Travel arrangements

There is very limited parking at the site car parks on Grafton Street and Hathersage Road.

Where possible, please use one of the car drop-off points indicated on the enclosed map.

Manchester Royal Eye Hospital is accessible by public transport, and a link to information about bus routes can be found on our website by clicking here.

Guests are also welcome to use the Trust staff park and ride scheme, based at Belle Vue. It is located on Hyde Road (A57) and the postcode for satnav/directions from your location is M12 5AL. You will just need to show the bus driver your event invitation.

The timetable for the bus to and from Belle Vue is:

Every 15 minutes from 7.00am - 9.00am

Every 30 minutes from 9.00am - 3.30pm

Every 15 minutes from 3.30pm - 7.00pm

Last bus from the Boulevard back to Belle Vue - 6.45pm

Last bus from Belle Vue - 7.00pm

The 147 bus also travels from Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station via the Universities to the Trust every 10 minutes throughout the day; a £1.50 hop on hop off day ticket is available from the bus driver.

If you require information about disabled parking, wheelchair access or any other assistance, please contact Tommy Higgins, Trust Security and Car Parking Manager on 0161 701 1783 and he will help you make all the necessary arrangements.