There are 10 car parks at West Cumberland Hospital. Car park 1, located at the rear, and Car Park 10, located near the main entrance, are for disabled patients and visitors.


Car park payment machine The machines accept 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p, £1 and £2 coins. Some machines also accept debit and credit cards.

Allow plenty of time for your visit. Although you have a designated time for your appointment, you might have to wait.

  • up to 1 hour costs £1
  • up to 2 hours 15 mins costs £2
  • up to 3 hours 30 mins costs £3
  • up to 24 hours costs £5

Cashiers window, where you can buy weekly and monthly permits for the car park Visitors can also buy a 1 week or a 1 month parking permit from the Cashiers Window. This is located on the ground floor of the old hospital building, next to WH Smith. The Cashiers Window is open Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 12.30pm and 1.45pm to 3.15pm.

  • a 1 week permit costs £10
  • a 1 month permit costs £25

Children's ward: Car parking charges can be reimbursed for the parents or guardians of a child or young person who is admitted as an inpatient at hospital overnight. Where a car parking charge has been incurred between the hours of 19.30 and 08.00 please complete and return this form with the correct documents to claim your parking charges back.

Appeals system

If you think you’ve received an unfair parking charge, please contact UK Parking Control (UKPC). You can read about the appeals process here.