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Directions to Old Main Building - Groote Schuur Hospital

From the city - Eastern Boulevard/N2

From Eastern Boulevard/N2, take the Hospital exit to your left after Roodebloem road to Main Road, Observatory. Turn right at the main Groot e Schuur Hospital entrance and first set of traffic lights. Proceed straight up the hill crossing the four-way stop with the security booth in the middle of the island. Proceed right to the top where the security will pass you through the boom gates to Palm Court parking in-front of Old Main Building.

From the city - Upper Main Road/Victoria Road

Continue along the main road, passing through Woodstock, Salt River until you reach Observatory. Turn right at the main Groote Schuur Hospital entrance and first set of traffic lights. Proceed straight up the hill crossing the four-way stop with the security booth in the middle of the island. Proceed right to the top where the security will pass you through the boom gates to Palm Court parking in-front of Old Main Building.

From the city - via De Waal Drive

Take the Rondebosch/UCT left slip-road. Turn left at the traffic lights into Woolsack drive. Turn left into the main road at the at the Woolsack road/main road traffic lights. Pass through, Rondebosch, Mowbray and landmarks such as St Peter's Square until you reach the traffic lights at Groote Schuur drive. Turn left and proceed straight up the hill crossing the four-way stop with the security booth in the middle of the island. Proceed right to the top where the security will pass you through the boom gates to Palm Court parking in-front of Old Main Building.

From Cape Town International Airport

Proceed on the N2 towards Cape Town and take the Groote Schuur Hospital off-ramp. Turn right at the traffic lights in the main road passing landmarks such as St Peter's Square until you reach the traffic lights at Groote Schuur drive. Turn left and proceed straight up the hill crossing the four-way stop with the security booth in the middle of the island. Proceed right to the top where the security will pass you through the boom gates to Palm Court parking in-front of Old Main Building.

From the Northern Suburbs

From the N1, take the M5 and then the turn-off onto the N2 towards the city. Take Mowbray Main Road exit, and turn right into Main Road. Turn left at the fourth set of traffic lights passing landmarks such as St Peter's Square shopping centre until you reach the traffic lights at Groote Schuur drive. Turn left and proceed straight up the hill crossing the four-way stop with the security booth in the middle of the island. Proceed right to the top where the security will pass you through the boom gates to Palm Court parking in-front of Old Main Building.

From the Southern Suburbs

From the M3, take the Airport/Hospital (N2) exit. Continue in the direction of Groote Schuur hospital and take the Groote Schuur Hospital off-ramp. Turn right at the traffic lights in the main road passing landmarks such as St Peter's Square until you reach the traffic lights at Groote Schuur drive. Turn left and proceed straight up the hill crossing the four-way stop with the security booth in the middle of the island. Proceed right to the top where the security will pass you through the boom gates to Palm Court parking in-front of Old Main Building.

Inside Old Main Building - Finding F45

The Old Main Building has two entrances. Sign in at security/reception at the entrance on the right facing the building. Go through turn-styles and turn immediately left at the door. Continue all the way up the stairs at the end of the passage. Turn right on the first floor F45. Pass the lifts on right and through double-doors. Ring buzzer at door facing you.

Please call: +27 21 406 6401/6628/6428 for further assistance.