Helpful information

The Troop Room building and the Ismay Building

We want to make your stay as enjoyable as possible, below you will find some useful information that will assist you in making your visit to the South London Scout Centre pleasurable and problem free.

We have helped many groups get the most out of there stay and if you require any assistance please let us know and we would be more than happy to assist you.


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There is sufficient parking, for all sizes of vehicles, including coaches.

There are two car parks, the main parking area is on a field inside the main gate and is more secure for overnight visitors.

Parking for coaches must be requested before your visit and is hard standing.

Please note: No cars or camper vans are allowed, on the camping fields.


The centre is in zone 3. Groups staying for 7 days, can purchase weekly travel cards, for zones 1 to 3 from the local training station. These cards give unlimited journeys by train, bus and tube to and from London. A passport size photograph is required for each ticket. payment by cash or credit card.

For detailed information about traveling to The Fort click here.

Click here to download a train & tube map


All charges will be confirmed in writing at the time of confirming your booking.

Payment can be made by cash, cheque (at least 14 days before your booking is due to start), travellers cheque or bank transfer (BACs).

We cannot currently accept payment by credit/debit card.


Please complete a booking form, and return as soon as possible. 

Health and safety considerations

It is the responsibility of each party or group leader, using accommodation, camping or running an outdoor activity, to make sure they have their own first aid provision. The South London Scout Centre, can provide basic dressings in the case of minor accidents.

Details of ALL accidents must be reported to the warden's office by the leader of the party / group.

In order to ensure a safe environment for all our users we have some basic rules for the benefit of all which you can find HERE.


Main field


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