Car Parking

There are a number of staff and public car parking at both sites. However, at certain times of day these can get very busy and if you can make use of the local bus services you should avoid any unnecessary delays


Ashford Hospital

At Ashford, there is Pay and Display parking for the public and patients around the main hospital entrance.

Staff parking is to the rear of the site (facing the A30) and adjacent to the estates buidings.

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St. Peter’s Hospital

At St Peter’s, there is Pay and Display parking for the public and patients:
  • In front of the Outpatient department (two areas)
  • Next to the Post Graduate Education Centre
  • Alongside the Accident Centre
  • Next to Abbey Wing
Staff parking is spread around the site.

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For details of the current improvement taking place at the hospital, please read the article below.



Parking Charges

The Pay and Display service is operated by the Trust and if you have any queries you can contact 01932 723675.

Charges for visitors are as follows:

Up to 20 minutes Free
Up to 1 hour £2.00
1 to 2 hours £3.00
2 to 3 hours £4.00
3 to 4 hours £5.00
4 to 5 hours £6.00
5 to 6 hours £7.00
6 to 24 hours £8.00
Up to one week £20.00


Lost car park tickets shall be charged at full daily rate

Any vehicle parked without a valid ticket will be clamped, and will face the following penalty charges:

Clamp notice £40.00
Clamp release £40.00


Blue Card Holders

Car parking is provided free of charge to drivers displaying the blue card within their vehicle. All special car parking is provided near to the main hospital entrances and signs clearly direct the way for people with a disability. There is access on both sites for wheelchair users.

Holders of valid blue disabled badges can park in pay and display car parks free of charge. They may not however park in pay on foot (barriered) car parks free of charge and must pay the appropriate amount due for the period time they have been parked on site.

At St. Peter’s there are automatic opening doors on level 1 and 2 of the Outpatient Department, at the entrance to the Duchess of Kent Wing and the entrance to the Abbey Wing.

At the Ashford Hospital site there are ramps at the Main Entrance, West Wing and Outpatient Department entrances. Both sites have access to lifts.