Atherleigh Park




Atherleigh Park is our new £40 million mental health hospital located on Atherleigh Way, Leigh.

Formerly Leigh East Amateur Rugby League ground, the 3.9-hectare site is now open and provides high quality inpatient services for adults suffering from mental ill health as well as patients with dementia and memory conditions.

Take a virtual tour of Atherleigh Park...

Take an interactive virtual tour of our brand new Atherleigh Park Hospital below. You can view 360 degree tours of our reception, cafe and all five inpatient wards. If you are unable to view the tours, please check you are using the most up-to-date version of the web browser (eg Internet Explorer, Google Chrome) you are using.



The wards

There are five adult inpatient wards at Atherleigh Park:

Sovereign Unit

20-bed ward for male adults

01942 636396 (9am-5pm)
01942 636400 (after 5pm)

Visiting times:
Monday to Friday: 1-2pm and 6-8pm
Weekends: 2-4pm and 6-8pm

Westleigh Unit
20-bed ward for female adults

01942 636411 (9am-5pm)
01942 636415 (after 5pm)

Visiting times:
Monday to Friday: 1-2pm and 6-8pm
Weekends: 2-4pm and 6-8pm

Priestner’s Unit
Eight-bed psychiatric intensive care unit

01942 636426 (9am-5pm)
01942 636430 (after 5pm)

Visiting times:
Monday to Sunday: 10-11am, 11-11.45am, 2-3pm, 3-4pm, 6-7pm, 7-8pm
These are bookable slots – please call the ward to make arrangements

Golborne Unit
26-bed unit for patients with dementia and memory conditions

01942 636441 (9am-5pm)
01942 636445 (after 5pm)

Visiting times:
Monday to Sunday from 10am onwards.
We ask that visitors respect patient mealtimes and do not visit: 12noon-1pm and 5pm-6pm

Parsonage Unit
16-bed unit for older people with mental ill-health

01942 636460 (9am-5pm)
01942 636464 (after 5pm)

Visiting times:
Monday to Sunday from 10am onwards.
We ask that visitors respect patient mealtimes and do not visit: 12noon-1pm and 5pm-6pm


On site facilities

Atherleigh Park is a purpose-built hospital for mental health patients.

All wards have the following:

  • Individual en-suite patient bedrooms accessed by a wristband
  • Large, light shared dining / lounge area
  • Relaxation room
  • Activity room and outdoor activity courtyard
  • Secure outdoor space
There are also the following communal facilities:

  • The Leigh Baker café – open to patients, visitors, staff and public Monday to Saturday, 8am-4pm
  • Child visiting room
  • Multi-faith room
  • Therapy hub – with sports hall, gym, therapy room and therapy kitchen
  • 400-metre nature trail around the grounds
Home treatment services for Wigan are also based from Atherleigh Park. Call 01942 636317.

Please note, Atherleigh Park is a smokefree site. This includes the outdoor courtyards and wider grounds.

Location and travel

Atherleigh Park is located on Atherleigh Way in Leigh – opposite Sainsbury’s and Aldi.

Atherleigh Park
5 Boroughs Partnership
Atherleigh Way
Leigh
Wigan
WN7 1YN

Postcode for sat nav: WN7 5SJ

Atherleigh Park main reception: 01942 636300

Parking is free and there are Blue Badge spaces available.

The nearest bus stop is located on the on Leighbrook Way, the road directly opposite Atherleigh Park.

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