Moorfields is one of the world’s leading eye hospitals, providing expertise in clinical care, research and education. We have provided excellence in eye care for more than 200 years and we continue to be at the forefront of new breakthroughs and developments. We are an integral part of one of the UK’s first academic health science centres, UCL Partners, and also one of the new academic health science networks. We were one of the first NHS organisations to achieve foundation trust status in 2004.
Northern Line (City branch) to Old Street station. Come out of subway 4 and follow the green painted line to the building. Moorgate (Northern, Hammersmith and City, Circle, Metropolitan), Barbican (Circle, Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan) and Angel (Northern) are about a 10 minute walk away.
Old Street station is on the First Capital Connect line, see the website link (opposite) for more information. Liverpool Street, Kings Cross and Euston are all a short bus ride away.
Moorfields is on the A501, and is approximately 6.5 miles from junction one on the M1. Parking around the hospital is very limited, although there is some meter parking and some privately-operated car parks. The closest reasonably-priced car park outside the congestion zone (see below) is City Garden Row car park, City Garden Row, London N1 8DW. Telephone 020 7251 4406. This car park is open Monday-Friday, charges £8 for the day and is situated just behind McDonalds off the City Road.
21,43, 55, 76, 141, 205, 214, 243, 271 and 394 serve City Road and Old Street
The hospital and exhibition is accessible for disabled visitors. Disabled parking: If you hold a valid blue badge, or are driving the holder of a valid blue badge as a passenger, you can park in the designated disabled bays outside the hospital in City Road – please check the signs on the bays to confirm for how long you can park. You can also park in Cayton Street (the location of the hospital’s main entrance) on the yellow lines where there are no loading restrictions for up to three hours, provided the clock card is displayed and set to your time of arrival.