Contact information

Bradford Royal Infirmary
Smith Lane
Bradford
BD9 6DA

Switchboard: 01274 542200
Next Generation Text: We use the NGT Relay service for patients who are deaf or have hearing difficulties. To contact us ring 18001 01274 542200.

Visiting and opening times

For appointments:
Central Patient Booking Service: 01274 274 274
Next Generation Text: We use the NGT Relay service for patients who are deaf or have hearing difficulties. To contact us ring 18001 01274 274274.

For accessibility:
Please see the AccessAble pages on Bradford Royal Infirmary and accessible parking. Information on general and Blue Badge car parking at the hospital is available below.

Parking/drop-off and pick-up area

For dropping and picking up patients, friends and family, and public parking, visitors should use the drop-off point and pay-and-display areas provided at the hospital site at Gate 6 off Smith Lane (Sat-nav postcode: BD9 6DA). Please bring loose change for the ticket machine. If you are a Blue Badge holder, you may park for free in the disabled or pay-and-display areas if your badge is clearly displayed.

Concessionary car parking permits are available if you are an inpatient for more than seven days or you regularly attend the hospital. Your nearest relative or friend can apply for this concession after visiting the hospital for more than seven days.

Patients whose treatment requires them to make repeated attendance at a clinic or ward also qualify for a concession. Please ask staff for details.

The Parkopedia website lists car parks throughout the area and you can also find council car parking information on the Bradford City Council website.

Getting to the hospital

By road

Bradford Royal Infirmary is located on Smith Lane. The postcode for a sat-nav is BD9 6DA.

  • Access to the Women’s and Newborn Unit is via Smith Lane, Gate 5.
  • Access to the main hospital is via Gate 6, off Smith Lane. There is also a drop-off/collection point at this entrance.
  • Access to Duckworth Lane is via Gate 2.
  • Access from the city centre is via the B6144 and Toller Lane

There are several pay-and-display car parks around the hospital, which are primarily accessible from Smith Lane. A limited number of spaces are also accessible via the Duckworth Lane entrance. There is a designated Blue Badge parking area off Smith Lane (please use Gate 6), next to the new accessible hospital entrance. Patients whose treatment requires them to make repeated attendance at a clinic or ward qualify for parking concessions. Please ask staff for details.

Two electric vehicle (EV) recharging points can be accessed via Gate 6. See the exact location on the interactive map below by searching under ‘E’.

By bike

It’s easy to get to Bradford Royal Infirmary by bike. There are roads and cycle paths around the hospital, and cycle racks and lockable shelters are available throughout the hospital site. Please see the interactive map below under ‘C’ for exact locations.

Public transport

Bus stops can be found opposite the Accident and Emergency Department on Duckworth Lane. Further stops can also be found next to Gates 5 and 7 on Smith Lane.

Buses travel to and from Bradford Interchange in the city centre, which is also well served by National Express.

For times of the next bus, please text the stop number (45022381 for buses going into Bradford, 45022382 for buses travelling towards Allerton) to 63876.

Alternatively, for bus timetable information please call 0113 2457676. The services that stop at the hospital are the 617, 618, 620 and 680.

For detailed information on how to get to hospitals in Bradford by bus, please visit the West Yorkshire Metro route-finder website.

Bradford is also home to two central train stations, Bradford Interchange and Bradford Forster Square, which connect into InterCity services to London, Manchester and further afield.

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