St Clements Hospital, Bow Road, Bow E3 - Tower Hamlets

Redundant hospital, formerly City of London infirmary. Impressive Italianate main block fronting Bow Road. The freehold has been transferred to the Greater London Authority. Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent have been granted for the conversion of the former hospital to housing, and works are now well underway with expected completion in 2018.

St Clements Hospital, Bow Road, Bow E3 - Tower Hamlets
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: ST CLEMENTS HOSPITAL
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1251493
  • Local Planning Authority: Tower Hamlets
  • Site Type: Health and welfare > Hospital


  • Building Name: St Clements Hospital
  • Street Name: Bow Road
  • Postcode: E3
  • Locality: Bow
  • County: Greater London
  • District / Borough: Tower Hamlets
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Poplar and Limehouse
  • Region: London

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
  • Previous Priority: F
  • Ownership: Government or agency
  • Designation: Listed Building grade II, CA