Emergency Info for PADI pros and Rescue Divers


Reading ChamberWhere is the nearest recompression chamber to Wraysbury Dive Centre?

Whipps Cross University Hospital, NHS Trust Hyperbaric Unit,
 London Hyperbaric Medicine Ltd,
 Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS-Trust, 
 London  E11 1NR.

  • Daytime phone numbers: 0208 539 1222
  • Fax: 0208 539 1333
  • Emergency phone numbers: 0208 539 5522 (24 hr Hospital Switchboard).
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  • Principal medical director:   Dr. Peter Mueller
  • 24 hour cover: Yes
  • Chamber proximity to supporting hospital: On site
  • Name and address of supporting hospital: Whipps Cross University Hospital Leytonstone London E11 1NR
  • Chamber proximity to helicopter/winch point
  • On site

 Time to mobilise chamber: 30 minutes
  • Category of chamber: Category 1
  • PCT: Waltham Forest
Any other chambers?

The Diver Clinic at Reading, 23A August End, Brock Gardens, Reading RG30 2JP, on the same site as the Berkshire MS Trust. It is just off the Oxford Road on the west side of Reading and conveniently placed to avoid the traffic.  The quickest way to come in and to avoid any city traffic is to take junction 12 off the M4, leading to the A4 Bath Road.

Parking is available at the unit, available on first come first served basis.  When coming out of hours, liaise with the chamber technicians to gain access at the front gate.

  • Daytime Phone No:  01202 678278
  • Emergency Phone No:  07770 – 4 – 23637
  • Category of Chamber: Category 2

Where is the nearest hospital to Wraysbury Dive Centre?

St Peter’s Hospital.  
St. Peter’s Hospital, Chertsey is a 400 bedded acute Hospital.  It is situated in 52 acres of greenbelt parkland between Woking and Chertsey near jct. 11 of the M25.  It is 30 miles south west of central London and 10 miles from Heathrow Airport.


Where is the nearest fixed telephone line at Wraysbury Dive Centre?

In the compressor room.


Where is the Oxygen/Medic kit kept at Wraysbury Dive Centre?

In the main building.