Bingham lies approximately three miles from Edinburgh City Centre and is bordered by Niddrie and Craigmillar. The houses in Bingham are mainly flatted properties suited to first time buyers and young families.

A number of schools are available at primary and secondary levels and amenities include several local shops and Bingham public park which has a children's play area and football area. Queen Margaret University is a short drive away.

Fort Kinnaird Retail Park is a short distance from Bingham, boasting a range of shops and restaurants and there is a Walmart Asda at The Jewel.

Regular bus services operate to the City Centre and surrounding areas giving easy access to the many cultural, educational and recreational venues. There is also easy access to the Edinburgh City Bypass and thereon to the A1, the major motorway networks and Edinburgh International Airport.