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Travelling to Our Hospitals

Parking at our Sites

Access to Watford General Hospital has changed

Our new road ‘Thomas Sawyer Way’ opened on the 16 November 2016, and your driving route into the Hospital may have changed.

Find out more and how it may affect your journey

Christmas and the New Year 2011

Parking arrangement at the Trust's hospital sites over the Christmas and New Year Period for 2011/12.

» View parking arrangements

Parking charges:

Charging applies 24 hours, Monday - Sunday. Tickets expire at midnight on day of purchase.

  • Up to 30 minutes: free (in designated bays)
  • Up to 1 hour: £2.00
  • 1-2 hours: £4.00
  • 2-3 hours: £6.00
  • 3-4 hours: £8.00
  • 4-6 hours: £12.00
  • 6-24 hours: £15.00
  • Weekly ticket: £20.00

Please note that some patient concessions are available; please contact the Main Reception or your local ward/department for more details.

Pay by Phone

No coins? No problem. If you’ve got your phone, you’ve got it covered.

You can now pay for your parking at Watford Hospital online, via the PayByPhone application or over the phone after a short registration process. To do this, visit the PayByPhone website, application or call 0330 400 7275. The Watford Hospitals site code is: 8490.

Concession Parking Procedures

This concessionary parking procedure for visitors, patients and students covers Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans Hospitals.

A reduced parking rate is in place for patients and visitors who are attending any ward or department on a frequent or long term basis and to relatives who are actively participating in the care of a patient who is staying on a hospital ward. These concessions have been broken down into the three categories.

Concession Permit Type Price
Frequent User - People attending more than once per day or more than twice per week for up to 4 weeks £6.00/day
Long Term User - People attending more than twice per week for a period in excess of 4 weeks £36/month
Active Carer – for people who are actively participating in rehab/care of their loved one who is an in patient £6.00/day

Any other concessions can only be authorised by the Facilities Department.

PDF icon Download the Concession Parking Permit Request form here

  • The Concession Permit is only valid if the appropriate ticket(s) are attached to it or it has a valid stamp
  • Visitors / Patients must only use visitor and patient car parks
  • Refunds of payments already made cannot be reimbursed

Failure to comply will result in a penalty charge notice being issued

blue badgeDrivers with Blue Badges

Spaces for drivers with blue badges are available on site. Please display the official blue badge in the vehicle. You can see the spaces available on our site map

Management of our Car Parks:

To get a clearer understanding on how the Trust manages the car parks on its hospital sites, please see the following information on our Freedom of Information pages.

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