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Wednesday 29 March 2017
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Salford Royal is about four miles west of Manchester city centre and is easily accessible by public transport.   We do have two car parks but they are very busy; you may have a long wait at peak times. Wherever possible please use public transport, come by bike or walk,  Exercise reduces the risk of chronic illnesses, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, asthma, stroke and some cancers.  It makes you feel better too.

Our address

          Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
          Stott Lane
          M6 8HD

The main Salford Royal site is located next to the M602 (Junction 2), making it easily accessible from all parts of Greater Manchester and the North West.


Getting to the hospital

By foot or bike

See the WalkIt website for details of pedestrian routes to the hospital.

Cycle routes to the hospital can be found on the TfGM website: http://cycling.tfgm.com. We have lots of secure bicycle stands.


By Public transport

Transport for Greater Manchester has information about all forms of public transport on their website (www.tfgm.com) or by calling 0871 200 22 33. Bus, train and tram routes in Salford  are shown on Map 3 which is available at all their Travel Shops.


The nearest rail station is Eccles, a 20 minute walk away. There are direct services from Manchester and Liverpool.

On leaving the station turn right crossing the motorway bridge and right again along Wellington Road for 300 yards.  Use the subway to cross Eccles Old Road and turn left past Sainsbury’s. The hospital is 500 yards ahead.


The nearest tram stop is Ladywell, on the Eccles Line. It is a 10-15 minute walk away.


Buses stop right outside our main entrance. There are frequent direct services from Manchester Shudehill, Salford Shopping Centre, Eccles, Cadishead, Farnworth, Walkden, Worsley, Trafford Centre, Rusholme, Didsbury, Failsworth, Newton Heath, Cheetham Hill, Swinton and Prestwich.

By taxi

The taxi drop-off point is in the main hospital grounds off Eccles Old Road.

Car Parks 2012
By car or motorbike

Please use postcode M6 8HD if you are using sat-nav to find your way to the hospital.


Car parking facilities and charges

There are two on-site car parks (Central and North) which are accessed off Eccles Old Road allowing patients and visitors to park near to the part of the hospital they are visiting.

The Central and North car parks operate a token and barrier system, which allows you to pay for the time parked. If you are attending the hospital for 20 minutes or less there is no charge.


Car park charges for North and Central car parks:



Charge £



3-4 hrs






Weekly Token


Lost token


Blue badge Holders *




The Trust operates a number of concession parking charges:


A reduced weekly rate of £4 is available for patients attending for:


  • Daily dressings in Dermatology

  • Weekly Phototherapy sessions

  • Pain Management Programmes

  • 12 or more consecutive weeks

  • Visitors to IC/Critical Care

  • * Present your blue badge to the reception desk - reduced rate can only be applied in opening hours


Concessionary daily rate of £4 for patients receiving a full day’s treatment (this also applies to Panda Unit)


Patients are exempt of any of the above parking charges if attending:


  • Weekly Renal Dialysis sessions

  • Cancer patients attending regular appointments

  • Patients supported by the End of Life Care Plan


Note: A £5 deposit is required for any weekly token issued; this is fully refundable on return of the token. For any enquiries on the above charges or concessionary rates please contact the Car Parking Customer Care Team in the Hope Building - Main Reception Desk (level 1 – Atrium)


The Trust also has access to the East car park off Stott Lane which is owned and operated by Salford City Council and is a pay and display car park.  Please bring the correct change.  These prices are correct at the time of printing and are subject to change.


This car park is not suited for patients and visitors with mobility issues and you are advised to use the on-site car parks.


Salford City Council car park charges for East car park:



Charge £










Please click here to find out which car park is best for you.


National Hospital Travel Costs Scheme

The National Hospital Travel Costs Scheme is in place to help people who feel they may struggle with the costs of parking or travelling to hospital. To find out more about this scheme and whether you are eligible please visit the Cashiers Office, located in Hope Building or call 0161 206 5178 or 0161 206 0158.

Hospital Map
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Finding your way around the hospital

Buildings on Salford Royal’s site are distinguished by their name, colour and a symbol to help patients and visitors find their way around. Signage and maps on the site reflect this.  Patient appointment letters will tell you the name of the department/ward you will be attending, along with the building and the level/floor this is located on.


The Main Outpatients Department is located near the Main Entrance in Hope Building. The lifts and stairs leading to Main Outpatients are opposite the café and M&S Simply Food.

  • Why not try our interactive map to find out which building the department/ward is located


Community clinics and health centres

Many outpatients’ appointments take place in community clinics or health centres.