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10 June 2024

Pedestrian and vehicle access to the South Wing 1 and North Wing 1 entrance areas will temporarily be disrupted this week as part of the Ridgeway Ward refurbishment.

A new air handling unit will be delivered on site and craned into place between 12 and 16 June. The following restrictions will be in place during this period:

  • The dedicated parking bays for chemotherapy patients will temporarily be relocated to outside North Wing Entrance 2 from 12 June until 16 June.
  • From 4pm on Friday 14 June until 4pm Sunday 16 June, no vehicles will be able to access the area in between the South Wing 1 and North Wing 1 entrances. Any vehicles that are dropping off or picking up will need to use the area nearby outside North Wing Entrance 2/Portesham Unit.
  • On Saturday 15 June, South Wing Entrance 1 will be closed to pedestrians, but people will be able to access the North Wing entrance 1. Signs and diversions will be in place. Marshals will be on site on the day to assist.

The GP Out of Hours service will be held in Orthopaedic Outpatients on South Wing Level 1 during the weekend (14-16 June). Patients will need to access this via the East Wing entrance by the pencils sculpture.

The Terrace Café, including the outdoor seating area, will also be closed from 5pm on Friday, 14 June, until 5pm on Saturday, 15 June, but Damers Restaurant will be open as usual.

Normal service will resume on Monday, 17 June. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Read more about the Ridgeway Ward refurbishment.

Image showing hospital entrances under a canopy
This area will be closed off to all vehicles. from Friday evening (14 June) until 4pm on Sunday 16 June.