Charing Cross Hospital

acute general teaching hospital located in Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom

Charing Cross Hospital is a hospital in London, England. Charing Cross Hospital was set up in Villiers Street, London, in 1823. It became known as Charing Cross Hospital in 1827. It was set up after Dr. Benjamin Golding started a meeting in 1818.[1]

Main building of Charing Cross Hospital

It was originally built in Central London but it was moved after World War II. It reopened on Fulham Palace Road in 1973. The hospital was designed and built by Decimus Burton. It was much bigger and more modern than others at the time. Today it is still in use. It is a teaching hospital for students. It has 15 floors.


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