Gilmore Park

Gardening & Cycling: They go together

Cyclists visit The Grove Garden

When you cycle along the union canal coming from Harrison Park cycling towards the city centre (Lochrin Basin) you will see a lovely community garden on your left just before Leamington Lift Bridge . The garden is called The Grove Fountainbridge Community Garden. So when you cycle along come in and say hi if you [...]

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What’s happening at Fountainbridge?

Plan of Fountainbridge

A partnership between EDI, City of Edinburgh Council and Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust is seeing the site of the old Fountain Brewery, tucked away behind the big hoardings between the canal towpath and Dundee Street, being transformed as part of a temporary greening project, which aims to turn empty land into greenspace while it [...]

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Dr Bike on Canal 10-1pm, 26/10/13

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10-1pm sees Dr Bike on the canal at the Leamington Lift Bridge today, Saturday 26 October. The mobile workshop will be on hand to check you bike over, oil the chain and pump up your tyres. Sign up to the survey for a free cycle computer or bell or lights for your bike.  

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Dr Bike @ Leamington lift bridge

Dr Bike @ Leamington lift bridge

Bikes need extra attention in cold, icy weather – and so, with funding from the People’s Postcode Lottery, Dr Bike is back out at the Canal one stop from Fountainbridge Gilmore Park/Leamington lift bridge stop this Wednesday February 27th from 2-5…

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Edinburgh Canal Festival – where it all started

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The third Edinburgh Canal Festival will be held on Saturday 9th July this year. Have you ever wondered how the event started? In the summer of 2008, Robert Weetman, a local resident, began to feel that he wanted to see more people using the Union …

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New entrance for the Union Canal

Work is coming to a close on a new entrance to the canal towpath from the East side of Harrison Park. This will create a route from the canal through the park to West Bryson Road. At the same time, work is continuing to instal experimental solar p…

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