King George Hospital

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King George Hospital
Barley Lane
Goodmayes
Ilford
IG3 8YB

Switchboard number

0330 400 4333

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Getting to King George Hospital

Plan your journey with

Bus routes

The buses numbered 173, 362, EL3 and 396 all serve King George Hospital.

Bus 66 serves Eastern Avenue which is a 10 minute walk from the hospital with a footpath directly into the back of the hospital.

Trains

If you are travelling to King George Hospital by train, the closest station is Goodmayes (no disabled access). The station is a 15 minute walk from the hospital. The EL3 bus is on the opposite side of the road from the station and comes into the hospital.

London Underground

If you are travelling by tube, the nearest stations are Dagenham Heathway (District line) then the 173 bus, or Newbury Park (Central line) then the 396 bus into the hospital.

Car

If you are travelling by road from the M11, take the left fork exit marked A12/City.

Keeping left, take the A12 exit. At the roundabout (Redbridge station) take the second exit for Eastern Avenue (A12 eastbound).

Continue on the A12 to the next roundabout (Gants Hill) and take the third exit towards Romford.

Continue on to the fourth set of traffic lights then turn right into Barley Lane - the hospital is approximately a quarter of a mile down on the right.

From the M25, at junction 28 take the A12 westwards towards Romford.

At the next roundabout (Gallows Corner) take the third exit, continuing on the A12 to Ilford.

At the fifth set of traffic lights, turn left into Barley Lane, the hospital is approximately a quarter of a mile down on the right.

There is more information on parking available on our website too. Our postcode for your sat nav is IG3 8YB.

Cycling

King George Hospital is close to Eastern Avenue (A12), Barley Lane and Goodmayes train station. We’re well connected with the main cycle routes, so download the Redbridge cycle map for more information [pdf] 1MB.

The hospital can be accessed from Barley Lane, Eastern Avenue A12 gate and Goodmayes Hospital sports ground (a green narrow route).

For more information on cycling, please visit:

  • Cyclestreets to plan your cycling journey
  • Sustrans to find out all you need to know about walking/cycling
  • Transport for London to check public transport information and order free walking and cycling maps.
  • Cycling in Redbridge to information on training, maintenance classes, cycle security, ride groups.
  • Cycling in Havering to information on training, maintenance classes, cycle security, ride groups.

Parking at King George Hospital

Patients and visitor parking is located behind the NELFT Treatment Centre. Staff parking is at the rear of the hospital.

Blue badge holders

If you are a blue badge holder, you can park for free in the dedicated car parks by the main entrance and near the Treatment Centre. You must pay to park elsewhere.

Paying for your parking

Payment machines are near the Emergency Department, block 6 entrance and at the exit barrier.

All machines have clear instructions, parking charges and parking enforcement information.

Car parks are barrier controlled ‘pay on exit’ and payment can be made by cash or credit card.

Wards at King George Hospital

  1. Adult Day Care Unit

    Ward information
    Telephone Visiting times Speciality
    020 8970 8246 Patient may be accompanied by one person for the duration of their treatment. We regret children are not permitted in the unit. Day and eye surgery, urology and ultrasound

     

  2. Ash ward

    Ward information
    Telephone Visiting times Speciality
    020 8970 8147 10.30am to 7.30pm Acute medicine and endocrine

     

  3. Cedar Centre – Health and Wellbeing Hub

    Ward information
    Telephone Visiting times Speciality
    020 8970 8251 This is a day unit. Haematology and oncology

     

  4. Clover ward

    Ward information
    Telephone Visiting times Speciality
    020 8970 8098 Open visiting with no time restrictions for parents. 2pm to 8pm for other visitors. Paediatrics

     

  5. Dahlia ward

    Ward information
    Telephone Visiting times Speciality
    020 8970 8276 10.30am to 7.30pm Orthopaedics and general surgery

     

  6. Elm Breast Care Centre

    Ward information
    Telephone Visiting times Speciality
    020 8970 8476 N/A Breast care

     

  7. Elm ward

    Ward information
    Telephone Visiting times Speciality
    020 8970 8214 / 8745 10.30am to 7.30pm Orthopaedic rehab

     

  8. Erica ward

    Ward information
    Telephone Visiting times Speciality
    020 8970 8213 10.30am to 7.30pm Orthopaedic rehab

     

  9. Fern ward

    Ward information
    Telephone Visiting times Speciality
    020 8970 8112 10.30am to 7.30pm Care of the elderly

     

  10. Foxglove ward

    Ward information
    Telephone Visiting times Speciality
    020 8970 8105 10am to 9pm Inpatient rehabilitation, provided by NELFT

     

  11. Gardenia ward

    Ward information
    Telephone Visiting times Speciality
    020 8970 8142 10.30am to 7.30pm Cardiology and general medicine

     

  12. Gentian ward

    Ward information
    Telephone Visiting times Speciality
    020 8970 8137 10.30am to 7.30pm Gastro and elderly care

     

  13. Heather ward

    Ward information
    Telephone Visiting times Speciality
    020 8970 8135 10.30am to 7.30pm General surgery

     

  14. Holly ward

    Ward information
    Telephone Visiting times Speciality
    020 8970 8146 / 8667 10.30am to 7.30pm Acute care of the elderly

     

  15. Iris ward

    Ward information
    Telephone Visiting times Speciality
    020 8970 8153 10.30am to 7.30pm Urology

     

  16. Japonica ward

    Ward information
    Telephone Visiting times Speciality
    020 8970 8215 10am to 9pm Inpatient rehabilitation, provided by NELFT

     

  17. Juniper ward

    Ward information
    Telephone Visiting times Speciality
    020 8970 8300 No visiting. Endoscopy

     

  18. Medical Assessment Unit (MAU)

    Ward information
    Telephone Visiting times Speciality
    020 8970 8143 10.30am to 7.30pm Acute assessment

     

  19. Urology Diagnostic Unit

    Ward information
    Telephone Visiting times Speciality
    020 8970 8302 No visiting. Urology

     

  20. Vanessa Woodward (ITU)

    Ward information
    Telephone Visiting times Speciality
    020 8970 8156 / 8157 6am to 9am and 2pm to 7.30pm, immediate family and friends only Intensive therapy