Opening hours

Monday - Friday
09.00 - 21.00

Saturday
13.30 - 17.00

Sunday
Closed

Opening hours may change at short notice

Book a room

librarycw@imperial.ac.uk

+44 (0)20 3315 8107 

Chelsea and Westminster Campus Library
Imperial College London
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital 
369 Fulham Road
London
SW10 9NH

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About us

The library is a quiet study area with:

  • books and journals 
  • 17 faculty of medicine computers
  • 11 library computers
  • 3 training / group study rooms

We specialise in:

AIDS, emergency medicine, evidence-based medicine, mental health, midwifery, obstetrics & gynaecology, ophthalmology, paediatrics, plastic surgery.

Our collection also covers general medicine (including medical textbooks), nursing and professions allied to medicine.

Most new journals are available electronically but we also have some print journals on open access in the quiet study area (2002 onwards).

When the library is closed you can return books using the book returns box outside the library.


Training rooms

Chelsea and Westminster Campus Library users may book these rooms for group and project work, see Training rooms terms of use:

Training room 1

Maximum 6 people – includes tables and chairs, 1 projector connected to an Imperial College London computer, 1 CW NHS Trust network socket, 1 Imperial College London computer, Imperial College London network sockets.

Training room 2

Maximum 20 people – includes tables and chairs, 2 projectors connected to Imperial College London and CW NHS Trust computers, 6 Imperial College London computers, Imperial College London network sockets. Combine with room 3 to hold up to 40 people.

Training room 3

Maximum 20 people – includes tables and chairs, 1 projector connected to Imperial College London and CW NHS Trust computers, Imperial College London network sockets. Combine with room 2 to hold up to 40 people.

Help with room bookings


Getting here

Go to the main entrance of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, and go through revolving doors.

  • Escalator: Walk to your right past the hospital main reception. When you reach the fish tank turn right for the escalator to the LG floor. At the bottom of the escalator, turn right, then right again and go through double doors. Head straight down the corridor and the Library is on the left.
  • Lift: Go past the hospital main reception for Lift B. Take the lift to the LG floor. When you Come out of the lift, turn right and go through double doors. Head left down the main corridor. Turn left and head for the double doors and follow the directional signage.