Car park

Main entrance turning circle

The main entrance turning circle is for drop off and pick up only for all vehicles with a maximum 10 minute time frame. The drop off and pick up point is monitored by automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) and will issue fines of £100 if the 10 minute time window is breached.

Emergency Department

There are a limited number of spaces on Western Bank for families attending the Emergency Department only. You must collect a permit from the Emergency Department reception to display in your car window while parked here.

The space in front of the Emergency Department is for ambulance/police/fire vehicles only – any other vehicles including taxis and private vehicles are not be allowed. Any vehicle in this area will be subject to a Penalty Charge Notice of £100 being issued by the ANPR system.

Q-Park Durham Road

The Q-Park Durham Road car park is directly opposite the new hospital wing. Ticket prices are:

Up to 1 hour £2.00
Up to 2 hours £3.50
Up to 4 hours £6.00
Up to 6 hours £8.00
Up to 8 hours £10.00
Up to 24 hours £14.00
Evening 5pm-9am £6.00
Saturday and Sunday £5.00 all day

Underground car park

A fully chargeable pay and display underground car park

Entrance to underground car park

with the 26 spaces is available on Clarkson Street for patients and their parents / guardians / carers only. There is a ticket machine facility, a pay by app option (via and an automatic number plate recognition system.

Sheffield Children’s Hospital car parking patient and visitor costs

  • Up to 1 hour £1.50
  • Up to 2 hours £2.50
  • Up to 4 hours £3.70
  • Over 4 hours (up to 12 hours max) £8.40
  • 12-24 hours £20
  • Overnight stay (6:30pm-7:30am) £2.50
  • Cars staying over 24 hours will be issued with a £100 Penalty Charge Notice

Concessions are available in certain circumstances via the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS).

Blue badge holders

Blue badge holders benefit from free parking, and should inform a Car Parking Attendant upon arrival. A valid blue badge must be displayed when parking.

Public transport

The hospital is well served by buses and close to the tram route. We encourage all parents and visitors to the hospital to use public transport.

Find out more about public transport options and use our online journey planner tool to plan your visit to the main hospital site.

Special requirements

If you have any special requirements, please contact Julie Mather, Patient Advice and Liaison Service Co-ordinator, on 0114 271 7594.

Parking at other sites

  • Ryegate Children’s Centre – parking is limited on the site and restrictions apply on surrounding streets.
  • Becton Centre – has a free car park for patients and parents and further spaces on the road outside. However, the car park can be very busy at peak times.
  • Centenary House – limited parking is available on site. Please sign in and leave your car registration at reception.
  • Northern General – has considerably more parking available although at peak times this may be very busy.

A number of disabled parking spaces are available at these sites and for blue badge holders there are some opportunities for on-street parking nearby.

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