How to find us

 Map of The Walton Centre hospital site

The Walton Centre is on the same site as Aintree University Hospital (sometimes called Fazakerley Hospital). Download the map and directions here.

Before you come to The Walton Centre, please check which building you are visiting:

The Main Building is located on Lower Lane.

The Sid Watkins Building is accessed via the Longmoor Lane entrance
to the Aintree University Hospital site.

Parking: Pay & Display car parks (including disabled spaces) are available in front of both buildings. Please note that parking in front of the Main Building is very limited and you are advised to use the multi storey car park which is accessed via the Lower Lane entrance to Aintree University Hospital, next door to The Walton Centre. From here you can access the Main Building via a link bridge. Parking charges are the same in all areas. Please bring change with you for the car park machines; the multi storey car park is payable using tickets, payable at machines before being presented at exit barriers.

By road: The Walton Centre is easily accessible via the M6 and M62:

  • M6 Southbound: Leave the motorway at J26 (signposted Skelmersdale) and join the M58. Leave the M58 at its end and at the roundabout take the first exit onto M57. Leave at J6. Turn right at roundabout onto A506. Follow for 1.5 miles and at the traffic lights turn left onto Lower Lane. The entrance to The Walton Centre is on the right.
  • M6 Northbound and M62: Leave the M6 at J23 (Haydock). Travel for more than 5 miles along East Lancashire Road. Turn right at lights just past the Showcase Cinema, onto Lower Lane. The Walton Centre is on the left.
  • West via the A580: Travel along the A580, passing under the M57; continue for a further 1 mile and take the third turning right onto Lower Lane. The entrance to The Walton Centre is on the left.

If you are unsure of how to find your way, please contact the Patient Experience Team on 0151 529 5530/6100.

By rail: There is easy access by rail to Fazakerley, a Northern line station with regular connections to central Liverpool. Fazakerley Station faces the Longmoor Lane entrance.

By bus: The following bus routes travel close to the hospital with stops in Lower Lane and Longmoor Lane: 1, 2, 3, 17c, 17d, 18c, 20, 62, 92, 121, 122, 134, 159, 209, 217, 218, 236, 356. The 102 bus travels into the main hospital. For more information, contact Merseytravel on: 0151 236 7676

For up to date information please contact Merseytravel on: 0151 236 7676 or visit www.merseytravel.gov.uk.

By air

If you are flying from the Isle of Man, within the UK or abroad, the nearest Airports are:

  • Liverpool John Lennon
  • Manchester International

Please note: The Walton Centre is not the (closed) Walton Hospital on Rice Lane.

If you require any further information regarding public transport, taxis or directions please contact the Patient Experience Team on 0151 529 5530/6100.