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Thursday 30 October 2014
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Finding your way: map, directions and parking

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

Salford Royal is easily accessible by public transport.

 

If you are travelling by bus, train or tram and require journey planning advice or information please contact Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or use the Transport for Greater Manchester (TFGM) online journey planner.

 

By bus

There are a number of buses operating to and from the site, full details and timetables available from TFGM.

 

By train

The nearest rail station is Eccles (Manchester), about 25 minute walk away or a five minute taxi journey.

 

Walking from the station

On leaving the station turn right crossing the motorway bridge and right again travelling along Wellington Road for approximately 300 metres.  Turn left onto Eccles Old Road, the hospital is 500 metres ahead.

 

Br tram

Take the Eccles line to Ladywell station, about 10-15 minute walk away.

 

Walking from the station

On leaving the platform walk along Eccles New Road towards Stott Lane (in the opposite direction from the roundabout/Eccles).  At the traffic lights, turn left into Stott Lane, the hospital is 500 meters ahead.

 

By foot or bike

If you live close by to the hospital and are fit and well, we would encourage you to walk. Further information can be found on the WalkIt website.

 

A number of cycle paths and lanes lead to the hospital.  Further information can be found on the CycleGM website.

 

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:

 

Time

Charge £

0-3Hrs

2.00

3-4 hrs

3.00

4-6hrs

4.00

6-8hrs

6.00

Weekly Token

10.00

Lost token

10.00

Blue badge Holders

As above

 

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

 

Concessionary daily rate of £4 for patients receiving full day’s treatments (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 on the Liverpool 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 to patients and visitors with mobility issues and you are advised to use the onsite car parks.

 

Salford City Council Car Park charges for East car park:

 

Time

Charge £

0-1hrs

1.00

1-3hrs

2.00

3-4hrs

3.00

4-6hrs

4.00

6-8hrs

6.00

                     

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.


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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.


Community clinics and health centres

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