The main telephone numbers of London, as well as the addresses of general interest, for questions that have to do with transport, tourism in the city, health or money and aspects related to the documentation required in the UK.

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

Tour

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, restaurants, cultural activities and entertainment.



The vast majority of these centers sell or offer city maps or brochures for free. These centers offer the possibility to take care of the reservation of accommodation and the planning of the trip.

Below are the addresses and contact 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.

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.
Opening hours: Monday 9:30 am to 18:30 pm / Tuesday to Friday 9:00 am to 18:30 pm / Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 am to 16:00 pm (in summer 10:00 am to 17:00 pm)
Information line for visits to London: 0870 156 6366
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 17:00 p.m.
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
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 17:30 p.m. / Sundays 10:00 a.m. to 16:00 p.m.
Website www.cityoflondon.gov.uk

Greenwich Tourist Office:
Pepys House, 2 Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich SE10 9LW
Phone: 0870 608 2000
Fax: (+020) 8853 4607 XNUMX
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday 10: 00-17: 00h
Website www.visitgreenwich.org.uk

London Tourist Office in Spain:
Phone: 902 171 181
Fax: 91 343 63 10
Email: turismo.britanico@visitbritain.org
Website www.visitbritain.com

Tourist Office of Spain in London:
Address: 64 N Row, London W1K 7DE, UK
Telephone: +44 20 7317 2011
Fax: + 44 20 7317 2048
Web (in English): www.spain.info/en_GB

Embassies and other official institutions

British Embassy in Spain (UK 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 UK)
Fax: + 34 917 14 63 01
Email for consular procedures: spain.consulate@fco.gov.uk
Website british-embassy-madrid.es

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)
Website www.exteriores.gob.es/embajadas/london

Council for 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
Email: info.uk@mecd.es
Website www.mecd.gob.es/reinounido

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 the reason for the call must be indicated and a contact telephone number must be provided)
Fax: +44 20 7581 78 88 (from Spain)
E-mail: cog.london@maec.es
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 9: 15-14: 00h / Saturdays 10: 00-12: 00h
Website www.exteriores.gob.es

Embassy of Canada
Canada House, Trafalgar Square, SW1Y 5BJ
Phone: 0207 004 6000
Website www.canadainternational.gc.ca

U.S. Embassy:
4 Grosvenor Square, London, W1A 2LQ
Telephone: 020 7499 9000 (local) / +44 20 7499 9000 (international)
Website www.london.usembassy.gov

Consulate of Ecuador in London:
144-146 Kings Cross Road, First floor, London, WC1X 9DU
Phones: +44 (0) 20 7451 0040
Emergencies 24h: +44 (0) 758 0331 084
Email: ceculandia@cancilleria.gob.ec
Website www.london.consulate.gob.ec

Embassy of Argentina in London:
65 Brook Street, London W1K 4AH
Telephone: +44 207 318 1300
Fax: + 44 207 318 1301
Email: info@argentine-embassy-uk.org
Website www.argentine-embassy-uk.org

Venezuelan Embassy in London:
1 Cromwell Road, London SW7 2HW
Telephone: 020 7584 4206 (local) / +44 20 7584 4206 (international)
Fax: + 44 20 7589 8887
Website www.embavenez-uk.org

Embassy of Mexico in London:
16 St George Street, London W1S 1FD
Telephone: +44 20 7499 8586
Website www.embamex.sre.gob.mx

Chilean Embassy in London:
7-41 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9JA
Phone: + 44 7222 2361
Fax: +44 7222 0861
Website www.chileabroad.gov.cl/reino-unido

Emergencies and security

Police:
In an emergency, call 999.
If it is not an emergency, the available number is 101.
Website www.cityoflondon.police.uk

Emergency services (police, fire, and ambulances):
Telephone: 999 (free call)
The National Health Service has also set up the 111 phone number for less serious emergencies.
Get more detailed information about number 111 in this link (In English).

National Health Service (NHS):
Telephone: 0845 46 47 (free call)
Available 24 hours a day for any medical emergency and other queries, such as obtaining information about the closest hospital to the place where you are staying.
Website www.nhs.uk (In English)



Medicentre (to contact a doctor):
Phone: 0207 510 0300
Website www.medicentre.co.uk

Hospitals

Charing Cross Hospital:
Fulham Palace Rd, W6
Telephone: 0203 311 12 34
Tube 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.

Eastman Dental Hospital:
256 Gray's Inn Rd, WC1X 8LD
Phone: 020 3456 7899
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 17:00 p.m.

pharmacies

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

Boots
44 Regent St, W1B 5RA
Telephone: 0207 734 61 26
Metro stop: Piccadilly Circus
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 0:00 a.m. / Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 22:00 p.m. / Sunday 12:00 p.m.
Website www.boots.com
There are a large number of pharmacies Boots around the whole city.

Transport

Transport for London Access & Mobility:
Phone: 020 7941 4600
Email: travinfo@tfl.gov.uk
Website www.tfl.gov.uk

Taxis:
Phone: 020 7918 2000

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

Disabled

Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation (RADAR):
12 City Forum, 250 City Rd, ECIV 8AF
Phone: 020 7250 3222
Website www.disabilityrightsuk.org (In English)
The RADAR offers a complete guide for disabled people 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
Phone: 020 7388 2227
Website www.artsline.org.uk (In English)
Artsline edit the guide Access in London, which offers detailed information to get to know London and participate in events held in the city, as well as museums, galleries and theaters adapted for the disabled.

Post offices

In London, post offices are called Post Office and are managed by the Royal Mail. For more information about 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 post offices in the United Kingdom are also foreign exchange offices, so that euros can be exchanged 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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