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Our South East London Health & Fitness Centre is located in the buzzing Lordship Lane area of East Dulwich. In addition to a comprehensive range of physio treatments and sports massage, our fitness facility features the latest eGym and Technogym equipment, a dedicated Pilates studio, cycling suite and a wide range of cardio, spinning, yoga and Tai chi classes. Expert Personal Training & Fitness Assessments. Memberships available. Onsite creche.

T: 020 7907 1900
E: info@esph.co.uk

Address:
ESPH
116 Lordship Lane East Dulwich, London SE22 8HD
Phone: 020 7907 1900

Opening Hours

East Dulwich current opening hours:

Monday – Thursday   07:00 – 19:00        

Friday 07:00 – 18:00

Saturday 08:00 – 14:00

Bank Holidays        09:00 – 13:00     Please note: There are no classes or physio appointments on bank holidays.

 

Fees & Timetables

Directions

Underground / Tube stations

The nearest station is East Dulwich which is a ten minute journey from London Bridge train station. Come out of the train station and turn right. After 150m there is a small roundabout. Proceed straight on to the beginning of Lordship Lane and continue on the right hand side until Bassano Street, where our entrance is located.

Additional nearby stations:

  • Forest Hill is within 0.97 miles (1.6 km), Overground line,  Zone 3
  • Honor Oak Park is within 1.17 miles (1.9 km), Overground line, Zone 3
  • Peckham Rye is within 1.58 miles (2.5 km), Overground line, Zone 2
  • Denmark Hill is within 1.61 miles (2.6 km), Overground line, Zone 2

National rail stations

  • North Dulwich is within 0.76 miles (1.2 km)
  • West Dulwich is within 0.86 miles (1.4 km)
  • Forest Hill is within 0.97 miles (1.6 km)
  • East Dulwich is within 1.02 miles (1.6 km)
  • Sydenham Hill is within 1.06 miles (1.7 km)

Bus Routes

The following routes stop by ESPH: 40, 176 and 185.

With over 40 years’ experience Elizabeth (Libby) is a leading UK physiotherapist who has presented papers at the International Dance Medicine and Science meetings in Stockholm and Canberra. With ESPH, she has worked extensively in the dance, entertainment and sporting world. She is a Pilates rehabilitation expert, having trained with Polestar Pilates and was one of the first British physios to integrate Pilates equipment with physiotherapy rehab.

She trained at St. Mary's and completed a Masters in Neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy. at University College London. Her clinic was founded in Camberwell in 1977 (relocating to Dulwich in 2007), and the second in Harley Street in 1989.

ESPH moved to 42 Harley Street to offer a dedicated pilates and fitness studio, featuring eGym equipment, alongside physiotherapy treatments, sports massage, dietetics, personal training and podiatry services. Workstation assessments also available.
Max joined the family healthcare business in 2000 initially as a Practice Manager and became Managing Director in 2004. He has developed the ESPH brand into a dynamic and innovative health and fitness operation, opening the UK’s first commercial gym run by physios in 2007. His background includes working as an actor and performer as well as several years’ experience in start-up radio stations where his passion for business development grew.

A keen sportsman and fitness enthusiast, Max sits on the board of ukactive and is committed to improving the long-term health and wellbeing of all the communities in which his businesses operate.
Alexei, who co-founded ESPH, is a former UK champion and international decathlete. A combination of career ending injuries, sporting pursuits and a keen interest to qualify in medicine informed his philosophy towards exercise and physical health.

Alexei manages the finances of the business and uses his extensive experience to develop the exercise services.
Gary graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2009 with BSc (Hons) in Physics. He then went on to gain BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy from Keele University in 2012. Spending a number of years working in private practice in London he also worked for Great Britain Judo, Brentford FC and numerous individual elite athletes in a variety of sports. He has also set up an NHS physiotherapy service for Chelsea and Westminster’s pre-surgical bariatric hospital pathway.

Returning to Ireland to complete a Masters in Sports Medicine in 2015, he has since worked in Dublin within private practice, for the Football Association of Ireland international football teams and for League of Ireland premier division football team, UCD.

Gary has a keen interest in biomechanical and muscle imbalances, shoulder conditions, plantar fasciitis, knee conditions and lower back conditions and uses a wide array of treatment options including; exercise, soft tissue release, dry needling, laser therapy, pilates, spinal and peripheral join manipulation and mobilisation, taping, nerve mobilisation and exercise load management to ensure concise all-round from acute phase through to end-stage rehabilitation.

Sport, both recreational and elite is one of Gary’s interests. Having played football, rugby, hurling, tennis and athletics from recreational to high level, he is a great believer that “doing something is better than doing nothing”, and translates this to his physiotherapy treatment.
Hannah is a professionally trained dancer, singer and actress with training from the Urdang Academy, London. She has performed on board P&O Australia cruise ships, and for big sporting brands such as Puma and Ellesse.

She has always enjoyed being active and was on various sports teams through school. She is currently training for the London Landmarks Half Marathon and feels constantly motivated by the team at ESPH.

Gary graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2009 with BSc (Hons) in Physics. He then went on to gain BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy from Keele University in 2012. Spending a number of years working in private practice in London he also worked for Great Britain Judo, Brentford FC and numerous individual elite athletes in a variety of sports. He has also set up an NHS physiotherapy service for Chelsea and Westminster’s pre-surgical bariatric hospital pathway.

Returning to Ireland to complete a Masters in Sports Medicine in 2015, he has since worked in Dublin within private practice, for the Football Association of Ireland international football teams and for League of Ireland premier division football team, UCD.

Gary has a keen interest in biomechanical and muscle imbalances, shoulder conditions, plantar fasciitis, knee conditions and lower back conditions and uses a wide array of treatment options including; exercise, soft tissue release, dry needling, laser therapy, pilates, spinal and peripheral join manipulation and mobilisation, taping, nerve mobilisation and exercise load management to ensure concise all-round from acute phase through to end-stage rehabilitation.

Sport, both recreational and elite is one of Gary’s interests. Having played football, rugby, hurling, tennis and athletics from recreational to high level, he is a great believer that “doing something is better than doing nothing”, and translates this to his physiotherapy treatment.
Kay has over 20years experience working as a physiotherapist. She graduated from the University of East London with a BSc (Honours) degree in physiotherapy in 1996. Since then she has worked in hospitals and private practice in both England and Australia gaining valuable knowledge in the treatment of orthopaedic and musculoskeletal conditions.

Kay has attended many post graduate courses to improve her knowledge and skills. More recently Kay has spent time teaching mat based Pilates and gained her fitness instructor qualification (ETM). She is currently working towards a qualification in fitness instruction for children. Being a mum of 2 she feels it is important to help young people keep moving and find interesting ways to exercise.

Kay is a keen runner and is a member of South London Harriers. So it is not surprising that the treatment of sporting injuries and injury prevention is an area of interest to her.
Since graduating from Southampton University in 2013 with a BSc in Physiotherapy, Nick has gained a wealth of experience working within the NHS as a physiotherapist and specialises in musculoskeletal physiotherapy. Nick uses a wide variety of treatment techniques to treat clients. He enjoys keeping up-to-date with current research and attends regular training courses and specialist talks.

Nick is passionate about health and fitness. He previously played squash at a high level and still attends the gym regularly.
Fred is a young, friendly and dynamic physiotherapist with an interest in the latest evidence based techniques and treatments. Having completed his physiotherapy training at Keele University, graduating in 2012, Fred has also completed a Masters degree in Sport and Exercise Medicine at Queen Mary University of London along with obtaining a Diploma in Football medicine from FIFA. He is always keen to sharpen his skills and regularly completes courses to further his knowledge.
Fred began working as a Senior Physiotherapist in an outpatient clinic setting before moving to a private practice in central London treating a wide range of patients and conditions alongside working privately with a couple of athletics and triathlon clubs treating both casual participants and national level athletes. He has attended and completed a number of courses relevant to his profession to further extend his practice. He is a fully trained member of the British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS) and incorporates this into his practice.
Fred has enjoyed joining the ESPH team and using the amazing facilities to help rehabilitate his clients and is enjoying putting his love of sport to use by working with various sports teams affiliated with the ESPH practice.
Clinical Interests: Sports injury management and rehabilitation of all kinds with a keen interest in lower limb injuries around the foot/ankle and knee from running, cycling and multi-sport events. Taking patients from the early stages of injury and returning them to their desired functional/sporting level. Biomechanical assessment of activity and re-education.
Personal Hobbies: Away from work he is a keen sportsman himself, spectating and taking part in everything from cricket to climbing. He has completed ultra-marathons, marathons, half Ironmans, represented Great Britain at age group level in Duathlon at the European championships and completed a number of sportive races for charity on the bike. He is also currently learning French from his Bordelaise wife and visits France and other European countries regularly.
Anthony is experienced in soft tissue release and deep tissue massage. He has a keen interest in physical therapy and studied Sports Therapy at Greenwich University. He is in his final stages of completing a year long, level 5 sports and remedial massage diploma.

Outside of ESPH, Anthony has worked as a sports massage therapist for Leatherhead FC. As an avid football fan, he plays semi-professionally in his spare time, supporting Dulwich Hamlet FC for many years. You may see him take to the pitch at the weekends as he is currently a massage therapist for Crystal Palace FC.

He also loves to travel and hops on a plane to adventures new whenever time allows.
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Penny is a qualified Mat and Studio Pilates Instructor and has been teaching at ESPH for the past two years. Penny has trained clients from 14 years old to 80 years old and has experience in rehab pilates as well as pre and post-natal. She has also recently qualified as a Level 3 Personal Trainer and is excited to get started training clients too!
Lydia is an experienced dance and fitness instructor. Having trained at Central School of Ballet and performed as a professional dancer, Lydia's love and knowledge led her down the fitness route and more specifically dance and Pilates based exercise.

Lydia's classes focus on engaging key muscle groups with intrinsic, low impact ballet based movement which aim to lengthen and strengthen the body.
Alexei is a former UK champion and international decathlete. A combination of career ending injuries, sporting pursuits and a university place in medicine (declined in order to concentrate on sport) informed his philosophy towards exercise and physical health. Alexei is available for PT & Gym classes.

"Elite competitive sport has given me plenty of discipline. I believe in hard work but with plenty of rewards and you have to see and feel the improvements to keep coming back. What you want to achieve is in your hands - just show up! It's a journey and I believe in your health first but you can have your cake...as long as you come to ESPH regularly."
Max is a keen sportsman and fitness enthusiast. Max sits on the board of ukactive and is committed to improving the long-term health and wellbeing of all the communities in which his businesses operate. Max will put your through your paces in a range of Gym classes.
Morgan is a professional dancer who has performed all over the world. Running a full range of fun, dynamic and exciting classes, hers are not one to miss!
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