Getting here

Please find basic instructions on how to find us below or alternatively you can download a pdf of the University Precinct Map here

- or see the following web page showing a  map of the centre of Bristol.

Finding the BCDC from Redland or the city centre

The BCDC is situated in the basement of 5 Priory Road, Clifton. If approaching from the city centre, go up Park Street, follow the triangle round to the right, then head left towards the Victoria Rooms and go around the roundabout into Queens Road (Habitat will be on the left). Otherwise, if approaching the unit from Redland, go straight down Whiteladies Road until it leads straight into Queens Road at the 'give-way' sign. Turn left by Habitat into Queen's Avenue, follow the road left into Elmdale Road, and Priory Road is the second turning right (the first turning is for buses only). The unit is halfway up the road on the right hand side. Once in front of the main building, please follow the sign in the window for the BCDC, as there is a separate entrance around to the left of the main building at basement level. There are two visitor-parking spaces to the rear and are marked "parking reserved for parents and children attending the BCDC".

From Bristol Temple Meads station

Temple Meads station is about 1.25 miles from the University.

Getting here by Bus

There is a free Hospital & University bus shuttle service which operates exclusively for the use of staff, patients and visitors of UBHT and the University of Bristol. The service runs frequently during working hours between Temple Meads station (it stops just outside the station entrance), the Hospital and the University precinct. Get off at the Hawthorns Hall stop, turn left into Woodland Road and then take the first left into Priory Road. The BCDC is halfway down on the left-hand side (5 Priory Road). Alternatively, the 8/9 circular bus service (renumbered to 508/509 at certain times of day) runs every 15 minutes or so from Temple Meads and goes along Tyndall Avenue past the University Arts and Social Sciences Library. The number 9 bus goes in the right direction for the trip (the number 8 goes in the opposite direction). There are bus stops outside Habitat and the Hawthorns Hall.

Directions from M32

Carry straight on from the end of the M32 until you come to a T-junction where you should turn right (following signs to Bus Station and Clifton).

You soon come to a roundabout where you should take the second exit (following signs to Bus Station, Royal Infirmary and Clifton).

Go straight on over several sets of traffic lights. Just after the entrance to the NCP car park on your left, turn right into Woodland Rd (opposite the AA building).

At the top of the hill is a crossroads. Go straight on and then take the next turning left into Priory Road. The BCDC is about halfway down on the left-hand side at 5 Priory Road.

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