The 8th annual Breastfeeding Festival will be held on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June 2017 in the Mayo Building at Salford Royal Hospital, M6 8HD in Greater Manchester.

For the car park off Eccles Old Road,(the A586) please use postcode M6 8HD in your sat nav.

Car park is token / barrier operated and plenty of room for all of us, charged at £4 per day.

Getting to the hospital

By bicycle

Cycle routes to the hospital can be found on the TfGM website: There are lots of secure bicycle stands.

By Public transport

Transport for Greater Manchester has information about all forms of public transport on their website ( or by calling 0871 200 22 33. Bus, train and tram routes in Salford are shown on Map 3 which is available at all their Travel Shops.


The nearest rail station is Eccles, a 20 minute walk away. There are direct services from Manchester and Liverpool.

On leaving the station turn right crossing the motorway bridge and right again along Wellington Road for 300 yards. Use the subway to cross Eccles Old Road and turn left past Sainsbury’s. The hospital is 500 yards ahead.


The nearest tram stop is Ladywell, on the Eccles Line. It is a 10-15 minute walk away.


Buses stop right outside our main entrance. There are frequent direct services from Manchester Shudehill, Salford Shopping Centre, Eccles, Cadishead, Farnworth, Walkden, Worsley, Trafford Centre, Rusholme, Didsbury, Failsworth, Newton Heath, Cheetham Hill, Swinton and Prestwich.

For further information on local bus routes please go to the TfGM journey planner.

By taxi

The taxi drop-off point is in the main hospital grounds off Eccles Old Road.