The Lindo Wing of St Mary’s 2018-03-28T09:59:13+00:00


The Lindo Wing of St Mary’s provides the highest quality of care for surgical, medical and obstetric patients.

As well as our world renowned maternity services, the unit also specialises in a range of complex and robotic surgeries including trauma, weight loss, vascular, gynaecology, urology, ear, nose and throat, and general surgery.

A private paediatric service is available at St Mary’s Hospital for certain specialities, including our internationally recognised haematology service. We offer private outpatient facilities, dedicated operating theatres, modern, private en suite rooms and day case rooms.

Hotel services are provided by our dedicated hotel services team. Our extensive and nutritious menu caters for special dietary, cultural and religious requirements (including vegetarian, kosher and halal meals). All meals are prepared in dedicated kitchens within the Lindo Wing.

For more information on our maternity services please visit the Lindo Maternity page.

The history of The Lindo Wing


Address: The Lindo Wing, St Mary’s Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY

Telephone: +44 (0)20 3312 1479


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

Meal times:

  • Breakfast 08:00-09:00
  • Lunch 12:30-14:00
  • Evening meal 18:00-19.00

WiFi is available

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

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

Information for Visitors:

  • Visiting hours are flexible but the front door closes at 10pm.
  • Visitors are welcome to bring flowers to The Lindo Wing.
  • Visitors who wish to stay with the patient may only do so at the discretion of the senior nurse. Children are not permitted to stay.
  • For information on parking, please see the travel section.
  • For information on local hotels, please visit the About London page.


Travel by Train

The nearest Tube Stations to the Lindo Wing are Edgware Road and Paddington (Bakerloo, District, Piccadilly and Hammersmith & City lines). St Mary’s Hospital, which houses the Lindo Wing, is no more than ten minutes’ walk from either station.

There are also mainline services into Paddington.

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

Travelling by Bus

The Lindo 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

St Marys Hospital can be accessed from the A5 and A40. However parking is limited so if you do choose to attend the hospital by car then we recommend that you come by a taxi or mini cab.

There are a few parking spaces for disabled badge holders within 200 metres of the hospital.All other parking is metered so please bring plenty of change.

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 18 miles (29km) from the hospital and takes just under an hour by taxi. The Heathrow Express train travels directly in to Paddington and takes less than 20 minutes.

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is approximately 30 miles (50km) 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 London in approximately 35 minutes. Please allow for onwards travelling.

Stansted Airport (STN) is 42 miles (68km) from the Lindo Wing, which takes approximately 1 hour 15 minutes in a taxi. The Stansted express train goes directly from the airport to Liverpool Street tube station in 47 minutes. Please allow for onwards journey time by tube.

London City Airport and Luton Airport are also within two hours journey from central London.

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