UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


How to find us

By Car

  1. From the Old Street roundabout (Old Street A5201 and City Road A501), take the west bound Old Street exit marked "Old Street" (east bound Old Street is sign-posted "Shoreditch".
  2. Take the first right which is Bath Street.
  3. The Institute is located on the second block on the right.

Parking is available by checking in with the porter on duty at the front desk.
Visitors are advised to arrange parking in advance by ringing 020 7608 6800.

By Train

Old Street Station is served by an overground connection on the Moorgate - Alexandra Palace line.
Moorgate and Liverpool Street Stations are also within walking distance of the Institute.
For details of train times and connections please ring National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50 or visit their website:

By Tube

Old Street Tube is on the Northern Line (city branch). You can download tube maps or plan your journey at the following sites:

By Foot

  1. From Old Street train/tube station, take exit 8 out of the station, sign-posted Moorfields Eye Hospital.
  2. Take the first left (at Barclay's Bank) which is Baldwin Street.
  3. Merge onto Peerless Street passing the Richard Desmond Children's Eye Clinic.
  4. At the T junction, turn right and the Institute is just up on your right.

By Bus

Many buses stop in easy walking distance of the Institute. You can download a bus map or plan your journey at the following sites: