Our next full-time, nine-month course will start on Monday 9th October 2017 .  If you would like to join us, please complete an Application Form by clicking here.

The Chippendale International School of Furniture

Gifford, East Lothian,  EH41 4JA,  Scotland, UK

Tel (from UK): 01620 810680

Tel (from Europe): 00 44 1620 810680

Tel (from the US): 011 44 1620 810680

Tel (from rest of the world): +44 1620 810680

Fax: +(44) 01620 810701


The Furniture School is situated some 20 miles east of Edinburgh and 3 miles south of the historic market town of Haddington – on the B6369 between Haddington and Gifford – and is clearly signposted.

There is easy access to the main A1 trunk road, Scotland’s motorway network and rail links to Edinburgh.

Ample car parking is available within the school grounds.

There is a good and regular bus service from Edinburgh to Haddington, East Lothian. The journey takes 30 – 55 minutes. Please consult www.travelinescotland.com for bus timings. The fare is approximately £4.50 one way. Your destination is Market Street, Haddington (in the town centre). For a reasonably priced local taxi service, ring Johnny’s Cabs on 01620 826222 or Colin’s Cabs on 01620 825825 – both also located in the centre of Haddington.

For students arriving (with luggage) for our full-time course, who require a lift from Haddington, please contact Isobel Edgar, our Student Welfare Officer, as soon as you can to let her know the date of your arrival (which should be no more than one week before the start of term). Please ring us well in advance of arriving in Haddington and we will pick you up from Kesley’s Bookshop in Market Street.

Don’t forget, that for general enquiries you can use our enquiry form here.

Map and directions

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