EISM inc. British Champs - Event Status Update

28 Feb 2018

Here you will find the latest update regarding the status for the Edinburgh International Meet incorporating the British Swimming Championships 2018.

Before travelling please check the weather and transport networks:

Weather: Met Office

Road Network: Highways England or Traffic Scotland

Air: Please check with your airline before travelling to the airport.

Trains: National Rail

Latest update:


7:43 - The meet will run as advertised and planned with the morning heats session beginning at 8:45am. Please check your local travel and weather conditions before starting your journey.


16:55 - Following a further meeting we remain in a position to go ahead as advertised and begin the meet tomorrow morning. Updates will be posted on this page is the situation changes throughout this evening or overnight.

16:05 - RCP, Edinburgh remains open for athlete training and athlete accreditation collection is available from 4pm today. As it stands the event will start as planned tomorrow - please check back regularly as we are continually updating this page based on the weather forecasts/ warnings from the met office.

15:38 - We are monitoring the weather conditions here in Edinburgh and the pool remains open for athlete training. All options and possibilities are currently being explored, we are doing everything we can to ensure that the event will start as planned tomorrow. Please check back for further updates as this situation is constantly developing.

15:00 - Currently the Royal Commonwealth Pool remains OPEN for athlete training only and all other centre facilities are closed. Please do not travel if you feel that the conditions pose a risk to your safety.