The Royal Free Hospital has been supporting the major incident response following the fire at Grenfell Tower in Latimer Road during the early hours of this morning. We have treated 12 patients, mostly for the effects of smoke inhalation. 

An emergency contact number has been set up for anyone concerned for loved ones, please call the casualty bureau on 0800 0961 233. Please do not call the hospital – we will not be able to provide information about casualties.

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Council is helping anyone who needs emergency accommodation and is giving financial assistance to cover their immediate needs.

Residents who are displaced due to the fire should call 020 7361 3008.

Rest centres

A rest centre for those concerned about friends and family should attend a special centre at Salvation Army, 205 Portobello Road, W11 1LU.

Rest centres for displaced residents are open at:

  • Rugby Portobello Trust, Walmer Road, W11 4EY
  • St Clement Church, Treadgold Street, W11 4BP
  • Westway Sports Centre, Crowthorne Road, W10 6R

Residents are encouraged to go to the Westway Sports Centre as the other centres are reaching capacity.

For regular updates please see the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Council website.