Get to the Primary Care Centre (PCC)


Travel to Colchester Primary Care Centre

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.

Cycle streets website (Opens in a new window)

Cycle Colchester website (Opens in a new window).

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:

Park and Ride – Colchester

The Park and Ride is based at Cuckoo Farm Way, Colchester, just off junction 28 of the A12 (CO4 5JA). There are lots of spaces and it’s just one stop to Colchester Hospital.

The bus stops on Northern Approach Road at the back of the hospital. The PCC is 0.4 miles from the hospital Park and 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.

Colchester Park and Ride ticket prices and timetables on the Essex County Council website (Opens in a new window).

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.

Community transport schemes information on Essex County Council’s website (Opens in a new window).

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.

East of England Ambulance Service website (Opens in a new window).

By car or motorbike

Parking at the PCC is limited,  please consider using the Park and Ride service when possible.

If you must 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.

Car parking charges on the PCC parking page.


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.

Train information and timetables on the National Rail Enquiries website (Opens in a new window).

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