Car parking 

As a busy 24/7 hospital, car parking is always in great demand, so please make sure you leave plenty of time to find a space if you’re arriving by car.

When you get here signs will direct you to the main visitors’ car park, found at the rear of the Hospital. There is also a smaller car park on Fountain Street, while visitors to A&E can also use the multi-storey car park. To improve security, most car parks have automatic barriers.

You will need to take a ticket on entry, keep it with you and pay for your parking using one of the five pay stations when you return to your car.



Parking charges are as follows:

  • 0-30 minutes - Free (insert ticket at exit barrier)
  • 30 minutes -1 hour - £2.50
  • 1-2 hours - £3.50
  • 2-4 hours - £4.50
  • 4-8 hours - £6
  • 8-24 hours - £8

Pay machines take coins and notes only. If you wish to pay by card/Apple pay etc. please go to the Car Parking Office before returning to your vehicle.    

Alternative parking is also available on Darnton Road, opposite Stamford Park. For parking fees, please check Tameside MBC's website at The car park can be found at this postcode: OL6 6RL. 

Car Parking Office 

For further information about car parking, including how to purchase reduced charge parking permits, contact the Car Parking Office on 0161 922 6899.

The office is open daily between 8am and 7.30pm and is located in the Atrium of Hartshead South. 

Any driver experiencing problems, or requiring guidance or assistance should contact the Car Parking Office on 0161 922 6899 or press the buzzer at the exit barrier.

Disabled parking 

Blue Badge holders receive free parking. Please display your badge on pay and display car parks.

When using a barrier controlled car park, leave your disabled clock on display and take your badge with you. Before returning to your vehicle, go to one of the pay stations and press the information button to speak to a member of the Car Parking Team.  

Reduced parking fees

Visitors of long stay patients or patients attending for outpatient treatment, for a period exceeding 4 weeks, can apply for a reduced charge parking permit/tickets. Please contact the Parking Office for further information and forms.