The Village Square

The Village Square a place to escape, rest, study, work, chat, meet, give, receive and learn.

Service Description

Whether you’re looking for an informal meeting place, somewhere to study, or just somewhere where you can be around other people, this could be for you.

The Village Square offers a centre for the community, here you will find a support network, space to use according to need and drinks for a donation.

Opening Times:  Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10.00 am – 3.00 pm

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Service Categories


Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Contact Info. & Service Address

The Pleasance

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 662 6850


Public Transport Information

Numerous buses stop on Nicolson Street around Surgeons Hall coming from all directions.
This includes numbers 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 14, 29, 30, 31, 33, 37, 49, 51, 52, x29, x31, x33, x37, x47, x62, n3,
n7, n30, n31, n37.

Alighting here, walk away from Surgeons Hall and turn left into West Richmond Street. Go past the
Mackenzie Medical Centre on your left and Life Church on your right. Diagonally opposite to your right at
the end of this road is the Charteris Centre. This walk will take you about 3 minutes

Lothian Buses Site for routes and timetables.

Provider's Name: Greyfriars Charteris Centre

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Charteris Centre Logo The Greyfriars Charteris Centre is a Centre for Community.  It exists to provide a place of connection with communities of all kinds: location, people, faith, need, interest, aspiration and many more.  All its activities, whether directly managed or curated,  will give local people the opportunity to reach their potential through gaining new skills, building on existing abilities or dreams, and developing self-confidence.

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Service Contact

Tel: 0131 662 6850

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