Contact the MPC

The Michael Palin Centre for Stammering
13-15 Pine Street
London EC1R 0JG

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 020 3316 8100


    From a mainline station

    • Kings Cross: walking distance to MPC 15-20 minutes or take bus no 63 and alight at Mount Pleasant Post Office.
    • Euston: Take Northern Line (Bank Branch travelling South) to Angel then 19 or 38 bus, alight at Mount Pleasant Post Office.

    By tube

    The nearest tube stations are:

    • Kings Cross (Circle, Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan, Northern, Victoria, Piccadilly, Thameslink; walking distance to MPC 15-20 minutes or take bus number 63 alight at Mount Pleasant Post Office)
    • Farringdon (Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Thameslink; walking distance to MPC 10 minutes)
    • Angel (Northern Line; walking distance to MPC 10 minutes or bus numbers 19, 38 alight at Mount Pleasant Post Office.)

    By car

    There are no car parking facilities at the Centre however there is an NCP car park on the corner of Farringdon Road and Bowling Green Lane.

    Congestion charge: The MPC is within the London Congestion charge zone. This operates from 7am to 6pm on weekdays (excluding bank and public holidays). There are exemptions and discounts for certain vehicles or vehicle users, for example disabled badge holders who have registered with Transport for London. You can pay the Congestion Charge before you travel by visiting their website or ringing 0845 900 1234. You can pay the Congestion Charge in person at selected shops and petrol stations within the zone. Use Shop Locator to find your nearest shop.

    By bus

    • 63 (Kings Cross – Forest Hill)
    • 19 (Finsbury Park – Battersea)
    • 38 (Clapton Pond – Victoria)
    • 341 (Glover Drive – County Hall)

    For more information about travelling to the MPC on public transport, contact National Rail Enquiries on 0845 48 49 50 or Transport for London on 020 7222 1234.


    Sometimes you just need someone to talk to


    Sometimes you just need someone to talk to

    Our Helpline, 020 3316 8100, is open during office hours (9am-5pm) and voicemail messages can be left when the office is closed.

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