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Site Map 2018

Map and directions

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.


Please do not visit ward or patient areas if you have:

  • Signs or symptoms of flu
  • Had diarrhoea and/or vomiting in the last two days

 

Please help us keep free from infection.


Our address

          Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
          Stott Lane
          Salford
          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.

 



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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.


Train

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.


Tram

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


Bus

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, Prestwich and Leigh.


For further information on local bus routes please go to the TfGM journey planner.


By taxi

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


By car or motorbike

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



Patient and Visitor Parking 

Each of our hospital sites have a number of Patient and Visitor Car Parks and also parking for blue badge holders and drop off/ pick up areas.  We use signage with different colours and symbols to designate available parking as detailed below.


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Patient and Visitor Car Parks Signage
Patient and Visitor Car Parks Signage

Patient and Visitor parking at Salford Royal is located on the main hospital site offering spaces on the Central car park and further spaces on the North car park. Both car parks are currently operated on a pay on exit system using barriers. 

 

Please note that due to construction work the North Car Park is currently closed. However, some additional parking spaces are now provided in Central Car Park (Zone 5).


Patient and Visitor Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Points are located at the Central car park and are provided by Podpoint.  In these particular spaces, only electric or hybrid vehicles are permitted to park and payment must be made via the ticket/ ANPR pay on exit system.  The duration of stay in these spaces is restricted to a maximum 4 hour parking period, with no return within 12 hours.  Vehicles must be using the charging facility when parked.  Charges for electricity used, if made, and instructions will be detailed/ displayed as part of the charging unit.

 

Additional patient and visitor parking  is available on the Stott Lane (East Car Park) which is managed by Salford City Council using separate payment systems and charge levels set by them.  


Please note that due to construction works the Stott Lane (East) Car Park is currently operating at a reduced capacity and the location of available spaces may vary as part of this work.

 

Drop Off/ Pick Up Parking

We have parking areas which allow a short period of parking or waiting for drop off, pickup and delivery purposes, which are usually located near to entrances or buildings.

  • There is a drop off zone on the west side of the Hope Building which operates on a maximum 30 minute wait period.
  • The Central and North pay on exit car parks also operate a 30 minute free grace period. The ticket issued on entry should be inserted into the payment machine or the exit barrier terminals to confirm this free grace period.

 

Patient and Visitor Blue Badge Parking

Patient and Visitor Blue Badge parking for the use of patients and visitors with a valid blue badge and those transporting blue badge holders with a mobility issue, is provided within the Central, North Car Parks.  In the South areas of the hospital site there are also disabled parking bays near Rehab and the Barnes Building, accessed off Stott Lane. 

 

Please see information regarding parking concessions following. for when using blue badge parking spaces on the Central and North Car Parks, users are required to visit the Car Parking Office located alongside the Main Entrance in the Hope Building.  Alternatively, during hours when the Car Park Office is closed, use of the intercom at parking exits is available.

 

The Central car park area also operates a ‘meet and greet’ service for patients with mobility issues or additional needs.  See further information by clicking following (Meet and Greet Service) or selecting/ searching from website.

 

In addition, there are further blue badge parking spaces on the Stott Lane (East) Car Park operated by Salford City Council, but please note these are a considerable walking distance from the hospital and also require walking up/ down a slope.

 

Charges for patient and visitor parking

We do charge for patient and visitor parking, with the charges being displayed on tariff signs displayed in patient and visitor parking areas.  However, we also offer concessions for certain types of users including blue badge holders, see further details following; along with reduced price tickets for weekly or monthly parking.


Our Central and North Car Parks on the hospital site have parking entrance and exit barriers, with payment or authorisation before exit being required at a payment machine or Car Parking Office before departure for any parking period greater than 30 minutes.  On arrival at the barrier a ticket will be issued and your vehicle registration read using a number plate camera.  In order to pay before exit, you can use your ticket or vehicle registration details for any of the 4 payment options listed.


The East (Stott Lane) Car Park is owned and operated by Salford City Council, so has a different payment process, using pay and display ticket machines and a website and phone payment option.  Please see signs and machines in the parking area for more details.


Central and North Car Parks

We have four methods of payment:

  1. Cash payments at our parking machines. Machines are located by the Hope Building & Ladywell Building Entrances, plus at Zone 5 (the Ground Floor of the Multi- Storey Car Park) and accept coins and notes. A machine is also located in the North car park.
  2. Card & Contactless payments at parking machines. Machines are located in Central car park by the Hope Building & Ladywell Building Entrances, plus at Zone 5 (the Ground Floor of the Multi- Storey Car Park).
  3. Card & Contactless payments at parking exit barriers.  If you been unable to pay at a machine, Card/ Contactless payment using either your ticket or vehicle number plate recognition is available at the exit barriers before departure.
  4. Payment at the Car Parking Office.  Our Car Parking Office, located on the Ground Floor of the Hope Building is able to take payments for parking in exceptional circumstances or concessions during Monday to Friday daytimes.


Current charges for parking are:

Time period

Charge details

Up to 30 minutes

Free

Up to 3 hours

£2

Up to 4 hours

£3

Up to 6 hours

£4

Up to 8 hours

£6

Weekly ticket, up to 7 consecutive days

£10

Monthly permit

£25

 

Monthly parking tickets are also available at the Car Parking Office, Ground Floor, Hope Building.


Stott Lane (East) Car Park, operated by Salford City Council

Charges apply at all times:

Time period

Charge details

Up to 3 hours

£2

From 3 to 4 hours

£3

From 4 to 6 hours

£4

From 6 to 24 hours

£6

 

Patient and Visitor Parking Charge Concessions

We offer a number of free or reduced price parking concessions.  See table following for details and conditions:


Type Of User

Concession/ Conditions

How to obtain

Patient & Visitor Blue Badge holders

Awaiting Government Confirmation of the concession details.

However, we are moving towards enabling free parking for holders of a valid blue badge.

Central & North Car Parks – Visit the Car Parking Enquiries Desk in the Hope Building, open Monday to Friday from 08:00 (8am) until 20:00 (8pm) with your valid blue badge, ticket & vehicle registration for authorisation to exit barriers.

Rehab & Barnes Buildings (South Area parking) – make sure your blue badge is clearly displayed in windscreen when parked.

Stott Lane (East Car Park) – follow instructions detailed on signs and payment machines.

Frequent Outpatient Attendees

Awaiting further Government Confirmation, but currently:

Free for Patients attending outpatients 3 or more times a week or more than 4 consecutive weeks on Central/ North Car Parks.

Obtain authorisation form from ward/ department and visit website detailed, or the Car Parking Enquiries Desk in the Hope Building, open Monday to Friday from 08:00 (8am) until 20:00 (8pm) with your ticket & vehicle registration for authorisation to exit barriers.

Parents of sick children in hospital overnight

Awaiting Government Confirmation of the concession details.

Awaiting Government Guidelines;

Currently, see ‘Carers of patients’ details following.

Carers of patients

Free for Carers of young persons under 18 or individuals with additional support needs (supported by ward or department lead) on Central/ North Car Parks.

Obtain authorisation form from ward/ department and visit website detailed, or the Car Parking Enquiries Desk in the Hope Building, open Monday to Friday from 08:00 (8am) until 20:00 (8pm) with your ticket & vehicle registration for authorisation to exit barriers.

Patients attending for Cancer treatment

Free for Patients attending for cancer treatment both inpatients and outpatients on Central/ North Car Parks.

Obtain authorisation form from ward/ department and visit website detailed, or the Car Parking Enquiries Desk in the Hope Building, open Monday to Friday from 08:00 (8am) until 20:00 (8pm) with your ticket & vehicle registration for authorisation to exit barriers.

Patients attending the Christie Radiotherapy Centre

Free for Patients attending for cancer treatment both inpatients and outpatients on Central Car Park.

Obtain authorisation from Christie Radiotherapy reception to use their parking, or provide your ticket and vehicle registration to allow exit through barriers.

Patients attending the Renal Unit

Free for Patients attending for regular treatment on Central/ North Car Parks.

Obtain authorisation form from ward/ department and visit website detailed, or the Car Parking Enquiries Desk in the Hope Building, open Monday to Friday from 08:00 (8am) until 20:00 (8pm) with your ticket & vehicle registration for authorisation to exit barriers.

Relatives of terminally ill patients

Free for Relatives of patients receiving end of life care on Central/ North Car Parks

Obtain authorisation form from ward/ department and visit website detailed, or the Car Parking Enquiries Desk in the Hope Building, open Monday to Friday from 08:00 (8am) until 20:00 (8pm) with your ticket & vehicle registration for authorisation to exit barriers.

Staff working night duties

Awaiting Government Confirmation of the concession details.

Awaiting Government Guidelines:

Make a staff parking application and ensure correctly detail hours worked

 

The Hospital Travel Cost Scheme

This allows you to reclaim travelling costs for attending hospital, if you receive certain welfare payments or have a valid exemption card or an HC2 form.


Please ask staff in the ward or department for the General/ Cashiers office contact details, for you to obtain more information.   Travel costs are refunded with the correct documentation at the General/ Cashiers office locations following:


Hospital site

Location

Salford Royal Hospital

General/ Cashiers Office, Ground Floor, Hope Building

 

In addition further information is also available on the NHS choices website.


Parking Enforcement

As part of car parking management process, parking enforcement is in operation across the Group and vehicles found to be in breach of parking conditions, as detailed by relevant signage and road markings, may be issued with a parking charge notice.


If you have received a Parking Charge Notice (PCN) please visit Open Parking to find out why the PCN was issued, see any photographic evidence taken at the time of issue, pay securely for the PCN or submit evidence to appeal against your PCN.


Appealing a Parking Charge Notice (PCN)

If you feel that your Parking Charge Notice (PCN) was issued incorrectly or you have mitigating circumstances, you can appeal the PCN by clicking on  or alternatively writing to:


Open Parking, PO Box 1049, Northampton, NN4 4DZ


See what you will need in order to appeal below.  Please note that appeals cannot be processed over the phone.


Please have ready...

  • Your PCN number (e.g. NG12345678), which you can see on the PCN letter.
  • Your Vehicle Registration Mark (number plate).
  • Any evidence to support your appeal, which should be files or photos to upload in a JPG or PDF format (or printed and supplied with a written appeal).


Your PCN will be placed on hold at its current charge as soon as your appeal is received. Charges will not increase whilst your appeal is processed and Open Parking will aim to respond to you with a decision within 14 days.


Paying a PCN  

Pay by a secure online payment service.


Phone the automated payment line on 0330 088 9564 or post a cheque to:


Open Parking, PO BOX 1049, Northampton, NN4 4DZ. 

  • Please note on the cheque the PCN number from your letter and your Vehicle Registration Mark (number plate). 

 


Staff, Student and Contractor Parking

You need a valid application to park at our hospitals.


Further information regarding this is on the Trust internal intranet pages and in Travel Choices and Parking information which should be included in recruitment and contractor information.  If you cannot access the Trust intranet or have not received this information, please request it by emailing carparking@srft.nhs.uk.


All staff, contractors and students who are seeking to park a vehicle for longer than a 30 minute period on Trust sites must complete and submit a parking application. This includes visiting the hospital sites to pick up/ drop off equipment or attend regular meetings.  If you do not have a valid, authorised parking application prior, you should not park on our hospital sites, or park as a visitor and pay the appropriate parking tariff rate.



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Site Map 2018

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.