Royal Stoke Hospital Parking
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The Royal Stoke Hospital is located on Newcastle Road, just outside of the Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre. Around 500,000 people visit the outpatients centre each year, and it has around 6,000 staff, making it one of the largest hospitals in the country.
There is a bus service between the Royal Stoke and County Hospitals that operates on an hourly basis. Patients and visitors can reserve a seat on this bus for free. This service operates from 6am until 10pm, on the hour, every hour, during the week. On weekends, it runs from 8am until 5pm, running every two hours.
The hospital offers free-WiFi for all patients and visitors, but if you want faster internet for things like streaming videos, there is a premium Wi-Fi service which you will need to pay for. The prices are as follows:
- 1 day: £5
- 1 week: £10
- 1 month: £20
- 3 months: £40
- 6 months: £80
- 1 year: £160
Hospital Radio Stafford has been broadcasting to Royal Stoke University Hospital, County Hospital, Cannock Chase hospital, and Katharine House Hospice since 1972, and is completely free to listen to, 24 hours a day, all year long. It is run by volunteers, and patients can make music requests.
Wheelchairs are available from the entrance of all of the hospital’s buildings. Please note that some wheelchairs are coin-operated. You will also find free telephone points throughout the hospital, and they all have a taxi contact which you can also use for free.
The hospital offers a restaurant overlooking the main entrance atrium, as well as coffee outlets by the main entrance and in the Lyme Building entrance. There is a Royal Voluntary Service outlet located at the entrance of the Maternity Centre, and a WHSmith near the main entrance.
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4.8 out of 5 stars
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Parking at the Royal Stoke Hospital
There are over 3,000 parking spaces in total for patients, relatives and staff at the hospital. The parking at Royal Stoke Hospital is usually in high demand and gets very busy during afternoon visiting hours, so please allow plenty of time to find a space, and use alternative forms of transport whenever possible.
The cost of using Royal Stoke Hospital parking is as follows:
- Up to 1 hour: £1.90
- 1-2 hours: £3.20
- 2-3 hours: £4.20
- 3-4 hours: £6.10
- 4-8 hours: £7.20
- 8-24 hours: £9.50
There are concessionary parking permits available for patients and visitors who regularly visit the hospital. This costs £15 per week, and is available to the following people:
- Patients who visit the hospital for several days throughout the week.
- Relatives of terminally ill patients who are visiting on a daily basis.
- Relatives of patients likely to be an inpatient for longer than two weeks.
- Relatives visiting for long periods of time outside normal visiting hours.
Patients who are using renal services, maternity services, critical care, high-dependency and cancer services can apply for exemption from parking charges.
You can pay for parking at the Royal Stoke Hospital over the phone, or by using the APCOA Connect app on your phone. There is a 20p administration fee when paying for the app, and then you’ll just pay as usual for parking by entering the location code for your park (1521 for Car Parks H and I, and code 1520 for all others).
Please note that car parks H and I are pay-on-exit car parks, and you do not need to obtain and display a parking ticket to use them. When you go to exit, visit a pay machine before you get back into your car and enter your registration number into the machine. It will calculate how much you owe, and then once you have paid, the barriers will raise to let you leave. All other car parks are pay and display, so you will need to obtain a parking ticket when you arrive at the park.
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By Train: The Stoke-on-Trent train station is about 7 minutes’ drive from the hospital and services the Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, E M R, West Midlands Trains, and northern lines.
By Bus: Several bus lines stop at the hospital, including 1, 1A Orange, 1B, 9 Yellow, 22, and 25.
By Car: The Royal Stoke Hospital is about 3 minutes’ drive from the centre of Newcastle-under-Lyme, just off the A34.
Disabled Parking at the Royal Stoke Hospital
Disabled parking is available outside all main buildings at the Royal Stoke Hospital, and there are also a number of 20-minute drop-off zones also available. Blue badge holders will still have to pay for parking. However, blue badge holders can park for an extra 30 minutes between paying and exiting in car parks H and I, and for an extra 60 minutes in all other car parks.
To search for the disabled car park that is closest to the Royal Stoke Hospital, see the Blue Badge Parking website.
There are two electric charging stations at the Royal Stoke Hospital.
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Where is the Royal Stoke Hospital located?
It is just outside of the Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre, off the A34.
What should I bring with me when I come to the hospital?
You should bring your letter of admission, any medication you’re taking, and personal belongings like toiletries, pyjamas, towels, glasses, etc.
Is smoking allowed at the Royal Stoke Hospital?
The only places you can smoke at the Royal Stoke Hospital are within the designated smoking shelters.
When are visiting times?
Visiting times vary across the hospital, please contact the department or ward that you want to visit beforehand. Call the switchboard on 01782 715444 to arrange this. Please note that the hospital allows a maximum of two visitors per patient per bedside, unless you have been given permission to have more visitors.
What services does the Royal Stoke Hospital offer?
- Blood tests
- Cancer Centre
- Clinical Haematology
- Colorectal Surgery
- Dentist Services
- ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat)
- Genitourinary Medicine
- Hearing and Balance services
- Kidney Unit
- Mental Health
- Nuclear Medicine
- Obstetrics and gynaecology
- Pain management
- Plastic surgery
- Renal medicine
- Sleep Service
- Spinal services
- Staffordshire Children's Hospital at Royal Stoke
- Sterile Services
- Stroke service
- Trauma and orthopaedics
- Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery
- Vascular surgery
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Latest Royal Stoke Hospital parking reviews
Easy to find with a satnav, though the route in from the south involves a network of roundabouts. Plenty of room at 1630 on a weekday. I was walking on to N Stoke Hospital, where parking is insufficient. A 15 minute walk. There is a pedestrian subway under the main road just as you reach the main road.Richard
convenient n cost effectiveRenol
Very convenient parking space. A 15 minute walk to the west building at the hospital. I will use it again however the recent price increase puts it at a slightly higher price than the cheapest hospital staff parking.Benjamin
A very welcomed reasonably priced parking space in a safe area and very spacious. I'm grateful that it's available.Benjamin
Easy to find, plenty of spaces on the day I parkedGeoff
Good value, great location for visiting the hospital, quite tricky to locate the correct driveway from the main road though initially, particularly as the road is so busy, it hard to slow down enough to see the correct turning unyil you are past it. Happy with the space overall.Katie
I booked this space because i had an appointment at the Royal Stoke Hospital. I don’t live near Stoke so we had gone for a ride to see what the parking was like there and quickly realised we would have problems finding a space at the time of my appointment. I therefore found this app for parking and put in i needed a space near the hospital. This parking space came up and i booked it. It was so easy, The space itself was slightly difficult to find mainly because it is a very busy, fast road and when i slowed down to find the turning i was soon blasted from behind by an irate driver, i therefore missed the turn and had to go past and turn around , there is a central reservation so you can’t just cross the road to get back. But once i knew where the entrance to the car park was it was easy to get there. I would 100% recommend and it was just a 5 minute walk to the hospital so took away the stress of driving round the car park there.Thankyou to the owners for allowing the parking spaces to be used. Hopefully i won’t need to go back to stoke hospital again but i know where to park if i do.Diane
Very easy to get to and quite spacious. Directions spot on. Good 10 mins walk from the hospital main entrance. I was concerned about crossing the. A34 but it was actually quite easy to cross. One thing is if you enter by the first hospital entrance off the A34 (as you will) there is almost no signage to the hospital departments. If you are not familiar with the hospital layout its an idea to have a map of it. Save a bit of walking!Jonathan