St George's Hospital


Blackshaw Road
London SW17 0QT

Contact details

Reception: 0208 672 1255

Travel information

The hospital main entrance is on Blackshaw Road. Other pedestrian entrances can also be found in Cranmer Terrace, Effort Street (6am to 10pm) and Gambole Road (7am to 6pm).

St George’s Hospital has two restaurants, these are located on the Lower Ground Floor in Atkinson Morley Wing and First Floor in Lanesborough Wing. The Lanesborough Wing restaurant also hosts the Art St George’s Gallery.

How do I get to St George’s Hospital?

We may have sent you a leaflet Travelling to St George’s. If you would like a copy and did not receive one, please telephone the number on your letter and ask for one.

If you need assistance on arrival, please tell the reception staff. They can arrange for a porter to help you, though please understand you may have to wait for this.

Non-emergency patient transport – this is the ambulance service that transports some patients to and from hospital. It is only provided for patients who have very specific needs. A patient’s needs will be reviewed each time they come to hospital. Patients are assessed by the patient transport assessment and booking team (TAB), please call 020 8725 0808 (minicom 020 8725 1177) for more information.

By public transport

Tooting Broadway underground station on the Northern Line is a ten minute walk from the main pedestrian entrance on Effort Street, or a short ride on bus routes 493 or G1.

National Rail services from Tooting station are linked to the hospital by bus routes 44, 77, 264, 270, 280 and N44.





Bus routes 493 and G1 enter the grounds of St George’s Hospital. Several other bus routes serve roads within a short walk of the hospital. Routes 44, 77, 270, N44 stop on Garratt Lane, routes 57, 131. 219, and N155 stop on Tooting high street, and routes 155, 264 and 280 stop on Blackshaw road.

Low-floor, wheelchair accessible buses run on all routes.

By car

If you are driving to the hospital, entry points are Blackshaw Road, off the A24 Tooting High Street, or Fountain Road, off the A217 Garrett Lane.

Car parking

Car parking is pay upon exit and the tariff is as follows:

Up to one hour £2.50
Up to two hours £5.00
Up to three hours £7.50
Up to four hours £10.00
Up to five hours £12.50
Up to six hours £15.00
Up to seven hours £17.50
Up to eight hours £20.00
Over eight hours (daily fixed rate) £25.00

Parking free between

22:00 and 06:00

Card payments transactions at Security Desk only (Ground floor Grosvenor wing, near Marks and Spencers)

Concessionary car parking charges are available under certain circumstances. Please contact wards or departments for details.

St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust operates a civil penalty parking notice scheme on the St George’s Hospital site. Please check sign for parking restrictions.

Blue badge holders may park free in:

  • Any of the reserved disabled spaces available near the entrances of the hospital wings – please display your badge
  • Any white-painted bay on the hospital perimeter road – please display your badge
  • The public car parks. The badge holder must take the car park ticket and blue badge to the security desk in Grosvenor Wing or the reception desk in Atkinson Morley Wing before they leave the hospital. The staff will tell the badge holder how to exit the car park without paying. It is not necessary to display you badge when in the car parks

If you need assistance on arrival, please tell the reception staff. They can arrange for a porter to help you, though please understand you may have to wait for this


Free cycle parking facilities can be found at a number of locations on the hospital perimeter road.

St George’s Hospital appears in Local Cycling Guides 10 and 14. You can order a free copy of these guides online at or by calling 0843 222 1234.