Morgan Court Slater’s Steps Housing, Holyrood Old Town property, Ungless & Latimer Flats Photo

Morgan Court Housing, North Holyrood

North Holyrood Masterplan, Old Town, Edinburgh design by Ungless & Latimer Architects

post updated 28 October 2023

Location: Slater’s Steps, North Holyrood, Old Town, Edinburgh, southeast Scotland, United Kingdom

Design: Ungless & Latimer Architects

North Holyrood Housing design

Morgan Court Housing student flats
Old Town student flats image © Adrian Welch

Morgan Court Housing

Just up Holyrood Road from the Tun is a moderately interesting housing scheme by Ungless & Latimer which has some lovely touches – the corner windows, moulded form and asymmetry.

Morgan Court North Holyrood student flats Morgan Court North Holyrood student housing
Old Town student housing photo © Adrian Welch

Hammermen’s Entry Housing

Next to Morgan Court is Housing by Van Heyningen & Haward, Architects – which looks like most other social housing in Scotland. The Housing was designed for the Lothian Housing Association.

Address: Slater’s Steps, Edinburgh, EH8 8PB

Morgan Court has 90 single bedrooms. Each flat has three, four or five bedrooms.

The location of these student flats is just off Holyrood road, west of the Scottish Parliament. The building is northwest of Holyrood Park and just minutes from the University’s Centre for Excellence for Sport and Exercise

The student residences are located just south off the world-famous Royal Mile. The site forms a very accessible location in Edinburgh’s Old Town.

Morgan Court student flats are situated next door to the Holyrood campus and the University of Edinburgh Sports Centre. The city centre is only five minutes walk away.

This Old Town student accommodation provides single bedroom en-suite accommodation, in flats accommodating groups of between 3 and 5 persons. Each bedroom is equipped with its own private bathroom and phone.

Flats have 3 or 4 rooms, single or twinned en-suite, and each flat has a communal living area. Every flat has a washing machine/dryer.

A typical room consists of a single bed, wardrobe, desk with chest of drawers, study chair, armchair, bookcase, wastebin, desklight. Bathroom facilities(baths and showers) are shared by residents.

Communal kitchens provide full self-catering facilities except for cutlery and crockery. There is a laundrette and TV lounge.

Attractions close by include The Palace of Holyroodhouse, Arthur’s Seat, Salisbury Crags. Further away, but still in the city centre, you can find Edinburgh Castle, Scott Monument, and the Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre.

Another North Holyrood project by Ungless & Latimer Architects:

Old Town Rhetorical

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Dynamic Earth Edinburgh
architecture photo © Adrian Welch

Scottish Parliament, Holyrood / Canongate
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building picture © Keith Hunter

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Scottish Poetry Library, Old Town
Scottish Poetry Library
Scottish Poetry Library photograph © Keith Hunter

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Queen's Gallery Edinburgh
property image © Adrian Welch

Palace of Holyroodhouse
Palace of Holyroodhouse
building picture © Adrian Welch

New Town Harvey Nichols

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