Car parking at Goole hospital

As parking on-site is limited we encourage staff, patients and visitors to use public transport where possible.

We have 208 spaces for patients and visitors on site. The main car park is located opposite the main entrance to the hospital. When you drive into the car park your vehicle registration number is captured by the Automatic Number Plate Recognition barriers. When you are ready to leave the site please go to the pay station where you will need to enter your vehicle registration number.

In the coming months we will be carrying out extensive improvement works on the site which may temporarily impact car parking availability. If there are any changes, we will post details here and on our social media, so please check before you travel and, if you’re able to use public transport or get dropped off, we ask that you give priority to those who don’t have this option.

Blue Badge holders

Parking for Blue badge holders is now free of charge. If you wish to register your vehicle please email with your name, blue badge number (and a copy of the blue badge) and your vehicle registration number. One registered the barrier will recognise your number plate when you arrive on site and lift automatically when you leave with no charge to pay.

Motorcycle parking

Motorcycle parking is available near to the Pregnancy Assessment Centre by the Main Entrance and on the Cliff Gardens side of the hospital near to Outpatients.

Car park charges

Stay Charge
Blue badge holders FREE
0-1 hours £2.40
1 hour – 2 hours £3.90
2 hours – 4 hours £4.40
4 hours plus £4.90
Day ticket £4.90
Weekly ticket £24.80
Long term ticket after first 7 days £4.90


In addition to the daily, weekly and long term rates above, some patients may also be entitled to further concessions. Ward managers, or their deputies, can provide patients or visitors with a letter detailing the reason for the concession which will then be assessed by the security and car park team. Criteria for concessions include:

  • Cancer patients attending for a course of treatment
  • Parents staying with a sick child overnight
  • Parents, guardians or next of kin staying for prolonged visits with a patient who is at the end of their life.

Those qualifying for an exemption will be issued with a temporary pass for up to seven days, but in exceptional circumstances the car park supervisor may at their discretion grant a pass for a longer period.

New concession for those who attend frequently

From Monday 26 April 2021 a new concession will be introduced for patients coming for outpatient appointments on a regular basis.

Frequent outpatient attenders: This applies to patients who have to attend hospital for an appointment at least three times within a month and for an overall period of at least three consecutive months. Those eligible can pick up a claim form from the Car Parking and Security Offices on site. They will need to keep hold of their receipts and put a claim in retrospectively outlining which department they attended on which date. This starts from the end of April, so the earlier that patients will be able to claim is in August for the period May – July.

Car parking policy (949kb)
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Why does the Trust charge for car parking?

The Trust has to provide parking for patients, visitors and staff and receives no central funding for this. If the Trust did not make a charge, the maintenance costs would have to be paid but would come from monies better spent on patient care.

Trust travel plan (6mb)
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Whoosh app terms of service

Please see attached link for the Whoosh Terms of Service for Mobile Phone Payment, this service is independently provided to enable the additional payment function within our patient and visitor Car Parks.

Whoosh Terms of Service (23kb)
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