With beautiful views of Arthur’s Seat and in close proximity of the city centre, Meadowbank is a popular place for those looking for affordable living, without moving too far out. Home to the Meadowbank Stadium which played host to the Common Wealth Games in 1970 & 1986; now a home to a whole of host activities and events, including the annual Meadowbank Fireworks display, concerts and various sporting events. In late 2017, The Meadowbank Stadium will be closing it’s door to allow for a refurbishment and a regeneration of the Meadowbank area; as well as offering a new Meadowbank Stadium, new housing and new community areas are also on the agenda.
Easily accessible on road via the A1, as well as being serviced by many Lothian Bus routes, it’s easy to see why Meadowbank is so desirable. One of Edinburgh’s most popular train routes also crosses through Meadowbank, however the nearest station remains Waverly, in Edinburgh’s city centre.
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With a large Sainsburys, Poundland, TK Maxx and M&S, you can avoid a trip into town with everything already on your doorstep. And if you’re looking for a fast food fix, you have KFC and McDonalds on hand too.
If fitness is your thing, having one of Edinburgh’s largest sporting hubs, with indoor and outdoor facilities on offer, on your doorstep would be ideal. Meadowbank Stadium will be closing it’s doors for a massive development in late 2017 but will be replaced by new state-of-the-art sports centre.