event.

01 06

Reception

Set in the grounds of Pollock Halls, the main residential campus of the University of Edinburgh, the John McIntyre Conference Centre is undergoing major re-development.

Flexible facilities by design

U-shaped

Welcome to our all new John McIntyre Conference Centre, opening September 2009.

Boardroom

4:21 pm

Classroom

4/9/08

Theatre

64573 JMCBrochFold v6

Restaurant

650

Prestonfield

160

50

40

40

150

100

70

133

4

Yes

Yes

Salisbury

36

20

20

20

35

30

24

49

4

Yes

Yes

Holyrood

36

20

20

20

35

30

24

49

4

Yes

Yes

Duddingston

30

16

16

16

35

20

16

43

4

Yes

Yes

*The Boardroom and the Pentland can be divided into two separate rooms

Our unique conference offering Delegates will enter at ground-floor level and take the scenic glass lift, or stairs, to the first-floor foyer. This open area can be used for registration, or guests can make their way through to Centro; our spacious lounge

www.edinburghfirst.com +44 (0)131 651 2189 edinburgh.first@ed.ac.uk

where they can relax, help themselves to tea and coffee, or enjoy a drink from the bar. Centro can also be used throughout the day as an additional breakout space or, when the sun is out, delegates can

enjoy the open-air terrace with great views across Arthur’s Seat.

style. Alternatively, the space can be divided and used as two separate rooms. The Boardrooms Facing south is the Pentland, next door have the same our new and largest-capacity flexibility; ideal for use room; ideal as a plenary as the conference space, it can accommodate organiser’s office, or as 350 delegates in theatre a small business suite.

Our four additional rooms can be used as exhibition space and breakout sessions, each providing the potential for a variety of seating formats.

Flexible catering by design Catering Dining in our stylish groundfloor restaurant, delegates will enjoy fine local and global ingredients from a range of menus designed to suit your budget. Also, our extensive wine list features the best from the old and new world.

01 650 20 bar

covers

menus

Ground-floor space

27

Bar @ JMC

Planning your event At Edinburgh First, we’d be delighted to help you plan your event. We have extensive experience of event management, from gala banquets and weddings to business meetings and large residential conferences. We can arrange theming, toastmasters, flowers and entertainment, including live music, ceilidh bands and DJs; all expertly planned and organised by your dedicated event co-ordinator.

chefs

Shop

Your choice of dining options

Accommodation During spring and summer vacations, our great selection of value-for-money accommodation at Pollock Halls is available for delegates and guests; we can offer twin, double and single rooms, the majority en-suite, and all with a variety of dining options in our newly re-developed Restaurant @ JMC.

Mens Toilets Disabled Toilet

Restaurant @ JMC Ladies Toilets

Restaurant @ JMC

Also available is our 3-star Salisbury Green Hotel. Set in a refurbished 18th-century mansion house, in beautiful surroundings, Salisbury Green delivers style and comfort. The interior, and 36 en-suite bedrooms, perfectly reflect the atmosphere and history of the building.

2000+ rooms available

Rooms with a view

Book now

To find out more or to make a booking, call +44 (0)131 651 2189 email edinburgh.first@ed.uk or visit www.edinburghfirst.com Delicious hot food from the servery

Restaurant @ JMC on the ground floor

Enjoy a drink at the bar


Page 2

bar

600

rooms

01

seats

terrace

01

02

lounge

boardrooms

First-floor space Boardroom 1 Salisbury Foyer

Boardroom 2

Holyrood

Open-air terrace

Mens Toilets

Ladies Toilets

Concourse Disabled Toilet

Mens Toilets

Wheelchair access

Duddingston

Pentland East

420

200

160

378

5

Yes

Yes

170

80

64

166

5

Yes

Yes

250

120

96

204

5

Yes

Yes

5

Yes

Yes

8

5

Yes

Yes

6

5

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

John McIntyre Conference Centre Pentland*

350

80

80

Pentland East

120

30

30

30

Pentland West

200

40

40

40

Boardroom*

12

Boardroom 1

Boardroom 2

Open-air terrace

Prestonfield

Natural light

Relax on the first floor

Ladies Toilets

Ceiling height (m)

Pentland West

Bar

Exhibition/ poster (sqm)

Centro

Cabaret

Ladies Toilets

Dinner

From September 2009, we’ll bring you the perfect mix of high-specification conference facilities, state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and tailored catering options. Add to this our picturesque setting, with breathtaking views of Arthur’s Seat, in the heart of Scotland’s historic and vibrant capital city, and you’re guaranteed a successful and memorable event.

01 06

Reception

Set in the grounds of Pollock Halls, the main residential campus of the University of Edinburgh, the John McIntyre Conference Centre is undergoing major re-development.

Flexible facilities by design

U-shaped

Welcome to our all new John McIntyre Conference Centre, opening September 2009.

Boardroom

4:21 pm

Classroom

4/9/08

Theatre

64573 JMCBrochFold v6

Restaurant

650

Prestonfield

160

50

40

40

150

100

70

133

4

Yes

Yes

Salisbury

36

20

20

20

35

30

24

49

4

Yes

Yes

Holyrood

36

20

20

20

35

30

24

49

4

Yes

Yes

Duddingston

30

16

16

16

35

20

16

43

4

Yes

Yes

*The Boardroom and the Pentland can be divided into two separate rooms

Our unique conference offering Delegates will enter at ground-floor level and take the scenic glass lift, or stairs, to the first-floor foyer. This open area can be used for registration, or guests can make their way through to Centro; our spacious lounge

www.edinburghfirst.com +44 (0)131 651 2189 edinburgh.first@ed.ac.uk

where they can relax, help themselves to tea and coffee, or enjoy a drink from the bar. Centro can also be used throughout the day as an additional breakout space or, when the sun is out, delegates can

enjoy the open-air terrace with great views across Arthur’s Seat.

style. Alternatively, the space can be divided and used as two separate rooms. The Boardrooms Facing south is the Pentland, next door have the same our new and largest-capacity flexibility; ideal for use room; ideal as a plenary as the conference space, it can accommodate organiser’s office, or as 350 delegates in theatre a small business suite.

Our four additional rooms can be used as exhibition space and breakout sessions, each providing the potential for a variety of seating formats.

Flexible catering by design Catering Dining in our stylish groundfloor restaurant, delegates will enjoy fine local and global ingredients from a range of menus designed to suit your budget. Also, our extensive wine list features the best from the old and new world.

01 650 20 bar

covers

menus

Ground-floor space

27

Bar @ JMC

Planning your event At Edinburgh First, we’d be delighted to help you plan your event. We have extensive experience of event management, from gala banquets and weddings to business meetings and large residential conferences. We can arrange theming, toastmasters, flowers and entertainment, including live music, ceilidh bands and DJs; all expertly planned and organised by your dedicated event co-ordinator.

chefs

Shop

Your choice of dining options

Accommodation During spring and summer vacations, our great selection of value-for-money accommodation at Pollock Halls is available for delegates and guests; we can offer twin, double and single rooms, the majority en-suite, and all with a variety of dining options in our newly re-developed Restaurant @ JMC.

Mens Toilets Disabled Toilet

Restaurant @ JMC Ladies Toilets

Restaurant @ JMC

Also available is our 3-star Salisbury Green Hotel. Set in a refurbished 18th-century mansion house, in beautiful surroundings, Salisbury Green delivers style and comfort. The interior, and 36 en-suite bedrooms, perfectly reflect the atmosphere and history of the building.

2000+ rooms available

Rooms with a view

Book now

To find out more or to make a booking, call +44 (0)131 651 2189 email edinburgh.first@ed.uk or visit www.edinburghfirst.com Delicious hot food from the servery

Restaurant @ JMC on the ground floor

Enjoy a drink at the bar


Page 2

bar

600

rooms

01

seats

terrace

01

02

lounge

boardrooms

First-floor space Boardroom 1 Salisbury Foyer

Boardroom 2

Holyrood

Open-air terrace

Mens Toilets

Ladies Toilets

Concourse Disabled Toilet

Mens Toilets

Wheelchair access

Duddingston

Pentland East

420

200

160

378

5

Yes

Yes

170

80

64

166

5

Yes

Yes

250

120

96

204

5

Yes

Yes

5

Yes

Yes

8

5

Yes

Yes

6

5

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

John McIntyre Conference Centre Pentland*

350

80

80

Pentland East

120

30

30

30

Pentland West

200

40

40

40

Boardroom*

12

Boardroom 1

Boardroom 2

Open-air terrace

Prestonfield

Natural light

Relax on the first floor

Ladies Toilets

Ceiling height (m)

Pentland West

Bar

Exhibition/ poster (sqm)

Centro

Cabaret

Ladies Toilets

Dinner

From September 2009, we’ll bring you the perfect mix of high-specification conference facilities, state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and tailored catering options. Add to this our picturesque setting, with breathtaking views of Arthur’s Seat, in the heart of Scotland’s historic and vibrant capital city, and you’re guaranteed a successful and memorable event.

01 06

Reception

Set in the grounds of Pollock Halls, the main residential campus of the University of Edinburgh, the John McIntyre Conference Centre is undergoing major re-development.

Flexible facilities by design

U-shaped

Welcome to our all new John McIntyre Conference Centre, opening September 2009.

Boardroom

4:21 pm

Classroom

4/9/08

Theatre

64573 JMCBrochFold v6

Restaurant

650

Prestonfield

160

50

40

40

150

100

70

133

4

Yes

Yes

Salisbury

36

20

20

20

35

30

24

49

4

Yes

Yes

Holyrood

36

20

20

20

35

30

24

49

4

Yes

Yes

Duddingston

30

16

16

16

35

20

16

43

4

Yes

Yes

*The Boardroom and the Pentland can be divided into two separate rooms

Our unique conference offering Delegates will enter at ground-floor level and take the scenic glass lift, or stairs, to the first-floor foyer. This open area can be used for registration, or guests can make their way through to Centro; our spacious lounge

www.edinburghfirst.com +44 (0)131 651 2189 edinburgh.first@ed.ac.uk

where they can relax, help themselves to tea and coffee, or enjoy a drink from the bar. Centro can also be used throughout the day as an additional breakout space or, when the sun is out, delegates can

enjoy the open-air terrace with great views across Arthur’s Seat.

style. Alternatively, the space can be divided and used as two separate rooms. The Boardrooms Facing south is the Pentland, next door have the same our new and largest-capacity flexibility; ideal for use room; ideal as a plenary as the conference space, it can accommodate organiser’s office, or as 350 delegates in theatre a small business suite.

Our four additional rooms can be used as exhibition space and breakout sessions, each providing the potential for a variety of seating formats.

Flexible catering by design Catering Dining in our stylish groundfloor restaurant, delegates will enjoy fine local and global ingredients from a range of menus designed to suit your budget. Also, our extensive wine list features the best from the old and new world.

01 650 20 bar

covers

menus

Ground-floor space

27

Bar @ JMC

Planning your event At Edinburgh First, we’d be delighted to help you plan your event. We have extensive experience of event management, from gala banquets and weddings to business meetings and large residential conferences. We can arrange theming, toastmasters, flowers and entertainment, including live music, ceilidh bands and DJs; all expertly planned and organised by your dedicated event co-ordinator.

chefs

Shop

Your choice of dining options

Accommodation During spring and summer vacations, our great selection of value-for-money accommodation at Pollock Halls is available for delegates and guests; we can offer twin, double and single rooms, the majority en-suite, and all with a variety of dining options in our newly re-developed Restaurant @ JMC.

Mens Toilets Disabled Toilet

Restaurant @ JMC Ladies Toilets

Restaurant @ JMC

Also available is our 3-star Salisbury Green Hotel. Set in a refurbished 18th-century mansion house, in beautiful surroundings, Salisbury Green delivers style and comfort. The interior, and 36 en-suite bedrooms, perfectly reflect the atmosphere and history of the building.

2000+ rooms available

Rooms with a view

Book now

To find out more or to make a booking, call +44 (0)131 651 2189 email edinburgh.first@ed.uk or visit www.edinburghfirst.com Delicious hot food from the servery

Restaurant @ JMC on the ground floor

Enjoy a drink at the bar


Page 2

bar

600

rooms

01

seats

terrace

01

02

lounge

boardrooms

First-floor space Boardroom 1 Salisbury Foyer

Boardroom 2

Holyrood

Open-air terrace

Mens Toilets

Ladies Toilets

Concourse Disabled Toilet

Mens Toilets

Wheelchair access

Duddingston

Pentland East

420

200

160

378

5

Yes

Yes

170

80

64

166

5

Yes

Yes

250

120

96

204

5

Yes

Yes

5

Yes

Yes

8

5

Yes

Yes

6

5

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

John McIntyre Conference Centre Pentland*

350

80

80

Pentland East

120

30

30

30

Pentland West

200

40

40

40

Boardroom*

12

Boardroom 1

Boardroom 2

Open-air terrace

Prestonfield

Natural light

Relax on the first floor

Ladies Toilets

Ceiling height (m)

Pentland West

Bar

Exhibition/ poster (sqm)

Centro

Cabaret

Ladies Toilets

Dinner

From September 2009, we’ll bring you the perfect mix of high-specification conference facilities, state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and tailored catering options. Add to this our picturesque setting, with breathtaking views of Arthur’s Seat, in the heart of Scotland’s historic and vibrant capital city, and you’re guaranteed a successful and memorable event.

01 06

Reception

Set in the grounds of Pollock Halls, the main residential campus of the University of Edinburgh, the John McIntyre Conference Centre is undergoing major re-development.

Flexible facilities by design

U-shaped

Welcome to our all new John McIntyre Conference Centre, opening September 2009.

Boardroom

4:21 pm

Classroom

4/9/08

Theatre

64573 JMCBrochFold v6

Restaurant

650

Prestonfield

160

50

40

40

150

100

70

133

4

Yes

Yes

Salisbury

36

20

20

20

35

30

24

49

4

Yes

Yes

Holyrood

36

20

20

20

35

30

24

49

4

Yes

Yes

Duddingston

30

16

16

16

35

20

16

43

4

Yes

Yes

*The Boardroom and the Pentland can be divided into two separate rooms

Our unique conference offering Delegates will enter at ground-floor level and take the scenic glass lift, or stairs, to the first-floor foyer. This open area can be used for registration, or guests can make their way through to Centro; our spacious lounge

www.edinburghfirst.com +44 (0)131 651 2189 edinburgh.first@ed.ac.uk

where they can relax, help themselves to tea and coffee, or enjoy a drink from the bar. Centro can also be used throughout the day as an additional breakout space or, when the sun is out, delegates can

enjoy the open-air terrace with great views across Arthur’s Seat.

style. Alternatively, the space can be divided and used as two separate rooms. The Boardrooms Facing south is the Pentland, next door have the same our new and largest-capacity flexibility; ideal for use room; ideal as a plenary as the conference space, it can accommodate organiser’s office, or as 350 delegates in theatre a small business suite.

Our four additional rooms can be used as exhibition space and breakout sessions, each providing the potential for a variety of seating formats.

Flexible catering by design Catering Dining in our stylish groundfloor restaurant, delegates will enjoy fine local and global ingredients from a range of menus designed to suit your budget. Also, our extensive wine list features the best from the old and new world.

01 650 20 bar

covers

menus

Ground-floor space

27

Bar @ JMC

Planning your event At Edinburgh First, we’d be delighted to help you plan your event. We have extensive experience of event management, from gala banquets and weddings to business meetings and large residential conferences. We can arrange theming, toastmasters, flowers and entertainment, including live music, ceilidh bands and DJs; all expertly planned and organised by your dedicated event co-ordinator.

chefs

Shop

Your choice of dining options

Accommodation During spring and summer vacations, our great selection of value-for-money accommodation at Pollock Halls is available for delegates and guests; we can offer twin, double and single rooms, the majority en-suite, and all with a variety of dining options in our newly re-developed Restaurant @ JMC.

Mens Toilets Disabled Toilet

Restaurant @ JMC Ladies Toilets

Restaurant @ JMC

Also available is our 3-star Salisbury Green Hotel. Set in a refurbished 18th-century mansion house, in beautiful surroundings, Salisbury Green delivers style and comfort. The interior, and 36 en-suite bedrooms, perfectly reflect the atmosphere and history of the building.

2000+ rooms available

Rooms with a view

Book now

To find out more or to make a booking, call +44 (0)131 651 2189 email edinburgh.first@ed.uk or visit www.edinburghfirst.com Delicious hot food from the servery

Restaurant @ JMC on the ground floor

Enjoy a drink at the bar


Think... Edinburgh First P Car Parking

P

HOLYROOD PARK

(parking in designated areas only)

C Coach Park Main Entrance

Chancellor’s Court

P

P P

ad Ro ark

RECEPTION CENTRE Parkside Bowling Club (Private)

St. Leonard’s Hall

Ho

Lee House

lyr o

od P

P Royal Commonwealth Swimming Pool

Da lke ith

John Burnett House

Grant House

John McIntyre Conference Centre

Baird House

Turner House

Ewing House

P Masson House Holland House

Ro ad A7

C

South Hall

Salisbury Green

Pedestrian Entrance Fraser Court

Abden House

Edinburgh First offers flexible conference, dining and accommodation at Pollock Halls, the main residential campus of the University of Edinburgh. Home to two 19th-century mansions; we can offer you up to 20 rooms for meetings and events. Abden House and St Leonard’s Hall are ideal for meetings, training or intimate dinners. The extensive South Hall complex, seating up to 385, with four breakout rooms,

is perfect for conferences, presentations, evening events and exhibitions. Our 18thcentury mansion-house hotel, Salisbury Green, has four rooms ideal for teambuilding events and meetings. You can also take advantage of distinctive University buildings, such as Assembly Hall on the Mound, former home to the Scottish parliament and the impressive Playfair Library at Old College.

To the South

St Leonard’s Hall

The Playfair Library

Our new conference centre The John McIntyre Conference Centre has been redesigned specifically with delegates’ requirements in mind, providing: • • • • • • • •

Conference facilities for up to 350 theatre style Four breakout rooms Centro; a place to relax State-of-the-art audiovisual systems Tea and coffee An open-air terrace Ground-floor restaurant Dedicated event organiser

How the main entrance will look

01.09.09 our new conference centre opens

Technical

WiFi

You’ll benefit from state-of-the-art audio-visual systems, with: • •

free

Full technical support Automated user-friendly portable touch-screen controls Ceiling-mounted data projectors

• • • • •

full

Two projection screens Roving radio microphones PA system Three-phase electric power Ceiling mounted lighting rigs

technical support

Conferences, Meetings & Events | Accommodation | Dining | Weddings | Outside Catering

Image courtesy of VisitScotland, photograph by Richard Campbell

www.edinburghfirst.com

UOE Accommodation Ltd trading as Edinburgh First Registered Office: University of Edinburgh Old College South Bridge Edinburgh EH8 9YL Registered in Scotland: SC155192 Tel +44 (0)131 651 2189 Fax +44 (0)131 667 7271 edinburgh.first@ed.ac.uk www.edinburghfirst.com Edinburgh First The University of Edinburgh 18 Holyrood Park Road Edinburgh EH16 5AY United Kingdom

Our inspiring capital balances it all, creating an unrivalled destination for a memorable event. Edinburgh effortlessly combines heritage with modern living. You’ll experience world-class museums, galleries and theatre alongside award-winning restaurants, bars and shopping.

Edinburgh is host to a year-round programme of international festivals and events, from the performance and dance of the Edinburgh International Festival, to revellers bringing in the New Year during Edinburgh’s Hogmanay.

Watch our new conference centre unfold...

Edinburgh First, at the prestigious University of Edinburgh, has a proven track record of holding successful residential and non-residential conferences, meetings and events; yours could be next ... The city has a wealth of attractions, from Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyrood House, to the new Scottish Parliament building and Royal Yacht Britannia. With beautiful botanical gardens, luscious green parks and spas, there are plenty of activities to enjoy and opportunities to relax and unwind.

A vibrant, modern and dynamic capital city, Edinburgh is bursting with life, enterprise and culture. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Edinburgh’s historic and contemporary architecture creates breathtaking vistas, no matter where you are in the city.

Scotland’s capital 64573 JMCBrochFold v6

4/9/08

4:21 pm

Page 1

John McIntyre Conference Centre  

Our new high-spec conference centre opens in September 2009

Advertisement