Stop smoking

Call the Smokefree London Helpline 0300 123 1044 and speak to a trained, expert adviser.

  • 9am - 8pm Monday to Friday
  • 11am - 4pm Saturday and Sunday

Get more help with the Stop Smoking London website. 


Quitting is the best thing you'll ever do

Stopping smoking can make a drastic improvement to your lifestyle and health in ways you might not expect. Once you stop smoking, some of the benefits are immediate and some are longer-term.


For you

  • You will save money - the average smoker has 13 cigarettes a day, which works out as 364 cigarettes a month. That's £141 a month and £1,696 a year that you could be saving by not smoking. Use our cost calculator to work out how much you could save

  • Your sense of taste will return and you will enjoy the taste of food more.

  • Your breathing and general fitness will improve.

  • The appearance of your skin and teeth will improve.

  • You'll be more confident in social situations because you won't smell of stale smoke any more.

  • Your fertility levels will improve, along with your chances of having a healthy pregnancy and baby.

There are also real benefits for your family and friends

  • You will protect the health of those around you by not exposing them to second-hand smoke, however careful you think you are being. Read the facts about second-hand smoke

  • You will reduce the chances of your children suffering from bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma attacks, meningitis and ear infections.