Parking at St Helens Hospital

​Car parking at St Helens Hospital for Patients and Visitors​​​

Parking is available for patients and visitors on the St Helens Hospital site with designated patient 'drop-off areas' at the front main hospital entrance and the Lilac Centre entrance to the rear of the building. Parking spaces for disabled drivers (up to 3 hours maximum stay) are located to the front of and adjacent to the main hospital entrance.

The visitor car parks at St Helens and Whiston hospitals have a graduated charging system.  
The charges are:-

Less than 20 minutes:​​​Fr​ee
20 minutes - 1 hour:​£1.00
1 - 2 hours:£2.00​
2 - 3 hours:​£3.00
3 - 4 hours:£4.00​
4 - 5 ho​urs:£5.00​
5 – 6 hours:​£6.00​​​

£6 Maximum Charge

Prices are subject to change.


The car park operates a Pay on Foot  system, this means a ticket will be issued on arrival and visitors​ will need to go to the payment machine to pay the amount required and have their ticket validated for exit before leaving.  To leave, visitors will need to place their tickets in the terminal by the exit barrier.

The payment machines for the car park can be located within the hospital main reception area, near to the shop or in the car park itself near to the car park exit barrier.

For frequent visitors, weekly passes are available for £10. These passes will have unlimited use for a full 7 day period.

At St Helens Hospital weekly passes can be purchased for the patient and visitor car park either from General Office ​between the hours of 9.15am to 4.45pm or from the car park pay machine directly 24 hours a day.​

Patients are eligible for free NHS treatment at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching hospitals NHS Trust if they are: Ordinarily resident in the UK or: Overseas visitors, but entitled to free NHS services under the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations

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