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About Edinburgh

/About Edinburgh
About Edinburgh 2017-10-23T12:09:50+00:00

Edinburgh is a city like no other. Steeped in history, Edinburgh seamlessly blends old and new, providing locals with the perfect destination to experience the sights, sounds and tastes of a diverse and vibrant city.

The city’s historical and cultural attractions have made it the United Kingdom’s second most popular tourist destination after London, attracting over one million overseas visitors each year.

The tram route runs close to the busiest areas in the city centre, including along the world famous Princes Street. The footfall figures below show the potential audience for any exterior tram advertising along this small section of the route.

Footfall on Princes Street Dec – Feb 17 (Source: City of Edinburgh Council and Essential Edinburgh)

Date George Street (Natwest) George Street (FCUK) Princes Street (M&S) Rose Street (Tiso) Rose Street (Jenners) South St Andrews Street (McDonald’s)
Dec-15 183,501.00 406,859.00 1,404,485.00 245,747.00 526,502.00 567,381.00
Jan-16 151,869.00 241,440.00 842,446.00 138,848.00 314,883.00 378,775.00
Feb-16 216,546.00 256,632.00 900,310.00 157,763.00 343,188.00 413,730.00
Mar-16 274,709.00 295,841.00 1,030,171.00 180,728.00 421,328.00 425,760.00
Apr-16 258,954.00 269,296.00 999,690.00 179,915.00 388,594.00 491,361.00
May-16 259,022.00 294,533.00 1,077,797.00 191,070.00 377,435.00 449,996.00
Jun-16 260,330.00 285,165.00 1,034,957.00 190,440.00 406,595.00 454,697.00
Jul-16 305,664.00 336,449.00 1,160,860.00 233,926.00 410,792.00 535,306.00
Aug-16 406,931.00 480,989.00 1,320,695.00 272,219.00 561,509.00 711,286.00
Sep-16 294,247.00 294,247.00 1,098,037.00 205,591.00 416,008.00 493,775.00
Sep-16 294,247.00 294,247.00 1,098,037.00 205,591.00 416,008.00 493,775.00
Sep-16 294,247.00 294,247.00 1,098,037.00 205,591.00 416,008.00 493,775.00
Sep-16 294,247.00 294,247.00 1,098,037.00 205,591.00 416,008.00 493,775.00
Oct-16 312,965.00 312,965.00 1,115,366.00 207,105.00 332,774.00 500,170.00
Nov-16 384,639.00 384,639.00 1,183,529.00 202,799.00 289,232.00 443,608.00
Nov-16 384,639.00 384,639.00 1,183,529.00 202,799.00 289,232.00 443,608.00
Dec-16 606,104.00 606,104.00 1,496,969.00 260,320.00 432,066.00 534,904.00
Jan-17 264,165.00 969,441.00 145,606.00 285,705.00 365,597.00
Feb-17 250,429.00 896,019.00 145,499.00 301,480.00 393,819.00