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Travelling to Evelina London

Evelina London Children's Hospital is based next to St Thomas' Hospital



Evelina London Children's Hospital

Westminster Bridge Road

London SE1 7EH


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Finding the entrance:

Evelina London is next to St Thomas' Hospital. You can reach the entrance by:


  • walking through St Thomas' and following the signs
  • directly via Lambeth Palace Road
  • from Saturday 18 - Sunday 19 November, the main entrance to the hospital will be closed. Please see the information below for directions on how to access the building.




Access to Evelina London from 18-19 November

There will be no access to Evelina London Children's Hospital via Lambeth Palace Road from 5am Saturday 18 November - 8pm Sunday 19 November 2017.

The main entrance of Evelina London will be closed and there will be no access in or out of the hospital through these doors.

Please use the St Thomas' Hospital Main entrance, a route will be signposted.

Map to Evelina London during temporary main entrance closure

Travel information


The nearest tube stations are:

  • Westminster - District, Circle and Jubilee lines (10 minutes' walk).
  • Waterloo - Bakerloo, Jubilee and Northern lines (15 minutes' walk). There is step-free access to the Jubilee Line.
    Please note that the step-free York Road exit/entrance at Waterloo will be closed until 2018. There is step-free access at exit/entrance 2 onto Waterloo Road. See access information about travelling from Waterloo Station to Evelina London.
  • Lambeth North - Bakerloo line (10 minutes' walk).

TfL provides guides, maps and information on step free access, toilet locations and travel support cards on their website. You can also apply for a ‘Please offer me a seat’ badge or card here too.


Waterloo, Waterloo East, are the nearest railway stations, and are a 10-15 minutes' walk away.

Step free access from Waterloo Station is via exit 3, near the clock. When leaving the station from exit 3, turn left and following the path to York Road for St Thomas' Hospital through to Evelina London.

The Shell building development on York Road means visitors to Evelina London are being directed to the end of York Road. For Evelina London, cross the pedestrian crossing at the end of York Road and turn left, continue onto Lambeth Palace Road and walk for about 5 minutes, Evelina London is on the right hand side.

Victoria and Charing Cross are 20–30 minutes' walk away.

For more information, please call National Rail Enquiries on 08457 484 950 or visit the National Rail website.


Allow 15-20 minutes to get from the bus stop to where you need to be in the hospital. The following bus routes serve St Thomas' Hospital/Evelina London

  • 12, 53, 148, 159, 211, 453, C10 - stop at Westminster Bridge Road 
  • 77, 507, N44 - stop at Lambeth Palace Road
  • 3, 344, C10, N3 - stop at Lambeth Road (15 minutes walk)
  • 76, 341, 381, RV1 - stop at York Road
  • N44, N155, N159, N381 - night buses stop at Westminster Bridge Road
  • N3 night bus - stops at Lambeth Road

See the bus routes map or for information about buses and tubes, call Transport for London on 0843 222 1234 (24 hours).


There are bike racks:

  • in the parking area by Evelina London
  • at the front of the main reception of St Thomas' Hospital, alongside Gassiot House
  • in the St Thomas' car park (lower ground floor) next to the Florence Nightingale Museum.

These areas are covered by CCTV. See cycling information on the Transport for London website for advice and information on cycling in London.

There is a cycle hire docking station opposite St Thomas' emergency department (A&E) by Archbishop's Park. To see where the docking station is use the interactive map and search for Archbishop's Park. It will tell you the number of bicycles available and the number of free spaces where you can park your bike.

Car – limited parking available

Parking for patients and visitors is very limited, and there is often a queue. The car park is 'pay on foot' so please have the correct change. You can also pay by credit or debit card. Pay and get your exit ticket before returning to your car.

Parking charges:

  • £3.20 per hour
  • disabled patients are given free parking in the main car park upon production of their blue badge registered in their name along with an appointment card
  • parking charges apply 24 hours a day.

Please use public transport whenever possible.

Evelina London and St Thomas' Hospital are located in the congestion charging zone.

You may be eligible to claim back your congestion charge under the congestion charging NHS reimbursement scheme. Find out more on our help with travel page.

Access guide

View access guides to help you get around the hospital.


Lambeth Palace Road entrance closed 18-19 November

The main entrance to Evelina London Children's Hospital will be closed from 5am Saturday 18 - 8pm Sunday 19 November and there will be no access in or out of the hospital through these doors.

For directions on how to access the building, please visit our directions page.

Evelina London Children’s Hospital
St Thomas’ Hospital,
Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7EH
Tel: 020 7188 7188

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