Citylabs Directions and Transport Routes

Citylabs, Nelson Street

‘Citylabs is… located on the Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) campus, in the heart of Manchester’s Knowledge Quarter and the largest clinical academic campus in Europe.’ – MSPL


Citylabs is located just off Oxford Road in Manchester, in the University quarter of town. Please see below for detailed images on where to find us and view its location on Google maps here.

A view from Google Maps:

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The view if you arrive from Manchester city centre:

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The view if you arrive from South Manchester:

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The building from a ‘behind’ view – a very modern design:citylabs outside

Please enter the building here:citylab entrance

Transport Routes:

To reach Citylabs from Piccadilly Train station:

  • It’s a 30 minute walk
  • It’s up to 40 minute journey by bus:
    • Walk from Piccadilly Train Station, (10 mins), or take one of the free metro shuttle bus services to Piccadilly Gardens Bus Station
    • Use of any of the following buses: 15, 42, 42A, 43, 44, 111, 142, 143, X57 and X41

Please note, there are some roadworks happening outside the venue at the moment, so please get off at Bus stop S, just opposite Lidl supermarket and close to Whitworth Park  – from here it’s around a 4-minute walk North.


The two nearest car parks are Grafton Street and Hathersage Road – please view the sitemap below (the red arrow pointing to the venue) and download parking tariffs information here.



For more information and additional directions please visit the MSPL website and view the Citylabs Brochure. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at