Page last updated: 18 March, 2021, 9:13am
Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough
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You can attend the Large Vaccination Centre at the Riverside Stadium Monday – Sunday 8am – 8pm if you have a booked appointment. People without an appointment will not be seen.
Arrive only a few minutes before your appointment time. This helps to ensure a steady flow of appointments through the vaccination centre. You can enter the car park no more than 15 minutes before your appointment time and you must remain in your vehicle until 5 mins before your appointment time.
Please wear short sleeves, so we can vaccinate you easily.
You are welcome to bring a carer if you need assistance. The vaccination centre is fully accessible and wheelchairs are available on site but are limited so please speak to staff when you arrive.
In line with Government guidance, social distancing measures are in place at the vaccination centre. You must wear a mask, stay one metre away from other people, and clean your hands when you enter the building.
Our friendly staff will help you when you arrive and show you the way.
Getting to The Riverside
We understand that some people will need some support to park, get lifts to and from the Riverside Stadium and wait to collect people as they receive their vaccinations. Please find some details below that we have put together to help you as you arrive and leave for your COVID-19 vaccination.
Please don’t park in the Riverside Stadium main car parks and follow the directional signage
Free On-Site Parking for those attending the Riverside Stadium for their NHS Covid-19 Vaccination
The postcode for the Riverside Stadium is TS3 6RS. A sat nav will lead you to the ground
The marshalls will show you where to park (see map below). This is the best option for parking if you are driving yourself to your vaccination appointment.
Route into Middlesbrough by Road
From the North
Approaching Middlesbrough on the A19, cross over the River Tees and take the A66 eastbound towards Middlesbrough town centre. Stay on the A66 past the town centre and follow signs to the stadium, which you will see on your left.
From the South
Leave the A1 (M) at junction 49, signposted to Teesside, and join the A168, which after approximately 11 miles will become the A19. Approximately 19 miles later take the A66 eastbound towards Middlesbrough town centre. Stay on A66 past the town centre (on your right) and follow signs to the stadium, which you will see on your left.
From the West
Leave the A1(M) at junction 57 onto the A66(M). Follow signs to Teesside on the A66. In approximately 18 miles you will pass Middlesbrough town centre (on your right) and follow signs to the stadium, which you will see on your left.
The Riverside Stadium will be making plenty of car parking spaces available for people attending the NHS COVID-19 Vaccination Centre. The marshalls will show you where to park (see map below). This is the best option for parking if you are driving yourself to your vaccination appointment.
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There is a temporary shuttle bus to and from the Middlesbrough Riverside Vaccination Centre run by Stagecoach Tees Flex.
Please check your appointment time and make sure you can arrive as near to your appointment as possible.
How will this work?
On-site parking at the Riverside Stadium is free of charge for those attending their NHS Covid-19 Vaccination. Plase enter the site via the marked entrance off The Leeway and park in the designated spaces marked in yellow on the attached map..
Need to be dropped off by someone else who will wait nearby whilst you get your vaccination?
You can be dropped off outside the centre and your driver will be shown where to wait whilst you get your vaccination.
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Please note any taxis should drop passengers off at the designated taxi point, before leaving via the marked exit route.
If you are a blue badge holder
There are limited accessible bays on the site for blue badge holders. You can enter the Riverside Stadium via the marked entrance and proceed to the marked accessible bays. Please note these bays are for blue badge holders only. Please display your badge clearly.
Prefer to get a taxi home?
Should you wish to be picked up by taxi, please note we do not have telephone services operating within the centre and you should contact them directly and request a pick up at the marked taxi point.