Following the lifting of restrictions by the Government, we would like to reassure all our patients that the way we interact with you will not be changing. All staff and consultants will continue to wear face coverings and maintain social distancing, and we require our patients and visitors to do the same, so that we are all protected.

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Location

Directions

Walking
Oaks Hospital is a convenient 10 -15 minute walk from Colchester North Station.

Cycling 
Oaks Hospital has a cycle shelter which is located at the rear of the building. This area is covered by CCTV. 
Mile End Road is a quiet road and is close to the national cycle network route which leads from Colchester North Station to Highwoods and the community football stadium.

Motorcycling
Oaks Hospital has a bespoke shelter for motorcyclists adjacent to the staff car-park

Bus
Oaks Hospital is served by Arriva number 2 bus which runs every 20 minutes from Colchester town centre towards Great Horkesley. The bus stops are located just past the entrance to Oaks Place

Park and Ride 
Oaks Hospital is a 5 minute walk from the bus stop for the Park and Ride serving the General Hospital (on the Northern Approach Road). Colchester Park and Ride is based at junction 28 of the A12 and operates Monday – Friday from 05:30 until just after 21:00; the service operates between 07:00 – 19:00 on Saturdays. There is no Sunday service.

Hospital Hoppers
Oaks Hospital is served daily by hospital hopper buses. Please see the links for the Tendring Hospital Hopper which is a wheelchair accessible service http://dial-a-ride.org/colchester-hospital-hopper and the Harwich connexions bus http://www.harwichconnexions.co.uk/cms/hospital-hopper.html.

Train
Oaks Hospital is a convenient 10 -15 minute walk from Colchester North Station. The Greater Anglia network connects with Marks Tey, Chappel & Wakes Colne, Colchester Hythe, Wivenhoe, Harwich, Clacton and beyond. 

Taxi
For a list of licensed operators of taxi services within Colchester, please see the Colchester council website link below:
https://www.colchester.gov.uk/info/category/?id=taxi-registers

Disability Parking
Oaks Hospital has 3 dedicated bays for blue badge holders. These are located immediately adjacent to the Main Entrance of the hospital

Car
Oaks Hospital has a maximum of 83 spaces dedicated for patients and visitors. Please note that our car park has a number plate recognition system in place. You will need to register your vehicle number plate upon arrival each time you visit the hospital using one of the tablets which are located in the following areas; main reception, radiology department, ward (first floor) and outpatient department.

Oaks Hospital is a member of the Colchester Travel Plan Club and has a site specific travel plan.

 



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