St Thomas’ Hospital

Located in a prominent position in central London, with sweeping views of iconic landmarks including Big Ben, Westminster Cathedral and the houses of parliament. Our world-renowned facilities are convenient for patients from both the UK and overseas.

Established in 1173, St Thomas’ is one of the oldest hospitals in the country, embodying centuries of accomplishment in ground-breaking research, innovation and clinical excellence. Our life-changing breakthroughs range from the first blood transfusion in 1818 to the world’s first mitral heart valve replacement on a beating heart in 2014.

Home to adult, children’s and maternity services, our highly experienced teams offer everything from routine appointments to the most intricate surgery and treatments available.

Services and facilities

Westminster Bridge Consulting Rooms

Private outpatients enjoy a comfortable and welcoming environment at Westminster Bridge Consulting Rooms, our dedicated private outpatient facility at St Thomas’ Hospital.

You can access them directly at the front of the main hospital.

Adult clinical services

Howard Ward Private Patient Unit

Howard ward is our private, adult inpatient ward situated in St Thomas’ Hospital.

Offering nine bedrooms with ensuite facilities. Our rooms offer privacy and comfort, with stunning views of the River Thames, Houses of Parliament and Big Ben.

The Westminster Maternity Suite

The Westminster Maternity Suite has been offering private maternity care for more than 20 years. It employs some of the most accomplished and well-trained obstetricians, neonatologists, anaesthetists and midwives in the country.

Our dedicated private maternity suite, located in St Thomas’ Hospital, offers consulting rooms and six private rooms with en-suite facilities offering stunning views over Westminster.

Maternity services


We offer our expert services across multiple locations. Please check that your appointment or stay is at St Thomas’ Hospital before setting out.

St Thomas’ Hospital

Westminster Bridge Road

Switchboard: 020 7188 5197

Please note, Evelina London Children’s Hospital is based in St Thomas’ Hospital.

Travelling by car

Our hospitals and many of our services are located in the Congestion Charging zone and the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ). Please use public transport whenever possible.

Parking at St Thomas’ Hospital

Parking is very limited and there is often a queue, there are signposted patient drop-off/collection points. If you do need to drive, our car park is open 24 hours a day and the charges are £3.20 per hour. There is dedicated motorcycle patient parking and free disabled patient parking upon production of your blue badge (which must be registered in your name).

Travelling by bus

There are cycle lanes and bus stop bypasses on Westminster Bridge Road and Lambeth Palace Road.

Travelling by tube

The nearest tube stations are:

  • Westminster – District, Circle and Jubilee lines (10 minutes’ walk)
  • Waterloo – Bakerloo, Jubilee and Northern lines (15 minutes’ walk)
  • Lambeth North – Bakerloo line (15 minutes’ walk).

Travelling by train

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

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

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