Venue Details & Map
The Arch Climbing Wall
Block E, The Biscuit Factory
100 Clement's RoadSouthwarkLondonSE16 4DG
- +44 20 7252 1033
My boyfriend and I decided to sign up for the introductory lesson on a Saturday at 4 pm because we'd never gone rock climbing and wanted to give it a try. We figured we should at least learn the basics before jumping right in. On weekends, I believe they offer intro classes 3 times: 12, 2, and 4. I don't know if there is a size limit, but our group was a total of 4. I think this is the perfect...more
The secret is out! This is the best climbing spot in london. It has everything you need, from places to warm up, practice your technique, and chill out with a hot drink and a power bar. The equipment on sale is also very reasonably priced, especially when there is a sale on! Come and meet others who are passionate about the sport, especially the awesome staff.more
This was a great find, recommended by a couple of friends who had started bouldering. It's a sizeable place with plenty of routes (for bouldering only). It's got a great atmosphere - really relaxed and fun. There's an area for chilling out in, should you wish, and tea and coffee available.
It's also got facilities, so you can shower, change, lock your stuff away and rent shoes or chalk....more
I love this place. Have been going here for two years now. The people are friendly. And you rub into so many helpful compatriots here, it is almost not difficult to not like this place.
It opens super early, which makes it ideal for me before I head to work. The problems are rotated often enough to keep you happy. And the consistency maintained by the setters is commendable.
The best part...more
The Arch is my local climbing wall and it's the biggest bouldering venue in London. Since January 2015 it's comprised of two centres on the same complex which offer routes of varying difficulties (v0-v8) and across a mix of different environments.
The staff are friendly and helpful and avid climbers themselves. Routes get reset every 6-8 weeks and both centres include a training area for...more