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The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Parking

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital , Gayton Road, King's Lynn, PE30 4ET

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Getting To The Hospital (The Queen Elizabeth Hospital)

  • By Road View
    • The Queen Elizabeth Hospital is located on Gayton Road, to the east of King’s Lynn town centre.
      Gayton Road is accessed from the A148 (Lynn Road) to the east and A149 to the west.
      The hospital is clearly signposted from both the A1076 from Gayton/King's Lynn and the A149.
    • Both standard and Blue Badge parking is located to the right of the hospital as you enter the site.
      Standard parking is payable whereas Blue Badge parking is free for both visitors and patients for the entirety of their stay.
  • By Bus View
    • The following buses serve the hospital bus stop: 33, 34, 41, 48, 49 and 49A.
    • There is an onsite bus stop.
    • The bus stop is located to the right of the main hospital entrance, opposite the Inspire Centre car park.
    • The on site bus stop is sheltered and there is room for a wheelchair to manoeuvre.
    • The route includes slopes/ramps and three pedestrian crossings with tactile paving.
      Cross the road to the left of bus stop and follow the pavement round to the right.
      Continue along the pavement and cross the road as shown in photographs 11, 12 and 13.
      Continue along the pathway towards the main entrance and cross the road as shown in photographs 15 and 16.
      The distance from the bus stop to the main entrance is approximately 106 metres.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest train station is King’s Lynn, which is located 2.2 miles away.
  • Useful Links View
  • Comments View
    • There is also a patient transportation buggy service located in the main car park. Patients are picked up from here and taken to their department. This is volunteer lead and currently runs weekdays from 9am until 12pm.

Getting Help and Assistance (The Queen Elizabeth Hospital)

  • To see the hospital map please click here (opens new tab).
  • There is a Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) at the hospital.
  • The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is located on the ground floor, in area 1 of the hospital main building.
  • The telephone number for the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is 01553 613 351.
  • The email address for the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is [email protected].
  • There are volunteers available for help and assistance at the hospital.
  • Volunteers can be found at the main entrance reception.
  • Documents are available in an alternative format and can be provided to include: large print on request and audio on request.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area on the hospital site.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available on request.
  • BSL interpreters can be provided on request.
  • Language interpreters can be provided on request.
  • A mobility scooter charging point is not available at the hospital.
  • Mobility aids are available to help patients move around and include; wheelchairs.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact a member of staff.
  • Staff receive disability equality training.
    Staff receive deaf awareness training.
    Specialist nurses can provide home visits.

Hospital Parking (Accessible Car Park - Main Entrance)

  • Parking View
    • The hospital does have a dedicated car park.
    • The car parking facilities are for Blue Badge holders only.
    • The car park is located to the right of the main entrance.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • The dimensions of other designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) vary in size.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop-off point.
  • Paying View
    • There are parking charges for the hospital car park.
    • Payment signs are provided.
    • Payment signs are clearly presented.
    • Payment signs are located at the entrance to the car park.
    • Payment signs do make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • Payment machines are located at the front of the car park.
    • There is a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
    • There is not a level turning space (minimum 185cm x 210cm) in front of the payment machine(s).
    • To see the hospital parking charges please click here (opens new tab).
  • Access to the Hospital View
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is/are dropped kerbs.
    • The hospital entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 80m (87yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • Comments View
    • The route from this car park to the main entrance involves crossing the road twice, including dropped curbs and uneven surfaces.
    • There are temporary building works until March 2023, so the total number of Blue Badge bays in this area has been reduced to 8.

Hospital Parking (Main Hospital Car Park)

  • Parking View
    • The hospital does have a dedicated car park.
    • The car park is located at the front of the hospital.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the hospital car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 230cm x 480cm (7ft 7in x 15ft 9in).
    • There is a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop-off point.
  • Paying View
    • There are parking charges for the hospital car park.
    • Payment signs are provided.
    • Payment signs are clearly presented.
    • Payment signs are located throughout the car park.
    • Payment signs do make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • Payment machines are located throughout the car park.
    • There is a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
    • There is not a level turning space (minimum 185cm x 210cm) in front of the payment machine(s).
    • To see the hospital parking charges please click here (opens new tab).
  • Access to the Hospital View
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is/are slopes/ramps.
    • The hospital entrance is not clearly visible from the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the hospital entrance is clearly signposted.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 150m (164yd 2in) from the main entrance.
  • Comments View
    • Blue Badge holders need to collect a ticket from the payment machine and display alongside their Blue Badge.
    • The routes from the main car park may be difficult for some as there is a steep slope from the car park to the road, and then from the crossing to the main hospital entrance.
    • Within this car park there is a buggy transportation service where patients are picked up and taken to their department.
    • It is volunteer lead and currently runs weekdays from 9am until 12pm.
    • There is no seating available at the shelter.
    • There is a downward slight slope on the approach to the shelter.
    • There is no space for wheelchairs to manoeuvre inside the shelter.

Hospital Parking (West Wing Drop Off Only)

  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is a designated drop-off point.
    • The drop-off point is located directly outside the West Wing entrance.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop-off point.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
  • Comments View
    • This is a drop off area only and no waiting is allowed.

Hospital Parking (Main Hospital Entrance and Emergency Department Drop Off)

  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is a designated drop-off point.
    • The drop-off point is located to the right of the main hospital entrance.
    • There is not a dropped kerb from the drop-off point.
  • Comments View
    • This is a 20 minute drop off only zone.
    • Access to the Hospital involves crossing the road.

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