Parking information

Car parks

  • There are drop-off points at the Oak Road and Wilmslow Road entrances. Click here to find out about upcoming developments that may temporarily affect parking on Oak Road.
  • Car park C (multi-storey) on Palatine Road is for patients and patient's visitors. Accessible parking (Blue Badge) is available.
  • Car park D on Wilmslow Road is also for patients and patient's visitors. Accessible parking (Blue Badge holders) is available.
  • The Trust cannot guarantee a car park space on site.

Car parking

  • As you enter the car park, take a ticket at the barrier and park.
  • Before you return to your vehicle when you are leaving, insert the ticket and money in to the Pay Station.
  • There is a Pay Station for use only in car park C (multi-storey) located on the ground floor by the pedestrian exit. Coins are accepted but not notes or cards.
  • There is a Pay Station inside car park D. There is another Pay Station for car park D only inside Oak Road main reception. Coins and notes are accepted but not cards.
  • The Pay Stations give change and receipts.
  • Charges are displayed at the Pay Stations.
  • Charges: first 30 minutes are free; then charges apply, currently £1.50 per day.
  • There is a cash machine in the Oak Road main reception.
  • On returning to your vehicle, please insert your validated ticket at the barrier to exit the car park.
  • Please note: when visiting The Christie, please be aware of the local parking restrictions by checking signage and road markings. The roads surrounding The Christie are subject to the following restrictions:
    • Resident parking will be free at all times
    • Anyone can park free before 8am, after 6pm and at weekends
    • At other times you will need a permit to park for more than three hours
    • Narrow streets will have 'residents parking only beyond this point' signs. Only permit holders can park on those streets.
    • A map of the restricted areas is available here

Map of the car parking for patients and visitors

Blue Badge holders

  • Blue Badge holders are exempt from car parking charges.
  • Before you return to your vehicle, please take your ticket and Blue Badge for validation to the Security Office, Oak Road foyer - open 24 hours, Monday to Sunday. Please note that the parking timer disc should remain in your vehicle. 


  • Often, inpatients do not feel well enough to drive home when they are discharged. Please avoid leaving your car on site during your stay at The Christie.
  • Long stay passes may be available for relatives of patients who have prolonged inpatient stays.

Help with travel and car parking costs

  • Help may be available if you receive certain types of benefit, allowance or credit.
  • To claim costs, please bring the car park receipts and proof of eligibility to the cashier's office (Dept 16/17) ground floor, just inside the swing doors near the restaurant.
  • Open 9:30am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm Monday to Friday.

Your views are important

  • We consider all comments, queries and complaints. Please contact PALS on 0161 446 8217 email