Cameron Toll to bioQuarter Cycling and Walking Route

Closed 25 Nov 2019

Opened 14 Oct 2019


The City of Edinburgh Council, University of Edinburgh, NHS Lothian and Scottish Enterprise are working together to improve cycling and walking between Cameron Toll and Little France – a key route connecting  Cameron Toll Shopping Centre and all the facilities at Edinburgh bioQuarter including the hospital, medical school and research park.

Our aim is to encourage more people to travel along this route on bike or by foot. Proposals have been developed to provide segregated facilities which separate pedestrians and cyclists from road traffic. The route will form part of Edinburgh’s Active Travel Network.

Key Design Objectives

  1. Create a safe and attractive high-quality active travel route.
  2. Provide enhanced pedestrian links and crossing points along the route.
  3. Provide a segregated bi-direction cycle route, separating cyclists from traffic and pedestrians.
  4. Enhance connection points to existing walking and cycling routes.
  5. Implement a high standard of design for cycle infrastructure.

View before and after images of key elements of the design:

View 1 Craigmillar Park Junction

View 2 Cameron Toll Junction

View 3 Old Dalkeith Road - Inch Park

View 4 Craigmillar Park Estate Cemetery

View 5 Old Dalkeith Road - Ravenswood

View 6 Old Dalkeith Road - Kingston Avenue

View 7 Craigmillar Castle Road Junction

View the preliminary drawings for the Cameron Toll to bioQuarter route.

Preliminary drawings

Route Overview

Please click on image to enlarge.

Why your views matter

We want to know what you think about the initial concept to help inform a final design for the route. 

What happens next

Your information will help us to understand what matters to you and how we should develop the design further.



  • Natural neighbourhood area - Cameron Toll
  • Natural neighbourhood area - Gilmerton
  • Natural neighbourhood area - Liberton
  • Natural neighbourhood area - Little France/The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
  • Natural neighbourhood area - Prestonfield
  • Natural neighbourhood area - The Inch
  • Neigbourhood Partnership - Liberton/Gilmerton
  • Ward 15 - Southside/Newington
  • Ward 16 - Liberton/Gilmerton


  • Anyone from any background


  • Adults and Older People
  • Cycling and walking
  • Public Transport
  • Roads and pavements
  • Road safety
  • Travel in Edinburgh
  • Area regeneration