Directions/ Southport DGH

Southport and Formby District General Hospital

Town Lane, Kew
Telephone 01704 547471

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By bicycle
The hospital is served by the local cycle path network. There is parking for bicycles near the hospital entrance and elsewhere on site.

By bus
There is bus stop near the entrance to the hospital. Services operate from the surrounding areas and drop off at the hospital or within walking distance. To find information about times and services please contact the Merseytravel Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit Bus timetables can be found near the hospital reception desk.

By train
Southport railway station is 10 minutes by car or 20 minutes by bus from the hospital. Taxis are available outside the station. For passenger inquiries call the National Information Line on 0345 484950 or visit the National Rail website. Merseytravel (see above) can provide details of bus services linking other local train stations and the hospital.

Merseytravel journey planner
Insert your start and end point into Journey Planner (e.g.street name, post code, bus stop ref, point of interest etc) and the best route is then calculated for you with each step of the journey detailed alongside estimated travelling time. It is also available to download as an app from iTunes and Google Play.

By motorway
From the South. Exit the M6 at Junction 26 and the join M58. Leave the M58 at Junction 3 following the signs for Southport and Ormskirk. Type our postcode, PR8 6PN, into Google Maps to plan your journey in detail.

From the North. Exit the M6 at Junction 31. Follow signs for the A59 signposted Preston and then follow the signs for Southport. Type our postcode, PR8 6PN, into Google Maps to plan your journey in detail.

Site directions
Once on site, turn right at the roundabout which runs round the hospital and eventually becomes one-way. Most parking is at the back of the hospital.

The entrance to Adult A&E is opposite the car park for Blue Badge holders at the front of the hospital.

The GUM clinic for help and advice with sexual health matters is at the back of the hospital.

The North West Spinal Injuries Centre is about a half of the way round the site and has its own clearly marked entrance.