Useful Information

New to MIHM or Manchester? Here are the essentials…

1.  Nearby Doctors & Pharmacy

New Bank Health Centre – 5 minute walk

Stockport Road, Longsight, Manchester M12 4EZ Tel: 07570 405483

Surrey Lodge Group Practice – 10 minute walk

11 Anson Road, Victoria Park, Manchester M14 5BY Tel: 0161 224 2471

NHS Walk In Centre – 15-20 minute walk

At Manchester Royal Infirmary

You need to make appointments to visit GPs at the numbers given. Visits are free but most will have to pay for the prescriptions/ medications.


If you are really ill. Any time of day you should go to:-

Manchester Royal Infirmary A&E

(Accident & Emergency) Unit – 15-20 minute walk

Upper Brook Street/Grafton Street

Tel: 0161 275 4147

For advice call NHS Direct: 0845 4647


2.    Buses to University from MIH

You can apply for an annual ticket which saves you money – Unirider ticket costs £125

On Plymouth Grove towards Oxford Road Universities

No.197 about every 20 minutes weekdays

Turn left from MIH and left at 1st T-junction for bus stop – 1-2 minute walk

On Stockport Road towards Piccadilly Train station and City Centre

No.192 about every 5-10 minutes

Turn left from MIH and straight across 1st T-Junction to parallel road for bus stop

–       3 minute walk

On Anson Road/Upper Brook Street towards MMU/Aquatics Centre

No.50 about 10 minutes on weekdays

Turn right from MIH until traffic lights for bus stop – 10 minute walk

On Upper Brook Street towards Oxford Road Universities and Piccadilly Station

No.147 about 10 minutes on weekdays 7am-7pm

Turn right from MIH until traffic lights, right again to 2nd traffic lights for bus stop

–       12 minute walk



3.  Taxis/Cabs to Airport or from City

Union Cars Tel: 0161 225 5566

Many available but only Union Cars will accept bookings with a mobile number.


4.  Grocery Shopping

It is cheaper to cook, but it does take time. Within walking distance are:-


Stockport Road/Longsight Area:

Asda Longsight – 10 minute walk (or take bus 192/197)

Lidl Longsight – over the road next door to Asda towards Stockport

Farmfoods Longsight – next door to Lidl

Venus Manchester Superstore – for Afgani, Afro Caribbean, Asian foods – 8 minutes


Oxford Road/Upper Brook Street:

Tesco Express – Upper Brook St – opens early, closes late – 12 minute walk

Tesco Express – Oxford Road – opens early, closes late – 15 minute walk

Lidl – Oxford Road – in same block as Tesco (good fresh food bargains)

Worldwide Foodstore – towards Fallowfield (for cheaper milk and fresh meat)


Laindon Road – Opposite MIH

Grocery shop opens early 7 days a week – 5 minute walk


5.  Places of Worship:

(Also displayed on Noticeboards and online at


Holy Trinity Platt – Platt Lane, Manchester M14 5NF

St.Chrysostom’s Church – Anson Road, Victoria Park M14 5BG


St Joseph – Plymouth Grove, Longsight


Manchester Central Mosque – Upper Park Road, M14 5RU


Levenshulme Methodist – Stockport Road, Levenshulme M19 3AP


St Aidan’s – Clare Road, Levenshulme M19 2GG