Car parking

Please note: due to the ongoing circumstances surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, patients and visitors are able to make a payment by card at the payment machine. If patients and visitors do not have a card to pay with, cash is also accepted.

RJAH have designated car parking facilities for patients and visitors. Our hospital is very busy, so please allow plenty of time before your appointment to park.


Covid vaccination parking

If you are visiting RJAH for your covid vaccination, please follow the yellow signage outside the hospital site and park in the dedicated car park. On the hospital site map, Car Park B is currently being used for patients coming for a vaccination.

Parking charges at RJAH

Daily charge (up-to 24 hours)
Weekly ticket
Ten visit ticket


If you will be purchasing a weekly or ten visit ticket, please pay for these via the machines and you will be issued with the relevant ticket. Please take the ticket to the Car Park Attendants, located in the hut on Car Park A, who will issue you with a permit to display on your windscreen. If on the first day you are unable to find the Attendants, simply display the machine  ticket on your dashboard and find them the next time you visit the site.

A ten visit ticket does not need to be used over consecutive days.

Please note: the ticket machine does not give change and does not accept 1p, 2p coins or any old coins. 


How do I pay? Blue Badge Holders Help with parking
Payment should be made by using one of the ticket machines before you head into the hospital for an appointment or visit.

Patients and visitors can pay by debit and credit card or cash.

Please ensure your display your car park ticket on the dashboard of your vehicle.

If you are a holder of a blue registered disabled badge there are designated spaces at various locations around the hospital site.

Parking for holders of registered disabled badges is free.  To take advantage of the free parking, please display your blue badge as evidence of your eligibility.

Remember to display your blue badge wherever you park.

The car parks are managed on our behalf by CP Plus. Please talk to the CP Plus Attendants if you have difficulties with parking, who will be pleased to help.

The Car Park Attendants can be found in the Car Park Hut in Car Park A. If not available, please contact the hospital Switchboard on 01691 404000.

They will assist you if you experience difficulties with the pay machines, finding your way into the hospital, helping to find assistance if your car should breakdown whilst in the car park and finding an available parking space.

There are some groups of patients and visitors who are not required to pay for car parking:

  • Those who are receiving cancer treatment as an inpatient on Oswald Ward
  • Those who are staying in hospital with their children on the Alice Ward, the paediatric unit
  • Those who are visiting patients on an end-of-life care pathway


If you fall in to any of the above groups, please speak to the ward or department you are visiting who will issue a permit. 

Electric charging points

There are eight electric vehicle charging points in Car Park A at RJAH.

To use the charging points, users will need to download the VendElectric App from either the App Store or Google Play Store and follow the instructions, including entering payment card details. 


Users can scan the QR code on each charging point which will open the app to enter the required charge time. 


The app can also be used to check for free spaces prior to arrival. 


Patients and visitors who will be using the charging points will also be required to pay the parking charge at the RJAH site. 


Useful Information

Hospital site map

Drop-off/pick-up areas

  • Dedicated drop-off and pick-up parking spaces are provided outside the Main Entrances at the hospital for your convenience. Please note: there is a 20 minute time limit with these spaces. Please help us to improve local air quality by switching off your engine in these bays

Healthcare Travel Cost Scheme


  • RJAH cannot accept responsibility for vehicles parked on its sites. Vehicles are parked at the owners’ risk.


Inappropriate parking 

  • The hospital is a busy sites and the Trust cannot risk roads and entrances to the hospitals being blocked by inappropriately parked vehicles. All vehicles must be parked within the marked bays only; not parked on double yellows, yellow cross-hatched boxes or on grass.


  • Only holders of a blue registered disabled badge are allowed to park in the designated disabled parking spaces. They must display their blue badge.


  • The owner of any vehicle that causes damage to Trust property will be liable for the full cost of repair/reinstatement of the damaged property.