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Southmead Hospital Bristol

Southmead Hospital Bristol, Southmead Road, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, BS10 5NB

Visiting Times

Southmead Hospital

Brunel building: 10am to 8pm with protected meal times from 12pm to 2pm. Some ward visiting times may slightly differ depending on the clinical condition of those particular patients. Intensive Care Unit & Acute Medical Unit operate a more flexible system.

Maternity: Partner and own children 10am to 8pm. Other visitors: 2pm to 4.30pm and 6.30pm to 7.30pm 2 visitors plus partner at a time, only children over 13.

NICU: For people other than parents 2pm to 3pm and 6.30pm to 7pm.

Telephone number: 0117 950 5050

Download  Southmead Hospital Bristol Site Map

Download  Brunel building Atrium map.pdf

  • During the week of 27 February, Dorian Way will be closed to vehicles*.
    For access to the Emergency Department use the Dorian Road entrance.
    For access to Maternity use the Monks Park Avenue or Southmead Road entrances.
    For access to Gloucester House car park use Dorian Road except for Friday 3 March where you will need to use Southmead Road or Monks Park Avenue.
    Pedestrian access is not affected.
    *Works are subject to change and there will be signs in place to help with diversions.
  • Please be aware, it can take 15 minutes to walk the length of the Brunel building Atrium. There is a motorised buggy available which seats six. 

Take a virtual walk through the Atrium of the Brunel, see where you can check in for your outpatient appointment and find where the gates are located throughout the building. 

 

Please be aware, it can take 15 minutes to walk the length of the Brunel building Atrium. There is a motorised buggy available which seats six. 

Download Southmead Hospital Bristol Site Map

Parking Information

  • The Brunel multi-storey pay on foot car park. From here you can walk directly into the Brunel atrium.
  • Patient drop off bays are available inside the Brunel multi-storey car park. You can park for up to 20 minutes free of charge here. There is a patient waiting room located next to the drop off bays. 
  • Gloucester House, Emergency Department (ED) and Women & Children's car parks are all pay on foot
  • Monks Park car park is pay and display. 
  • Parking charges apply 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • Disabled drivers displaying a blue badge can park free of charge. Disabled bays are provided in all public car parks. If there aren't any disabled bays available, you can park in a public car park space free of charge as long as you display your blue badge.
  • Motorcycle parking is free of charge and parking areas are outlined on the Southmead Hospital Bristol Site Map.
  • Parking on double yellow lines is forbidden, including blue badge holders.
  • The Beaufort Way car park is barrier controlled as it is staff only. 

For long term parking options or if you are having difficulty parking, particularly in an emergency, please telephone the Parking team on 0117 4143334, who will try and assist you.

Southmead Hospital car parking charges:

  • 0 – 2 hours £3
  • 2 – 4 hours £4.50
  • 4 – 6 hours £6.50
  • 6 – 8 hours £7.50
  • 8 – 24 hours £9
  • 7 day ticket £25

Please respect the local neighbours’ by not parking in adjacent streets. Be aware that there are parking restrictions on many of these roads with parking limited to residential permit holders only, Monday to Friday, 9am-4pm.

Travel Information

By Bus

Southmead Hospital is served by many bus services stopping on site outside the main entrance to the Brunel building or very close by, making it easier than ever to travel to and from here by bus. 

All buses that are due to terminate at Southmead Hospital will do so at Bay H. 

Visit Traveline for a more detailed route plan of your journey which include bus times and route maps.

Download the Travelwest Bus Checker app to find your nearest bus stops, real time information on your next bus and detailed route maps.

For more information about bus services in your area, visit your local bus services website. 

Cycling

Cycle parking is provided and detailed in the Southmead Hospital Bristol Site Map. You can plan your route on CycleStreets. Spare locks and emergency repair kits are available in the Security Travel and Parking office, Brunel building, Level 1.

Trains

The nearest stations are Bristol Parkway, Filton Abbey Wood and Temple Meads. Each station has bus connections to the hospital. At Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway you can hire a Brompton bike to cycle to the Hospital. For more information visit www.bromptonbikehire.com

By Road

From M4

  • M4 junction 19 take the M32 towards Bristol. Leave the M32 at the first exit, (A4174 signposted Parkway).
  • Turn right at the roundabout.
  • Proceed along the dual carriageway.
  • At Filton Hill round about (junction with A38) go straight across onto B4056 Southmead Road.
  • Go straight across the double mini roundabout. The hospital is 250 yards beyond the roundabout on left.

From M5

  • At junction 17 leave motorway towards Bristol (W). Take fourth available exit off roundabout on to A4018 (Cribbs Causeway).
  • Take second available exit off roundabout onto A4018 (Cribbs Causeway).
  • Take first available exit off roundabout on to A4018.
  • Take second available exit off roundabout on to A4018 (Passage Road).
  • Take third available left on to Greystoke Avenue.
  • Turn right at mini-roundabout on to Doncaster Road.
  • Turn left on to B4056 (Southmead Road). Arrive at BS10 5NB

Southmead CQC Report

Car Parking Charges

Car Park Charges

  • 0 – 2 hours £3
  • 2 – 4 hours £4.50
  • 4 – 6 hours £6.50
  • 6 – 8 hours £7.50
  • 8 – 24 hours £9
  • 7 day ticket £25

Cashpoint

Cashpoints are located at:

  • Level 1, Brunel building, opposite Pharmacy
  • Amigo shop, Level 1, Brunel building