Market Research opportunity: Leith Walk Police Box- pop up space is looking for new customers.

January 30, 2019

Market Research opportunity: Leith Walk Police Box- pop up space is looking for new customers. 


Wanting to carry out market research about your social enterprise idea? The Policebox are looking to help people wanting to test out their business ideas.

The policebox supports a wide variety of community activities, campaigns, entrepreneurs, foodies and creatives through their Leith walk police box. The former police box is an iconic building, situated on one of the busiest shopping streets in Edinburgh, with, at peak times over 300 people pass each hour. 

The box has a power supply, a table and a gazebo. The renting rates are affordable and lets are flexible. They have a special rate for charities and for those on low incomes (from £15 on a weekday). With the organisation offering to help with social media, publicity and any practical issues that arise on the day, it’s a great place to get the message out about your idea.

If you're interested in renting the pop up space, or just want to find out a bit more you can do so by:

visiting their website,

following Leith Police Box on Twitter,

Instagram and

Facebook, or 

downloading their leaflet.


Events coming up:

Wed & Fridays 11-5ish - Tipico  quality nuts, almonds and roasted pistachios plus delicious Sicilian confectionery - caramelised nuts, brittles and tarrone (Italian nougat)

Thursday 14th February 10-5 Leith's teeny tiny animal care  - animal sanctuary fundraiser.  Crafts and bits and pieces for sale to help support the sanctuary.

Saturday mornings Edinburgh tool library 1030 til 1300 pay what you can to join and borrow tools for DIY, gardening and sewing.   Workshops and courses.  Gift memberships. 

Saturday 24th February 2-5 Invisible Edinburgh Street Barber, Socks for the Streets and QMU podiatry services for people encountering homelessness.  Invisible Edinburgh walking tours employ people who have encountered homelessness as tour guides.

Sunday 25th 1100-1400 February Lazy Lettuce vegan burgers - take the challenge meat eaters with these tasty, satisfying 100% plant based burgers.

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