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Friday 23 October 2020
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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
          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, 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.

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 30 minutes or less there is no charge.

From Sunday, March 31, North Car Park will be closed for a period of five weeks. During this time, patients and visitors are advised to park on Central Car Park. Signage will be in place to re-direct people accordingly. Thank you for your cooperation.  

Car park charges for North and Central car parks:



Charge £

30 mins


0-3 hrs


3-4 hrs


4-6 hrs


6-8 hrs


Weekly saver


Monthly saver


Lost token


Blue badge Holders *



The above parking charges apply for the designated pay and display patient and visitor bays on the Rehab service road.  


The Trust operates a number of concession parking charges, if you qualify under the criteria below then please ask the ward or department you are visiting.




Frequent attenders to outpatients

Patients attending outpatients 3 or more times a week or more than 4 consecutive weeks.


Cancer treatment

Patients attending for cancer treatment both inpatients and outpatients


Carers of patients


Carers of young persons under 18 or individuals with additional support needs (supported by ward or department lead).



Relatives of terminally ill

Relatives of patients expected to die






Weekly saver 7 day ticket

Unlimited 7 days saver ticket


Monthly saver ticket

Unlimited monthly saver ticket


Relatives of long stay patients

Where the patient is required to stay more than 6 weeks

£4.00 weekly

Relatives of  patients in critical care

Relatives of critical care patients (this includes intensive care, neuro high dependency & surgical high dependency)


£4.00 weekly

Patient Delays

Parking has been longer than 6 hours because of;

  • An outpatient appointment has lasted longer due to tests/treatment
  • Attending A&E (inc Panda)
  • Delayed discharge; you have been waiting to take a patient home following an inpatient stay

£4.00 per visit

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) on 01612064477.


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 £

1-3 hours


3-4 hours


4-6 hours


6-8 hours


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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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.