Travel & Accommodation

The ICENI Centre is part of the East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust, one of the largest Trusts in the East of England. Colchester is the oldest recorded town in Britain; today it is a thriving, modern town with an excellent selection of shops, hotels and restaurants.

Please note that there are currently roadworks in Colchester.  Please allow up to 20 minutes to your journey time.


By air
London Stansted airport is the closest and is approximately 45-60 minutes by road.

By rail
Travel to Colchester North Station by direct link from London Liverpool Street station (the Centre is a 10 minute walk from the station).

By road
Satellite navigation users should use postcode CO4 5JL


Please note there is limited parking available on the Colchester Hospital site.  Please park in the main visitor car park, which has number plate recognition. At the end of your visit, please enter your number plate into the machine available and pay the amount owing.

Park & Ride

Colchester Park and Ride is located to the north of the A12 and stops along the Northern Approach Road (Hospital path bus stop), which is close to Colchester General Hospital.  If you work for ESNEFT you can use the Park and Ride for free.

If you don’t work at ESNEFT he park and ride service will cost £3 for unlimited journeys on the day of ticket purchase, enabling easy access to and from the A12 park and ride base to the hospital and into the town centre.

Local Accommodation

Premier Inn, Colchester Town Centre (Castle) hotel, St Peters Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1HY

Dragonfly Hotel, A12, Ardleigh, Colchester CO7 7QY
Tel: 01206 230900

The Holiday Inn, Abbotts Lane, Eight Ash Green, Colchester CO6 3QL
Tel: 0871 942 9020

Wivenhoe House Hotel, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ
Tel: 01206 863666

The Stoke-by-Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa, Keepers Lane, Leavenheath, Colchester CO6 4PZ
Tel: 01206 262836

Colchester Feering Travelodge, A12 London Road Northbound, Feering, Colchester, CO5 9EL
Tel: 08719 846029

Swan Housing Hospital Accommodation – subject to availability.
Call Lara Rogers on 01206 747508 or email

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