About our hospitals - Broomfield Hospital

The Trust provides a wide range of first class services across our mid and south Essex hospitals, including A&E, emergency medicine and surgery, elective surgery in most specialities, and maternity and paediatric services.

Our Broomfield Hospital site based in Chelmsford is home to the internationally renowned St Andrew's burns and plastics centre, which provides a supra-regional burns service to a population of 9.8 million people.

For more information about the hospital, click on the drop-downs below before your visit.

Emergency works underway

Burst Water Main, Main Road, Broomfield

Due to a burst water main on the main Broomfield road, emergency roadworks are now in operation until 6 October.

Traffic control is in use via a single carriageway, so please allow additional travel time due to localised congestion.

Broomfield Hospital Ward Information

The letters and numbers give the location and the floor number
(ie C250 = C zone 2 = second floor 250 = room number on second floor.)

Accident & Emergency (A&E)
External Entrance - Level 2
Call 01245 513902

 

Acute Medical Unit (AMU, A207)
Zone A - 2nd floor, room 07
Medical Assessment
Call 01245 513907

 

Antenatal Ward (A404)
Zone A, 4th floor, room 04
Antenatal
Call 01245 513355

 

Baddow Ward (C250)
Zone C, 2nd floor, room 50
Care of the Elderly
Call 01245 513910

 

Bardfield Ward (C350)
Zone C, 3rd floor, room 50
Care of the Elderly
Call 01245 513932

 

Billericay Ward (E321)
Zone E, 3rd floor, room 21
ENT/Oral Max Fax
Call 01245 513923

 

Braxted Ward (C251)
Zone C, 2nd floor, room 51
Care of the Elderly
Call 01245 513931

 

Burns Adults Ward (E221)
Zone E, 2nd floor, room 21
Adult Burns
Call 01245 516185

 

Children's Burns Ward (E225)
Zone E, 2nd floor, room 25
Paediatric Burns
Call 01245 516973

 

Day Stay Admissions (B448)
Zone B, 4th floor, room 48
Day Cases
Call 01245 513921

 

Feering Ward (E125)
Zone E, 1st Floor, room 25
General Respiratory
Call 01245 513935

 

Frailty Unit (A205)
Zone A, 2nd floor, room 05
Frailty Unit
Call 01245 513933

 

Gosfield Ward (A203)
Zone A,  2nd floor, room 03
Gynaecology
Call 01245 514921

 

Heybridge Ward (A303)
Zone A, 3rd floor, room 03
Gastric Surgery and Oncology
Call 01245 513918

 

Intensive Care Unit (ICU, E226)
Zone E, 2nd floor, room 26
Intensive Care
Call 01245 514379

 

John Ray Ward (E323)
Zone E, 3rd floor, room 23
Elective Orthopaedic
Call 01245 513925

 

Lister Ward (C451)
Zone C, 4th floor, room 51
NA
Call 01245 513915

 

Mayflower Ward (E322)
Zone E, 3rd floor, room 22
Surgical Ward
Call 01245 513924

 

Medical High Dependency Unit (HDU, A211)
Zone A, 2nd floor, room 11
High Dependency
Call 01245 514379

 

Neonatal Unit (A406)
Zone A, 4th floor room 06
Neonatal Care
Call 01245 513050

 

Notley Ward (E223)
Zone E, 2nd floor, room 23
Emergency Orthopaedic
Call 01245 513916

 

Phoenix Ward (E122)
Zone E, 1st floor, room 22
Paediatric Care
Call 01245 513904

 

Pegasus Ward  (E122)
Zone E, 1st floor, room 22
Paediatric Care
Call 01245 513939
 

Postnatal Ward (A405)
Zone A, 4th floor, room 05
Postnatal Care
Postnatal Ward, call 01245 513566
Maternity Sister, call 01245 513928
Maternity Reception, call 01245 513927

 

Rayne Ward (A304)
Zone A, 3rd floor, room 04
Vascular and Urology Surgical Ward
Call 01245 513919

 

Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC, A204)
Zone A, 2nd floor, room 4
Medical
Call 01245 513207

 

Surgical Emergency Ward (SEW, B344)
Zone B, 3rd floor, room 44
Surgical Emergencies
Call 01245 513930

 

Stock Ward (E320)
Zone E, 3rd floor - room 20
Plastic Surgery Ward
Call 01245 513922

 

Stroke Unit (A302)
Zone A, 3rd floor, room 02
Acute Stroke Patients
Call 01245 513905

 

Terling Ward (A305)
Zone A, 3rd floor, room 05
Renal and Cardiac Medical Ward
Call 01245 513920

 

Tiptree Ward (C351)
Zone C, 3rd floor, room 51
General Medicine
Call 01245 513936

 

Tollesbury Ward (E222)
Zone E, 2nd floor, room 22
Gastro Ward
Call 01245 513933

 

Writtle Ward (C450)
Zone C, 4th floor, room 50
Care of the Elderly
Call 01245 513903

Planning your journey

Broomfield Hospital is Chelmsford, Essex with several conveniently situated transport links and 1,808 parking spaces. Whether you’re travelling by car, bus, train, bike or on foot - getting here is easier than ever.

By bus

There's a bus stop outside the main hospital atrium entrance and there are numerous bus routes servicing the hospital from across the area and further afield across mid and south Essex. Visit First Bus website to find routes and costs. More information can be found at Essex County Council's website.

Chelmsford Community Transport

Chelmsford community transport is a patient transport scheme provided by volunteers for patients and their families who have difficulty getting to and from their hospital appointment. They offer an affordable door to door service with their wheelchair accessible minibuses or your concessionary bus pass is also accepted. All drivers are friendly DBS checked. Assisted trips are also available.
 
For more information on how to book, visit their website www.chelmsfordct.org or call 01245 477750.

By train

Greater Anglia Rail operates frequent trains to Chelmsford station where a bus can be caught direct to Broomfield Hospital. Ask for a plus bus ticket before travelling. This will include both your bus and train fares and save you time on your journey.

By bike

There are cycle routes leading into Broomfield Hospital and cycle parking can be found outside the main hospital atrium.

By car/motorbike

Signposted from the A12, the hospital can be accessed from multiple directions. Enter our postcode CM1 7ET into your satnav or see Google location map for directions.

Need travel support?

If you need help with the cost of traveling to and from our hospitals or anywhere that offers healthcare, visit the NHS healthcare travel cost scheme website

Finding your way around

View the Broomfield Wayfinding leaflet to find your way around the site. Once you click on the link, you can download and save this to your device.

There have been many location changes - please check and follow the signboards on-site.

Caf├ęs

Pudding Wood Café

Serving hot food for breakfast and lunch, the Pudding Wood Café opposite D140. This is currently open to staff only.

Open 7am to 3pm, Monday to Friday

Costa Coffee

A Costa Coffee stand in the middle of the atrium, adjacent to the entrance to zone E.

Open 7am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday, and 9am to 4pm at the weekend.

The stall is closed on 25 and 26 December and 1 January

Fontanella

The sit-down coffee shop is located at the front of the atrium

Open 7am to 10pm, Monday to Friday, and 9am to 5pm at the weekend.

The cafe is closed on 25 and 26 December and 1 January

Shops

Friends of Broomfield

Shop 1, south entrance is open 9am to 4pm, Monday to Friday

Shop 2, end of atrium, adjacent to A111 is open 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday

Both shops are closed on weekends and bank holidays. The Friends also run a trolley service which can be encountered on most routes throughout the hospital.

M&S Simply Food

M&S can be found in the middle of the atrium accessible through the main entrance or the central corridor.

Open 7.30am to 8am, Monday to Friday. 8.30am to 8pm on Saturday and 10am to 8pm on Sunday. 

Closed 25 and 26 December and 1 January.

WH Smith

WH Smith can be found in the middle of the atrium accessible through the main entrance or the central corridor.

Open 6.30am to 8pm, Monday to Friday, and 8am to 6pm at the weekend.

Closed 25 and 26 December and 1 January.

Vending and cash machines

Vending machines

There are many vending machines throughout the hospital that offer food and drink refreshments. You can find them in:

Zone A at in the central corridor, on level 2 - A&E department waiting room, near A205, and on level 3 near A305

Zone C on level 2 in the lift lobby

Zone E on level 1 in the lift lobby and level 2 in the lift lobby.

Cash Machines (ATM)

There are three cash machines available, some may have a charge for using the service. You can find them in:

Zone A on level 1, in the atrium inside WH Smith (free)

Zone B on level 2 near south entrance and opposite the reception desk

Zone E on level 1 in the lift lobby

Post box

There's a Royal Mail post box located outside M&S Simply Food in the atrium.

Public payphones

There are payphones located in:

Zone B in the south entrance, opposite lifts

Zone A on level 1 in the central corridor and opposite the travel centre

Social spaces

We have areas where you can sit, rest and eat during your visit. These are the wellbeing terrace, main entrance courtyard and at the end of the atrium.

Please make sure you maintain social distancing during your time at our hospital and ensure you wear a face mask or face covering whilst on site. A face covering can be a face mask, a scarf or bandana.

Parking

We have 1,808 car parking spaces at the hospital, with 61 disabled spaces. 

Our parking machines are currently cash only - if you need change please use the coin machine located outside of the cashiers' office in the atrium. We do have plans to upgrade these machines to accept cards and cash.

Car Park Prices

15 mins to 3 Hours is £3
3 to 5 Hours is £4
5 to 24 Hours is £6

For more information and guidance on  car parking control measures, e-mail MSE.travel.centre@nhs.net.