You can contact us via telephone or email:
Telephone: 0131 524 0160
Find individual contacts for specific queries
Scottish charity no. SC027669, Company no. SC184248
How to find us
Our office address is:
Scottish Book Trust, Sandeman House, Trunk’s Close, 55 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR
Directions from Waverley Train Station
Leave by Market Street exit. Turn left onto Market Street and then right onto Jeffrey Street and follow the road round to Jury's Inn Hotel (on right as you go up Jeffrey Street). At the hotel take a right up Chalmers Close (the close cuts through middle of hotel) to High Street. At the top of the close turn left and Trunk's Close (55 High Street) is a few doors down, next to a kiltmaker and near John Knox House. Walk down Trunk's Close and Sandeman House is directly in front of you.
Please note that Chalmers Close is steep and has stairs to climb. If you have mobility concerns or are bringing materials, alternatively you could follow Jeffrey Street around until it reaches the High Street. Turn right onto High Street (going uphill), and we are just after John Knox House, on the right. Walk down Trunk's Close (55 High Street) and Sandeman House is directly in front of you.
A third option is to take the Market Street exit, turn right, and then take first left up Cockburn Street. At the top of Cockburn Street, turn left onto High Street and continue down to traffic lights. Cross over and continue down the High Street to Trunk's Close (55 High Street) next to a kiltmaker and near John Knox House. Walk down Trunk's Close and Sandeman House is directly in front of you.
Sandeman House is not fully accessible at this time, so please, if you have any concerns with accessing the building, get in touch with us.
Directions from Princes Street (East End)
Walk up North Bridge and take first left on to the High Street - Trunk's Close is on this block. Walk down the High Street and Trunk's Close (55 High Street) is on the left just before John Knox's House. Walk down Trunk's Close and Sandeman House is directly in front of you.
To the High Street - No 35 - ask for the stop beside John Knox House.
To North Bridge - Nos, 3, 5, 7, 8, 14, 29, 31, 33, 37, 49 - ask for first stop on North Bridge.
For more information contact Lothian Buses on 0131 555 6363 or www.lothianbuses.co.uk.
Unfortunately, you cannot park on The High Street, but you can park nearby on Market Street, Jeffrey Street or at the NCP car park beneath the Radisson SAS Hotel Car Park on Blackfriars Street.
If you possess a valid Blue Badge you may park free of charge in all disabled and public parking spaces, the nearest public parking bays are in Jeffrey Street. Parking in residents' bays is not permitted unless you have applied for and displayed an exempt residents' permit for the appropriate parking zone and it is accompanied by your Blue Badge.