Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovations

High School Yards, Infirmary Street, Edinburgh EH1 1LZ

The Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovations (ECCI) building is located off Infirmary Street in central Edinburgh. It is an innovation centre that fosters collaborative working between policy, community and business leaders to support and deliver workable solutions for a low carbon future. The Centre is supported and hosted by the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier University and Heriot-Watt University.

Getting to ECCI

The following Lothian Buses take you to ECCI: 3, 5, 7, 8, 14, 29. X29. 30. 31, X31, 33, 37, X37, 49

A limited number of Pay and Display parking bays are located along Infirmary Street. There are three disabled parking bays located to the front of the ECCI building (guidance on how to park in the city).

Getting around the city


Edinburgh and its surrounding suburbs are well served by two local bus companies. A tram service also operates in the city centre.

Lothian Buses – how to get to the University of Edinburgh campuses

First Buses

Edinburgh Trams

More information on public transport information is available from Traveline Scotland.

Traveline Scotland

Accessing ECCI

  • Please note that all access routes incorporate a steep gradient/ steps and are not recommended for wheelchair users without assistance. Please email ssu50@ed.ac.uk if you need access assistance.
  • Access to the ECCI building is via Infirmary Street. From the top of Infirmary Street there are two footpaths which have a paved surface and a steep gradient. Please note that there are limited dropped kerbs along Infirmary Street and only one crossing point located at the top of the street. At the bottom of Infirmary Street there is a large gated entrance. From the gate there is an uneven cobbled surface which leads to the front of the building.
  • The rooms used for the workshop are located on the ground floor. There is ample circulation space throughout the ECCI building and all corridors have wide doors which will permit the passage of a wheelchair.
  • Accessible toilets are located on all floors.

Download the ECCI’s independent Access Guide for more information

Venue info
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