The Royal Bournemouth hospital

Location Details


Castle Lane East

t: 01202 303626

Access in Summary


There is a bus stop located next to the hospital entrance. There are four lit bus stands all located on a level surface with each having seating for four persons. There are electronic boards showing the next three arrivals with updated times. The routes stopping here are 3, 2a, 2b, 2c, 4b, 21 and 33.

Car park and drop off

There are several car parks located throughout the hospital grounds near all the main entrances with accessible parking in each. Upon entry to the hospital, there is an electronic board displaying each car park indicating whether there are spaces available.

Access at entrance

All the entrances are step free with level and unobstructed access. The main entrances have automatic sliding doors with weather protection.


The main receptions throughout the hospital and in the majority of departments have good circulation in front of them and low counters. Those with induction loops have signage in place.


There is a large restaurant located at this site with small cafes located at other convenient locations in the hospital. A WHSmith is located in the main entrance.

Access to all areas

The hospital consists of only two floors with lifts located in the main corridors. A service of a cart for transporting patients around the hospital can be found near the main entrance.

Access Symbols Explained:

  • Facilities for partially sighted or blind people We provide facilities for people who are visually impaired. For example: Braille formats, large print, audio tapes etc.
  • Assistance dogs welcome Assistance dogs are welcome in our premises.
  • Assisted wheelchair access Wheelchair access into our premises is possible with assistance.
  • Non assisted wheelchair access Full, non-assisted, wheelchair access into our premises is possible.
  • Customer toilet facilities We provide customer toilets.
  • Accessible toilets We have fully accessible toilets installed at our premises.
  • Induction loop available An induction loop has been installed to benefit our hard of hearing customers.
  • Customer parking facilities We provide customer car parking.
  • Accessible car parking We provide accessible car parking spaces for disabled customers.
  • Intercom outside of the premises An intercom is available at the entrance providing communication with our staff.
  • Low Payment Counters including clipboards, dropdown counters, lap trays and portable chip & pin Low payment counters or an alternative such as portable chip and pin machine, a lap tray or a clipboard.
  • Low Reception/Information counters Low Reception/Information counters available for wheelchair users.
  • Automatic doors present Our premises are fitted with automatic doors to ease entry.
  • Customer lift provided A customer lift has been provided.
  • Accessible lift provided An accessible customer lift has been installed, improving access for wheelchair users.
  • Parent with pushchair access Our premises are accessible to parents with a pushchair or pram.
  • Baby changing facilities We provide baby changing facilities.
  • Accessible baby changing facilities Accessible baby changing facilities are available.
  • Alternative Languages available Alternative languages available
Bus stops.
Car parks.
Access to all areas.
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