Directions and transport

Getting here

By bus

ICAR is well served by various bus routes which are available in the centre of Houghton-le-Spring. The closest bus station is at Brinkburn Crescent. For more information, please check public transport information with Traveline (0870 608 2608) for up-to-date advice on all bus, train and metro services in the area.

You can also plan your bus journey here:

If you're travelling between South Tyneside and Sunderland, you can find out more handy info here.


Using an Older Person's Concession Travel Pass

Older person's concession travel passes are not usually valid before 9.30 am. However, if you do have an appointment in the morning and need to travel before 9.30 am, you are able to use earlier buses as long as you show your hospital appointment card or letter to the driver.

By Car

Free car parking is available in front of the centre. Blue Badge bays are available at the front of the car park, adjacent to the entrance area.

Finding us

Intermediate Care Assessment and Rehabilitation

Houghton Primary Care Centre,
Brinkburn Crescent,
Houghton Le Spring,

Contact us

You can contact the team on: 0191 5025695