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National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre (NIHR Nottingham BRC) is located in the heart of Nottingham, easily accessible by train, tram and bus routes and close to a number of city centre car parks.  The NIHR Nottingham BRC is situated in the ‘Castle Zone' of Nottingham City Centre, just off Derby Road and Maid Marian Way.

By car

For GPS users:  Post code NG1 5DU, Street name The Ropewalk.


  • Longitude: -1.1599686145782
  • Latitude: 52.95479219521181

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Follow signs for the city centre and the ‘Castle Zone’.  Nearest car parks are Mount Street and St James’s Street

There is also on-road car parking outside Ropewalk House with a number of designated parking spaces for disabled people.  If you have a blue badge, parking is free but the maximum parking time allowed is three hours. 

For maps and information about on-street parking, off-street car parks, park and ride and the blue badge scheme, please visit Parking In Nottingham

By bus

For bus times call Nottingham City Transport on 0115 950 6070, Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit and/or

By tram

The ‘Market Square’ and ‘Royal Centre’ tram stops are the two closest tram stops to NIHR Nottingham BRC. Trams run every 10 minutes.  There are five park and ride sites along the route. Visit or call 0115 942 7777 for full details of the tram route.  

By rail

Nottingham Station is a leisurely 20-minute walk or short taxi ride from NIHR Nottingham BRC.  Call 0845 748 4950 or for train times and fares.