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Getting Here - Arrowe Park Hospital

How to find Arrowe Park Hospital 

Arrowe Park Road
Upton
Wirral
CH49 5PE

Telephone

0151 678 5111 (main switchboard)

A site map of Arrowe Park Hospital can be downloaded at the bottom of this page.  

 

Arrowe Park Hospital

Clatterbridge Hospital

Wirral Women & Children’s Hospital

Community Locations

By Car

The hospital is clearly sign posted from the M53 motorway.

A car parking fee is charged at £3.20 per visit. Car parking is limited on the hospital site. Accessible (blue badge) car parking is available on the Arrowe Park Hospital site however there are a limited number of spaces. 

Please note that the parking machines only accept cash.  Sorry for any inconvenience.

Visitors are also advised that there is a 15 miles per hour speed restriction at Arrowe Park Hospital. In the interests of safety for our patients, visitors and staff all drivers are asked to please refrain from exceeding this limit.

 

Travelling south

Leave the M53 at Junction 3 and take the third exit off the roundabout onto the A552.
Follow the A552 until you reach the junction at the Arrowe Park Hotel.
Bear right at the lights and continue onto the A551 sign posted Upton, for approximately a third of a mile until you reach the main hospital entrance on the left.


Travelling north

Leave the M53 at Junction 3 and take the first exit off the roundabout onto the A552.
Follow the A552 until you reach the junction at the Arrowe Park Hotel.
Bear right at the lights and continue onto the A551 sign posted Upton for approximately a third of a mile, until you reach the main hospital entrance on the left.

By Bus

By Bus

Where possible, we always encourage our patients, visitors and staff to use public transport when coming to and from Arrowe Park Hospital.

We proudly opened a new bus interchange in 2015 which is used constantly throughout the day. 

There are many bus services that call at Arrowe Park Hospital.

Before considering using a car, why not check if a local bus route could serve you instead?

To find out more about bus services to and from Arrowe Park Hospital, please contact either:

Merseytravel
Telephone: 0151 227 5181
Website www.merseytravel.gov.uk

Traveline North West
Telephone: 0871 200 2233
Website: www.traveline-northwest.co.uk

 

Bus services to Arrowe Park Hospital

471/472 Liverpool – Heswall

413 Seacombe Ferry – Moreton – Woodside

423 Seacombe Ferry – Liverpool (Evenings and Sundays)

414 New Brighton Rowson St

418 New Ferry

16/16A Eastham rake – Prenton – Moreton

17 Eastham rake – Higher Bebington – Moreton

81 West Kirby – Arrowe Park Hospital

181 Heswall – Pensby – Arrowe Park (internal grounds A & D)

226 Poulton – Oxton – Upton (1 journey, Mon – Fri schooldays only)

607 Upton – Heswall – Barnston

 

*From 1st September 2019, the following services no longer serve APH:

  • 41/42
  • 22 – Frequent connections can be made to APH via the 471/472 service from Heswall Bus Station

 

Parking at Arrowe Park Hospital

Parking at Arrowe Park Hospital

Wirral Hospitals car parking charges are free for those in greatest need, this includes disabled people, frequent outpatient attenders, parents of sick children staying overnight and staff working night shifts

For your guidance the definitions are as follows:

Disabled persons - Holders of current blue badges when attending our hospitals for treatment, to visit patients or when working within the Trust

Frequent outpatient attenders - A patient who is identified in advance as visiting as an outpatient for 3 or more times in a calendar month

Parents of sick children staying overnight - A parent or guardian of a child in hospital overnight may park for free between the hours of 1900 and 0700.  This would apply to a maximum of two vehicles 

Staff working night shifts - All staff of the Trust working night shifts can park for free between the hours of 1930 and 0830.  A ‘night shift’ in this context must include working until at least midnight

Parking concessionary forms are provided by departmental managers. To obtain concessionary parking allowance the completed forms must be submitted to the hospital cash office

Disabled persons may use parking facilities in car park B at Arrowe Park Hospital or car park G at Clatterbridge Hospital and obtain free parking upon production of their blue badge at a hospital cash office

Wirral Hospitals will continue to provide free parking or other concessions to its patients, visitors and staff on the basis of their individual needs and local situation.  

There are 300 free spaces available on car park A1 on a first-come, first-served basis. There is additional patient parking on car park B and N.

Car Park

Tariff

Duration

Exemptions apply to

A1

Free

3.5 hours

 

B and N

Free

First 20 min

 

B and N

£3.20 (cash)

3.5 hours

 

B and N

£10.00 (cash)

 

For patients whose treatment  overruns 3.5 hours

B and N

Discounted Tickets

N/A

Frequent clinic attendees can purchase weekly or monthly tickets

B and N

Discounted Parking Pass

N/A

Visitors to patients who are in hospital for longer than two weeks

B and N

Free

On application

Families of children who are in hospital

 

Families of patients who are terminally or critically ill

All applications for exemptions and concessions must be made to the relevant Ward or Department Manager.

Accessible (blue badge) Parking
Accessible parking is available as follows. Please note a blue badge must be displayed at all times in blue badge bays:

Car Park

Tariff

Duration

Exemptions apply to

A1

Free

All day

 

L

Free

All day

 

B

£3.20 (cash)

3.5 hours

 

B

£10.00 (cash)

 

For patients whose treatment  overruns 3.5 hours

B

Discounted Tickets

N/A

Frequent clinic attendees can purchase weekly or monthly tickets

B

Discounted Parking Pass

N/A

Visitors to patients who are in hospital for longer than two weeks

B

Free

On application

Families of children who are in hospital.

Families of patients who are terminally or critically ill

Outside Fracture Clinic

Free

All day

 

All applications for exemptions and concessions must be made to the relevant Ward or Department Manager.

Pay Machines
A 'pay on foot' system is in operation with pay machines at the following locations:

• the main entrance to the hospital building 
• the main lift lobby on the ground floor 
• the entrance to the Emergency Department 
• outside the Fracture Clinic 
• near to the exit on car park B

Patients on certain state benefits can get charges reimbursed under the Hospital Travel Costs Scheme.

*Please note that the parking machines only accept cash. Sorry for any inconvenience.*


Inconsiderate Parking

Parking notices are issued at Clatterbridge and Arrowe Park Hospitals to control inconsiderate and potentially hazardous parking.  Any vehicle (including blue badge holders) that are parked in non-designated areas will be issued with a parking charge notice for the sum of £70.

 

By Train

The nearest train station is Upton and is 1.3 miles from Arrowe Park Hospital. See related links for further directions and information.


Merseytravel
Telephone: 0151 227 5181

Traveline North West
Telephone: 0871 200 2233

Train services to Arrowe Park Hospital

Upton – 1.37 miles (29 min walk)

Document List

Map of Arrowe Park with Car Parks 1, Modified: 12/04/2018 5:41PM | Download: Map of Arrowe Park with Car Parks 1
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