Southern House

HEE Wessex has been based at Southern House since 2008, where it shares facilities with the southern headquarters of South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS).

Southern House is located on a Southern Water site (hence the name), in Sparrowgrove, Otterbourne, Hampshire, SO21 2RU.

Travelling to Southern House

By Car:
Southern House is easily accessible by car and free car parking is available onsite – please follow directions for car parking on arrival.

If all car parks are full and you need to park in the residential area, please park considerately on the main access road (Sparrowgrove) and do not park in the side roads (e.g. Waterworks Road).

By bus:
Blue Star buses pass through Otterbourne, stopping at the White Horse Pub. However, buses will stop on request at the end of Sparrowgrove.

Further information can be found on the Blue Star website.

By rail:
The nearest train station is Shawford Train Station. For times and fares, please visit the National Rail Enquiries website.

Upon exiting the train station, there is no direct bus route between the train station and Southern House, nor is there a taxi rank with taxis waiting for fares (although it is possible to pre-book via a local provider).

Southern House is approximately 20 minute’s walk away, for those who prefer to walk.

By air:
The nearest airport is Southampton Airport (just over seven miles from Otterbourne). See Southampton Airport for airlines and links.

Taxis are usually readily available at the airport.


Accessibility information is available via the Health Education England – Wessex page of AccessAble’s website.

No smoking

Please note that, like all NHS premises, Southern House operates a No Smoking policy in and around the building. Those wishing to smoke are permitted to do so in the designated smoking area.

For further information, please contact us.