Parking at Salford Royal

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.

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 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.

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

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

Central Car Park - free parking is available for patients and visitors who are valid blue badge holders attending the hospital, but you need authorisation to exit the barriers without payment.

Blue Badge parking spaces around Rehab & Barnes Buildings (South Area parking); ensure your valid blue badge is clearly displayed when parking.

Stott Lane (East Car Park) – follow instructions detailed on signs and payment machines as this car park is controlled by Salford City Council

Central Car Park – 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

Central Car Park - Free for out-patients who attend hospital for an appointment at least three times within a month and for an overall period of at least three months. Visit the Car Parking Enquiries Desk in the Hope Building, open Monday to Friday from 08:00 (8am) until 20:00 (8pm) with confirmation of your appointments and receipts/ tickets for at least 9 parking payments within the previous 90 days to obtain a refund.

Parents of sick children in hospital overnight

Central Car Park - for a parent or guardian of a child or young person, under 18 years of age, who is admitted as an inpatient at hospital overnight. They receive free parking between the hours of 7.30pm and 8am while visiting the child. This would apply to a maximum of two vehicles. 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.

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 Car Park. 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 Car Park 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 Car Park.

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

For members of staff with a shift commencing after 7.30pm and ending before 8am. They receive free parking for the duration of their shift As staff parking charges suspended, currently on hold.

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.

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.

If you feel that your Parking Charge Notice (PCN) was issued incorrectly or you have mitigating circumstances, you can click here to appeal the PCN 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.

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). 

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.

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.

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