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Patient and Visitor Parking Charges for all Hospital Sites

Cash payments only by machine for hourly up to weekly tickets

Weekly and Monthly tickets available from General Offices on each site by card payment

Up to 30 Mins -- Free in designated drop off/pick up areas - orange zones only

Up to 1 hour                                                              £1 

Up to 2 hours                                                            £2

Up to 6 hours                                                            £3

Up to 8 hours                                                            £4

Up to 12 hours                                                          £6

Up to 24 hours                                                          £8

Weekly ticket, up to 7 consecutive days                  £15

Monthly permit                                                          £25

Parking Charge Notices, issued as part of parking enforcement;

£70, reduced to £35 if charge paid within 14 days of issue

Patient and Visitor Parking Charge Concessions

See table following for details and conditions.

 Type of Parking User

Concession available

Method obtained

Blue Badge Holders or for those transporting blue badge holder

All wards and departments

Can park for free, as long as a valid blue badge is clearly displayed when parked.  Please note that blue badge holders are not permitted to park on double yellow lines or No Parking No Waiting areas within our hospital sites.

A valid blue badge is clearly displayed and the person it relates to is being transported.

 

Patients and Visitors attending on a frequent or regular basis

All wards and departments

Obtain weekly parking tickets from payment machines which are valid for up to 7 days and transferable between vehicles (but only for 1 vehicle at a time) and hospital sites within the Trust as required.

Obtain monthly parking permits for use at any hospital site from General Offices.

Weekly parking tickets from parking payment machines or by card payment from General Offices at hospital sites.

 

Monthly parking vouchers from General Offices at hospital sites.

Patients and Visitors attending ‘High Dependency’ Units, e.g. Intensive Care Units, Neonatal Units and High Dependency Units

 

Free parking is available, by displaying a special permit/ voucher, or by website, but only 1 permit/ voucher per patient.

This is available for;

Fairfield General Hospital;

Ward 5 (Primary Stroke Unit),

Ward 10 (Critical Care)

Wards 11a and 11b

North Manchester General Hospital;

Neonatal Unit

Ward G1 (Critical Care Ward)

Royal Oldham Hospital;

NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit),

Wards T1 and T2 (Intensive Care & High Dependency)

Please speak to staff on the unit/ department regarding arranging this.

Patients attending for cancer, haematology treatment

All wards and departments

Free parking is available, for those attending more than 4 times in one month or for a period of treatment longer than 3 months, by website, but only 1 permit/ voucher per patient.  (Please note: The Christie Radiotherapy at Royal Oldham Hospital will provide their own parking arrangements)

 

 

Please speak to staff on the unit/ department regarding arranging this.

The Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre at North Manchester General Hospital and Ward F11 Haematology at Royal Oldham currently administer this service for all sites.

Patients attending for renal treatment

 

 

Free parking is available, for those attending more than 4 times in one month or for a period of treatment longer than 3 months, by website, but only 1 permit/ voucher per patient.

Available for;

North Manchester General Hospital;

Wards G6 & J4 Renal Unit

Rochdale Infirmary;

Renal Unit

Please speak to staff on the unit/ department regarding arranging this.

Parents and Visitors during occasion of a bereavement of a patient.

All wards and departments

Free parking is available in certain situations, but only 1 permit/ voucher per patient.

For relatives attending the Swan Suites, specific signed parking spaces are available.

Please speak to staff on the unit/ department regarding arranging this.

Patients, visitors in some other extenuating circumstances

All wards and departments

Free parking is available in some situations at the discretion of ward/ department staff.

Please speak to staff on the unit/ department regarding arranging this.

Patients with a temporary disability affecting their mobility

All wards and departments

A parking voucher is available in certain situations to allow parking closer to the required location, but only 1 permit/ voucher per patient.

Please speak to staff on the unit/ department regarding arranging this.

 

Who can park where?

 

Type of Parking/ Location

Parking signage and markings

Who can park

Patients and Visitors

Patients and Visitors

with valid blue badges

Staff, Students and Volunteers displaying vouchers or permits

Contractors displaying vouchers or permits & Deliveries

Patient and visitor marked & unmarked spaces

Green signs

Yes

Yes

Restricted, can only park between the hours of 7pm and 8am Monday to Thursday and from 7pm on Friday to 8am on Monday.

Restricted, can only park between the hours of 7pm and 8am Monday to Thursday and from 7pm on Friday to 8am on Monday.

Patient and visitor ‘Blue Badge’ spaces

Blue signs

No

Yes,

No, only those with an identified mobility issue confirmed in application.

No, only those with an identified mobility issue confirmed in application.

Drop off/ pick up areas

Orange signs

Yes, can park/wait for up the maximum time on signage e.g. 30 minutes.

Yes, can park/wait for double the maximum time on signs (e.g. If 30 minutes, up to 1 hour) if displaying badge.

Yes, can park/wait for up the maximum time on signage e.g. 30 minutes.

Yes, can park/wait for up the maximum time on signage e.g. 30 minutes.

Staff and contractor spaces marked & unmarked

Pink signs

Restricted, only allowed to drop off and pick up and not wait in these locations.

Restricted, only allowed to drop off and pick up for up to 30 minutes if displaying badge.

Yes

Yes

Staff ‘short stay’ parking spaces

Pink signs

No

No

Yes, can use spaces for up to maximum time on signage, with no return within 24 hours.

Yes, can use spaces for up to maximum time on signage, with no return within 24 hours.

Staff ‘priority’ parking spaces

Pink signs

No

No

Restricted, only those with confirmed priority applications for access at the location.

No

No parking or waiting locations, marked and unmarked

Yellow signs

or markings

No

No

No

No

Delivery and contractor areas

Various markings

and signs

No

No

No

Yes, for the period of the delivery of collection only.

Staff, Student and Contractor Parking – you need a valid application to park at our hospitals

All staff, contractors and students who are seeking to park a vehicle for longer than a 30 minute period on Trust sites must complete and submit a parking application. This includes visiting the hospital sites to pick up/ drop off equipment or attend regular meetings.  If you do not have a valid, authorised parking application prior, you should not park on our hospital sites, or park as a visitor and pay the appropriate parking tariff rate.

Further information regarding this is on the Trust internal intranet pages and in Travel Choices and Parking information which should be included in recruitment and contractor information. If you cannot access the Trust intranet or have not received this information, please request it by emailing staff.parkingpermits@pat.nhs.uk

Parking Enforcement

For effective parking management and the safe movement of vehicles around our sites, a parking enforcement process is required.  This uses the issue of parking charge notices and this service is provided by Civil Enforcement Ltd on behalf of the Trust.  As Civil Enforcement Ltd hold all of the information relating to each charge notice issued, including photographs, they are best placed to deal with any appeals or further queries and they undertake this on our behalf.  All contact regarding any notice, including payments and appeals should be with the company concerned, Civil Enforcement Ltd (please see details below

Appealing a parking charge notice (PCN)

To appeal a parking charge notice you need to either use the online form on the Civil Enforcement website, email or write to them within the time period required.  They have all the information relating to each parking charge notice, including why it was issued and also photographs taken at the time showing the vehicle and signage etc.

If you intend making an appeal you should not pay the parking charge notice prior to making your appeal.

The quickest and easiest way to appeal is using the Civil Enforcement website, http://appeals.ce-service.co.uk/ or by email to appeals@ce-service.co.uk.  You can also do so in writing to the address detailed on the notice or letter (a notice will also contain a pre-printed envelope with this address on).

All appeals made must;

  • Detail the parking charge notice (PCN) number and vehicle registration
  • Provide a full contact address for the company to send any responses to, usually by letter.
  • Outline your reason for appeal and provide the evidence to confirm the reason. You should always quote the parking charge notice number, registration and issue date on any correspondence with them.
  • Be received by the company within 28 days of a charge notice being issued or within 28 days of a Notice to Keeper Letter

Full details of the appeals process and frequently asked questions (FAQ’s) are also on the Civil Enforcement website www.ce-service.co.uk.

Paying a parking charge notice (PCN)

You can pay a parking charge notice;

By Post – you must pay for postage, use and complete the slip from the bottom of the notice or letter, sending a cheque made payable to Civil Enforcement Ltd to:

Civil Enforcement Ltd, Horton House, Exchange Flags, Liverpool L2 3PF

By Phone – You will need the parking charge notice (PCN) number to key in.  Payment can be made by debit or credit card (24 hours a day) by telephoning 0115 822 5020.

Online - You will need the parking charge notice (PCN) number to key in.  Make a secure payment on this website; http://www.ce-service.co.uk/pay-now.asp 

For information;

You can phone the company, during office hours regarding a charge notice on the number provided, but you will need the parking charge notice (PCN) number to key in and listen to all the options available then leave a message to be contacted back or speak to an advisor, but phone messages cannot be used as an appeal.

For parking charge notices which are not paid or appealed within the timescales; the parking company may seek recovery of unpaid amounts and additional costs incurred up to and including court proceedings when required.

Car Parking Site Maps

To view the locations of the car parks on each of our hospital sites, please click on the links below:

Rochdale Infirmary

The Royal Oldham Hospital

North Manchester General Hospital

Fairfield General Hospital