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A covered bike rack is available to the right of the entrance to the multi-storey car park, opposite the main entrance to Yeovil Hospital.
Travelling by car?
Multi-storey car park
The multi-storey car park is situated opposite the hospital’s main reception and provides 650 spaces for patients, visitors and staff. Stairs and lifts are available from all floors. The car park is barrier-controlled and uses a pay-on-exit system. Other parts of the hospital site, including the drop-off points outside main reception and outside the Women’s Hospital entrance remain monitored by automatic number plate recognition cameras.
Disabled Blue Badge Holders parking
Disabled parking is located on the ground floor of the multi-storey car park. A total of 31 dedicated spaces are provided for those displaying a Blue Badge. These motorists can also park in any other available bays (excluding parent and child, and reserved bays). Patients and visitors who are blue badge holders are exempt from car parking charges. Please validate your ticket at main reception showing your blue badge as you leave the hospital.
Pick up and drop-off spaces
Pick up and drop-off spaces, offering a maximum of 20-minutes free parking, are available outside main reception (including some wider-bays for increased accessibility) and outside the Women’s Hospital entrance. These are monitored by automatic number plate recognition cameras. Vehicles parked for longer than the allowed time in these areas or other parts of the hospital site may incur a parking charge notice.
Parking charge notices
Vehicles parked for longer than the allowed time in drop-off areas or other parts of the hospital site may incur a parking charge notice. Parking charge notices are issued automatically, monitored and managed exclusively by ParkingEye at Yeovil District Hospital. For details of the full appeals process please contact ParkingEye via their website at http://www.parkingeye.co.uk or on 0844 247 2984.
Electric vehicle charging
There are six, Type-two, fast charging points for electric vehicles, situated on the ground-floor of the multi-storey car park, directly opposite the entry barriers. Standard parking charges and charging tariff apply. Pre-paid charging cards can be obtained from the main reception desk or payment can be made using the EV charging app details of which are displayed above the chargers.
Parent and child parking
There are three dedicated parking spaces for parents with young children located on the ground floor of the new multi-storey car park. Standard charges apply.
Car parking tariff
Parking in our new multi-storey car park can be paid for with cash (coins and notes), credit/debit card or contactless (please use contactless payment if possible). Pay machines are located by the lift lobby on the ground floor. You will require the ticket issued on entry in order to pay.
These prices are from 1 May 2023:
Up to 30 minutes
Up to one hour
Up to two hours
Up to three hours
Up to four hours
|Up to Five hours||
Extended parking permits are available from reception.
Some patients and visitors are eligible for exemption from parking charges. These apply to:
- Blue badge holders
- Registered carers
- SCBU (Special Care Baby Unit) parents or guardians
- Mothers breastfeeding children staying overnight
- Parents of children (under 18) staying overnight on the children’s ward between the hours of 7.30pm and 8am
- Frequent outpatient attenders defined as more than three visits in one month (30 days)
- Visitors conducting bedside vigils
- Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy or active clinical treatments, including outpatient visits within an active treatment phase. Standard charges apply to follow-up visits, attendance to health & wellbeing events, holistic needs assessments.
Speak to a member of staff in the department you are visiting to obtain a concession slip.
Discounted parking is available for visitors and patients using the car park for extended periods. Please see parking charges for more details.
What happens if I lose my ticket?
If you lose your parking ticket there is an intercom function at both pay stations where a staff member will assist you in printing a new ticket. You can also visit main reception to have this reprinted.
What is the height restriction on the multi-storey car park?
The maximum height restriction for vehicles is 2.1 metres. If you do have a high-sided vehicle we ask that you park in the 20 minute zone outside main reception and register your vehicle details with reception when arriving. Upon leaving you will need to pay as normal at reception, and your registration will be added to the system to ensure you do not receive a parking charge.