We want your journey to Stepping Hill Hospital to be as easy and convenient
as possible. Please use the following information to plan your journey:
Bus or train
There is a frequent bus service which brings you into the hospital grounds from all surrounding areas.
There are also reliable local train services available. The closest stations are Woodsmoor (5 minutes walk), Hazel Grove (10 minutes walk) and Stockport (20 minutes walk).
Bus and train
Cyclists and Pedestrians
We provide cycle racks across the site for cyclists. Please ensure you travel
safely by dressing appropriately with adequate safety equipment such as lights and
locks. We advise predestrians to wear suitable footwear and clothing.
Public telephones and a taxi freephone are available at the main entrance and
in outpatients departments A and B. Please don’t hesitate to ask a member of staff
if help is required.
You can park in the various car parking spaces around the site, however there are
a limited number of spaces available. All car parking spaces are Pay & Display. You
must pay for and display a valid car parking ticket when leaving your car (see Car Parking Fees).
Please see the hospital site map for the car parking zone information.
Car Parking Facilities
The Trust has the following categories of car parks and parking areas:
Map of car parks on our site
Each location is clearly signed to assist all users of the Trust’s car parking facilities.
Car Parking Fees
Car parking charges are as follows:
Up to two hours: £2.00
Between two to four hours: £3.00
More than four hours: £5.00
Reimbursed or reduced charges are available for the following categories of
Outpatient who is required to attend an outpatient clinic:
(a) For a minimum of two appointments per month for three
consecutive months, or
(b) For more than three consecutive months
(Pay and display monies reimbursed or entitlement to free or reduced charge
temporary car parking permit)
Long term visitor to patient
Inpatient expected to be in hospital for a minimum of
three weeks – Reduced monthly, quarterly or six monthly charge.
For further details in respect of the above please speak to relevant ward/clinic/department
manager or telephone the trust travel department on 0161 419 5032.
Vehicles without a valid ticket or permit may be clamped.
Please see the Department of Health Consultation Document on improving access to car parking for Patients.
Disabled car parking
Disabled car parking spaces are free of charge, however a valid blue badge must
be displayed clearly on the vehicle. There are a number of disabled car parking spaces
around the site which are clearly shown on the
hospital site map.
Further transport information
Transport leaflet racks are located near the entrance to each outpatient
department and Oak House, the hospital’s main entrance. For further travel
information telephone 0161 228 7811 8am to 8pm, seven days a week.
Hospital Entrances are indicated on our site map
via green triangles.
Please do not park on the road as this obstructs emergency vehicles.