Colchester Hospital Hopper

What is the Hospital Hopper?

The Colchester Hospital Hopper Service was introduced in July 2004 in partnership with central government, Essex County Council and Tendring Primary Care Trust. TCT also received a one-off financial contribution for the Hopper service from the Neighbourhood Interaction Fund.

The Hopper is an accessible public service that people use to access Colchester General Hospital, Essex County Hospital, Colchester Hospices, The North East Essex Primary Care Centre in Turner Road, Colchester, and The Oaks Hospital. The bus will stop at  other health facility on route, on request.

Who can use the Hospital Hopper?
This is a public service.

Hospital Hopper's route?

  • The Hopper route covers Holland on sea, Clacton, Great Clacton, Little Clacton, St Osyth Gt. Bentley Village Hall - then on to Colchester

 

Hospital Hopper Bus Service Timetable Monday - Sunday

Start Time:          Monday - Friday  06:15   09:00 11:00   14:00  16:15  19:00
Picking up in Holland on Sea, Clacton,             
Great Clacton, Jaywick, St Osyth, Great Bentley            
To Arrive At            
St Helena Hospice, Bancroft Close  07:00   09:45  11:45   14:45  17:00  19:45
Colchester General Hospital, Turner Road  07:05   09:50  11:50  14:50  17:05  19:50
Primary Care Centre  07:10   10:00  12:00 15:00   17:10  20:00
Oaks Hospital, Mile End Road  07:15   10:05  12:05  15:05  17:15  20:05
             
Return time       
       
  
Oaks Hospital, Mile End Road 08:00 10:05 13:00  15:10   18:15 20:15 
Colchester General Hospital, Turner Road 08:10 10:10  13:05   15:15  18:20 20:20 
Primary Care Centre 08:15  10:15  13:10  15:20  18:25 20:25
St Helena Hospice, Barncroft Close 08:20 10:20 13:15   15:30  18:30 20:30
             
             
Start Time: Saturday & Sunday 09:00   11:00   14:00  
Picking up in Holland on Sea, Clacton,            
Great Clacton, Jaywick, St Osyth, Great Bentley            
To Arrive At            
St Helena Hospice, Bancroft Close 09:45   11:45   14:45  
Colchester General Hospital, Turner Road 09:50   11:50   14:50  
Primary Care Centre 10:00   12:00   15:00  
Oaks Hospital, Mile End Road 10:05   12:05   15:05  
Return Time            
Oaks Hospital, Mile End Road 10:05   13:00   17:00  
Colchester General Hospital, Turner Road 10:10   13:05   17:05  
Primary Care Centre 10:15   13:10   17:10  
St Helena Hospice, Barncroft Close 10:20   13:15   17:15  

 

PLEASE NOTE THE NEW SERVICE OPERATES MONDAY TO SUNDAY. 

The times shown above are approximate and may vary owing to traffic congestion. Our drivers strive to keep to the times listed above, which are subject to review.

PLEASE NOTE: THE LAST BUS LEAVES COLCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL AT 20:30 (8:30 p.m.) MONDAY - FRIDAY & 17:00 (5:00 pm) SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

To use the service

Simply telephone 01255 436962/07948055888. Alternatively, you may wish to visit our offices - Tendring Community Transport, Hurlingham Chambers, 61 Station Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex. CO15 1SD.

How much does it cost?
Free travel after 09:00 if you hold a concessionary bus pass.  Passenger fare charges £7.00 single

If you use this service click feedback and tell us about your travel experience or any other comment you wish to make.Alternatively, email tendring.ct@btconnect.com or call us on 01255 436962. TCT welcomes expressions of thanks and immediately acts upon complaints. Both help us to monitor and evaluate the quality of the services we provide.

Testimonials
You can read what our customers have to say about our services on the customer feedback page.