The College’s two main public entrances are 11 Queen Street and our ceremonial entrance, 9 Queen Street. There is a self-operated street lift at 11 Queen Street which provides access to our reception and internal lift, leading to all other areas of the building. Assistance in the building can be offered by request on the day or in advance.


All areas can be reached by lift and all feature spoken messages indicating the lift floor and grab rails within.

Toilet Facilities

On each floor, there are adapted toilets, with grab rails, emergency cords, lowered mirrors and fittings.

Induction Loop

An Induction Loop covers the Physicians International Conference Centre and Great Hall. To use the Induction Loop, delegates should switch their digital hearing aids to the "T" position.

Wheelchair Spaces

Our auditorium accommodates wheelchairs and there are no raised stages in the College allowing easy access for wheelchair users and other delegates with accessibility requirements.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Travel Options - Accessibility Information

Waverley Train Station is accessible, with all entrances step-free. Further details can be found on their website.

Blue Badge holders can park on Queen Street and surrounding streets for free and without a time limit. If you are visiting from outside the European Union, you can apply for Blue Badge status.

All Lothian Buses have wheelchair spaces on-board and dip to the kerb.