Maggie's Barts – London (City & East) - Maggie's Centres

Maggie's Barts – London (City & East)

If you or someone you care about has been diagnosed with cancer, Maggie's Barts can help. 

"Maggie's is a place for patients, carers and families to breathe and gain control, with a team dedicated to providing practical support and psychological comfort. It’s a sanctuary in the midst of a cancer diagnosis."
Dr Sarah Slater, Consultant Medical Oncology

Cancer support 

Get free one-to-one help and information from our professional team or join groups and activities that are right for you.

A calming space 

Come in for a cup of tea, meet people who understand what you're going through or just take a moment to gather your thoughts.

Alongside the hospital

We're the distinctive building next to the church of St Barts the Less. 

Meet the team

What's on: Tuesday 17 May

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Getting here

Maggie's Barts – London (City & East)

St Bartholomew's Hospital, London EC1A 7BE

Getting here by:

We'd advise you not to drive as there is no public parking available. If you do need to drive, there is a multi-storey car park close to the Centre on West Smithfield, which is run by the City of London.

Maggie’s Barts is situated within the congestion charging zone, so all patients and visitors who drive to the centre are required to pay the charge. There are some exemptions and discounts, which include:

  • those with disabilities who hold a blue badge
  • residents living within the congestion charging zone
  • drivers of alternative fuel vehicles

A full list of categories of drivers/vehicles eligible for exemptions and details of how to pay the charge can be found on the Transport for London congestion charging website. To qualify for an exemption or discount you must register with Transport for London.

The following buses stop outside or close to the hospital:

Numbers 4, 8, 25, 56, 172 and 242.

Low-floor wheelchair accessible buses run on all routes serving St Bartholomew's.


The closest tube stations are Barbican, Blackfriars, Farringdon and St Paul's. All stations are between 5 and10 minutes’ walk away.

Barbican and Farringdon are served by the Hammersmith and City line, Metropolitan line and Circle line. Blackfriars is served by the Circle line and District line. St Paul's is served by the Central Line.


The nearest National Rail stations are Blackfriars, Cannon Street, City Thameslink and Farringdon. All are located within walking distance of the hospital. Liverpool Street station is a short tube, bus or taxi ride away.

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Our beautiful opaque glass building was designed by Steven Holl to sit alongside the Great Hall. It opened in 2017.

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