New Cross Hospital is located near Wednesfield on the eastern side of Wolverhampton.
From the North – take J11 off the M6 then follow Cannock Rd/A460 to Wolverhampton (go through 4 roundabouts). Turn left to Bushbury Road and continue onto Church Street. Keep left at the fork then turn left onto Wolverhampton Road then take the 2nd left to New Cross Hospital.
From the South – take J10a off the M6 then follow the M54. Take the slip road to Cannock Rd/A460 off the M54. At the roundabout take the first exit onto Cannock Rd/A460 to Wolverhampton (go through 4 roundabouts). Turn left to Bushbury Road and continue onto Church Street. Keep left at the fork then turn left onto Wolverhampton Road then take the 2nd left to New Cross Hospital.
From Wolverhampton City Centre – take the ring road St. Patricks/A4150 then turn left onto the Wednesfield Rd/A4124 then continue to follow Wednesfield Rd/A4124 then take slight left into Wolverhampton Rd then take the 2nd left into New Cross Hospital.
Car Parking and Charges
New Cross Hospital has five designated public car parks within its site. All car parks can be accessed from the hospital main entrance at Wolverhampton Road and the Prestwood Road entrance.
Up to 15 minutes
Up to one hour
Up to three hours
Up to five hours
Up to six hours
Up to seven hours
Up to 24 hours
7 consecutive days
(can be obtained from the Parking Office)
A weekly (7 consecutive days) parking ticket allows an unlimited number of entries to any of the barrier car parks on the premises within the specified 7 day period.
Concessions are available. Please contact the Car Parking and Security Control Centre
on 01902 695344 or visit the office (location B20) for further information.
We have concessions for Renal patients receiving dialysis and Oncology patients receiving Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy treatment. For details please contact the department you receive your treatment from.
There are designated disabled parking spaces within the public car parks in the hospital. Standard parking charges also apply to blue badge holders.
Click here to view the Hospital site map showing disabled parking locations (PDF 442Kb)
Pay on Exit
All public car parks within the hospital are barrier controlled. Collect a ticket at the entrance barrier. Take the ticket with you and when you are ready to leave pay at one of the pay stations before returning to your car
Pay stations are situated in the car parks. These pay stations:
- Accept notes and coins
- Give change
- Charge only for the time parked
As the New Cross Hospital site is under increasing pressure for parking, the Trust encourages patients and the public to think differently about how they travel and consider more sustainable methods of transport; for example using public transport.
Travel by bus
New Cross Hospital is within easy reach of Wolverhampton Town Centre. The nearest bus station is the Wolverhampton Bus Station adjacent to the Wolverhampton railway station in the city centre, approximately 2.0 miles away.
Shuttle Bus Service (free for patients / staff)
A shuttle bus service is available for patients and staff travelling between New Cross Hospital and Cannock Chase Hospital
The service is free to patients with a valid RWT appointment letter and staff with an ID badge.
The new shuttle bus service with a 15-seater mini bus operates Monday to Friday (not including public holidays).
Please see a copy of the timetable below.
Inter Hospital Shuttle Service Timetable (PDF 221Kb)
Please note that from the 13th March 2017 there will only be 1 shuttle bus stop on the New Cross Site.
The stop will be located outside the Heart & Lung entrance by the coffee shop.
If you have any queries regarding the shuttle bus service please contact the Transport office on 01902 695075.
- Bus Service No. 28
Wolverhampton - Willenhall via New Cross Hospital (Outpatients), Ashmore Park and New Invention
- Bus Service No. 57
Wolverhampton - Bilston via Stow Heath, New Cross Hospital (Outpatients), Long Knowle and Willenhall
- Bus Service No. 59
Wolverhampton - Ashmore Park - Wolverhampton via New Cross Hospital (Wolverhampton Road Entrance), Wednesfield
- Bus Service No. 69
Walsall - Wolverhampton via New Invention, New Cross Hospital (Wolverhampton Road Entrance)
- Bus Service No. 89
Walsall - Wolverhampton via Bloxwich, New Cross Hospital (Wolverhampton Road Entrance)
- Bus Service No. 25 & 25E
Wolverhampton to Bilston via Three Tuns.
- Bus Service No. 25E
Comes into the New Cross Hospital site in the evenings only.
If you require more information and help with your travel arrangements, call into Wolverhampton Bus Station or your local bus shop, or telephone 0871 200 22 33 (Bus and Metro only). Lines open Monday to Saturday 7.30am to 8pm and Sunday 10am to 6pm.
Travel by Train or Metro
Wolverhampton has a regular main line train service with trains arriving from Birmingham approximately every 30 minutes. The nearest train station to the hospital is Wolverhampton Train Station which is approximately 2 miles away.
Please visit the National Rail website or contact them on 0845 7484 950 (open 24 hours) for more information on the trains from Birmingham and other stations.
Midland Metro is the light rail system for the West Midlands which operates between Birmingham and Wolverhampton via key locations including West Bromwich, Bilston and Wednesbury. 23 stops serve the route - and four have Park and Ride facilities.
It operates seven days a week with a 'turn up and go' every eight minutes during the day and every 15 minutes during the evenings and Sundays.
For more information about the Metro go to the Network West Midlands website.
Travel by cycle
Cycle routes using cycle paths (PDF 7Mb)
On-site cycle shelters (PDF 134Kb)
Walk to the hospital