Room hire at our Edinburgh centre

The College of Animal Welfare has been established for over 25 years and is an independently managed, not for profit, organisation. Its Scottish Centre is located within South Gyle Business Park.

Being a training provider, we understand the importance of layout, technology, atmosphere and service in achieving your meeting and learning objectives.

Rooms are available for all types of meeting and training courses and are competitively priced; providing excellent value for money.

Edinburgh Rooms

Venue information

The College of Animal Welfare recognises that every meeting is unique. Whether you are looking to book a compact room for a one-to-one meeting or a larger spacious room for up to 30 people, a formal business meeting or a relaxed open group, we strive to create the right environment to meet your needs.

You may be intending to hold a breakfast meeting, an evening seminar or a weekend training course; whatever your plan we will work with you to meet your requirements.

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Lecture rooms

Various size lecture rooms are available with overhead projection (including audio facilities) and video conferencing facilities. Each room can be used for a variety of layouts to suit your requirements to provide a professional and comfortable environment at all times.

Computer suite

We have a dedicated computer suite that can accommodate various group sizes suitable for either one to one training or larger groups of up to twenty.

Edinburgh Rooms

Technology and communication

We provide the very best in technology including:

  • Video conferencing
  • Projection units with sound
  • Wireless and high speed Internet throughout the building
  • Dedicated computer suite housing up to 20 PCs


We can offer you catering to suit all budgets and, to help your planning, we have a number of set menus available. Special dietary requirements of individual delegates can be catered for upon request.

Location and parking

The Gyle has a prime central location on the west side of Edinburgh with excellent transport links being near to the city bypass and minutes from both the M8 and M9 motorways. A bus service runs on a regular basis from Edinburgh city centre; and both Edinburgh Park and South Gyle train stations are within easy walking distance.

Free reserved parking will be available for all delegates on site. Directions can be found here.


The Edinburgh Centre is a single storey building and all training and meeting rooms are wheelchair accessible. Disabled toilets are also available.

Local accommodation

Premier Inn (1 mile)
0871 527 9336

Edinburgh Marriott (1.7 miles)
0131 334 9191

Holiday Inn (2.9 miles)
0871 942 9026

Radisson Blue (5.8 miles)
0131 473 6590

Contact information

Room hire prices are available on request. Please contact us if you would like to book a room or come to view our facilities.

Our College opening times are Monday-Friday 08:00 – 17:00, however if you need room hire availability out side of these times, we will do our best to accommodate your request.

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