Edinburgh Technopole

A world-class science and business park providing services and facilities across multi-sectors of life sciences, medicine, electronics, informatics and agri-tech. Edinburgh Technopole is a joint venture with the University of Edinburgh, Harrison Street and Trinity Investment Management.

Edinburgh Technopole is located within a stunning, historic parkland setting in Midlothian.


Edinburgh Technopole is a community of thriving companies at all stages of growth and development, with buildings designed with flexibility in mind, offering a range of space options to accommodate office, laboratory and small-scale manufacturing requirements. 

Current Space Available 

Bush House - Serviced Offices

Located in the picturesque Bush House, a Grade II listed estate home. Suites within the building are available on all-inclusive rental packages, and space can be occupied for periods as short as three months, followed by flexible occupancy options. Serviced offices range from 150 to over 1,500 sq. ft. (13 to 1393 m2). 

For immediate occupation, fully serviced office suites from 150 sq ft to 1,844 sq ft.

  • Broadband connectivity and Direct Dial Telephone
  • Quality furniture
  • Tea Points/Kitchen Access
  • Meeting rooms
  • Manned reception and office services available
  • Secure environment with 24 hour access
  • Dedicated parking bays
  • On site café, shower and changing rooms
The Cottages - Serviced Offices

Self-contained offices in traditional cottages in a courtyard setting, from 600 sq ft to 1,066 sq ft.

  • Fully refurbished
  • Secure environment
  • Dedicated private parking
  • Complete with individual kitchens, lavatories
  • Access to site broadband connectivity
  • On site café and meeting room access in Bush House

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New Development

The Caretakers Cottage to the rear of Bush House is to be converted from office space to ensuite bedroom accommodation for visitors to Edinburgh Technopole.

This development project was approved at the end of December 2021, with works proceeding mid-April 2022 and estimated opening October 2022. 

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Once completed, Caretakers Cottage will provide three double ensuite rooms with a kitchen and social space. This accommodation will be available for booking through Bush House reception.

As part of the planning agreement, these rooms will be offered for short stay lets initially to Edinburgh Technopole tenants, staff and visitors. Following a pilot period this accommodation will be extended to the Midlothian Science Zone community - partners, occupiers and visitors.

Recent Development 

The Pioneer Building is the brand new collaborative heart of Edinburgh Technopole and opened in early 2020. It looks out onto the parkland and provides additional amenities to existing and prospective occupiers, creating new office and laboratory buildings, a central café and premier meeting and collaboration facilities.


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Due to the high demand for additional office and laboratory space in Edinburgh Technopole, development continues with a further two new buildings set to be completed in 2021 and 2022. In total, the masterplan development will provide an additional 20,000 sq. ft with space available starting at 5,000 sq. ft. 

Facilities and Services

Edinburgh Technopole currently has capacity for up to 500,000 sq ft (46,450 sq m) of high quality, fully serviced office and product development space.

The highly specified buildings provide a range of different suite sizes, from the serviced office accommodation in the magnificent 18th Century Grade A Listed Bush House, Fleming Building with self-contained office and laboratory space to the more recent Pioneer Building also hosting a new restaurant and meeting room facilities.

Edinburgh Technopole is specifically designed to offer flexibility and there are a range of space options from single workstations to open plan suites, capable of office and laboratory fit-outs with the possibility of bespoke development on almost any scale.

Leasing arrangements are also flexible to accommodate a company's growth requirements on site within an appropriate budget and timescale.

Bush House offers two high quality meeting rooms to accommodate up to a maximum of 32 between two rooms, with catering facilities available on request. The new restaurant in the Pioneer Building offers a variety of meals with locally sourced ingredients and can be booked for catering or private events.

Business Support

Edinburgh Technopole actively encourages the sharing of resources, exchanging of ideas and provides a support network for interaction between companies and the cluster of world-leading researchers in the Midlothian Science Zone and beyond. 

The partnership with The University of Edinburgh allows companies to gain introductions to the science, business and financial communities of Edinburgh and the Lothians and access to top quality legal, financial and commercial advise through a network of visiting or on-site professionals.


Edinburgh Technopole is only 8 miles south of Edinburgh, with easy access to the city centre and the City Bypass, and only a short distance from Edinburgh Airport, Scotland's largest airport serving many domestic and international destinations.

Access by car is excellent with an innovative car-share scheme in operation, parking is available on site and a local park and ride facility is close by at Straiton. The site is also well served by public transport.

Park Summary

Edinburgh Technopole is part of We Are Pioneer Group, a merger in April 2021 of existing accelerators BioCity and Knowledge Factory with Trinity Investment Management, a property firm that includes Edinburgh Technopole, in Midlothian Science Zone, within its portfolio.

Want to collaborate? View a summary of tenant companies at Edinburgh Technopole.

500,000 sq ft/ 46,450 sq m
11.2 miles/25 minutes
Rail (nearest):
8.2 miles/30 minutes
City Centre: 
8.5 miles/35 minutes


Edinburgh Technopole

  • Milton Bridge
  • Penicuik
  • Midlothian, EH26 0BB

Site Director: William Turley

T: +44 (0)131 445 8600

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