Located off the hustle and bustle of Oxford Road, there are a host of supermarkets nearby for your convenience. Whitworth Park is within walking distance, and is home to Whitworth Art Gallery, boasting a collection of over 55,000 pieces. The gallery sits within 18 acres of green space that runs along Oxford Road, towards Rusholme. The Contact Theatre and Manchester Academy are also close by, as are 20 listed buildings in the Victoria Park area, including Victoria Baths.
Did you know? Some of the greatest thinkers of the last century were inspired on and around Oxford Road – innovations developed along the road include the original testing of ‘The Baby’, the first programmable computer, and the first splitting of the atom.
Oxford Road is also renowned for the number of buses running along it day and night. Major bus routes include 14, 16, 41, 42, 43, 43a, 44, 45a, 47, 48, 50, 87, 111, 140, 142, 143, 147, 157, 197, 250, 291. St Peter’s Square Metrolink station is at the top of Oxford Street, around 15-20 minutes’ walk from the campus. Oxford Road railway station is under 15 minutes’ walk from the campus.
You can find out how to get there from your home address using the Transport for Greater Manchester route planner: Plan a journey | Transport for Greater Manchester.
There are local car parks used by visitors to the hospitals but we would advise using public transport where possible.