Note: The Quadram Institute will house both the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital’s regional endoscopy facility, the Clinical Research Facility and scientists from Quadram Institute Bioscience. At present Quadram Institute Bioscience is located in a separate location but will be re-locating to the Quadram Institute in early 2019.

How to find the NNUH Endoscopy centre, bowel cancer screening service and Clinical Research Facility

The Quadram Institute houses both the NNUH’s regional endoscopy centre and clinical trials facility.

Quadram Institute
James Watson Road

The Quadram Institute is close to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) on the Norwich Research Park, behind the Bob Champion Research and Education Building.

Arriving by car
If you are heading to the hospital by car, follow the signs for ‘Outpatients’.
James Watson Road is on the right, opposite the NNUH Emergency Department entrance.

Parking spaces for visitors are at the Quadram Institute and fees are the same as public parking on the NNUH site.

Disabled parking spaces can be found near the public entrance and there is also a drop-off zone. Parking for motorcycles and bicycles is also available.

Arriving by public transport
The hospital is served by the Park and Ride bus at Costessey (service 510).
These bus services also stop at the NNUH: First 11/12, First 21, First 26, Konect 3, Konect 4, Konect 9.
The nearest bus stop is outside East Outpatients at NNUH.
For public transport enquiries, call 0871 200 22 33 or visit

Walking to the Quadram Institute from the hospital
The Quadram Institute is a 500 metre walk following the footpaths past the East block of the NNUH and past the Emergency Department. Cross the road towards the Bob Champion Research and Education Building and follow the footpath to the Quadram Institute.

For NNUH Endoscopy Centre enquiries, call 01603 288169

How to find the Quadram Institute Bioscience

Until we move into the new Quadram Institute building, Quadram Institute Bioscience is based on the site of the former Institute of Food Research, off Colney Lane.

By Road

The Quadram Institute is best accessed by road from the A47/B1108 (Watton Road) junction – follow the sign to ‘Norwich Research Park’

At the traffic lights turn off the Watton Road towards the hospital. Quadram Institute Bioscience is the first turning on the left.

Quadram Institute Bioscience has ample free parking on site.

By Air

Scheduled flights from Norwich International Airport connect to Amsterdam Schiphol , Edinburgh, Manchester and Aberdeen.  There are over 1000 worldwide destinations available via Amsterdam.

From the Airport, there is no direct bus route. A taxi rank is located outside the main terminal. The journey by taxi takes about 20 minutes.

By Public Transport

Please check for help in planning journeys via public transport to the Quadram Institute Bioscience and the most up to date timetables.

By Train

Norwich is less than two hours by train from London Liverpool Street station, with trains approximately every half hour. Norwich also links by rail to the Midlands, North of England and Scotland via Peterborough, and The Netherlands via Harwich International Port.

A taxi rank is located outside the station. The journey by taxi takes about 20 minutes.

Bus number 26 (The Blue Line) runs from Norwich Railway Station to the Norwich Research Park.

By Bus

Norwich is connected to the National Express coach network to almost all major UK cities, via the Surrey Street Bus Station in Norwich City Centre. Megabus also run a service to Norwich direct from London Victoria.

In addition National Express service 490 runs from London Victoria Coach Station to UEA, and National Express Service 727 runs from Brighton to UEA, via Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted Airports, and Cambridge.

From Norwich City Centre

Bus number 26 runs from Norwich City Centre to the Norwich Research Park, via UEA

Bus number 25  (The Blue Line) also  runs from Norwich City Centre to Chancellors Drive, University of East Anglia. The Quadram Institute is 10 minutes on foot from there.

Bus numbers 11/12 (The Pink Line) run from Norwich City Centre (St Stephens Street Stop BR) to the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital. The Quadram Institute is 15 minutes on foot from there.