On Site Facilities

Our hospital amenities

Within the hospital grounds there are a number of facilities available to visitors and patients to help make your visit more comfortable.

Restaurant & cafés

Tameside and Glossop IC NHS FT try to enhance patients, visitors and staff experience within the hospital  by providing various outlets to purchase hot meals, hot and cold snacks, beverages and sandwiches. 

The Hartshead Restaurant

The Hartshead Restaurant is open to staff, patients and visitors and offers a full range of hot meals, hot and cold snacks, beverages and sandwiches.

Location: Hartshead North, first floor, please follow the signage within the Hartshead Building.

Opening times are:

  • Monday - Friday 7.30 am until 7.00 pm

League of Friends Snack Bar/Teabars -

The League of Friends is a voluntary organisation which supports the work of the hospitals in the Trust. The League of Friends is able to provide much needed equipment and comforts for the benefit of patients and staff through the income raised by the work of volunteers.

There are two outlets on site which serve snacks, hot and cold drinks, pastries. There location and opening times are:

Location: Hartshead Building North, ground floor - Physiotherapy Department

Opening times: Monday to Friday, 9.00 am to 3.30 pm

Location: Ladysmith Building - to the right of the Outpatients entrance
Opening times: Thursday and Friday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Note: A shop trolley will be visiting patients after lunch Monday to Friday.

Costa Coffee

There is a Costa Coffee cafe situated in the Atrium, Hartshead South entrance.

Opening times are:

  • Monday - Friday 8.00 am until 7.00 pm
  • Saturday - Sunday 10.00 am until 5.00 pm

Vending services

There are vending machines located throughout the hospital site.  


Newsagent / shop (Amigo)

Inside the Atrium, Hartshead South entrance is Amigo newsagents.

Opening Times are:

Monday to Friday - 7.00am - 19.30

Saturday/Sunday - 8 am - 17.30

The shop sells daily newspapers, greetings cards and other items useful for both visiting or staying in hospital.


Cash Point

There is a cash point situated in the Atrium, main entrance of Hartshead South. 

Post box

A post box is located outside the main entrance of Hartshead North.