MIU closed

Please note the Andover Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) is currently closed. In the interim, access NHS 111 online or in an emergency call 999.

Andover War Memorial Hospital provides in-patient rehabilitation, maternity services, a day surgery unit and a minor injuries unit (currently closed due to COVID-19).  In addition, an outpatient unit which opened in 2010.

The site also houses the Countess of Brecknock Hospice, which provides six in-patient beds, day care, and a base for Macmillan Nurses. 

The Minor Injuries Unit in Andover is led by emergency nurse practitioners and emergency paramedic practitioners who are experienced in treating minor injuries.(currently closed due to COVID-19)

The hospital is a 10 minute walk from the mainline train station. It is approximately 20 minutes’ walk from the town centre or a 5 minute bus ride from the town centre. The bus stops outside the hospital.

Directions by bus

The hospital is situated on Route 4 which is a new route to the Hospital and Drove Estate. Click here for timetable.

Directions by rail

Andover is located on the Salisbury to Basingstoke line. If using the train from Winchester or Eastleigh you may have to change at Basingstoke. From Andover station you may catch a number 8, 77 or 87 bus to the town centre and change to a K route service to get to the hospital.

If walking or cycling from the station, turn left along Station Approach, keep left until you reach Charlton Road. Turn left and follow Charlton Road to the hospital (on your right). Distance is approximately a third of a mile/half a kilometre.

Directions by car

From the east

Leave the A303 and follow the A3093 sign for Andover. At the first roundabout go straight on towards the town centre, passing the Twinings factory on the right. At the second roundabout follow the sign for town centre onto Churchill Way. At the third roundabout follow town centre signs onto Northern Avenue. At the fourth roundabout signs direct you to Andover War Memorial Hospital, which is roughly half a mile further on Charlton Road.

From the west

Leave the A303 and follow the A343 sign for Andover. At the first roundabout follow signs for ring road (Portway Industrial Estate and Charlton). Signs for the ring road should also be followed at the second and third roundabouts. At the fourth roundabout signs will point the way to Andover War Memorial Hospital which is roughly half a mile further on Charlton Road on the right.

Parking charges

Duration of Stay Parking charge
Up to 30 minutes Free
30 minutes – 1 hour £1.80
1 hour – 1 hour 30 minutes £2.80
1 hour 30 minutes – 2 hours 30 minutes £3.80
2 hours 30 minutes – 3 hours 30 minutes £4.70
3 hours 30 minutes – 4 hours 30 minutes £5.70
4 hours 30 minutes – 5 hours 30 minutes £6.70
5 hours 30 minutes – 6 hours 30 minutes £7.70
6 hours 30 minutes – 8 hours £8.70
8 hours – 24 hours £10 for 24 hour period


Concessionary parking

Free parking is available for the following patients and visitors at all three of our hospitals:

  • Patients attending for chemotherapy
  • Patients/visitors attending every day after one week of attendance
  • Outpatients who have been attending for more than two weeks and continue to attend at least twice a week with the same illness or condition
  • Visitors to patients being cared for in the Intensive Care Unit or the neonatal unit
  • Visitors to inpatients whose stay in hospital has been more than one week, providing they are visiting every day
  • Visitors to inpatients whose stay in hospital has been more than two weeks, providing they are visiting at least twice per week
  • Carers staying overnight with children who are inpatients
  • Relatives or carers of patients who are receiving end of life care.

Disabled badge holders – Parking is free for disabled badge holders in marked disabled bays which are located close to the hospital buildings.  Disabled badge holders should clearly display their blue badge.

Penalty charge notices

Our security team is responsible for patrolling car parks. Because we have limited parking space, it is important that only people having business at the hospital park on site.

Breach of parking conditions may lead to a £60 civil penalty charge notice being issued. The reason for issue is always recorded and photographs of the vehicle are taken as evidence. The charge is reduced to £30 if paid within 14 days of issue.

Penalty charge notice appeals guidance - pdf

Penalty charge notice appeal form - pdf


Each ward has individual visiting hours, but they are generally in the afternoon and evening.  You can search for specific wards here