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Finding your way around

Evelina London Children's Hospital is a purpose-built building with a huge glass roof.

Finding the entrance

Finding the Evelina London entrance – video transcript

You can reach Evelina London via St Thomas' Hospital. Enter the St Thomas' main entrance, just off Westminster Bridge Road.

Turn right at reception, following signs to North Wing and Evelina London. Turn left at WHSmiths, following signs to North Wing and Evelina London.

Carry down the corridor into South Wing. Turn left at the sign for the eye department and Evelina London.

Go through the double doors to exit St Thomas' – Evelina London is opposite you. There's a ramp to your left if you need it.

You can also reach this entrance via Lambeth Palace Road.

Evelina London is next to St Thomas' Hospital. You can reach the entrance by walking through St Thomas' and following the signs to Evelina London, or via Lambeth Palace Road.

The different levels of Evelina London

The hospital has an overall theme – the natural world – and each level represents a different part, from ocean on the ground floor, to sky at the very top. 

Level -1 – Reef

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Reef is where two of our operating theatres are located (the other four are on level 2 – Forest).

Level 0 – Ocean

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Ocean is the ground floor, where the main entrance to Evelina is. It's home to our main outpatients department. Many of our services hold clinics here.

The main hospital reception and pharmacy are also on this level.

Wards and outpatient areas

We also hold clinics in our new Penguin outpatient unit located in South Wing, 3rd floor, staircase C, St Thomas' Hospital, just a short walk from Evelina London. Appointment letters will include information about where the clinic you need to attend is being held.


Level 1 – Arctic

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Arctic is home to many of our imaging, heart and kidney services.

Wards and outpatient areas

We also have a Children's Day Unit in St Thomas' Hospital, a short walk away.

Level 2 – Forest

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Forest is home to four of our operating theatres, a procedure room and a recovery suite.

Forest also houses our intensive care unit (PICU) and the South Thames Retrieval Service.


Level 3 – Beach

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Kidney inpatient services are on Beach, along with a short stay and longer stay surgical unit for children who have had surgery.

Wards and outpatient areas


Level 4 – Savannah

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Heart, orthopaedic and neurology patients stay on Savannah.

Wards and outpatient areas

  • Camel
  • Lizard
  • Dragonfly

Level 5 – Mountain

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Mountain is home to a ward that looks after general medicine and complex ear, nose and throat (ENT) patients and includes a High Dependency Unit (HDU).

Wards and outpatient areas

  • Bird
  • Bear
  • Deer

Level 6 – Sky

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We're transforming the 6th floor from offices to become Sky Ward.

Find out more about how we are growing.

Access guide

View access guides to Evelina London to help you get around the hospital.

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