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Leigh Infirmary Contact Details and Directions

Leigh Infirmary
The Avenue
Leigh
Lancashire
WN7 1HS

Main Phone: 01942 244 000
Walk-in-Centre: 01942
483 453

Directions from the M6

Leave the M6 at Junction 23, travel eastbound towards Manchester on the A580. Go straight across the roundabout straight through two sets of traffic lights close together. Turn left at the next set of traffic lights and at the next set of lights (fire station on left) turn right heading towards Leigh. Continue on, going through Leigh Town Centre, move into right hand lane when the Parish Church is on the left side. Turn right at the traffic lights into The Avenue. Go straight across the mini roundabout, down to the bottom. The hospital is on the left hand side, turn into the Lake Street entrance.

Directions from the M61

Leave the M61 at Junction 5 and follow signs for A6 - Manchester. Continue along the A6 for approximately 2 miles. At the traffic lights (Red Lion Pub) turn right onto A579. Travel through Atherton and follow signs for Leigh. When approaching Leigh town centre turn left at traffic lights at the Avenue pub (at the lights you will notice a small Asda on the right), turn left into The Avenue. Go straight across the mini roundabout, down to the bottom. The hospital is on the left hand side, turn into Lake Street entrance.

Directions from A580 Manchester

At the roundabout where you see the Greyhound Hotel leave at the third exit across the front of the hotel and continue along Warrington Road. Go over the canal bridge and turn right at the traffic lights. Follow the road, at the mini roundabout turn left onto Holden Road. After approximately 1 - 1 1/2 miles turn right into Hanover Street (near Persimmon Homes) at the end of Hanover Street, turn right into The Avenue and the hospital is on the left hand side, turn into Lake Street entrance.

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Car Parking

Car parking is available on a Pay and Display basis. It applies to all cars parks and includes disabled areas. The cost is:

  • Up to 30 minutes drop off  Free
  • Up to two hours   £2.50
  • Between two and four hours £4.50
  • Over four hours   £6.00

Please bring some change for the pay and display machines as they don't accept notes.

There is a concession for long term patients/visitors of £2.50 for each and every 24 hr period providing the visitor acquires a concessionary pass from either the security department or the relevant ward and the pass is clearly displayed in the vehicle windscreen.

Car Parking Concession Criteria

  • Any oncology patient who attends the Trust for frequent regular treatment will receive free parking for the length of their treatment. This criterion was agreed by Macmillan Cancer Support.
  • Any patients attending clinics at the Trust for a minimum of one day a week for an extensive period will receive free parking.
  • Visitors of patients hospitalised for 2 weeks or more will be offered free parking for the duration of the patients stay.
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