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Community facilities

Newlon Housing Trust’s community facilities are open to Newlon residents and the local community. These two vibrant, light-filled spaces at Barnsbury in Islington and at Lascar Wharf in Tower Hamlets provide award-winning health and wellbeing activities throughout the year, as well as other community development and engagement programmes.

Our work at these spaces includes providing support services which promote social inclusion, by empowering Newlon and local residents, and giving them the confidence they need to bring change to their lives.

They are also available for hire at competitive prices.

Barnsbury Community Centre

Barnsbury Community Centre is a modern light-filled community resource comprising a large hall, a seminar room, toilets and baby changing facilities, a kitchen, a reception area and a courtyard, as well as a large communal garden with an area for outdoor sports.

A number of health and wellbeing activities take place within the centre, including fitness classes, yoga, youth forums, digital courses and other training. The centre is also home to Tiddley Tots Nursery.

You can book the centre at HallsHire.com.

Availability

The centre is available weekdays and Saturdays from 9am to 10.30pm, and Sundays from 9am to 10pm. Caretaker’s contact details will be available upon confirmation of booking.

Hire costs

  • Large Hall: £40 per hour plus £25 caretaking and £100 deposit.
  • Seminar Room: £25 per hour plus £25 caretaking and £100 deposit.

Discounts are available for Newlon residents.

Those hiring on a repeat basis, who access the space outside of usual business hours, are required to hold keys to the building. This will raise the deposit to £190.

For more information please email us on community.services@newlon.org.uk or call 020 7033 4605.

Programme schedule (may vary)

Monday Time
Exercise classes for women 10am – 11am
Tutors United – Maths and English Tuition 4pm – 6pm
Access to computers 10am – 4pm
Gardening TBC
Tuesday Tuesday
Exercise classes for women 10am – 11am
Access to computers 10am – 4pm
Knit and social club 4pm – 6pm
Wednesday Time
Yoga (fee applies) 1pm – 2.15pm
Access to computers 10am – 4pm
Thursday Time
Gardening TBC
Access to computers 10am – 4pm
Exercise classes for women 5pm to 6pm
Friday Time
Access to computers 10am – 4pm

Lascar Wharf

Our Community facility at Lascar Wharf in Tower Hamlets is a bright and clean space based directly beside the picturesque Regent’s Canal. A number of health and wellbeing activities and local groups use the space which is also home to Global Kids Nursery. This space holds up to 40 people.

Availability

The centre is available on the weekends from 9am-10pm.

Hire costs

£25 per hour plus £25 caretaking and £150 deposit.

Caretaker’s contact details will be available upon confirmation of booking

Discounts available for Newlon residents.

Please note that those who access the space outside of usual business hours are required to hold building keys.

To hire Lascar Wharf Community Facility or for more information please email us on community.services@newlon.org.uk or call 020 7033 4605.

Programme schedule (may vary)

Mondays-Fridays

Global Kids Nursery, 7am-7pm (For more information please call the nursery on 07852 963 929)

Sundays

Limehouse Welfare Association Homework Club, 1.30pm -4.30pm