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The Hospice

Willowbrook Hospice
Portico Lane, Prescot,
Merseyside L34 2QT
Tel: 0151 430 8736

Fundraising & Retail Office

Willowbrook Hospice,
The Living Well,
Borough Rd,
St Helens WA10 3RN
Tel: 01744 453798


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Buses to Willowbrook Hospice

The following services either stop directly outside Willowbrook on Portico Lane, or on St Helens Road which is a short walk down Portico Lane to the Hospice.

No. 297 runs between St Helens and Kirkby via Prescot
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No. 97 runs between St Helens and Prescot (Not in use on Sundays)
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No. 89 runs from St Helens to Huyton and John Lennon Airport and return. Below is a link to the Arriva timetable for this service
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No. 10 runs between Liverpool and St Helens. Passengers can disembark on St Helens Road, just before The Grapes pub on the corner of Portico Lane.
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Trains to Willowbrook Hospice

Eccleston Park is the nearest station to Willowbrook Hospice and is situated just across the road from the Hospice itself.

Trains from St Helens Central and Liverpool Lime Street call at Eccleston Park, also stopping at other stations along the route, including Huyton, Roby, Edge Hill and Wavertree Technology Park. Trains from Lea Green to Eccleston Park will include a change at Huyton.

Directions via Car

From the North

M6 – Leave the M6 at exit 21A, on to M62. Leave the M62 at Junction 7 and take the A57 signposted Prescot/Liverpool.

Continue for 2.87 miles along the A57 through Rainhill until you come to a short stretch of dual carriageway. At the first set of traffic lights on the dual carriageway, with Whiston Hospital on your left, turn right into Delph Lane B5201 signposted St.Helens/Rainford. Continue down this road through traffic lights until you come to a mini roundabout, then turn right. Follow this road; you will go over a railway bridge (Eccleston Park). Willowbrook is on your right hand side.

From the South

M6 – Leave the M6 along the M62 going West. Leave the M62 at Junction 7 and follow the directions above.

From the East

M62 – Leave the M62 at Junction 7 and follow directions as above.

From the West

Either join the M6 and follow directions as above or take the M56 leaving at Junction 12 signposted Runcorn/Widnes. Cross the Runcorn/Widnes bridge and follow the signs for St. Helens on the A568, until you reach the roundabout over the M62 at Junction 7 of the motorway. Continue directions as above.

Informal visits

For patients and families who wish to make an informal visit to see our facilities and ask questions in person please contact us at the Hospice to arrange a convenient time.


Should you have concerns about any aspect of our care or service provision and wish to make a complaint you may:

Email us at:

Write to us at:  Willowbrook Hospice, Portico Lane, Prescot, L34 2QT

Your complaint will be sent directly to The Executive clinical director  who will ensure it is acknowledged, investigated and a response is made.

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Due to the current situation with Coronavirus and for the wellbeing of our patients, we kindly ask that all monetary donations are paid direct to our bank account, via online access to Nat West Bank: 

Alternatively, use the DONATE NOW button that appears on each page of our website.

To donate £5, text HELPWILLOWBROOK to 70450.