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Car parking and travel for Glenfield Hospital

Glenfield Hospital is situated about three miles north west of Leicester city centre.

Glenfield Hospital,
Groby Road,

Traffic congestion in Leicester is increasing. If you are travelling by car you may need to allow extra time for your journey as queuing can occur at peak times. 

The Leicester City Council provides various information about roadworks and traffic within Leicester.

For more information on how this may effect your journey to the hospitals follow the link below:

> Traffic Information   


How to get to the Glenfield hospital

  Car parking

Important notice: From Monday 15 February, car park improvement works will be taking place at Glenfield Hospital. It’s anticipated this work will last several weeks. Car parks will remain open, however, there may be some disruption during this time with entrances/exits may temporarily changing. Please be mindful of this when attending the car park. Leave extra time for your journey and follow any diversions we have in place on arrival.

The patient car park at the Glenfield site operate on a pay and display basis, when you arrive you need to purchase the appropriately timed ticket and display this in the front window of your vehicle.

Please be aware that as of 16 November 2020, parking in our hospital car parks is chargeable as follows: 


Charge (as of 20th May 2019)

Up to 30mins

 Free at the LRI only

Up to 1 hour


1 to 2 hours


2 to 3 hours


3 to 4 hours


4 to 8 hours


8 to 12 hours


12 to 24 hours


Night tariff 8pm – 6am




Patient/Carer Saver Tickets








£25.00 (£50.00 of parking credit)

Inpatient for over 6 weeks

Free parking (for prime carer with proof of car park usage)


The Glenfield Hospital car parks are accessible from Glenfrith Way (A563) and Groby Road (A50), the car parks are open 24 hours a day. The car park office is open weekdays from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Please contact the Customer Service Centre on 0116 204 7888 for further assistance.   

Click here more information on the above charges

  • Disabled parking
    Disabled badge holders can park for free in the assigned disabled bays or any pay and display car park, providing their badge is clearly visible during their stay.
  • Drop-off points  (Maximum 20 minutes parking)
    There are drop-off points at the main entrances to all of the hospitals. 
  • Restricted parking areas  
    Be careful when parking to keep restricted areas clear. These are indicated by red markings. Cars parked in these areas will be dealt with accordingly.
  • Prime Carers
    The prime carer of a patient that has been in hospital for more than six weeks will be provided with free parking from the beginning of the seventh week. There will be one exemption per patient which can be passed between carers if the prime carer provides proof of previous car park usage.

Parking exists for cycles and motorbikes at the main entrance to each of the hospitals, for more detailed locations see the site maps.

Useful websites for car travel: