Barkantine Birth Centre
- Address: 121 Westferry Road, Canary Wharf, E14 8JH
This is the first purpose built NHS birth centre in the UK, and opened in January 2008. There are five rooms, each with a birthing pool and en suite facilities.
The centre offers antenatal check-ups from 36 weeks of pregnancy, active birth workshops, and tours of the unit through the week. In an emergency women are transferred by ambulance to The Royal London Hospital labour ward.