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Information about parking near the Royal Free Hospital
The Royal Free Hospital is a hospital in the London borough of Hampstead. It is open 24/7 and has an Emergency Department. Considering that the hospital is located in the urban area, with a few tourist attractions and famous restaurants nearby, it is no wonder that the demand for parking in the area is high.
Some additional information about parking in royal free hospital, to cater to all your parking needs
There is on-street parking in the streets near the hospital, at a walking distance of five to 10 minutes. However, this option seems to be quite expensive, with prices varying between £3.50 to £5 per hour. However, there undoubtedly seem to be a lot of disabled only parking spots, which are free of charge.
The multi-storey parking at the hospital itself is closed at the moment, so the nearest car park is at the bottom of Rowland Hill Street. Keep in mind that around the hospital itself, parking should be in the designated and marked car parking areas, to keep the road clear for hospital vehicles. There are a few other car parks for parking near the hospital, as well as private driveways. Other car parks in the vicinity are on Finchley Road and Regis Road.
The hospital is accessible via bus, train or the tube. The nearest station to the hospital is seven minutes uphill walk away, Belsize Park station on the Northern line. If you choose the bus, bus lines 24, 46, 168, 268 and C11 will take you to the hospital. If you are using the London Overground Network, the station closest to the hospital is Hampstead Heath.
There is a certain number of on-street disabled parking spaces available near the hospital. These spaces are free of charge for Blue Badge holders. Car parks also provide a certain amount of designated disabled spaces.
Restrictions on hospital access roads are marked with lines of yellow and red colour. To make sure the heavy traffic flows smoothly around the hospital, visitors should respect these restrictions. Red lines on primary routes around the hospital mark the no stopping or waiting zones. Driving speed in these areas is limited to 20 mph.
The Rowland Hill Street car park is open and working on bank holidays. Certain restrictions are applied to street parking, and a ticket may be issued to vehicles parked on:
There is a parking zone right outside of the main entrance to the Royal Free Hospital designated for drop-offs and pick-ups. It is free, but it is a strict no-wait zone. All vehicles must leave within five minutes of arrival.
There are a few tourist attractions near the hospital. The historical Kenwood House and the Parliament Hill Viewpoint are just a short walk away in the famous Hampstead Heath. For history lovers, there are the Roman Amphitheatre or Sherlock Holmes Investigative Services. With an abundance of good pubs and bars, you will have plenty to choose from to experience true London.