This hospital has an A&E department open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Address and directions
Princess Royal Hospital
Telephone: +44 (0)1444 441881
On-site pay-and-display parking
Car park 1:
Opposite the main entrance, includes 16 disabled bays.
Car park 2:
Situated immediately next to (west of) the main hospital building, includes five disabled bays and four 20 minute drop-off bays.
Car park 4:
Situated behind the main hospital building.
There is also pay-and-display parking at the Hurstwood Park Centre, Downsmere, Martletts, Sussex Orthopaedic Treatment Centre, MRI and in the 6 disabled bays immediately opposite the main entrance.
|0 – 2 hours||£2.00|
|2 – 4 hours||£3.20|
|4 – 6 hours||£4.40|
|6 – 12 hours||£8.00|
|12 – 24 hours||£18.00|
Machines accept coins and bank/credit cards for payment. Please note the machines do not give change.
Charges apply to all users (including disabled badge holders).
Concessions are available for cancer centre patients, patients who are in hospital for a long period and their relatives and carers. Parking is free for specific patient groups such as those undergoing regular dialysis.
Income from car parking charges is re-invested in the management and maintenance of the Trust’s car parks and in green travel initiatives, including the inter-site bus service between RSCH and PRH.
On-street pay-and-display bays
There is pay-and-display parking along Colwell Road.
Metrobus: 270, 271, 272
Compass Travel: 30, 31, 33, 39, 62, 89, 166, 769
The 271 and 272 bus services run between the Princess Royal Hospital and Royal Sussex County Hospital. This service is free to patients carrying an appointment letter for the date of travel. View the timetable online.
The nearest train station is Haywards Heath and the hospital is 30 – 40 minutes’ walk, some of which is moderately uphill. Taxis are normally available at the station. The station is on the London to Brighton line with frequent trains.
Regular buses run to the hospital from Perrymount Road, which is a two minute walk from the station. Turn right from the front entrance, follow road round to the right and cross the road to the bus stop.
Patient transport service
The patient transport service is available for patients who are unable (for medical reasons) to use public or private transport.
View the ward directory (please note that this link opens on the legacy BSUH website)
Second floor of the main building, open weekdays 7.30am to 4.00pm and weekends 8.30am to 4.00pm
The League of Friends cafe
Main entrance, open weekdays 8.00am to 5.30pm and weekends 2.00pm to 5.00pm.
WRVS (Women’s Royal Voluntary Services) Shop
Page last reviewed: 29 March, 2021