Royal Sussex County Hospital

Royal Sussex County Hospital

Brighton

This hospital has an A&E department open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Address and directions

Royal Sussex County Hospital
Eastern Road
Brighton
BN2 5BE

Telephone: +44 (0)1273 696955

Parking

On-site multi-storey car park

The multi-storey car park is situated on the North Access Road which is accessed from Bristol Gate, third entry on the left (immediately after the A&E entrance).

There are 20 disabled bays located on Levels 6 and 6a which gives direct access into the hospital and 6 dedicated renal bays for regular renal patients.

There are a small number of pick up/drop off bays located inside the entrance to the multi storey car park, there is a 20 minute grace period for people using these bays after which charges will apply.

Charges

Less than 2 hours£2.50
2 – 4 hours£3.80
4 – 6 hours£5.00
6 – 12 hours£10.00
12 – 24 hours£18.00
Over 24 hours£18.00 plus the appropriate tariff above for the excess time parked

Car park pay stations accept cash, notes and debit/credit cards, give change and have an intercom if you need help.

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 plan initiatives, including the inter-site bus service.

A&E

There is limited access to the A&E forecourt with 4 drop-off bays.

Other parking

Parking for patients to the Cancer centre is available adjacent to the New Macmillan Horizon Centre on Bristol Gate, patients using this car park require a permit from the Cancer Centre which can be obtained during their first appointment.

Public Transport

By bus

Routes 1, 1A, 7, N7 14B, 14C, 23, 27C, 37, 37B, 47, 52, 57, 71, 73, 94A, 271 and 272 all stop outside the hospital.

View bus times online or call Brighton and Hove Bus Company on 01273 886 200.

The 271 and 272 bus services run between the Princess Royal Hospital and Royal Sussex County Hospital. These services are free to patients carrying an appointment letter for the date of travel.

By train

Brighton Station is the nearest station. From the station, you can catch a bus or get a taxi to the hospital. Bus route 7 runs to the hospital from stop A at the front of the station up to every 6 minutes.

Patient transport service

The patient transport service is available for patients who are unable (for medical reasons) to use public or private transport.

Hospital layout
Wards

View the ward directory (please note that this link opens on the legacy BSUH website)

Facilities

Waves Restaurant

Adjacent to the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital, open weekdays 7.30am to 3.00pm.

Terrace Restaurant

Top floor of the Audrey Emerton Building, open weekdays 8.00am to 4.00pm.

Subway

Adjacent to the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital, open weekdays 7.00am to 8.00pm, Saturdays 8.00am to 7.00pm and Sunday 9.00am to 5.00pm.

Costa coffee

Main reception in the Barry Building, open weekdays 8.00am to 4.00pm.

Newsagents

Main reception in the Barry Building.

Page last reviewed: 2 September, 2021