How to find us

From our base in Didsbury we support hundreds of families from across Greater Manchester.

Our hospice facilities, fundraising and ancillary team are located on the same site.  Office hours are 9 a.m until 5 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Francis House Children’s Hospice, 390 Parrswood Road, Didsbury, Manchester M20 5NA.

Telephone: 0161 434 4118 (Hospice) 0161 443 2200 (Fundraising).

How to find us

Please Note: When entering the Hospice postcode of M20 5NA into a Sat Nav it will direct you onto Ruabon Road. We are actually located on the corner of Parrswood Road and Ruabon Road (200 yards on the left from the traffic lights).

From the M60 motorway

At Junction 1, take the A5145 exit to Stockport (West)

At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Didsbury Road/A5145

Continue to follow the A5145

At T-junction turn right under the railway bridge

Turn right at the next lights onto Parrswood Road

Francis House is 200 yards on the left.

From the M56 motorway

At Junction 1, exit onto Kingsway/A34 towards City Centre/Didsbury

Turn left onto Gawsworth Avenue

Turn right onto Parrswood Road

Continue through the lights

Francis House is 200 yards on the left.

From Manchester City Centre

Head south-west on Portland St/A5103 towards Oxford St/A34

Continue to follow A5103

Turn left onto Albion St/A5103

Continue to follow A5103

At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Princess Road/A5103

Turn left onto Mauldeth Road W

Turn right onto Parrswood Road

Francis House is located at 390 Parrswood Road on the corner of Ruabon Road.

By Rail and Tram network

Trains run every half hour from Manchester Piccadilly and journey time is approximately 20 minutes

Francis House is very close to East Didsbury station

From the train station turn left and walk to the lights

Cross the road and continue on Parrswood Road

Francis House is 200 yards on the right.

The closest Metrolink service to Francis House is the East Didsbury tram stop.

From Manchester Airport

Head north towards International Approach

Turn left onto Terminal Road S

At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Outwood Lane

At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on Outwood Lane

Keep left to continue on Airport Spur, follow signs for M56/M67/M61/Manchester/Stockport/Sheffield/Leeds/Bolton/M62

Keep left at the fork to stay on M56

At Junction 1, exit onto Kingsway/A34 towards City Centre/Didsbury

Turn left onto Gawsworth Avenue

Turn right onto Parrswood Road

At T-junction go across the road

Francis House is 200 yards on the left.