Is there free parking at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary?


Is there free parking at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary?

Hero Edinburgh Royal Infirmary staff have free parking spaces taken away after Covid. Edinburgh hospital staff have slammed an ‘unfair’ points based scheme that NHS Lothian will be reinstating on Monday which offers a limited number of free parking spaces.

Do you have to pay for hospital parking in Scotland?

Hospital car parking charges are set to end permanently in Scotland. The Scottish government has struck deals worth £35m to buy out the car parks at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee and Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

Is parking free in Edinburgh during Lockdown 2021?

Edinburgh parking charges will continue despite a second lockdown, the council has confirmed. During Scotland’s first lockdown in March 2020, the City of Edinburgh Council had abandoned parking fees as a gesture of goodwill to allow key workers to access the city for free.

Is there parking at the Royal Edinburgh hospital?

Car parking is very limited at all of our acute hospital sites and we would encourage staff, patients and visitors to consider this prior to driving to NHS Lothian premises. If it is essential that you travel by car, please leave adequate time to find a space prior to your appointment.

Where can I park at Sick Kids Edinburgh?

Car park 1B is for patients, families and visitors to the RHCYP, with access via Gate 1 from the A7 (Old Dalkeith Road). Parking stewards will be available to help families and to make sure visitors are using the most suitable car park.

How do I pre book parking at the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh?

To book a proximity parking bay, please call 0131 537 3333 option 2, 24 hours before you are due to attend. Lines are open 7 days a week between 09.00 – 17.00.

What are the parking charges in Edinburgh?

Cost and times of pay and display parking

Streets Prices from April 2021 Hours of Operation
Bruntsfield, Sciennes, St Leonard’s, Dumbiedykes, Stockbridge & Dean £2.90 per hour Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm
Extended Controlled Parking Zones (N1-N5 & S1-S4) £2.50 per hour Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm

Is it free to park in Edinburgh on Sundays?

Sunday parking charges are set to begin in Edinburgh after city officials said it was now “a seven day city”. The tariffs come into effect on 11 April, covering 12:30 to 18:30 on Sundays. They will be implemented in city centre streets including George Street, Castle Terrace and Chambers Street.

Can I park on the street in Edinburgh?

There is a good choice of free parking spots in Edinburgh, from free park and rides, free on-street parking, and even superstore car parks that are free to park in only a limited time.