Activity 4 Youths

This page will list activities for children and young people by local area and will be updated regularly.

To keep in touch with activities that are available follow Southwark Young Advisors on Twitter @SouthwarkYAs.

Name and address of provider

Address of activities (If different from provider address)

Activities provided

Time and days


Southwark Young Advisors

C/O Chloe Newman

Southwark Council

160 Tooley Street, SE1

07944 607 678

@Southwarkyas and @Streetbaseteam


Streetbase engagement with young people/signposting to positive activities and opportunities

Safer Streets workshops (range of workshops delivered to young people on issues that are of concern to them).

Positive choices peer mentoring scheme


Daily - Street Based

Please contact the team if you wish to be signposted to other services, activities, opportunities etc. being run borough wide.

Please contact the team if you wish to refer a young person for mentoring.


Borough wide

Damilola Taylor Centre

1 East Surrey Grove,


London SE15 6DR

Lead Worker: Emma Ellis

0207 703 9996


After School Club

Various sports including football and basketball

School holiday programmes

Monday to Friday, 5.30 to 9pm

Saturdays, 10am to 2pm


Peckham and Surrounding areas

Brandon Youth Centre

19 Maddock Way
Cocks Road
SE17 3NH

Lead Worker: Leon McLeod (interim)

0207 735 2506


Generic youth club 3 nights per week  and school holiday programmes

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 6.30pm to 9pm


Brandon Estate and surrounding areas

Kingswood House Youth Club

Kingswood House Community Centre
Seeley Drive
SE21 8QR

Lead worker: Leon McLeod (interim)

0207 735 2506


Generic youth club 3 nights per week  and school holiday programmes

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 6.30pm to 9pm


Kingswood Estate and surrounding areas

New Venture Youth Centre

Success House
45 Coopers Road

Lead worker: Edward James

07591 189 975


Generic youth club 3 nights per week and school holiday programmes

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 6.15pm to 9pm                

Peabody Estate and surrounding areas

Fast Forward Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) project

Central Venture Park
Kelly Avenue 
SE15 5GL

Lead worker: Edward James
07591 189 975


New venture Youth centre

Success House
45 Coopers Road

Provision of youth club and related activities for children and young people who have  mild to moderate special educational needs and disabilities.

Monday and Wednesday, 4pm to 10pm                        

Borough wide

Odessa Youth Club

Docklands Settlement
400 Salter Road
SE16 5LJ

Senior worker: Evans Kommel


Generic youth club, 2 nights per week  football  and school holiday programmes.

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 5.30pm to 8.30pm


Rotherhithe and surrounding areas

Active Communities Network

The Clarence Centre

6 St George’s Circus



Lead: Oluir Rahman

0207 407 8177


Various Locations


Youth Club

Football coaching, related activities and support programme


Basketball 14+, 5pm to 7pm at South Bank University


16+ 5 a side football, 7.30pm to 9pm at Columbo pitches


Train Station Fitness (All ages), 6.30pm to 8.30pm at St Jude’s Community Hub



Roca Juniors Football, 4pm to 6pm at Burgess Park


16+ football with Millwall Community Trust, 7.30pm to 9.30pm at Lions Centre

Chaucer ward

East Walworth ward

South Bermondsey ward

Faraday ward

Newington ward

Cathedral ward

Grange ward


Look Ahead

Southwark Young People Floating Support

CCH, 4 Chancel Street, Southwark, London, SE1 0UX

0207 928 7299 or 07710 087 805 or



Generic floating support service for low - high needs/risk young people aged 16 to 25 in Southwark. Our general area of expertise is housing, benefits, wellbeing, ETE and finance.

  • Leadership, training, support and mentoring


Monday to Friday, 9am to 9pm

Saturdays, 9am to 5pm

Borough wide


Employment & Training and Apprenticeship Team

Westminster Bridge Road
London, SE1 7JB

0203 828 4818











The Apprenticeships team offer a bespoke recruitment service to Peabody customers, internal departments, contractors and external partners.

The service provides information, advice and guidance to identify skills and strengths, and signposts customers to available opportunities. It also offers support in areas such as completing application forms, writing CVs and improving interview techniques.



Southwark but also London wide

Brook and CGL

Integrated sexual health and substance misuse

Cambridge House

1 Addington Square

Camberwell London

(Service operates form many outreach venues please see website)

Please use website for contact numbers



Integrated sexual health and substance misuse and health and wellbeing for young people 10 to 24

Please see website for details.  Drop in sessions available

Southwark postcodes or go to school/college in a Southwark postcode

Giraffe House

285 Albany Rd, SE5 OAN

0207 7038 923



Afterschool activities for various age groups. Art & Play, Youth provision and job/CV writing, please go to the creations trust website for more details.

Term time

Mondays to Wednesdays, 3.30pm to 6pm - Burgess Sports after school club - bookable with


Thursdays, 3.30pm to 6pm (after school art and play drop in)


Fridays, Youth club, over 8's 4pm to 7pm drop in.


SE17 working, job search and CV writing. We take one to one appointments between 10am and 3pm every week. Need help with your CV or job search or call 020 7708 4088,



Community Cycle Works

Matt Beale Collins 07966 366 762

Stewart Vanns 07715 172 602



Bike Fix sessions

Alternate Fridays at 4pm


Fight 4 Change

Rebecca Donnelly MBE

Chief Executive Officer

Fight 4 Change

Black Prince Community Hub

5 Beaufoy walk


SE11 6AA

0207 717 1691




Fight 4 Change is a registered Sport for Development charity, using sport to inspire and educate young people and adults to make a positive change in their lives. Our programmes use a range of sports including boxing, martial arts multi sports and fitness training to support, mentor and progress marginalised young people since 2009.

  • Empowerment – inspire and motivate

  • Physical activity/sport – the hook

  • Education – up skilling and tool kits

  • Mentoring – guidance

  • Progression – job opportunities, higher educations, apprenticeships

Various sessions. Please contact Fight 4 Change for more information.

Southwark and Lambeth


Sayce Holmes-Lewis

Director and Strategic Lead

07484 854 893



Mentoring youth through positive activities sports and education.

Please check out the website or Twitter.  Please contact the team for more details/information on programs they run in the community and schools/education.

Southwark and Lambeth

Peckham BMX club 

Burgess Park
Albany Road
London SE5 0AN

Judith Walters

07491448079 or 0207 1172 573


BMX track sessions

Training times

Thursday novice session 5.30pm to 7pm experts and intermediates 6.45pm to 9pm.

Saturday morning’s novice 9.30am to 11am experts and intermediates 11am to 1pm.

Session cost £4 for members £7 for non members. Annual membership £20.


Bede youth Adventure Programme

Bede House Association

351 Southwark Park Road

London, SE16 2JW

Fokrul Meah - Youth Project Manager

020 7231 6027


Bede Centre

Abbeyfield Road,

Southwark, SE16 2BS


Youth Club 3 evenings per week. Holiday programmes, schools programme. Detached project and individualised support


Bermondsey & Rotherhithe

Bethwin  Adventure Playground

4 Bethwin Road

Lead person: Hilary Rimington

07951 610 468



Adventure playground activities. Sports, fitness, health and well being and various games.


North Camberwell – Wyndham & Comber, Castlemead, Goschen, Brandon, Grosvenor Estates


COIN St Consortium

Coin Street neighbourhood centre

108 Stamford Street

South Bank



Lead person: Natalie Bell

07375 040 441


Colombo Centre

34-36 Colombo Street

Oasis Hub Playspace

Geraldine Harmsworth Park

St Georges Road




Blackfriars Settlement

Rushworth Street




Mint Street Adventure Playground (subject to being open)

Southwark Bridge Road

Lant Street





Wide range of youth activities delivered by consortium organisations, including sport, mentoring, girls work and youth clubs


North Southwark, Cathedral, and Chaucer’s

Dog Kennel Hill Adventure Playground

Dig Kennel Hill

East Dulwich

SE22 8AA

Lead: Patrick Pierre Powell




Adventure play, plus arts, crafts, cookery and team  sport.


Champion Hill Estate, East Dulwich Estate, Denmark Hill Estate, Lordship Lane Estate, and surrounding roads and streets.

Groundwork London

18-21 Morley Street,

London SE1 7QZ

Shabaz Ferozdin

020 7922 1230


Sojourner Truth Centre, 161 Sumner Road, London SE15 6JL (where Peckham Studios is located)


Cossall Estate, Cossall TRA Hall (Orange shop front), Cossall Estate, Cossall Walk (off Gordon Road), SE15 2TW


Weekly youth club, drop in music workshops, artistic development.


Peckham and Nunhead, Cossall Estate

Grove Vale Youth Club

Mcdermott Road,


SE15 4NZ

Lead: John Young

0207 732 6870 


Weekly Youth clubs to 3 to 7 years olds, 8 to 10 years olds, 11 to 15 years olds, and 16 to 21 years olds and holiday activities.



Inspire at St Peters

InSpire, The Crypt at St Peter’s, Liverpool Grove, London SE17 2HH

Asma Begum, Head of Youth & Community Programmes

0207 740 6868


2InSpire, 1a Wendover, Thurlow Street, SE17 2UD (Aylesbury Estate)

Giraffe House, 285 Albany Road, Burgess Park SE5 0AH (Burgess Park)


Weekly youth club. Recreational and diversionary activities, including sport. Dance and creative arts




Aylesbury Estate, Walworth

Metro Court

METRO Vauxhall

N206 Vox Studios

1-45 Durham Street


SE11 5JH

Dan Baker

0208 305 5000



Youth group currently delivered at Camberwell Leisure Centre, SE5 8TS, with office base for project administration at METRO Vauxhall offices, SE11 5JH.


Spark Youth Club, group sessions, activities, attendance at events focussed on young people who are LGBT


Camberwell/ Borough wide

Millwall Community Trust

The Den

Zampa Road

SE16 3LN

Named contact: Richard white

020 7740 0503


The Lions Centre, Bolina Road, SE16 3LD


Damilola Taylor Centre, 1 East Surrey Grove, Peckham, SE15 6DR.


Dockland Settlements, 400 Salter Road, Rotherhithe, SE16 5AA.


Bells Gardens, 19 Buller Close, Peckham, SE15 6UJ.


Cossall Park, off Woods Road, Peckham, SE15 2PX.


Tabard Gardens, Tabard Street, Borough, SE1 4BU.


Avondale Square, Ball Court, Old Kent Road, SE1 5PU.


St Paul’s Sports Ground, Salter Road, Rotherhithe, SE16 5EF


Premier League Kicks programme. Football coaching, music, educational and personal development activities

Please contact the Millwall Community trust for more information on individual sessions being run or follow them on twitter @Millwall_MCT

Peckham, Rotherhithe. Borough wide

The Oxford and Bermondsey Club

3 Webb Street



Lead: Nick Riley

0207 231 9249


Universal youth project/ club. Information advice and guidance, sports, Healthy lifestyles, group work, and issue based work.


Bermondsey and Rotherhithe

Reprezent Radio

Studio C3, Bussey Building, 
133 Copeland Rd, 
London SE15 3SN

Lead: Shane Carey

0207 064 5506



Studio C3, Bussey Building
133 Copeland Road, 
London SE15 3SN

and Reprezent 107.3FM

Pop Brixton

49 Brixton Station Road

London SW9 8PQ


Radio project. Radio production and presenting, including numeracy and literacy skills and mentoring.


Borough wide

The Salmon Youth Centre in Bermondsey
43 Old Jamaica Road,  London  SE16 4TE

Lead: Mr Sam Adofo

020 7394 2442 or 07916 906 606



Comprehensive Holistic youth club provision.



Skyways charity in partnership with Friends of DTC

Unit 2, 222 Kingsland Road, London E2 8DG

Lead: Marlon Gayle, Youth Work Manager

020 7729 6970


Damilola Taylor Centre, 1 East Surrey Grove, SE15 6DR


Burgess Park Community Sports Ground, Cobourg Road, SE5 0JD


Peckham Rye Park, Homestall Road, SE22 0SB (note, this final postcode is an approximate address - there is no specific postcode for the park)


Brunswick Park Primary School, Picton Street, SE5 7QH

Sports and fitness, Performing and visual arts


Camberwell Green Peckham

East, Peckham Rye

Chaucer; Grange; South Bermondsey; Nunhead; East Dulwich; South Camberwell; The Lane; Livesey; Faraday; Newington

Somerville Youth and Play Provision

260 Queens Road


SE14 5JN

Lead: Bradley Cummings

0207 732 1403 or 07507 148 946



Detached youth work provision. Youth Club and adventure playground. Gang and knife crime workshops.







Old Kent (Livesey).


South London Gallery

65-67 Peckham Road



Lead: Clare Robson, Development Manager 

020 7707 6120


Sceaux Gardens Estate




Free arts and play activities


Sceaux Estate, Southampton Way Estate, Elmington Estate, Pelican Estate

St Faiths Youth and Community centre

St.Faith’s Centre

Red Post Hill


SE24 9JQ

Lead: Rev Susan Height


On occasions activities will also take place at The Bike Project, Crosswaite Avenue SE24, Dulwich Scout Centre, Grange Lane, SE21 7LH for overnight camping and Camberwell or Southwark Swimming pools.

Some visits to Dog Kennel Lane Adventure playground

Weekly youth club, after school activities and Holiday activities


South Camberwell ward

Denmark Hill Estate and Champion Hill Estate

Areas with post codes SE24 , SE15 & SE5


Westminster Youth Club

29 Nunhead Grove

London SE15 3LZ

Lead: Katie Worthington

0207 639 5879 or 07961 165 014



Weekly youth club, off site activities, trips, issue based work and holiday programme



Youth Futures

39 Handforth Road



Lead: Joseph Duncan

07989 519368

Brandon Youth Centre


Borough, Bankside and Walworth Ward, Southwark.


Kennington Football Astroturf


Universal youth club, and mentoring


Brandon Estate in Bankside, Borough and Walworth community council ward


St Giles Trust
Georgian House
64-68 Camberwell Church Street London SE5 8JB

020 7708 8000




Helping young people who are not in education, training and employment to improve their levels of confidence and skills, with the aim of supporting them to employment.

Intensive, specialist help for young people affected by gang-related violence and exploitation. We also prevent young people at risk of becoming involved in gangs and violence.



Downside Fisher Youth Club

Coxson Place
Druid Street
London SE1 2EZ

Christine Annis

020 7407 0093



Young people are provided with opportunities to work effectively in groups and take a responsible role in the community. Delivering informal social education, based on a voluntary relationship, which enables young people to develop their interests and learn new ways of using their leisure time.

Please contact Downside Fisher for more details of times and days etc.


Drive Forward Foundation

14-15 Lower Marsh
SE1 7RJ 

0207 620 3000 or 07848 889 191



For young disadvantaged young people/ care leavers (16 to 26 years olds). Career opportunities, workshops, training, mentoring.


PAN London programme

Faces in Focus

102 Harper Road
London, SE1 6AQ

Andrew Rice

0207 403 2444              


Counselling service for 11 to 25 year old Southwark or Lambeth residents


Southwark and Lambeth

Princes Trust

Salisbury Hous
5 Cranmer Road
London SW9 6EJ

0800 842842


Helping young people aged 11 to 13 and 16 to 25 get into jobs, education and training NEET.18 to 30yr business start up.


Pan London

Prince’s Trust Fairbridge Programme

0800 842 842


Fairbridge Programme - Our Fairbridge programme offers 16 to 25 year olds a mix of group activities and one-to-one support to develop the skills and confidence you need to move forward.

Starting with a five-day Access course, you’ll get the chance to do outdoor adventurous activities, as well as take part in a residential trip.

Once the Access course is complete, you can choose from lots of different activities from sports to drama and photography to cooking. We’ll work with you to help reach your goals.


Pan London

The Prince’s Trust Enterprise Programme

0800 842 842


The enterprise programme supports unemployed young people aged 18 to 30 to work out if their business ideas are viable and whether self-employment is right for them.  It is for people who:

  • Have a business idea they want to explore

  • Are aged 18 to 30

  • Are unemployed or working less than 16 hours a week




Roots and Shoots

Walnut Tree Walk
SE11 6DN

Matthew Brownlee  

020 7587 1131                                 


Providing vocational training for 16 to 25, mostly SEN, from Inner City London. Aiming to give them the skills and self confidence that will equip them for work. 1 year courses in C&G Level 1 Horticulture, Retail, Floristry   



2nd Chance UK

9 Larcom Street

London SE17 1RX

020 3405 3550


2nd Chance is a charity that provides ‘education to employment’ training courses and opportunities for 18 to 24 year olds. These young adults often find themselves unable to access the job market and struggle to sustain employment. 2nd Chance has created a six month intensive course to help these young people develop the attitudes, behaviours, skills and knowledge to gain and sustain successful employment.



London Bubble Theatre Company

3-5 Elephant Lane
SE16 4JD

020 7237 4434



Offering drama workshops, creative projects and volunteering opportunities for all ages.



Construction Youth Trust

Training Centre

Building H, Drummond Road,


London, SE16 4EE

0207 232 1734


Construction Youth Trust runs a wide variety of programmes for young people from a diverse range of backgrounds who are interested in construction.



Bermondsey Community Kitchen

9 Market Place,

The Blue, Bermondsey

London, SE16 3UQ 0207 232 5111


Bermondsey Community Kitchen provides the following qualifications:

City and Guilds 7131-03 Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking

City and Guilds 7132-08 Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cooker

Our training program is different to the traditional school system and we will provide a place different to a high pressured school environment. Our project accomplishes this with smaller classes with more one to one work, less working hours, taking into account the students personal and individual needs, providing the students with the attention they need to succeed, boosting their confidence, and building their communication and life skills.




Page last updated: 25 May 2018