Car parking at the hospital is limited; the Trust operates a
green transport policy and we encourage staff and visitors to use
driving wherever possible.
Please see Car parking map.
Please leave up to an hour to find a parking space.
Please try not to worry, we will do our best to ensure you are
If you are able to let us know in advance - and it is
safe for you to call - please ring the number on your appointment
Please see Parking charges.
Apart from disabled parking, there is no separate parking
at SwICC - patients and visitors should use the adjacent North Car
Spaces are provided close to the entrances of all buildings on
the hospital site.
For disabled parking close to the Brunel Treatment Centre
entrance, turn left at the main roundabout, then turn
right and go over the crossing and the mini-roundabout, following
the disabled parking signs to the entrance to the car park on your
Disabled parking spaces are not barrier protected and users must
display a valid Blue Badge at all times.
There is no charge for parking in these areas
and there is no length of stay restriction in place.
If you find that all the disabled parking spaces are
full, please park in the main patient and visitor
Show your Blue Badge at the main reception in the Atrium and you
will be able to claim a free pass for the car park
for that day.
See also Disabled access.
In certain circumstances, patients and visitors may be entitled
to parking concessions.
They may be issued in the following circumstances:
Free barrier passes may be issued in the following
If you think you may be eligible for parking concessions, please
speak to a member of staff on the ward/department you are
visiting for further information.
If you receive a parking ticket and consider it to have been
issued in error, you can appeal through the contractor providing
this service - please see the Local Parking Security Ltd website
Money collected from parking charges is invested back into the
maintenance of the car park including lighting, signage, security
The charges are also used to fund improvements such as the
recent expansion of our staff car park which frees up more spaces
in the visitor car parks.
We have also recently added more spaces for disabled
Remaining income from parking charges is invested directly into
Without parking charges the cost of providing parking would need
to be funded directly from the Trust, diverting much needed funds
away from patient services.
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