Construction and parking update for October 24

Crane on site: Monday, October 28
On Monday, October 28, from 07:00 am until 4:00 pm there will be a crane set up near the North Entrance (#17; across from the Child & Family Research Institute.) The crane will block parking spaces and parts of the road. Watch for flag persons to guide you through the area.

Construction Reminders:


When does construction work happen?

  • Monday to Friday – 7:30am and 4:00pm.
  • Coffee Break: 10:00am to 10:15am, no construction
  • Lunch Break: 12:00pm to 12:30pm, no construction
  • Weekends:  once in a while

New Parking System is Here!
The new Pay-by-Stall system is now in use at BC Children’s and BC Women’s Hospitals. Click here for details.

Emergency Entrance cautions
Construction is going on near the BC Children’s Hospital Emergency entrance. Please leave limited parking in the area for families needing the Emergency Department. When getting picked up or dropped off, please use these entrances instead:

  • Oak Street Entrance #11  (by Second Cup)
  • North Entrance #17

Use our Free Valet Service for Parking
Drive to entrance #36 (Near Emergency).
Leave your car with the valet and he will park it.  Regular parking fees apply.
Click here for more information.

Construction inside BC Children’s Emergency Department
Construction inside the BC Children’s Emergency Department will happen over the next two months, Monday to Friday, 7:30am and 11:00am. Wait times in the Emergency Department might be longer than normal during these times.

IMG_7153 Lobby wall graphic 2 (Copy)BC Children’s Hospital Lobby changes
When you come to the BC Children’s Hospital Lobby you will see some changes.  Along with bright colours and designs, we have a new information desk next to patient registration.  Lobby washrooms, including the one with an adolescent change table have been moved.  Click here for a map of the closest washrooms.

Construction means less parking

  • Please allow extra time when coming to your appointments.
  • Watch for new signs and follow directions of flag persons
  • Please drive slowly

**For more information about the construction at BC Children’s & BC Women’s Hospitals, visit the Redevelopment Project Website.**

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