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Parking at our hospital sites

Parking at our hospitals

Parking charges:

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

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

Switchboard telephone numbers are:

Watford: 01923 244366
Hemel Hempstead: 01442 213141
St Albans: 01727 866122

Pay by Phone

You can pay for car parking using your mobile phone.

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 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

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

Picture of a blue badge Blue Badge holders

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

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.