Croydon University Hospital

Croydon University Hospital is the main CHS hospital site, based just north of Croydon town centre

The hospital has:

For a full list of services available in Croydon University Hospital Visit Clinical services

For information on transport options click below on "Getting to Croydon University Hospital by public transport or car"

The hospital has more than 500 beds and provides the following care:

  • around 27,000 people as elective (planned) in-patients a year. 

  • 41,000 people are admitted for emergency hospital care

  • 350,000 are treated as out-patients

  • nearly 120,000 people attend the Accident and Emergency department each year.


Croydon University Hospital

530 London Road

Croydon CR7 7YE

Tel: 020 8401 3000

Getting to Croydon University Hospital by public transport or car

Here you will find advice on travelling to Croydon University Hospital 

Site plan of Croydon University Hospital departments[pdf] 96KB


Public transport

By rail

Situated in Thornton Heath, the nearest stations to the hospital site are:

West Croydon: 15 minutes walk

East Croydon: 35 minutes walk


By bus

The hospital is well served by a number of routes including numbers 60, 64, 109, 198, 250 and 289.

View live bus departures from a stop of your choice


Car parking

We are a busy hospital and do our best to make sure car parking is fair for all, with several car parks for patients and visitors, and others set aside for staff.

There are designated car spaces that are free of charge for drivers or passengers with a disability who display a valid Blue Badge. If the disabled spaces are in use, Blue Badge holders can use other spaces but must pay the hourly car park charges.

Drop-off zones are available near the main entrance, maternity, Woodcroft Road entrance and day surgery. There are also two free 30-minute parking bays behind the Day Surgery Unit (DSU).

All other car parking is charged at the following rates. 

0-1 hour       £3.00
1-2 hours     £4.80
2-3 hours     £6.50
3-4 hours     £8.00
4-5 hours    £10.00
5-24 hours  £12.00

Our parking machines accept debit/credit card payments and small change.

Click here for more information on car parking at Croydon University Hospital - including the concessions and special permits available.

Croydon University Hospital site plan

Map of Croydon University Hospital