Information about Parking in Ninewells
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Ninewells is an area in Dundee, a coastal city in eastern Scotland. The city lies on the River Tay, and is the 4th largest city in Scotland. In 2018, there were just over 148,000 people living here, making it the city with the second-highest population density in Scotland. There are 2 universities here, The University of Dundee and Abertay University, which means that around 14% of the city’s population is made up of students. The city was founded during the 11th century, and the oldest building in Dundee is thought to be St Mary's Tower, which dates back to the late 15th century.
Ninewells is home to Ninewells Hospital; a teaching hospital home to the Tayside Children's Hospital, the Ninewells medical school, and the nursing school of the University of Dundee. Ninewells also has a community garden, which is open 7 days a week and has gardens, an orchard, picnic areas, wildlife habitats, and children’s play areas.
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Parking in Ninewells
If you are looking for parking in Ninewells, you should check the Mariner Dr car park, a free parking lot located at Green Circular, postcode DD2 1TY.
Ninewells Hospital also offers car parking options for patients and visitors. Visit the hospital’s website for more information.
There isn’t any council-managed parking in Ninewells, however, there are plenty of options in central Dundee. There are several car parks located throughout the city centre, as well as about 530 on-street parking spaces.
The Arts Centre, Discovery, East Port, East Whale Lane (East Marketgait), Hilltown (West), Hunter Street North, Hunter Street South, Queen Street, Science Centre (East Marketgait), Science Centre (West Greenmarket), and South Tay Street car parks offer parking.
The following costs apply for monthly tickets:
- Pay on foot monthly ticket for Gellatly Street, Greenmarket, Olympia & West Bell Street Multi-Storey Car Parks: £110
- Restricted pay on foot monthly ticket for Olympia & West Bell Street Multi-Storey Car Parks: £100
- Pay and display monthly ticket for Hunter Street North & South, East Whale Lane& Queen Street (Broughty Ferry) Car Parks: £110
The following costs apply for residents permits:
- City Centre: £120
- Broughty Ferry: £84
- Menzieshill: £20
The following costs apply for penalty charges:
- Off-Street Charge (excess parking time on a displayed ticket): £60
- Off-Street Excess Charge Notice (no evidence of ticket): £60
- On-Street Parking Offence (contravention): £60
Free motorbike parking is available at the following locations:
- Whitehall Crescent
- South Tay Street
- Exchange Street
If you would like to park your motorhome, East Whale Lane car park is the best place, but please contact 01382 432095 to make arrangements for this before you arrive. Please note that you cannot sleep, camp or cook while parked in any Dundee City Council car park.
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The Ninewells Community Garden is located across from the hospital, and is run by volunteers for the community to use 7 days a week. Here, you can enjoy picnics, go for a walk, garden, or take your kids to the playground. There are even plants and produce available for sale, and stock will vary by the season, so be sure to check regularly!
The Riverside Nature Park lies where Dundee's old landfill used to be. Now, it’s a great spot to watch birds and enjoy views over the Tay Estuary. There have been over 130 species of birds on or near the park, and over 2000 trees have been planted here.
In central Dundee, you can visit the V&A Dundee, the first dedicated design museum in Scotland. It’s all about creativity, and has over 12,000 pieces in their collection. Entry to the V&A is free, and there are also paid exhibitions to see. There’s a café, plus amazing views of the city and over the water from the upper floor. Right beside it is the RRS Discovery, a visitor attraction which tells the story of Captain Scott and his ship, the ‘Discovery’.
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By Train: The Dundee train station is right in the city centre, and services the Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER and ScotRail lines. The Invergowrie train station is a 20-minute walk from the hospital and services the ScotRail line.
By Bus: Several bus lines run through the area, including 9, 9C, 10, 16, 16B, 39, X7 and X54.
By Plane: Dundee Airport is about 5 minutes’ drive from Ninewells.
Disabled Parking in Ninewells
Blue badge holders may park for free and without time limit in any council car park or on-street parking.
To search for the disabled car park that is closest to Ninewells, see the Blue Badge Parking website.
There is an electric charging station at the hospital, as well as one on Orleans Place, and two more outside the Tesco. There are also many more available in central Dundee.
A network of all electric vehicle charging points can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
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Where is Ninewells?
It is to the west of central Dundee, about 10 minutes’ drive away.
What is there to do in Ninewells?
There is a beautiful community garden and riverside park, and since the city centre is so close, it’s easy to get out and explore Dundee, too.
What is Ninewells known for?
Ninewells is home to Ninewells hospital, which was credited with introducing laparoscopic surgery to the UK, and it is a leader in cancer treatment (especially leukemia), medical genetics, and robotic surgery. The medical school is also ranked very highly, and in 2009 it was the best in the UK.
What is there to do in Dundee?
Dundee is a vibrant city with a Contemporary Arts Centre and a Science Centre, and it is home to the design museum V&A Dundee and the McManus Art Gallery & Museum. The town also has plenty of history, with iconic locations such as St Mary's Tower, which dates back to the late 15th century.
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