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The Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Wing is a dedicated private facility within Hammersmith Hospital. We offer  patients modern, private en suite rooms for inpatient and day care, alongside outpatient facilities.

The unit specialises in cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, cancer care, renal, gyanecology and hepatobiliary conditions, as well as offering general clinical services.


Address: Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Wing, Hammersmith Hospital, Du Cane Road, London W12 0HS


Outpatients team: +44 (0)20 3313 1398

Admissions team: +44 (0)20 3313 1406

Email: private.healthcare@imperial.nhs.uk

Consultation is by appointment only: we do not accept walk in patients

Meal times:

  • Breakfast 07:30-08:30
  • Lunch 12:30-13:30
  • Evening meal 17:30-18.30

WiFi is available

Connect to the network. On your device select the wifi signal WifiSPARK_Private

If you have any problems accessing the WiFi service, please call Wifi Spark on their 24/7 support telephone line 0344 848 9555.

We accept cash, bankers drafts and all credit cards except American Express or Diners Club

Information for Visitors:

  • Visiting hours are from 10.00 – 22.00.
  • Visitors are welcome to bring flowers to the Robert & Lisa Sainsbury Wing.
  • Visitors who wish to stay with the patient may do so at the discretion of the sister in charge.
  • For information on local hotels, please visit the About London page.


Travel by Train

The nearest tube station to Hammersmith Hospital is East Acton (Central Line), which is approximately a 15 minute walk away. The hospital can also be reached from White City (Central line) or from Shepherd’s Bush overground station

For up to date information on any travel issues please visit the Transport for London website

Travelling by Bus

The Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Wing is well served by several bus routes.

For a full bus route map and up to date information on any travel issues please visit the Transport for London website

By Road

Hammersmith Hospital can be easily accessed from the A40. We do, however, recommend that you come to the hospital by public transport or taxi due to limited parking. However, please bring plenty of change for car parking if you choose to drive yourself, as all parking is pay and display or metered.

For offsite parking please refer to the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham’s website.

There are a number of parking spaces for disabled badge holders and parking is free for badge holders in any of the available spaces.

Click here to plan your route.

From Airports

If you are travelling from overseas, London is well served by airports.

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 14 miles (23km) from the hospital and takes approximately 45 minutes by taxi. Alternatively, the London Underground can be taken from Heathrow to Acton Town (Piccadilly line) which in turn is only fifteen minutes from the hospital by taxi.

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is approximately 31 miles (52km) from the hospital and takes around 1 ½ hours by taxi, depending on the time of travel. London Gatwick is not served by the Underground network but there is an express train service available to Victoria Station, which will get passengers in to central London in approximately 35 minutes. Please allow for onwards travelling.

London City Airport (LCY) is 15 miles (23km) from Hammersmith Hospital, which takes approximately one hour in a taxi. London City Airport terminal connects with the overland railway known as the Dockland Light Railway (DLR) which connects with London Underground.

Stansted and Luton airport are also within two hours journey from central London.

Please visit our International patients section for more information for overseas visitors.