How to find the LCBRU

The LCBRU is based in the main building of Glenfield Hospital, Leicester. Our patients will be reimbursed for all travel costs associated with their visit.

Travelling by Car

If you are travelling by car and intend to park at the Glenfield site, please call our TMF Receptionist on 0116 258 3385 to request a free parking permit.  The nearest patient car park is the main car park, located immediately to the front of the hospital.

Travelling by Bus


The nearest bus stop is located in front of the hospital main entrance. The Hospital Hopper serves all three Leicester Hospitals and runs every 30 mins.  The route travels from Beaumont and Hamilton shopping centres and Leicester Railway Station.  A number of local bus services stop at the hospital. Information can be found on bus provider websites.

Finding Us

The Leicester Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit (LCBRU) is based in the main building of the Glenfield Hospital.  We are approximately 50 metres from the hospital's main entrance along the main hospital corridor.

From the main entrance proceed past the coffee shop on your right. Immediately past the cash point on your left you will see the 'BRU – Translational Medicine Facility' (TMF).

Please click here to view or download a map of Glenfield Hospital

If you would like further information about finding the LCBRU call us on 0116 258 3385 or e-mail

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Contact Us

NIHR Leicester Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit
BHF Cardiovascular Research Centre
Glenfield Hospital
Groby Road

tel:      +44 (0)116 204 4768
fax:     +44 (0)116 258 3198

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