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The Arch Climbing Wall
Block E, The Biscuit Factory
100 Clement's RoadLondonSE16 4DG
- +44 20 7252 1033
Top 5 reviews of The Arch Climbing Wall
The Arch is a fun climbing gym that specializes in bouldering (no top roping here).
They have over 200 mixed level problems on different terrains and inclines which they rotate every few weeks to keep people engaged (they bring some famous names to help them design the new routes) and they even made an app so you can track your progress.
The rest of the facilities include a dedicated... 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
Reasonably priced for a day pass, I came to the Arch during a London trip. It was January and I'm not sure if there's heat or not (or maybe I'm just cold blooded) but man, it was so cold inside here. After a while it became difficult to climb with cold fingers and toes. But before I became too cold to climb, I was fun exploring the routes. The grades are indicated by color, makes it hard to... more
Popped in here to buy a first set of climbing shoes for my girlfriend after she completed a beginners climbing course up at the Castle.
They had a tiny selection of kit and when she did take a pair to the counter to ask to try them on in her size, was told they were too busy letting more people in to climb and couldnt serve us.
I doubt we'll bother climbing here if the only objective is to... more