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How to find us

As part of UH Bristol's work to standardise the signage within our hospitals, the Bristol Eye Hospital is also refered to as Zone H. This change brings the Bristol Eye Hospital in line with the current Zones A to E which includes the Bristol Royal Infirmary, King Edward Building, Bristol Heart Institute, Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre and Bristol Royal Hospital for Children.

All departments, wards and other functions off the main corridors have been given a unique location code which is made up of the zone, floor level and location number e.g. H304: H (zone)-3 (level) -04 (location number). The ground floor of the Eye Hospital is Level 0. The names of locations have been updated but the physical locations of clinics and areas have not changed. Your appointment letter will eventually have the new location codes but some people may still receive a letter with the old location name during this time of transition. Staff will be on hand to help you find your appointment location if you have any queries. New location names can be found here. For any questions about your appointment location, please ask a member of staff at the Bristol Eye Hospital and they will be happy to help.

How to find us

Bristol Eye Hospital (BEH) is situated in the heart of Bristol city centre, close to Marlborough Street bus station and the Broadmead and Galleries shopping centres. It is a short bus or taxi ride away from Temple Meads Railway station.

View a map of the hospital and surrounding area

By car:

If you are you using satellite navigation to find your way here, our postcode is BS1 2LX. The entrance to the Eye Hospital is from Lower Maudlin Street. This street is one-way and traffic is directed to the left only at the T junction with Marlborough Street. Parking is limited to a few pay and display meters on Lower Maudlin Street. Drivers may stop outside the main entrance for a few minutes to drop patients off. Limited Pay and Display parking is available elsewhere on the Trust site but this is some distance away from BEH. There are several multi-storey car parks within a short walk, the nearest being the Rupert Street NCP. Please note: Rupert street carpark is not suitable if you are using a wheelchair.

By train:

The closest train station is Bristol Temple Meads.

By bus:

The bus station, 100 yards away from BEH, is served by First Group and National Express. First City Line run buses from both stations to the city centre. A free bus service, operated by UHBristol and the University, links Temple Meads Rail Station to BEH and other main Trust sites. The bus stops at the BEH main entrance and operates every 10-20 minutes between 6.30 am to 6.30 pm weekdays.

By taxi:

There is a taxi rank close to the Eye Hospital entrance and a freephone to a local taxi firm is also sited within the main outpatient waiting area.

For more information about travelling to and from our hospitals please view this page.

Hospital Parking

Our Pay & Display parking charges apply between 6am and 6pm daily:

  • Up to 2 hours = £3.40
  • Up to 4 hours = £5.40
  • Up to 8 hours = £12.00
  • Up to 12 hours = £15.00

If you are a Blue Badge holder, you will be able to park free of charge in any of our parking spaces (apart from the 15 minute drop-off spaces) as long as your Blue Badge is correctly displayed.