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Hutchison Vale

Formed: 1940
Home colours: Yellow & Black / Black / Yellow
Change colours: White / White / White
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Home ground: Ainslie Park Stadium
Address: Pilton Drive, Edinburgh, EH5 2HF
Record attendance: 1,172 vs St Mirren, 18th November 2017
SFA Licence Award: Entry Level
Location: From Charlotte Square: Follow Queensferry Road out of Edinburgh on the A90 over the Dean Bridge. At first set of traffic lights, turn down Orchard Brae and continue to bottom across roundabout and up Crewe Road South to the Crewe Toll Roundabout. Take the last exit into Ferry Road (eastwards) and after passing a Morrisons, turn left into Pilton Drive. Ainslie Park is on the first left after the hump bridge. The football ground is located behind the sports centre.
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Nearest Railway Station: Edinburgh Waverley (2 miles)
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Capacity: 3534
Seats: 854
Cover: Yes
Floodlights: Yes
Playing surface: Synthetic
Social club: Yes
Notes: Lothian Thistle formed a link with youth football club Hutchison Vale in 2011 to create a new club (called Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale). In 2023 the club reverted to its previous name of Hutchison Vale FC. Hutchison Vale relocated from their own ground, Saughton Enclosure, to ground-share with Spartans for the 2023/24 season.