There are two units on our Frenchay site: Frenchay BIRU South and Frenchay BIRU North. We’ve assembled a medical team with an outstanding depth of expertise who work across both buildings.


  • 52 beds split over two buildings
  • High dependency ward
  • Accessible therapy kitchens
  • Two gymnasiums
  • Hydrotherapy pool
  • Two independent living flats
  • Five large day rooms, three of which have direct garden access
  • Private landscaped gardens including an outdoor area featuring different types of surfaces for practising walking
  • Access to North Bristol NHS Trust facilities, for example, MRI and CT scans and diagnostics
  • Access to other external specialists, for example, seating and assistive technology