Local facilities

Local facilities

A range of local businesses operate within a few minutes walk or drive from the main hospital. Alder Hey is built in a park, which provides a calming environment if you need to take a break from the hospital building.

Eaton Road

Some great choices for cheap, easy meals. Eaton Road has a selection of cafes and sandwich shops, as well as a Chinese takeaway and restaurant.

There’s also a pharmacy, a newsagent with a cash machine (although it will charge you and there’s a free machine on the ground floor of the hospital) and a florist.

Supermarkets and petrol

Sainsbury’s (L14 5PT) is across the road from the East Prescot Road entrance and has an in-store cafe, pharmacy, petrol station and a range of clothing.

Aldi and Tesco are also nearby and the Old Swan area has a number of high street shops and services.

Local parks

Alder Hey is built within Springfield Park, but there is plenty of other green space nearby. Croxteth Park and Court Hey Park are both a short drive away.

City centre

We’re about five miles from Liverpool City Centre, easily accessible by car or taxi. There’s a taxi rank close to the East Prescot Road entrance of the hospital. Alternatively there are free phones in the Atrium to call a private hire firm.

Buses run frequently and you can get timetables here.

Cycle route

The Transpennine Trail (National Cycle Route 81) from Southport, Merseyside to Hull, Yorkshire passes close by the perimeter of the Trust.

We have cycle parking facilities located outside our Emergency Department.

For visitors of different faiths

We have compiled a list of places of worship and local delis for visitors of different faiths. This is not a comprehensive list but may be helpful if you are visiting from outside the local area.

For those of the Hindu faith

Places of worship:

  • Liverpool Ganesh Temple, Between 11-15 Delfby Crescent, Kirkby L32 8TN, Tel: 0151 546 7611, 07534444468
  • Liverpool Sri Muthumariamman Temple, 17 Fielding St, Liverpool L6 9AP, Tel: 0151 260 3657
  • Liverpool Shree Radha Krishna Temple 253 Edge Lane Liverpool L7 2PH

Shops offering Indian groceries:

  • PRM Pothihai 394-396 Prescot Road, Old Swan, L13 3DA, 01512 598115
  • Matta’s International food 51 Bold St, Liverpool L1 4EU, 0151 7093031
  • Liverpool 8 Superstore 129 Lodge Lane Liverpool L8 0QF

For those of the Jewish faith

Places of worship:

  • Childwall Hebrew Congregation, Dunbabin Road, Liverpool L15 6XL, Tel: 0151-722-5438
  • Allerton Synagogue. Malcolm Malits Court, 207 Mather Avenue, Liverpool L18 9UB, Tel: 0151 724 4811
  • Liverpool Old Hebrew Congregation Princes Road, Liverpool, L8 1TG, Tel: 0151 709 3431
  • Liverpool Reform Synagogue, 28 Church Road North, Liverpool, L15 6TF, Tel: 0151 733 5871

Local Kosher deli:

Rosemans Delicatessen, 20, Childwall Abbey Rd, Liverpool L16 0JN Tel: 0151 722 2584

For those of the Muslim faith

Places of worship:

  • Abdullah Quilliam Mosque, 8-10 Brougham Terrace, Liverpool L6 1AE, Tel: 0151 709 6567
  • Liverpool Mosque and Islamic Institute, 8 Cramond Ave, Liverpool, L18 1EQ, Tel: 0740-409-2888; lmii@live.co.uk

For those of the Sikh faith

Places of worship:

  • Guru Nanak Gurdwara and Sikh Community Centre, Wellington Avenue, Liverpool, L15 OEJ, Tel: 0151 327 6710 (contact: Mr Hardev Singh Sohal)

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