Royal Bolton Hospital

01204 390390 Minerva Road, Farnworth , Bolton, Lancashire, BL4 0JR

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 345 ratings for this hospital

Contact details, map and directions

Royal Bolton Hospital

Tel: 01204 390390   Fax: 01204 390794

Address: Minerva Road, Farnworth, Bolton, Lancashire, BL4 0JR


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PALS (Patient advice and liaison service)

You can talk to PALS who provide confidential advice and support to patients, families and their carers, and can provide information on the NHS and health related matters.


01204 390193

These trusts also provide services at Royal Bolton Hospital

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
0161 773 9121
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
0161 789 7373
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

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Travel information

Travelling By Bus

The following bus services stop in the hospital grounds: 501, 521, and 685.

The 512 / 513 buses do not pass through the Royal Bolton Hospital site, however there are bus stops on Bradford Road at the bottom of Minerva Road which is a short walk to the hospital. 

With the exception of the 501, buses are hourly, from Monday to Saturday. The 501 route runs every ten minutes, Monday to Friday, between 7.00a.m. and 5.30p.m. and Saturdays between 9:00a.m. and 5:30p.m. On Sundays and in the evenings they run every 30 minutes.

Travelling By Train

Bolton train station is on Trinity Street from where you can easily catch the 501 bus service to the hospital.


Car parking charges are:

Bridge, Churchill and Mallet visitor car parks: £3 for 24 hours.

Latham short stay car park at A block and in front of N block:
No charge for 30 minutes (but a ticket must be obtained from the pay and display machine)
£1 for 30 minutes to an hour.

Parking is free for blue badge holders in any car parking space, and there is free parking for cancer patients at the Churchill Unit.

For those patients or visitors who need it, a longer monthly permit is available for £25 from the Cashier’s Office at the main entrance, open Mon to Fri 9am – 4pm or can be contacted on 01204 390810. After six months of this, a permit for free parking may be issued.

Car parking

Parking available

Number of parking spaces

2,433.00car parking spaces

Disabled parking

Disabled parking available

Number of disabled parking spaces

113.00disabled car parking spaces

Average hourly car parking cost

£0.13per hour

Last updated on 31 July 2014.

Information supplied by Bolton NHS Foundation Trust