British School of Osteopathy Trinity Street

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British School of Osteopathy Trinity Street

The BSO is the largest and the oldest osteopathic school in the UK, founded in 1917 to provide undergraduate and postgraduate osteopathy training. The BSO holds Recognised Qualification (RQ) status from the statutory regulatory body for osteopathy in the UK, the General Osteopathic Council.

The BSO – Teaching Centre
275 Borough High Street
T: 020 7407 0222

Background and History

The BSO was founded in 1915, but was not incorporated until 1917 due to the First World War. The School received charity status in 1963. The BSO is dedicated to educating osteopaths, treating patients and pursuing osteopathic research. In 2010 the BSO was shortlisted for the Charity of the Year Award (income �1 million+) in the “Charity Times” awards.

Location and accessibility

The BSO teaching centre is situated near the South Bank, a ten minute walk from London Bridge station and a twenty minute walk from Waterloo station. The nearest underground station (Borough) is just across the road from the teaching centre, and connects to the underground network via the Northern line (City branch). Southwark tube station (Jubilee line) and Elephant and Castle tube station (Bakerloo line) are within easy walking distance of the teaching centre and the clinical centre.

Buses�- the 23, 35, 40, 343, 133 and C10 buses run along Borough High Street. Alight at Borough tube station and cross the road to the teaching centre.

Tube�- the nearest tube station is Borough, on the Northern line (City branch). Cross the road from the station and turn right and the teaching centre is a few minutes away.

Parking�- the teaching centre has a small car park at the rear (accessed via Trinity Street), but please note that the School is inside the congestion charging zone.

Walking from London Bridge�- use the exit marked �Borough High Street� and turn left. It is about a ten minute walk along Borough High Street to the teaching centre, past Borough tube station on your right.

Walking from Waterloo�- use exit 2 (towards Waterloo Road and the Old Vic) and turn right towards the Old Vic theatre. Cross the road until you are in front of the Old Vic and then take the small road that runs next to the theatre, Webber Street. Follow Webber Street all the way along (crossing Blackfriars Road and continuing on the other side) for about ten minutes, until you come to a junction with Great Suffolk Street. The BSO clinical centre is opposite you. Turn right down Great Suffolk Street, past a small parade of shops, coming to Borough High Street (with a bar called �Ruse� on the corner). You will see the BSO teaching centre across the road in front of you.

Walking from Elephant & Castle�- from the roundabout turn down Newington Causeway. This road turns into Borough High Street, and it is about a 5-10 minute walk until you come to the teaching centre on your right