The Maudsley Hospital in Camberwell first opened in 1915, initially as a military hospital and then as a psychiatric hospital in 1923. To find out more about our services at the Maudsley Hospital services use our clinical service finder.
Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
The Insititute of Psychiatry is also based on the Maudsley Hospital site. It is Europe's largest centre for research and post-graduate education in psychiatry, psychology, basic and clinical neuroscience, and is world renowned for the quality of our research.
You can find information about visiting the IoP, including a campus plan here.
Visiting Maudsley Hospital
Telephone: 020 3228 6000
Visiting by car
From central London: follow the A215 from the Elephant and Castle. The hospital is located on the left hand side of Denmark Hill.
Congestion charge: Maudsley Hospital is not in the London congestion charge zone.
Parking: There is limited parking at the site which is chargeable. There are no designated bays or parking concessions for disabled drivers.
Visiting by public transport
By rail: The nearest station is Denmark Hill (Zone 2). From Central London - London Bridge, Blackfriars, Farringdon, St Pancras and Victoria. There are direct connections to Bromley, Bexleyheath and Croydon as well as services to north London, Bedforshire, Hertfordshire and Kent. Transport for London's Oyster rail map and journey planner might help plan your journey.
By underground: The nearest stations are Oval and Elephant & Castle, from there the journey has to be completed by bus or taxi
By bus: Routes 40, 42, 68 (24 hrs) 176 (24 hrs), 185, 468, 484, service the Hospital. Stopping at Camberwell Green (10 minutes away) are 12, 35, 36, 45, 171, 345, 436. Transport for London's journey planner might help plan your journey.
An inter hospital bus runs to Bethlem Royal Hospital, with departures at: 8.30 am, 10.15 am, 11.45 am, 1.45 pm, 3.10 pm, 4.45 pm and 6.05 pm.