Car parking charges
Car and motorbike parking facilities are at all sites. Drop off areas are located outside of the Emergency Care centre, Maternity, the Surgery Centre and the Jubilee Wing.
- Up to 2 hrs – £2.50
- Up to 4 hrs – £3.50
- 4-24 hrs – £5.00
- Lost tickets – £5.00
Nearest car park
The best entrance to use for maternity/SCBU is Entrance C from Queen Elizabeth Avenue.
There is a car parking permit scheme available for parents/carers which allows free parking for the duration of the baby’s hospital admission available from SCBU staff. For parents using public transport and in receipt of state benefits, you can claim back travel costs from the General Office in the Main Entrance.
There are bus stops situated along Queen Elizabeth Avenue which allows for travel to Gateshead and Heworth Interchanges. Metro services are available from both. Access to the railway is from Heworth Interchange or from Central Station which is one metro stop from Gateshead Interchange.