Getting here and parking

Updated information for blue car park at SGH

There are additional temporary traffic flow diversions within the blue car park. Please follow the instructions of the additional site staff and posted signage.

To access the parking area’s immediately in front of Victoria House, it will be necessary to enter via car park 6 and follow the posted signage through the temporary one-way diversion.

There are a number of significant development works being undertaken at this time and the traffic flow may be amended to support these.

Please allow additional time for parking taking this into account.

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When planning your journey to Southampton General Hospital you may find the following information useful:

Walking or cycling to the hospital

If you live nearby and are fit and well, we encourage you to walk or cycle to our hospitals.

You can use My Journey Southampton to plan your journey.

Bicycle parking

We promote cycling - you can find cycle racks around the hospital grounds including covered racks opposite the main reception.

Motorcycle parking

There is undercover motorcycle parking in the main visitor car park (orange). Additional motorcycle parking bays are by the South Academic Block and West Wing entrance. 

Traffic information

To see information on road incidents and closures, traffic restrictions and roadworks which may affect your journey you can view an interactive Southampton roadworks map by Elgin. 

Parking enforcement for inappropriate parking

Please be aware that enforcement notices are issued to vehicles not parked in appropriate spaces at the Southampton General and Princess Anne Hospitals.

The enforcement charge is the sum of £70 however this is reduced to £35 if paid within 14 days.

The enforcement is part of our ongoing strategy to improve parking and traffic flow - disruptions to this can compromise the experience of our patients as well as important access for emergency vehicles.

All surplus income generated from the enforcement is used to develop parking facilities and sustainable travel services.

Parking for blue badge

Blue badge holders are exempt from parking charges at pay and display locations and pay on exit visitor car parks at Southampton General Hospital and Princess Anne Hospital.

To assist in exiting the car park for these site users, please contact the operators via any of the help buttons on the pay or exit machines giving the reference number of the permit or visit/contact the Travelwise office prior to exiting.

Blue badges must be displayed when parking on site.