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Car park

Drop off/pick up

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 to park for free when 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 £2.50
Up to 2 hours £4.00
Up to 4 hours £6.00
Up to 6 hours £8.00
Up to 8 hours £10.00
Up to 24 hours £15.00
Evening 6pm-2am £3.00
Saturday and Sunday £5.00 all day

Underground car park

A fully chargeable pay and display underground car parkEntrance 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 or call 0141 404 0000 (quoting site code 4761) and an automatic number plate recognition system. Vehicle owners have until midnight on the day of parking to purchase a ticket covering their stay.

If you wish to cycle to the hospital there is bike parking in the underground car park.

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.
If they are not available, holders should call 0114 271 7352  (weekdays 8am to 4pm) or 0114 271 7000 (weekends, public holidays 4pm to 8am).

Parking Charge Notices

Sheffield Children’s uses Civil Enforcement Ltd for the administration of all of its Parking Charge Notices (PCN).
If you believe that a ticket has been incorrectly issued or there are exceptional extenuating circumstances you should direct all enquires and appeals to:
Civil Enforcement Ltd
Horton House
Exchange Flags
L2 3PF
Telephone 0115 822 5020
Please do not contact hospital staff as they are not able to deal with PCNs.

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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November 2021: Our guidance for inpatients at Sheffield Children's has changed. Two named parents/carers may be permitted in inpatients only.See more about our guidance about inpatients

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