St James' Hospital, Balham

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St James' Hospital
St James' Hospital, Balham is located in London Borough of Wandsworth
St James' Hospital, Balham
Location within the Royal Borough of Wandsworth
Location Balham, London, England, United Kingdom
Coordinates 51°26′32″N 0°09′48″W / 51.4423°N 0.1632°W / 51.4423; -0.1632Coordinates: 51°26′32″N 0°09′48″W / 51.4423°N 0.1632°W / 51.4423; -0.1632
Care system NHS England
Hospital type District General
Founded 1910
Closed 1988
Lists Hospitals in England

St James' Hospital was a healthcare facility in Balham, London


The hospital was opened as St James' Infirmary by John Burns, the President of the Local Government Board in November 1910.[1] It was renamed St James' Hospital in 1920 and joined the national Health Service in 1948.[1] It merged with St George's Hospital in 1980.[1] The building was closed in 1988 and demolished in 1992.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c d "St James' Hospital". Lost Hospitals of London. Retrieved 1 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Wandsworth". Workhouses. Retrieved 1 July 2018.
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