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Campus for Ageing and Vitality

(0191) 233 6161

Car Parking

There are pay and display parking spaces around the site for use by patients and visitors.

Parking charges at CAV

Pay machines take payment when you arrive or leave, and you can also pay by phone.

Blue Badge holders can park for free if they provide their registration number and badge number to the contact on the signs at the car parks.

Duration Cost
1 to 5 hours  £1.20 per hour (or part-hour)
6 to 24 hours (Monday to Friday) £7.20
3 to 24 hours (Saturday to  Sunday) £3.60 

Concessionary parking charges

Some patients may be eligible for concessionary parking charges at the hospital. You can find out more about concessionary parking charges.

Parking map

You can download a map of areas to park at the Campus for Ageing and Vitality.pdf

Public transport and park and ride

For more details about public transport and park and ride facilities to CAV, visit our 'How to find us' page.

Disabled parking

Disabled parking is available free of charge for Blue Badge holders in designated 'disabled' spaces in our hospital car parks. However, there are restrictions on some disabled spaces. For more details, see the signage next to the disabled parking bays, or click on the links to our hospital sites at the top of this page.


If you cannot find a disabled parking space, please park in the main hospital car parks at the standard tariffs displayed. 


Blue Badge holders are subject to standard charges when using the multi-storey car parks.


Blue Badge holders are not entitled to park on double yellow lines, in drop-off zones, or bays allocated for taxis or ambulances. For more information, please see the Blue Badge scheme guidance.


The Newcastle Hospitals exceeds the current guidance to provide disabled parking at all our hospital sites.

Please park responsibly

Please observe the signage around our hospital sites and particularly in our car parks. Please follow the good practice guidelines when parking at our hospitals:

  • don't park on double yellow lines or hatched areas - this applies to all vehicles including those with a Blue Badge
  • only park in a designated space
  • park in an appropriate space, eg avoid spaces allocated for other vehicles and avoid parking in drop-off/collection areas
  • do not cause an obstruction to traffic or access to a building by parking inappropriately
  • display your Blue Badge when using disabled parking on-site
  • where signs indicate it is required, when using your Blue Badge please provide your registration number to reception, by telephone (0191 223 1353) or email (

We have a ‘zero’ tolerance policy regarding abuse of staff.  Please do not verbally or physically abuse our parking staff.

We use external companies to help with car park management and enforcement. Please make sure your read the signs and guidelines at our car parks for more details about parking regulations.

More information

For more information or to make any comments about parking, please contact the Transport Department on:

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