Welcome to Battersea Bridge Hospital

Battersea Bridge House Hospital provides acute inpatient care for both male and female patients aged 18 years and over who require assessment and/or treatment for mental health difficulties.

The hospital is centrally located and is within walking distance of Clapham Junction station and is well served by the TFL bus network.

Battersea Bridge House Hospital aims to provide a safe, caring, supportive and therapeutic environment for 21 patients with acute mental health presentations in order to help them recover and return home as quickly as possible.


We provide a high quality, safe and secure environment. We offer person  centred care with individualised treatment care plans. We work closely with locality community and crisis/home treatment teams to ensure a safe and and well coordinated admisison and discharge pathway.

The clinical team will consist of two experienced consultant psychiatrists, three junior doctors, a psychologist, OT/acitvity coordinatoor and an experienced nursing team.


The clinical model will be based around a daily white board meeting, 72 hour formulation and review/discharge meetings. Locality NHS teams and carers/families will be invited to all meetings. 





The Environment

The unit is divided into three wards

Each bedroom is ligature safe and has an en-suite bathroom

Each ward has a dining room, lounge and hot/cold drink facilities 


Browning Ward

10-bed mixed male/female treatment ward


Blake Ward

6-bed mixed male/female admission ward 


A recenlty upgraded seclusion suite is located on Blake Ward









Hardy Ward

6 bed mixed male/female ward

Admission Criteria

-Age 18 or over

-Patients requiring short term admission for the assessment and/or treatment of mental health crisis (either in context of mental illness or personality difficulties)




Our dedicated clinical team provides a multi-disciplinary approach including:

  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • Nursing
  • Occupational therapy
  • Activity co-cordination

For any questions about assessment or admissions please contact us.

Battersea Bridge House Hospital,
1 Randall Close,
Battersea, London SW11 3TG

Telephone: 020 7924 7991

Email: bbh.referrals@nhs.net