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The Merrywood Practice
William Budd Health Centre, Knowle West Health Park
Downton Road, Knowle, Bristol, BS4 1WH

Disabled Access
The building has been designed throughout to allow easy access for people with physical disabilities,including wheelchair users. There is a hearing loop in the waiting area.

There is normally ample parking for staff and patients. If you do not have a blue badge please do not park in the disabled parking bays.

There is a drop off only bay outside the Health Centre - please do not park here as it can cause an obstruction

Public Transport
Please click here for current timetables for 90 91 92 or 96 bus routes.
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The Mede Sprint bus service
The Mede Sprint is a bookable door-to-door community transport service available to anyone living,
or working in Knowle West. It has two 16-seater minibuses with a ramp for wheelchairs and a 6-seater people carrier.
It operates weekdays from 9.00am to 5.00 pm taking members mainly to local facilities in Knowle West.
These include:

  • doctors' surgeries,
  • The Healthy Living Centre,
  • Walk-In Centre,
  • OAP Clubs,Bingo & supermarkets .

Membership is free to join, with free journeys for concessionary travel cardholders and £1 per journey for all other members.
To book a journey, call the Sprint. Usually 24 hours notice is required, although the service will try to accommodate emergencies on the day where possible.
Permanent regular requests for journeys can also be arranged.
Tel: 01179 041 220

RSVP - patient transport
We are delighted that we have recruited a volunteer driver through RSVP - welcome aboard Terry!
Contact reception on 0117 9449750 if you need help getting to appointments at the practice