Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Parking
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Aberdeen Royal Infirmary is the biggest hospital within the Grampian area. It sits on a site of 125 acres and has about 900 hospital beds. It is a teaching hospital with connections to the University of Aberdeen’s medical school, and it offers care to a population of over 600,000.
The hospital has on-call chaplains, and also chaplains within the wards, as well as a chapel on level 2 with short services usually taking place on Sundays. There is also a rooftop garden available for patients, their relatives, and staff.
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There are a number of shops available on the ground floor of the hospital in the main concourse. You’ll find a number of cafés, plus a convenience store and a clothing store. There are also cash machines available throughout the hospital, as well as telephones and a pharmacy.
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Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Parking Statistics
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Parking at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Access to the main Aberdeen Royal Infirmary parking area is only for blue badge holders, outpatients with valid appointments, dropping off and picking up patients, emergency vehicles, and staff.
Patients must show their appointment letter to the attendant at the barrier, and must only park within areas marked for patient use. Because the car parks are so busy, the hospital does ask that you don’t park in the car park for your whole stay if you can avoid it. If you have to use the park for the duration of your stay, please let ward staff know so that they can inform parking staff. For long-term or frequent patients, there are specific parking bays available.
Visitors cannot park at the main hospital site from 6:30am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.
The Lady Helen Parking Centre is only for patients and visitors to use. The car park uses barriers and an automatic number plate recognition. Hospital staff monitor the facility to ensure that only genuine visitors to the hospital are using the car park.
There are also drop-off/collection zones where you can park for up to 30 minutes at a time. These are found near the main entrance and at the revolving door entrance.
There is no charge for parking at the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
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By Train: The Aberdeen train station is a little over 5 minutes’ drive from the hospital and services the Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER and Scotrail lines.
By Bus: There is a bus stop near the entrance of the hospital, and it services lines 3, 3A, 10, 10B, 10C, 35, 37 and 59.
By Car: Aberdeen Royal Infirmary is located within Foresterhill Health Campus on Foresterhill Road, a little over 5 minutes’ drive from the centre of Aberdeen.
Disabled Parking at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
There is disabled parking available near all main entrances at the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary main site. To use the disabled parking at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, you must display your blue badge at all times, and show your badge to staff before parking.
You must not park on double yellow lines within hospital grounds.
To search for the disabled car park that is closest to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, see the Blue Badge Parking website.
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Where is Aberdeen Royal Infirmary?
It is located in the Foresterhill Health Campus on Foresterhill Road, a little over 5 minutes’ drive from the centre of Aberdeen.
What sort of spiritual care policies does Aberdeen Royal Infirmary have?
Each ward has a designated chaplain who regularly visits, and there is always a chaplain on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. No matter your faith or religion, or if you’re not religious at all, they are happy to be there to support you. They perform services, usually on Sundays, for patients, visitors and staff in the chapel on level 2 of the hospital.
What should I bring with me when I go into hospital?
You are advised to bring the following belongings:
- Soap and a facecloth
- Spare underwear
- Toothbrush and toothpaste
- Dressing gown
- Razor or shaving kit
- Small change for the telephone
- Comfortable clothing
- Personal medication
There is also a bedside locker where you can keep your belongings. The hospital can look after small amounts of cash or valuables, which you can hand over to ward staff and will be given a receipt for. You are responsible for all belongings that you do not give to ward staff.
What are the visiting hours of Aberdeen Royal Infirmary?
Visiting times at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary are flexible, so you can pick a time that suits you. Please note that children must be supervised by an adult at all times.
What services does Aberdeen Royal Infirmary offer?
- Breast scans
- Burns unit
- Clinical neurophysiology
- Dialysis units
- Emergency department
- General medicine
- General surgery
- Intensive care
- Neurology and neurosurgery
- Plastic surgery
- Renal medicine
- Social work
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Latest Aberdeen Royal Infirmary parking reviews
Super easy to access & find. A bit far from town but a nice walk.Kelly
Space was a bit tighter than expected but that was partly down to the poor parking either side. Will definitely use again possibly on a monthly basis.Gavin
Nice spot at a nice location.Manil Muhammad
Great space in a safe place. Good value, really happySharon
Great location for my requirements, fair price and will definitely book again.Gail
Very safe space, easy to find, no hassleLauren
No issues at all - Would have retained had I not switched to working at home, thus no longer requiring city centre parking.Ross