She chose to move her clinic to its current location at 108 Whitfield Street in Fitzrovia in Central London because of relative need at the time. It continues to be our home in spirit. The London based support office is just two streets from the original centre, now known as Marie Stopes House. The iconic door of this house continues to feature in all logos of Marie Stopes International and its operating country programmes.
Not only did she set up the UK’s first static family planning centre, but Marie Stopes also pioneered the concept of mobile outreach. She converted a horse-drawn caravan and took it to harder-to-reach communities in need. Her endeavors proved successful and she gradually built up a small network of clinics across the UK.