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

Contact the Royal College of Psychiatrists



21 Prescot Street

21 Prescot Street

London E1 8BB



Tel: 020 7235 2351

Tel: 020 7977 6655

Fax: 0203 701 2761


Visit us

Opening hours:

  • Monday - Friday (excluding bank holidays and other closures)
  • Reception is manned from 8.00AM to 6PM.


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).


Bus 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.



There is one disabled parking bay at the rear of the building.

In Yeomans Yard, off Chamber Street which runs parallel to Prescot Street and can be accessed via Leman Street or Mansell Street.

This bay must be booked in advance of attendance of any event or meeting by emailing - we cannot guarantee availability for ad hoc requests.

Lift access to all floors Accessible toilets on 2nd, Ground, and Lower Ground floors Accessible shower on Lower Ground Floor The building is fully DDA compliant.


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.



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21 Prescot Street
E1 8BB

Switch board:
020 7235 2351
020 7977 6655

Fax: 0203 7012761


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