The Guildford Institute
Ward Street, Guildford GU1 4LH

t 01483 562142

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Opening Times

The Library opens 10am – 2pm, Tuesday – Friday.

V Café opens 9.30am – 3pm, Wednesday to Friday. Book a table.

Office Hours
Office Hours are Monday to Friday 9.30am to 5pm.

The Library
The Library is closed until further notice.

V Café at The Guildford Institute
The Restaurant is closed until further notice.

The Institute closes completely from Maundy Thursday until the Wednesday after Easter and from Christmas Eve to New Years’ Day (inclusive).

Public Transport Links

We are a 10 minute walk from Guildford and London Road railway stations and less than 5 minutes from the bus station. Buses 3, 8, 25, 34, 36, 37, 100, 300, 462/3, 478/9, and 715 all stop directly outside or opposite the Institute.


Unfortunately there is no designated parking at The Guildford Institute. There are however, several public car parks nearby offering a range of short and long-term parking options. Limited pay & display spaces are available in Ward Street offering 30 minute parking and unrestricted blue badge parking.