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St Thomas’ Campus

Find St Thomas’ Campus


The St Thomas’ Campus is the home of:

  • continuing medical and dental teaching
  • a museum dedicated to Florence Nightingale, founder of the Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery at King's.

The Campus is located in central London, overlooking the River Thames, next to Westminster Bridge and opposite the Houses of Parliament.

St Thomas' is just five minutes walk along the river from the Waterloo Campus.

How to get to St Thomas' Campus

By underground

Lambeth North (Bakerloo line): 7 minute walk, Waterloo (Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City lines): 10 minute walk, Westminster (Circle, District and Jubilee lines): 11 minute walk.

By bus

Stopping at Westminster Bridge Road - 12, 53, 148, 159, 211, 453, C10, N44, N155, N159, N381. Stopping at Lambeth Palace Road - 77, 507, N44. Stopping at York Road -  76, 341, 381, RV1. Stopping at Lambeth Road - 3, 344, C10, N3.

A shuttle bus service is available for staff and students (carrying their college ID) wishing to travel between the Guy’s and St Thomas' hospital sites, the latter also being within walking distance of Waterloo and the Strand. The pick-up and drop-off points are:

  • at St Thomas', the lower-ground car park opposite the Florence Nightingale Museum

  • at Guy's Campus, on Great Maze Pond on the lay-by to the Bloomfield Clinic.

By train

Waterloo, Waterloo East, Victoria and Charing Cross are the nearest railway stations, and a 15 minute walk away.

By boat - commuter river service

From the west, Putney - Blackfriars: get off at London eye (Waterloo) Pier. From the east, Woolwich Arsenal - Savoy: get off at London eye (Waterloo) Pier.

Bicycle stands

Bicycle racks are located along side Gassiot House and next to the Florence Nightingale Museum, both areas are covered by CCTV.

Travelling from other campuses to St Thomas' Campus

  On foot By bus  By tube or train

From Waterloo Campus

From the IMAX head towards the National Theatre, turn left on to Belvedere Road and continue until Westminster Bridge Road, and follow round to the left and then right on to Lambeth Palace Road. From the IMAX head towards the Royal Festival Hall, from there take the RV1. Bus stops near Waterloo Campus. From Waterloo take the Jubilee line to Westminster, exit and cross Westminster Bridge.

From Strand Campus

Head down Surrey street toward the river, turn right on to Victoria Embankment and continue until Westminster Bridge Road. Cross the bridge and turn right on to Lambeth Palace Road. Take the 1, 4, 172, 26, 168, 243, 68, 171 or 59 to Waterloo, then change to the 507. Bus stops near Strand Campus. From Temple take the Circle or District lines to Westminster, exit and cross Westminster Bridge Road.

From Guy's Campus

From St Thomas’ Street turn left on to Borough High Street, then take the second right on to Union Street. Continue along Union Street, crossing over Southwark Bridge Road. Cross Blackfriars Road and continue along The Cut, then cross Waterloo Road and continue along Baylis Road. Take the fourth right on to Westminster Bridge Road and then third left on to Lambeth Palace Road. Take the 381 to Waterloo and then the 77 or 507. Bus stops near Guy's Campus. From London Bridge take the Jubilee Line to Westminster, exit and cross Westminster Bridge.

From Denmark Hill Campus

n/a Take the 12 or 148 to Camberwell Green. Bus stops near Denmark Hill Campus. Take the 12, 53 or 158 to Elephant & Castle, then Thameslink to Denmark Hill Station.


St Thomas' Campus detail map

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Waterloo and St Thomas' Campus map

A map showing the location of the Guy's campus