Travelling to Guy's Hospital (near London Bridge)

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Our services

Our services are based on two hospital sites and several locations within the community in south east London.

Please check that your appointment or stay is at Guy's Hospital.

Guy's does not have an accident and emergency (A&E) department. The nearest A&E is at St Thomas' Hospital.

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Reduced access to Guy's Hospital

Due to the building of the new Cancer Centre at Guy's Hospital, there will be reduced access on Great Maze Pond between Snowsfields and Borough Wing until the autumn of 2016 (PDF 42Kb).

Traffic lights will be in operation at all times on Great Maze Pond. 

There will be an increase in construction traffic around Guy's Hospital so please allow extra time for your journey.

Pedestrian access changes to Guy's Hospital

Due to landscaping work for the new Cancer Centre, there will be pedestrian access changes (PDF 353kb) on Great Maze Pond from early January – April 2016.

The southern end of Great Maze Pond will be closed to pedestrians from Snowsfields to the Guy’s Hospital main entrance car park.

The alternative pedestrian route from the southern end of the Guy’s site to the hospital main entrance will be from Newcomen Street and the Memorial Park. Additional directional signage will be in place to assist patients.

Pedestrian access to Great Maze Pond from St Thomas Street will not be affected and will be maintained as usual.

Travel information

  • Tube

    The nearest stations are:

    • London Bridge - Northern and Jubilee lines (five minutes' walk)
    • Monument - District and Circle lines (15 minutes' walk).

    From Wednesday 13 January until early July 2016 there will be no step-free access to the Northern line at London Bridge tube station (PDF 239Kb) – step-free access will only remain from street level to trains on the Jubilee line via the Joiner Street entrance. This is due to the replacement of one lift and refurbishment of the second lift. The station will be signposted to help customers and staff will be on hand offer any assistance during this time.

  • Train

    London Bridge is the nearest railway station and is five minutes’ walk. 

    For more information, call National Rail Enquiries on 08457 484950 or visit the National Rail website.

    London Bridge station is being rebuilt – see the Thameslink programme website for further information on how it may affect your journey.

  • Bus

    Please allow 15-20 minutes to get from the bus stop to where you need to be in the hospital. The following buses stop at London Bridge, London Bridge station or near Guy's hospital:

    • 17, 21, 35, 40, 43, 47, 48, 133, 141, 149, 343, 381, 521, 701, RV1, C10.
    • Night buses stop at or near London Bridge: N21, N35, N47, N133, N343 and N381.

    Please note that there are no buses stopping along St Thomas Street (due to the redevelopment works at London Bridge station). All buses are now diverted to Dukes Street Hill. 

    For more information about buses and tubes, please call Transport for London on 0843 222 1234 (24 hours) or visit the Transport for London website.

  • Walking

    See the Direct Enquiries website for information and photographs showing the routes from the nearest main public transport hubs to our main entrances.

  • Bicycle

    Bicycle racks can be found outside the main entrance, next to AMT coffee. The racks are covered by CCTV. See useful cycling information on the Transport for London website.

    There is a Barclays cycle hire docking station in Snowsfield not far from Guy's Hospital. To see where the docking station is use the interactive map and search for London Bridge and choose Snowsfield, London Bridge. It will tell you the number of bicycles available and the number of free spaces to park your bike.

  • Cars and parking

    Guy's Hospital is located in the Congestion Charging zone and parking is very limited. Please use public transport whenever possible. 

    From Monday-Friday, 8.30am-4.30pm, parking in the Guy's car park is only available for disabled patients. Vehicles can only access the car park from Snowsfield and not from St Thomas Street. For more information, see parking at Guy's and St Thomas'.

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