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Our Location

We are based at Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, which is around three miles north west of Leicester city centre.
The BRU has its own entrance. You can access through the main hospital, or through the main entrance, which is located close to the Clinical Education Centre. Leicester Respiratory BRU is fully signposted.

Closest Train Station

Leicester (LEI)

Sat Nav:

Get off at Glenfield Hospital Main Entrance near the front of the building and walk to the Respiratory BRU.

BRU building

Car Parking:

There is limited car parking outside the BRU building for BRU patients. The hospital car parks can be used. If you are a research participant your travel expenses will be reimbursed, so please retain a receipt/ticket. If you would like to request a parking permit for your visit, please call our BRU Receptionist on (0116) 258 3370. 


Travel Costs:

We will reimburse you for all travel costs associated with your visit to the BRU.  Please retain your receipt or your parking ticket for claiming a travel refund and hand this to a member of staff.

Hospital Hopper

The Hospital Hopper, which serves all three Leicester Hospitals, runs from Beaumont and Hamilton shopping centres and Leicester Railway Station.  Details of the Hospital Hopper and further travel information can be found on University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust website.