How to find Oaks Hospital in Colchester, Essex

Please note that from September 2018 a programme of work will commence as part of the upgrade to the hospital’s facilities. During this period of time there may be some noise disturbance although we assure you that any disruption will be kept to an absolute minimum.

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Location of Oaks Hospital, Essex


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

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.

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

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 and the Harwich connexions bus

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. 

For a list of licensed operators of taxi services within Colchester, please see the Colchester council website link below:

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

Oaks Hospital has a maximum of 83 spaces dedicated for patients and visitors.

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


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