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 has an Urgent Care Centre but does not have an Emergency Department (A&E). The nearest Emergency Department (A&E) is at St Thomas' Hospital.
Planned works on London Bridge
Essential maintenance work is being carried out on London Bridge until October. The bridge will be closed in both directions to all traffic except buses, taxis, motorcycles, and cycles.
Until early August, only one footpath will be open at a time. Appropriate measures will be put in place to make sure social distancing is maintained, especially as the footway could be busy at some points. However, pedestrian numbers are expected to be lower than normal and this will help manage this.
In August both footpaths will reopen, although works on the bridge will continue until the end of October.
For the latest travel information, please visit the Transport for London (TfL) London Bridge works webpage.
Hither Green resignalling
There will be no trains through Hither Green from Saturday 25 July to Sunday 2 August. During this period, trains will be retimed, diverted or buses will replace trains while signalling improvements are made. Please only travel if necessary.
For more information visit the the Network rail website.
The nearest stations are:
- London Bridge – Northern and Jubilee lines (five minutes' walk)
There is step-free access to the Jubilee and Northern Lines. Transport for London (TfL) advise those who are disabled, older or people with buggies to use lifts where provided.
See the access guide showing the route from London Bridge Underground Station to Guy's Hospital main entrance.
- Monument – District and Circle lines (15 minutes' walk)
- Borough – Northern line (15 minutes’ walk).
TfL provides guides, maps and information on step-free access, toilet locations and travel support cards. You can also apply for a ‘Please offer me a seat’ badge.
Please allow plenty of time to get from the bus stop to where you need to be in the hospital, as the hospital is not signposted from these locations. 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.
It is possible to walk between Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals and takes approximately 30 minutes. Download our walking maps
The Trust provides cycle parking facilities in nearly all its locations. These facilities are not for long-term storage. If a bicycle is considered to have been abandoned, it will be removed as stated in the Trust’s bicycle storage policy.
Bicycle racks are located:
- on the right hand side of the car parking area outside main reception (10 spaces)
- outside Counting House on Great Maze Pond.
The racks are covered by CCTV. See useful cycling information on the Transport for London website.
There is a cycle hire docking station in Snowsfields not far from Guy's Hospital. To see where the docking station is use the interactive map and search for London Bridge and choose Snowsfields, 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 the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ). Parking in the Guy's car park is only available for disabled patients who are blue badge holders and have an appointment on that day. The disabled parking bays are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis. There are two electric car charging points in the car park, for the use of blue badge holders with electric vehicles.
Vehicle access to the car park is available from Crosby Row only. There is no vehicle access from St Thomas Street or Snowfields.
Please note that vehicles and motorcycles illegally parked on the Guy's Hospital site may be subject to penalties. There is an NCP car park at the junction of Snowsfields and Kipling Street, about a five minute walk from the hospital. This NCP car park will be closed on Thursday 6 and Friday 7 August due to roadworks. Charges are displayed at the entrance.
For more information, see parking at Guy's and St Thomas'.