The Plane Tree

Mind & Body Therapies
For London

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We are

a clinic of experienced practitioners accessibly located at the heart of East London in Bethnal Green. We focus on mind and body therapies and offer massage, acupuncture, osteopathy, psychology, counselling and more.

Our clinic

is practitioner led by John Mallinder Osteopath and Martina Leeven Psychologist and is uniquely positioned to offer a wide range of physical and psychological therapies to the community & London as a whole.

We’ve created

a professional, calming therapeutic space both for patients and therapists looking for rooms from which to practice. We are just 3 minutes walk from Bethnal Green Tube, easily accessed from Hackney & Central London.

In conjunction with our COVID-19 Risk Assessment (click to view) we've made improvements to the clinic, adaptations to the needs for social distancing, enhanced hygiene, and the use of PPE to name just a few.

Our bookings page details those of our therapists offering in-person appointments working to their own risk assessment guidance. This includes Acupuncture, Osteopathy and some Talking Therapies. 

We expect to see a  return of massage soon and will update this site when we learn more.

In addition our bookings page details those of our therapists working online.

Take care. The Plane Tree

Get in touch

For Patients

Wishing to book for massage in East London (soon), acupuncture or any of our other therapies, please see our Booking page for how to book directly with your therapist. For further information see the FAQ section below or email us at info@theplanetree.co.uk.

For Therapists

Looking for rooms from which to practice, please see our Room Rental page for further information and images of the rooms available.


The Plane Tree in Bethnal Green East London for Massage, Acupuncture, Osteopathy and Talking Therapies
  • “Almost every acupuncture/Shiatsu session with Margré brought relief and I began to heal through regular sessions. I am now much better, and the excruciating pain in my hips and feet have disappeared.”

  • “John helped enormously in only two sessions with a badly cricked back that had me practically immobilised prior to seeing him. Recommended.”

  • “Great find. Arturo has almost completely resolved a muscular problem I’ve had for about ten years and expected to have for ever. I’m seriously pleased I found him!”

  • “Whatever you read about homeopathy being placebo is rubbish, it works, it has really turned things around for me, not just the physical but the emotional too. I would have no hesitation in recommending Tracy and The Plane Tree..”

  • “I have been seeing Tracy at The Plane Tree for homeopathy for the last 6 years. She has helped me and even more my daughter who suffered terribly from eczema.”

  • “Sabrina has been my sports massage therapist for the last ten years. I’ve been participating in sports since the age of 18… She continues to upgrade her learning and has developed her own style which I find compliments my requirements perfectly.”

  • “I have found my EMDR sessions with Martina incredibly helpful in navigating an extremely rocky transition in my life. I am now able to function in a completely different way… “

  • “Both John Mallinder (Osteopath) and Sabrina Falco (Massage Therapist) have been absolutely amazing and very professional. I would highly recommend both of them!”

  • “Will definitely recommend & will be visiting again. Had a head massage with Jo…I’ve never had anything like this done before so didn’t know what to expect, but really enjoyed & got some good tips & advice.”

  • “Top Level Treatment….Maggie provides a wonderful treatment in a calm and Caring Way…Highly recommended.”

Our clinic

The Plane Tree
is located just 3 minutes walk from Bethnal Green tube station at the western end of Roman Road in East London. Bethnal Green is one stop (5 mins) from Liverpool Street on the Central Line and easily reached from other parts of Central and East London. The bus stop immediately outside our front door connects us to Central and other parts of East London and Hackney.

Getting here
Many of our patients reach us on foot as we are well located for Hackney, Shoreditch, Mile End, Bow, Stepney and Victoria Park. Parking is limited locally to a small number of metered parking bays on the Roman Road approximately 100m further east, and Globe Road immediately north of Roman Road.

FAQ & INFO



The Plane Tree, 31 Roman Road, Bethnal Green, East London E2 0HU

020 3022 5892 / Email Us / Location


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