Get to the Primary Care Centre (PCC)


Our address:

Colchester Primary Care Centre, Turner Road, Colchester, CO4 5JR

01206 747 474

Getting here

Walking and Cycling

There is ample covered cycle parking at the PCC. The PCC is reached by a number of local quiet and off road cycling routes, so if you live locally and are able to cycle, use the Cycle streets website to plan your journey or use one of these Colchester cycle maps.

By Bus

There are bus stops outside the PCC in Turner Road. Get off at the stop before (if you are coming from the town/station) or after the hospital stop (if you are coming from north/High Woods)

Buses that stop outside the PCC are the 8 operated by Arriva, 61 and 65 operated by First, 80 operated by Panther Travel and 84 operated by Chambers.

For bus timetables and routes please visit these websites – FirstArrivaHedingham and Chambers and Panther Travel

Park & Ride

The Park & Ride is located off junction 28 on the A12. The hospital stop is a 4 minute bus journey from the Park & Ride. The P&R bus stops on the Northern approach Road at the back of the hospital. The PCC is 0.4 miles from the Hospital Park & Ride stop. Walk via the pedestrian route into the hospital, then turn right and immediately left and walk along the crescent of Victorian brick villas until you reach the PCC. For timetable and fare information visit the Colchester Park & Ride website

By Train

Colchester has two railway stations:

  • Colchester Rail Station (COL) is 0.7 miles from the PCC. The station has a taxi rank.  Buses 8, 61, 65, 80 and 84 run from the road outside the station (see timetable links above). The Park & Ride runs between this train station and the bus stop on the Northern Approach (A134) behind the general hospital (see web links above).
  • Colchester Town Station (CET) is 1.9 miles from the PCC. The station does not have a taxi rank.  Buses 8, 61, 65, 80 and 84 and the Park & Ride run from the nearby town centre to bus stops near the PCC.

For train information and timetables please visit the National Rail Enquiries website.

By Community Transport

Community transport schemes can help you to travel to the hospital. The services are for elderly and disabled people and for people in rural communities with no public transport.

Please visit Essex County Council’s website for more information.

By non-urgent Patient Transport Service (PTS)

PTS by car or ambulance is for patients whose physical or mental condition means that they are unable to travel in any other way and who require the skills of staff to support them during their journey.

Please visit the East of England Ambulance Service website for further information.

By Car or Motorbike

Parking at the PCC is limited,  please consider using the Park & Ride service when possible. The Park & Ride is off junction 28 of the A12.

If you have to drive and are coming from the A12, leave at junction 28. Follow the signs to the hospital taking Via Urbis Romanae, Mill Road and Turner Road.  The PCC is just after the hospital on Turner Road. Motorbikes can park for free

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