Changes to hospital parking and fees (Southport & Formby DGH) March 25th, 2015 admin Latest News Shares Comments Changes to hospital parking and fees (Southport & Formby DGH) Parking for patients and visitors should increase by at least 120 spaces at Ormskirk and District General Hospital later this year. Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust is seeking planning permission to expand parking at the top of the main car park which faces the hospital entrance. The land is currently set aside for helicopter transfers. Neil Aindow, Capital Projects Manager, said: “There are now few occasions when this facility is needed. By making alternative arrangements we can use this land more productively for the benefit of patients and visitors.” The Trust also announced charges for some visitors parking at Ormskirk and Southport hospitals will rise from 1 April 2015. It is the first increase since 2013. Parking for staff will also cost more. Band Current fee Fee from 1 April Less than 20 mins No charge No charge 20 mins to 2 hours £2.90 £2.90 2 to 4 hours £3.40 £3.50 4 to 8 hours £4.20 £4.30 More than 8 hours £5.20 £5.30 Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 or 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_new Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Instagram www.instagram.com/otsnews Related Comments comments!