New Charlton Community Centre

NEW CHARLTON TEMPORARY CLOSURE

The New Charlton Community Centre is closed until further notice.

Following the recent announcement by the Government, the New Charlton Community Centre has taken the difficult decision to close to the public from Thursday 5th November 2020 for an initial period of 4 weeks. This is to ensure the ongoing safety of all our user groups, our staff and the wider community.

If you are an existing customer please:

  • Contact us with any questions, by getting in touch with our centre manager Kevin McBrien 0208 855 7188, manager.clockhouse@gmail.com

  • Ensure we have your up-to-date contact details (mobile and email), so that we can let you know about any further developments.

 

We appreciate the support of everyone who uses the centre in complying with the closure. We are sorry for any inconvenience and look forward to welcoming you back once government guidance allows it.

The Trustees of the New Charlton Community Association

 

2nd November 2020. 

SUPPORT FOR VULNERABLE RESIDENTS

"Live Well Greenwich Community Hub on 0800 470 4831 for any help you need: financial support, housing, food or shopping related, health & wellbeing during lockdown - any support you need. Run by CACT, this service is for individuals, families, self-isolating or vulnerable. This service is available for all residents in the borough, regardless of your status (including NRPF).” 

 

https://livewellgreenwich.org.uk/covid-19

Proposed Merger

POSTPONED!

The Boards of The Clockhouse and New Charlton Community Centre have agreed that the two organisations should merge, on the 31st March 2020.

We believe this merger is an exciting opportunity to support our vision of helping to make our Woolwich and Charlton area healthy, happy, secure and vibrant. Our aim is to offer more shared spaces and improved services for our community by:

  • Delivering more ambitious community projects through our pooled resources;

  • Providing more space and flexibility for the community by offering two centres within a  combined catchment area;

  • Increasing efficiency through combined fundraising and marketing and by reducing some day to day running costs;

  • Offering better services and value for money by sharing the expertise of both Boards; and

  • Simplifying engagement with the Royal Borough of  Greenwich and other funders, who provide generous support for our work.

The services we offer our existing customers will be unaffected since both centres will be retained with existing pricing and, in the longer-term, all of our customers will benefit from planned improvements to both centres and more availability and choice. 

We believe our plan will put our two community centres at the heart of life in Woolwich and Charlton.

The Clockhouse and New Charlton have been collaborating closely over the last year with the Clockhouse providing all of the Administration and Finance services for both centres. Given the success of our cooperation and joint planning, we expect this merger to be straightforward.  Last year, the Boards set up a joint Merger Sub-committee of Trustees to review and plan the merger process and this committee has now recommended that the merger can go ahead.  

There will be a formal vote of our users, members and stakeholders at a joint General Meeting on Monday the 23rd March 2020.

In the meantime, we are seeking the views of all of our customers on the proposed merger.  

Can we ask you to please get in touch with your comments or questions, by sending them to Kevin McBrien, the Manager of the Clockhouse on email at: manager.clockhouse@gmail.com

We look forward to hearing from you.

PLEASE SHARE this very important information!

The ADVICE HUB is running each Friday 9.30-12 pm at CLOCKHOUSE COMMUNITY CENTRE. 

You can speak to ADVISORS via ZOOM or via TELEPHONE CALLBACK APPOINTMENT

Advice available in the following areas:

-UNIVERSAL CREDIT

-WELFARE BENEFITS

-HOUSING RIGHTS

-DEBT MANAGEMENT

-SUPPORT AND ADVISE FOR THOSE OVER 55

Space to hire

We have just what you need......

Main Hall

Party, training, or exercise? 
We have the space!

Offices

Need a short-term space to work or a long-term base? 
Speak to us about our offices

Latest News

Upcoming Event 

GREENWICH DANCE - UP MY STREET!!!!!

Renound Greenwich dance group will be performing at CCC and NCCA March 27th and 28th

Ticket details will follow...

OPENING TIMES OVER EASTER AND MAY

THE CENTRE WILL BE CLOSED FRIDAY APRIL 10TH AND MONDAY 13TH 

WE WILL ALSO BE CLOSED FRIDAY 8TH MAY AND MONDAY 25TH MAY!

 

Other News.......

 

Hall for Hire! 

We still have some availability in the large hall most afternoons between 1pm and 4.30pm Any groups or individuals who may have an interest in hiring the hall space please contact us!

 

New partnership

New partnerships and work associations in Woolwich Riverside

Image by Jon Tyson

News and local updates

What's new to your local community centre and what events are up and coming in the area

Get involved

At the Community Centre we are always looking for volunteers to help out. It could be painting, gardening, or general DIY. If you would like to help get in touch

Weekly events and groups

For children and adults alike

Fitness Class

Fitness and dance

Merit Badges

Children's activities

Opening hours

Come and visit us....

Mon - Fri: 9am - 9.30pm
Sat:  OPEN FOR PRIVATE HIRE
Sun: OPEN FOR PRIVATE HIRE

Contact us

If you have any comments, suggestions, questions or complaints as well as this form you can also contact our board of trustees at: Thomas.mayne519@outlook.com

217 Maryon Rd, London SE7 8DB, UK

020 8854 7008

020 8854 7008

217 Maryon Rd, London SE7 8DB, UK

New Charlton Community Association is a registered charity in England and Wales (no 1145642) and a company limited by guarantee registered in England No 07702459 at 217 Maryon Road, Charlton, London, SE7 8DB

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