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How are stores affected by the Government’s decision to close retail centres?

We understand that this is a difficult time, and want to reassure you that the health and safety of our customers, colleagues and communities is our top priority.

Following government guidance, all non-essential stores are now temporarily closed until further notice. In line with this advice, the following stores remain open:

  • Superdrug
    Opening Hours
    Monday - Sunday 10am - 5pm
  • Boots
    Opening Hours
    Monday - Sunday 9am - 7pm
  • Wilko
    Opening Hours
    Monday - Sunday 9am - 5pm
  • Marks & Spencer (Foodhall only)
    Opening Hours
    Monday - Saturday 8am -8pm
    Sunday 8am - 7pm
  • Pets at Home
    Opening Hours
    Monday - Saturday 9am - 6pm
    Sunday 10am - 6pm
  • Specsavers - for emergency appointments only

The policies and opening times of these individual stores will vary - so we always recommend that our customers check directly with retailers prior to setting off.

Please note that the stores which remain open can be accessed externally.  The nearest car parks to these stores also remain open.

Please be assured that enhanced cleaning regimes remain in place, particularly of key touchpoints.

We’d like to thank you for your continued support and patience during this time.

Do you accommodate shoppers and families with additional needs, such as autism?

Yes. We understand that for people with sensory, autism spectrum conditions or additional needs a visit to a busy shopping centre like ours can be a daunting experience. To make your visit as comfortable and enjoyable as possible we’ve introduced free sensory backpacks which you can collect, as well as a free complimentary visual social story to download. 

Do you have a children’s play area?

Yes. We have a dedicated outdoor children’s play area which you will find central to Fort Kinnaird, just outside Caffe Nero. Recently developed, it is fully enclosed and equipped with lots of inclusive and fun play equipment.  

What fast food restaurants are there at Fort Kinnaird?

Greggs, Subway, McDonald's can all be found at Fort Kinnaird.

What type of restaurants are there in Fort Kinnaird? What time do the restaurants close?

Fort Kinnaird offers casual family dining at a number of restaurants. Closing times can be found on each restaurant's website.  

Do Fort Kinnaird provide staff car parking facilities?

Fort Kinnaird provides designated areas for staff to park. 

Does Fort Kinnaird have any electric car charging points?

No, there are no electric charging points at Fort Kinnaird.

Is there a car wash at Fort Kinnaird?

No, there is no car wash at Fort Kinnaird.

Does Fort Kinnaird have secure motorbike / motorcycle parking? Where is the motorbike parking in Fort Kinnaird?

No, we would advise customers with motorbikes/motorcycles to use regular parking bays.

Does Fort Kinnaird have secure bike / bicycle parking? Where is the bicycle parking in Fort Kinnaird?

We have a number of bike parking locations around Fort Kinnaird. You can find these in the following locations:

In front of Mothercare
In front of Fat Face
Next to Smyths
In front of Cafe Nero
In front of Pizza Hut
In front of Customer Services
In front of SCS
Next to TKMaxx and Starbucks
Next to M&S
Between Primark and McDonald's

What time does the car park open? What time does the car park close?

The car park is open 24 hours, 7 days week.

Are there spaces for large vehicles / vans / motorhomes /coaches to park at Fort Kinnaird?

There aren't marked bays for large vehicles/vans/motorhomes/ coaches however please contact customer services in advance if this is the case. 

Is car parking free at Fort Kinnaird? How much is car parking at Fort Kinnaird?

Car parking is free at Fort Kinnaird. 

Does Fort Kinnaird have family / children parking bays? Where are the family / children parking spaces at Fort Kinnaird?

Yes, Fort Kinnaird has family/children parking bays. These can be found adjacent to disabled bays within certain areas of the centre. 

Does Fort Kinnaird have disabled parking? Where are the disabled parking spaces at Fort Kinnaird?

Yes, Fort Kinnaird has disabled bays throughout the centre in front of most stores and restaurants.

How to I get to Fort Kinnaird by car? Get me directions for Fort Kinnaird by car

If you're traveling by car, use satnav postcode: EH15 3RD.

If you're traveling from the North use A1 Motorway Northbound. Exit at the Newcraighall Junction. Fort Kinnaird is visible to the front off the ramp.

If you're traveling from the South use A7/A68. Join A750 City Bypass at the Sherrifhall Roundabout. Head East following the signs for Edinburgh East and North, Leith. Join A1(M) at the Old Craighall junction Northbound still following signs for Edinburgh East and North. Exit A1 at the next junction - Newcraighall. 

Is there a bike route to get to Fort Kinnaird?

Yes, If you're looking to travel to Fort Kinnaird by bike, you can plan your journey via the Cycle Streets journey planner. 

Can I get a train to Fort Kinnaird?

Yes - There are regular train services from Edinburgh Haymarket and Waverley stations to nearby Newcraighall station. 

Are there any lockers available at Fort Kinnaird?

No, there are no lockers available at Fort Kinnaird. 

Is there a quiet room in Fort Kinnaird? Where are the quiet room facilities?

No, Fort Kinnaird doesn't have a quiet room.