the melting pot
The Workshop Space, or, the Meeting Room
The Melting Pot (B3)
5 Rose Street
Venue Telephone: 0131 243 2626
The Melting Pot is Scotland's Centre for Social Innovation. The building is also home to a diversity of voluntary sector agencies including Social Enterprise Scotland. The workshop space and the meeting room are both purpose built.
On arrival just follow the instructions on the wall to your right. The reception workers will speak with you via an intercom. On entry proceed to the elevator and up to the fifth floor.
The entrance is situated between Fopp and The Abbotsford Bar. This is less than a minutes walk from both Princes Street and St Andrews Square.
The Learning Space (G5)
Edinburgh Palette (St Margaret's House)
151 London Road
Venue Telephone: 0131 661 1924
Edinburgh Palette houses 200 artist studios, community arts spaces, theatre, cinema, recording studio, martial arts dojo, library, and more than 11000ft2 of gallery space.
On arrival press the main reception button. Once inside, The Learning Room (G5) is along the corridor to your left if you enter by foot via the main entrance from London Road.
The main pedestrian entrance is accessible from London Road, via a footbridge with two sets of steps. You will find us beside the Registers of Scotland building, towards the eastern end of London Road.
The entrance to the parking area is via Restalrig Road South. Take a left before the bridge into the car park of the Registers of Scotland building, then follow the railway line to the back of the brown brick building behind theirs. Access to the building is available via a big blue door at our basement entrance.
Parking spaces are available to visitors. Please note that you should usually only park in the spaces directly underneath St Margaret’s House (as the Registers of Scotland building use the other spaces during office hours). In addition free on-street parking is available within a close proximity.
St Margaret’s House has several frequent bus services which connect it with the city centre, Waverley train station, the bus station and other parts of the city.
You might be interested in providing a room for a mindfulness course. Applicants would be individually screened. You and a colleague could avail of a free place on the course in exchange for helping to provide the venue. Alternatively there could be a discount for a number of colleagues.