The Arch Climbing Wall

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The Arch Climbing Wall  in Bermondsey is located within the Biscuit Factory Workspace business complex. The centre offer 15,000 square feet of modern bouldering and training areas in a former Damien Hirst gallery. Reimagined, expanded and relaunched in summer 2018, it’s one of the most popular centres in London.


  • Bicycle parking: there is limited bike parking inside and there are a further 40 spaces immediately behind the Workspace reception block.

Useful first time visitor information

    • You can hire climbing shoes, or get free advice and buy your own shoes in our shop.

    • We only sell liquid chalk, but you’re welcome to use loose chalk if you already have your own.

    • A climbing centre is a big indoor space which gets warmer in the summer and cooler in the winter. We recommend wearing layered sports clothing that you can move freely in.

    • All centres have bicycle parking, showers, WC’s, changing rooms, lockers (bring your own padlock or buy one from reception), a climbing shop & cafe.

    • We run free Improver Sessions & Women’s Improver Sessions for beginner level climbers most days at Arch North & Arch Acton. Please see centre pages for times.

  • Please note that we may be unable to answer your call at peak times