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Main addresses and telephone numbers of London

The main telephone numbers of London, as well as the addresses of general interest, should be taken into account for issues that have to do with transport, city tourism, health or money and aspects related to the necessary documentation in the United Kingdom.

Below you have an index with all the points that we are going to deal with in this article.

Tourist information

The Tourist Information Centers (TIC) or tourist information centers They are an excellent resource to get maps, brochures and other documents with useful and detailed information, They will also give you advice on accommodation, catering, cultural and entertainment activities.

The vast majority of these centers sell or offer free maps or brochures of the city. These centers offer the possibility of taking care of accommodation reservations and travel planning.

Below are the contact addresses and telephone numbers of the main tourist offices in London. By clicking on this link You can access the official website of the Tourist Information Centers.

Tourist Information Centers in London

Britain and London Visitor Center (BLVC):

1 Lower Regent Street, SW1Y 4XT
This center does not have a contact telephone number, so you must go in person.
Office hours: Monday 9: 30-18: 30h / Tuesday to Friday 9: 00-18: 30h / Saturdays and Sundays: 10: 00-16: 00h (in summer 10: 00-17: 00h)
Information line for visits to London: 0870 156 6366
Office hours: Monday to Friday 9: 00-17: 00h
By clicking on this link You can find more detailed information about the BLVC.

City of London Information Center:

St Paul’s Churchyard, ECM4M 8BX
Telephone: +44 20 7606 3030
Office hours: Monday to Saturday 9: 30-17: 30h / Sundays 10: 00-16: 00h

Greenwich Tourist Office:

Pepys House, 2 Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich SE10 9LW
Telephone: 0870 608 2000
Fax: 020 8853 4607
Office hours: Monday to Sunday 10: 00-17: 00h

London Tourist Office in Spain:

Telephone: 902 171 181
Fax: 91 343 63 10

Tourist Office of Spain in London:

Address: 64 N Row, London W1K 7DE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7317 2011
Fax: +44 20 7317 2048
Web (in English):

Embassies and other official institutions

British Embassy in Spain (United Kingdom consulate in Madrid):

Space Tower, Paseo de la Castellana 259D, 28046 Madrid, Spain
Telephone: +34 917 14 63 00 (from Spain) / 020 7008 1500 (from United Kingdom)
Fax: +34 917 14 63 01
Email for consular procedures:

Embassy of Spain:

39, Chesham Place, London SW1X 8SB
Telephone: +44 20 7235 55 55 (from Spain)
Fax: +44 20 7259 53 92 (from Spain)

Ministry of Education in London:

Office of the Ministry of Education of Spain
Address: 20 Peel Street W8 7PD London
Telephone: +44 20 7727 2462
Fax: +44 207 229 49 65

Spanish consulate in England:

20, Draycott Place. London SW3 2RZ
Telephone: +44 20 75 89 89 (there is an emergency service available for Spanish citizens, in which you must indicate the reason for the call and give a contact telephone number)
Fax: +44 20 7581 78 88 (from Spain)
Office hours: Monday to Friday 9: 15-14: 00h / Saturdays 10: 00-12: 00h

Canadian Embassy

Canada House, Trafalgar Square, SW1Y 5BJ
Telephone: 0207 004 6000

Embassies and consulates in London

U.S. Embassy:

4 Grosvenor Square, London, W1A 2LQ
Telephone: 020 7499 9000 (local) / +44 20 7499 9000 (international)

Consulate of Ecuador in London:

144-146 Kings Cross Road, First floor, London, WC1X 9DU
Telephones: +44 (0) 20 7451 0040
24h emergencies: +44 (0) 758 0331 084

Embassy of Argentina in London:

65 Brook Street, London W1K 4AH
Telephone: +44 207 318 1300
Fax: +44 207 318 1301

Embassy of Venezuela in London:

1 Cromwell Road, London SW7 2HW
Telephone: 020 7584 4206 (local) / +44 20 7584 4206 (international)
Fax: +44 20 7589 8887

Embassy of Mexico in London:

16 St George Street, London W1S 1FD
Telephone: +44 20 7499 8586

Embassy of Chile in London:

7-41 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9JA
Telephone: +44 7222 2361
Fax: +44 7222 0861

Emergencies and security


In case of emergency, call the number 999.
If it is not an emergency, the number available is 101.

Emergencies and security in London

Emergency services (police, fire and ambulance):
Telephone: 999 (toll free)
The National Health Service has also enabled telephone number 111 for minor emergencies.
Get more detailed information on the number 111 in this link (in English).

National Health Service (NHS):

Telephone: 0845 46 47 (toll free)
Available 24 hours for any medical emergency and other consultations, such as obtaining information about the hospital closest to the place where you are staying.
Web: (in English)

Medicentre (to contact a doctor):

Telephone: 0207 510 0300


Charing Cross Hospital:

Fulham Palace Rd, W6
Telephone: 0203 311 12 34
Metro stop: Hammersmith.

Dental Emergency Care Service (for dental consultations):

Telephone: 0208 748 93 65
This service is available 24 hours a day, every day of the week.

Hospitals in London

Eastman Dental Hospital:

256 Gray’s Inn Rd, WC1X 8LD
Telephone: 020 3456 7899
Office hours: Monday to Friday 9: 00-17: 00h


Bliss Chemist:

5 Marble Arch, W1
Telephone: 0207 723 61 16
Office hours available until 0:00 a.m.


44 Regent St, W1B 5RA
Telephone: 0207 734 61 26
Metro stop: Piccadilly Circus
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8: 00-0: 00h / Saturdays 9: 00-22: 00h / Sundays 12: 00-18: 00h

There is a large number of pharmacies Boots Around the whole city.

Pharmacies in London


Transport for London Access & Mobility:

Telephone: 020 7941 4600


Telephone: 020 7918 2000

London Bridge Station:

Address: London Bridge station, Station Approach, London SE1 9SP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 845 711 4141


Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation (RADAR):

12 City Forum, 250 City Rd, ECIV 8AF
Telephone: 020 7250 3222
Web: (in English)
The RADAR offers a complete guide for people with disabilities in order to provide information on hotels, means of transport, recreational areas … adapted for the disabled.

Artsline (Disability Access Information Service):

21 Pine Court, Wood, Lodge Gardens – Bromley BR1 2WA
Telephone: 020 7388 2227
Web: (in English)
Artsline edit the guide Access in London, which offers detailed information to get to know London and be able to participate in events held in the city, as well as museums, galleries and theaters adapted for the disabled.

Accessibility in London

Post Offices

In London, post offices are called Post office and are managed by the Royal Mail. For more information on the postal service, the London postal code and other information of interest, we recommend reading the following article: How does the postal service work in the UK?

In addition, it is important to know that the UK post offices are also currency exchange offices, so that you can exchange euros for pounds or any other international currency easily and at competitive prices.

The main post offices in London are:

Trafalgar Square Post Office:

4/28 William IV Street, London WC2N 4DL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 020 7484 9307

Islington Post Office:

160-161 Upper St, Islington N1 1US, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 0845 722 3344

Great Portland Street Post Office:

54-56 Great Portland St, London W1W 7NE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 0845 722 3344

Royal Mail:

Post Office House, 80-86 Old St, London EC1V 9HQ, United Kingdom

Houndsditch Post Office:

11 White Kennett St, London E1 7BS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 845 722 3344

Kensington Post Office:

208-212 Kensington High St, London W8 7RG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 345 611 2970

Kings Cross Post Office:

17-21 Euston Rd, London NW1 2RY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 845 722 3344

Canary Wharf Post Office:

Canary Wharf, 5 Chancellor Passage, London E14 4PA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7512 9176

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