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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness

Contact us


21 Prescot Street
21 Prescot Street
E1 8BB

Switch board:

020 7235 2351

020 7977 6655

Fax: 0203 701 2761


Visit us

Opening hours:

·    Monday - Friday: (excluding bank holidays and other closures)

·    Reception is manned from 8.00 am to 18.00 pm


Prescot Street locale


By Underground

Aldgate: Circle and Metropolitan Lines (5 minutes’ walk)

Aldgate East: District and Hammersmith & City Lines (7 minutes’ walk)

Tower Hill: Circle and District Lines (5 minutes’ walk)

Tower Gateway Station: DLR (5 minutes’ walk)


By train

Fenchurch Street: (7 minutes’ walk)

Liverpool Street: one stop to Aldgate or Aldgate East

London Bridge: (15 minutes’ walk or take buses RV1 or 40)


Buses routes

The following buses stop near Prescot Street:

15, 25, 40, 42, 67, 78, 100, 115, 135, 205, 254, RV1


Car parking

· Chamber Street, Royal Mint Street, London E1 8BL – 110 places: £12.00 flat rate from 7.00 am to 7.00pm

· Minories, 1 Shorter Street, London E1 8PL – 401 places: £2.00 an hour from 6.00 am to 7.00 pm

· Royal Mint Street, London E1 8BL – 60 places: £20.00 for 24 hours; £12.00 a day; £50.00 a week.

· London Whitechapel High Street, Spreadeagle Yard, London E1 7PJ – 100 places: £6.00 for 2 hours; £10.00 for 4 hours.


Cycle stands

The RCPsych has cycle stands for guests. Please enquire at Reception.


By air

The nearest airports:

London City airport: Use DLR to Tower Gateway

Stansted: Express trains from Stansted Airport to Liverpool Street, every 45 minutes. From Liverpool Street, one stop to either Aldgate or Aldgate East.

Otherwise, there is:

Heathrow: Express train from Heathrow Airport to Paddington Station.

Gatwick: Express train from Gatwick to Victoria Station.