Charing Cross Hospital (also known as Fulham Infirmary, Fulham Hospital)9189

Greater London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

The main part of the hospital is a 17-storey block and at the front of the site is a water garden with fountain, some emergent planting and a half-size version of 'Reclining Figure' by Henry Moore. To the south are trees and lawns, with bushes along the north perimeter. The old weathervane from Fulham Infirmary is in the main garden behind the hospital and a new courtyard garden was created in 1996 featuring 'Horse and Rider' by Robert Clatworthy.

History

Charing Cross Hospital was built in 1969/73 on the site of the old Fulham Union Workhouse, later the Fulham Infirmary of 1884, which was demolished in 1966 to make way for the new hospital.

Visitor Facilities

There is unrestricted access to most areas.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

There is unrestricted access to most areas.

Directions

Tube: Hammersmith (Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, District) then bus. Bus: 190, 211, 220, 295
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust