Getting to Hospital
How to get to our Hospitals
If you are visiting Trafford Hospitals, please click here
You can view our hospitals and how to get to them by clicking on
the links in the right hand column. Simply type in the postcode
from where you're traveling and you will be given detailed
directions and maps to the Hospital you are attending or
If possible please try and use public transport. The hospitals are
served by many bus routes and for information about services please
contact Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) on 0871
200 2233, which is open between 7.00am and 8.00pm on Monday to
Friday, and from 8.00 am to 8.00 am on weekends and bank
You can also visit their website at Transport for Greater Manchester
Visit Greater Manchester Bus Priority Package
further information about TfGM proposals which may affect your
journey to our hospitals over the next two years.
When visiting the hospitals on the central
site, the following car parking facilities are available:
- Hathersage Road Multi Storey Car
Park - This superb new facility which is situated on the
corner of Hathersage Road and Upper Brook Street opened in February
2006 and has more than 1600 spaces available. Access is from
Hathersage Road and there are 70 spaces available on the ground
floor reserved for disabled badge holders. A Pay on Foot system is
operated within this car park.
- Grafton Street Multi Storey Car
Park - This car park has 706 spaces available within the
Multi Storey of which 36 are reserved for disabled badge holders
and a further 77 spaces on the external surface area of which 36
are reserved for disabled badge holders. The Multi Storey Car Park
operates a Pay on Foot system and the external surface car park is
Pay and Display.
- Accident and Emergency Car
Park - A limited amount of car parking comprised of 26
spaces of which 11 are reserved for disabled badge holders. This is
a Pay and Display Car Park.
Work Begins on Grafton Street Car Park Extension
Work has started on an extension to Grafton Street
multi-storey Car Park. This will provide an extra 900 spaces.
However, during the 15 month construction period the number of
spaces will be reduced as the extension is being built on the
surrounding surface car parks. The disabled/accessible spaces
which were on the surface car park at Grafton Street have been
reallocated inside the multi-storey car park.
We apologise for this inconvenience and we would ask for your
patience and understanding whilst the improvement works are
There is another car park for our hospitals on the Oxford Road
site at the corner of Hathersage Road and Upper Brook Street.
If you are visiting the hospitals go the hospital web page you
are visiting and click on 'Plan Your Visit; for further
The site is served by an extensive public transport system -
details can be found here
Car Park Tariffs
The following tariff applies to all the above
- 0 - 30 minutes Free
- 30 minutes - 3 Hours £2.50
- 3-6 Hours £5.00
- 6-24 Hours £15.00
- Weekly Parking Permit - £20.00
- Monthly Parking Permit - £40.00
Disabled badge holders are allowed to park free
of charge when displaying a valid badge. If all disabled spaces are
full disabled badge holders are allowed to park in any normal car
park space free of charge.
Relatives of Intensive Care/High Dependency
Unit Patients - No Charge
Frequent Attenders (three or more times a week)
- No Charge
Relatives of long stay patients - No Charge
If you have been to an Out-patient appointment
or attended Accident & Emergency and your visit has gone
over 6 hours, you will be charged the £5 rate if you speak
to a member of Security staff at the car park before paying
and have proof of your appointment or attendance.
Summary of discounts
Hospital Shuttle Bus
The 147 bus which travels from Manchester
Piccadilly Rail Station via the Universities to the Trust every 10
minutes throughout the day acts as a Shuttle Bus around the site,
a £1.50 hop on hop off day ticket is available around the
Trust site. The 147 bus service which runs from Piccadilly
Railway Station and is operated by the hospitals and its
partners has extended to link to the new car park, providing
access to all parts of the 44 acre hospitals site.
It now runs along Oxford Road, through
the hospital site on the Boulevard giving good access to Manchester
Royal Infirmary (MRI), Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Saint Mary's
Hospital and the Royla Manchester Children's Hospital, turning left
onto Hathersage Road, left onto Upper Brook Street, passing
MRI's Accident & Emergency Department, then left onto Grafton
Street, providing access to the out-patients at MRI.
Terms and Conditions
All patients and visitors are advised that the
Trust cannot accept responsibility for any vehicle parked on
hospital grounds or on any Trust Car Park, nor for any property
brought into the Hospital or left in any vehicle.