Colchester General Hospital

Visitor Information Colchester General Hospital

Colchester General is the A&E hospital for the Clacton on Sea area

Colchester General Hospital
Turner Road,
Colchester, Essex,
Tel: 01206 747474
photo of Colchester General Hospital

Visiting friends or relatives during a stay in Colchester General Hospital or accompanying someone to an outpatient appointment. Others will be visiting the hospital to meet colleagues, attend training courses, or perhaps to look round the hospital.

This page aims to bring together all the information that visitors may find useful – whatever the reason for their visit.


At the Trust we have matrons on duty 24 hours per day. If you have a concern about nursing care received or are concerned about what you should do after being in hospital please contact one of the matrons.

Pay and Display car parking at Colchester General Hospita is extremely limited at our hospitals and not guaranteed. Because of the pressure on car park spaces, Colchester General Hospita would strongly encourage you to explore alternative ways of travelling to the hospital.

Trains: Colchester North. One mile.
Buses: Traveline. 0870 608 2 608.
Parking: On-site parking available. Tariffs apply (see menu on the left).

Main layout of Colchester General Hospital

The picture shown on the above, of the main layout of Colchester General A&E hospital, can be downloaded as a PDF (1.2Mb).

Or you can view a Google Map of the locations of wards, departments, parking and entrances.

Click here to go to a Google Map & to get directions

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