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Getting to the Princess Royal Hospital Telford (PRH)

Address:

The Princess Royal Hospital,
Apley Castle,
Apley,
Telford,
TF1 6TF

Contact Telephone: 01952 641222

Travelling to the Princess Royal Hospital

Travelling by Bus

The Princess Royal Hospital has a bus station near to the main entrance and mainly receives buses from Telford Town Centre, Wellington and Leegomery.

There are Bus Stations situated in the centre of both Telford & Wellington. Other than the WR3 and WR69, all services mentioned are provided by Arriva.  Bus No 4 provides a frequent service to the Princess Royal Hospital and calls at Wellington Bus Station and Telford Bus and Train Stations. Other services (although less frequent) are provided by numbers 15 & 16. Occasional services are provided by Fleet Services and are WR3 & WR69.

The number 81 offers 4 return journeys per day between Shrewsbury Bus Station and  Wellington Bus Station taking 30 minutes

The number X5 offers 9 return journeys per day between Shrewsbury Bus Station and Telford Bus Station taking 30 minutes.

The number 96 offers 7 return journeys per day between Shrewsbury Bus Station and Telford Bus Station taking 1 hour.

More information and timetables are available from the Telford & Wrekin Council website.

Travelling by Train

Train stations are situated in Wellington and Telford.
Wellington station is the closest to the Hospital. Wellington Bus Station is within walking distance of the train station. Alternatively, the Hospital is approximately a 10 minute drive from Wellington Station and taxis are available outside the station.
Telford station is a short walk to Telford Bus Station. Alternatively, the Hospital is approximately a 15 minute drive from Telford Station and taxis are available outside the station.

Trains from across the region serve these stations:

  • Shrewsbury-Chester line to Wellington, Shrewsbury, Gobowen, Chirk and stations to Wrexham, Chester & Holyhead.
  • Shrewsbury-Cambrian line to Wellington, Shrewsbury, Welshpool, Newtown, Caersws and stations to Aberystwyth and Pwllheli.
  • Telford-Wolverhampton line to Shifnal, Cosford, Albrighton and stations to Wolverhampton, Birmingham and London.
  • Change at Shrewsbury for the Marches line to Church Stretton, Ludlow and Hereford.
  • Change to Shrewsbury for the Shrewsbury-Crewe line to Yorton, Wem, Prees, Whitchurch and stations to Crewe and Manchester.

For further information on trains and timetables please go to the Arriva Trains website or National Rail enquiries below.

Travelling on Foot or by Bike

Walking or Cycling
If you live nearby and are fit and well, we encourage you to walk or cycle to our hospitals. The Princess Royal Hospital is approximately one mile from Wellington railway station.

PRH Cycle Route

Cycle route from Wellington Train Station to Princess Royal Hospital

There are several cycle routes including the Silkin Way that lead to the Princess Royal Hospital.  You may prefer to use nearby quieter or residential roads for your active travel route.  Additional information on cycling and walking routes within the borough, can be found at the Telford and Wrekin Council Webpage

Bicycle Parking
The trust provides “Sheffield” style cycle parking stands racks which are situated around the hospital grounds including two covered bicycle shelters. These shelters are located next to the Main Entrance and opposite the Women and Childrens centre.

NHS Staff also have access to two secure cycle shelters. Please contact the Sustainable Travel Plan Coordinator via email greenertravels@sath.nhs.uk.

Planning your cycle journey
To plan your local cycling route to the Princess Royal Hospital, you can use the CycleStreets journey planner.

 Planning your walking journey
To plan your walking route to the Princess Royal Hospital from other locations, you can use Google maps  journey planner.

Travelling by Car

Directions by road to our hospitals are available below. Car Parking charges apply in all our car parks. More information is available on the Car parking page.

Directions

From the West (Shrewsbury A5) 

  • Travel on the A5 signposted Shrewsbury.
  • Join the M54 signposted Telford.
  • Leave the M54 at Junction 6 (signposted to Hospital).
  • At the roundabout at the top of the motorway exit slip road, take the 1st exit onto Whitchurch Drive (A5223).
  • Stay on the A5223 at the next three roundabouts.
  • At the fourth roundabout take the third exit into the Princess Royal Hospital main entrance (signposted).

From the South East (Birmingham M6)

  • At Junction 10A of the M6 join the M54 (signposted North Wales, Mid Wales and Telford).
  • Leave the M54 at Junction 6 (signposted to Hospital).
  • At the roundabout at the top of the motorway exit slip road, take the 3rd exit onto Whitchurch Drive (A5223).
  • Stay on the A5223 at the next three roundabouts.
  • At the fourth roundabout take the third exit into the Princess Royal Hospital main entrance (signposted).

From the North East (Newport)

  • Follow the A518 south west towards Telford
  • At the A442 junction turn right northbound towards Whitchurch
  • At the A5223 take the first exit southbound towards Telford
  • At the next roundabout take the first exit onto the hospital site