How to find us

Directions


We are based on level 1 and level 3 (Room 43) of the recently refurbished New Lister Building, Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

ECG Core Lab
Level 1, New Lister Building
10 Alexandra Parade
Glasgow G31 2ER

See  here for a Map of GRI and a map of the surrounding area.

If arriving by taxi, please ask to be taken to 10 Alexandra Parade (the new Lister / University Tower at GRI). The building entrance is currently labelled as "New Lister / University of Glasgow Academic Departments".


New Lister building where MRC hearing research is based.
Arriving by Air

Glasgow Airport 

There is a regular bus service from Glasgow Airport to Glasgow City Centre. If you are taking a bus from Glasgow Airport to Buchanan Street Bus Station, you can walk to GRI in around 15 minutes. If exiting the bus station on the north side (opposite Caledonian University), turn right on Cowcaddens Road and walk to North Hanover Street. If exiting the bus station on the south side (opposite John Lewis) turn left on Killermont Street and walk to North Hanover Street. In either case after reaching North Hanover Street, turn right and walk down to Cathedral Street and turn left.


Head northeastwards along Cathedral Street until you reach High Street where you will see the older part of GRI. Turn left at the traffic lights onto Castle Street and head north towards the M8 motorway and follow the road to the right when it becomes Alexandra Parade at the traffic lights in front of the Royal Infirmary Accident and Emergency Department.

Continue along Alexandra Parade for 100 yards and the New Lister Building will be seen on the right hand side. Enter through the main doors of the University of Glasgow Academic Departments entrance, proceed past the library on the right hand side and follow the signs for the Electrocardiology Core Lab which is essentially only a few yards from the main door.


Prestwick Airport

A rail link can take you from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow Central Station.


Arriving by Train

It travelling by train, there are taxi ranks outside Central Station and Queen Street Station. 

Central Station

There are also a number of local bus services (no 38) which can drop you directly opposite the entrance to GRI. If walking, then it can take around 30 minutes from Central Station and 20 minutes from Queen Street Station. From Central Station, turn right along Gordon Street and walk straight on until you reach  Buchanan Street, which is a a busy pedestrianised shopping centre. Turn left on Buchanan Street and then head  two blocks North to George Street and turn right towards George Square and Queen Street Station. Midway through the Square, turn left on North Hanover Street and then walk uphill to Cathedral Street and turn right. Head northeastwards along Cathedral Street until you reach High Street where you will see the older part of GRI. Turn left at the traffic lights onto Castle Street and head north towards the M8 motorway and follow the road to the right when it becomes Alexandra Parade at the traffic lights in front of the Royal Infirmary Accident and Emergency Department. Continue along Alexandra Parade for 100 yards and the New Lister Building will be seen on the right hand side. Enter through the main doors of the University of Glasgow Academic Departments entrance, proceed past the library on the right hand side and follow the signs for the Electrocardiology Core Lab which is essentially only a few yards from the main door.

Queen Street Station

Exit the main entrance on to George Square and turn left.  Turn left on North Hanover Street and then walk uphill to Cathedral Street, turn right and  head northeastwards along Cathedral Street until you reach High Street where you will see the older part of GRI. Turn left at the traffic lights onto Castle Street and head north towards the M8 motorway and follow the road to the right when it becomes Alexandra Parade at the traffic lights in front of the Royal Infirmary Accident and Emergency Department. Continue along Alexandra Parade for 100 yards and the New Lister Building will be seen on the right hand side. Enter through the main doors of the University of Glasgow Academic Departments entrance, proceed past the library on the right hand side and follow the signs for the Electrocardiology Core Lab which is essentially only a few yards from the main door. There are also a number of local bus services (no 38) which can drop you directly opposite the entrance to GRI.

Arriving by Bus

 Buchanan Street Bus Station

From Buchanan Street Bus Station you can walk to GRI in around 15 minutes. If exiting the bus station on the north side (opposite Caledonian University), turn right on Cowcaddens Road and walk to North Hanover Street. If exiting the bus station on the south side (opposite John Lewis) turn left on Killermont Street and walk to North Hanover Street. In either case after reaching North Hanover Street, turn right and walk down to Cathedral Street and turn left. Head northeastwards along Cathedral Street until you reach High Street where you will see the older part of GRI. Turn left at the traffic lights onto Castle Street and head north towards the M8 motorway and follow the road to the right when it becomes Alexandra Parade at the traffic lights in front of the Royal Infirmary Accident and Emergency Department. Continue along Alexandra Parade for 100 yards and the Queen Elizabeth Building will be seen on the right hand side. Enter through the main doors of the University of Glasgow Academic Departments entrance, proceed past the library on the right hand side and follow the signs for the Electrocardiology Core Lab which is essentially only a few yards from the main door.

 


New Lister Building with rainbow fence

 

Places to visit

If you have some time, there are interesting places to visit nearby. These include;

Glasgow Cathedral and the Necroplis

Provands Lordship and the St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art.

Accommodation

For places to stay, Visit Scotland can offer some suggestions.

Some hotels nearby which are suitable for a range of budgets include:

Premier Inn 187 George Street

The Old Printworks 36 North Frederick Street

The Millennium Hotel overlooking George Square 

Cathedral House Hotel 28-32 Cathedral Square.

Travelodge Glasgow Queen Street 78 Queen Street

Moxy Glasgow Merchant City 210 High Street