It has been sad to say goodbye to our original Stronghold site on Ashley road but we are looking forward to an exciting future at our new location, just 5 minutes around the corner.

We were always aware Ashley Road wouldn’t be our permanent home, and this move was due to take place in March 2021, but with the continued uncertainty around Coronavirus we chose to close the old site sooner and make the big move to our new location during the second lockdown. What this all means is that once we exit lockdown v3,  we will have a brand new, clean, larger, centre for you all to enjoy.

The new location in The Archives (https://www.thearchivesldn.com/) will be even bigger and better than our original site. It will have a large training area, a fantastic circuit board and a digital, Hardwood holds 45 board. As well as the climbing and training areas we will also have a dedicated retail space, where the team will be able to talk you through all climbing shoe options, clothing and other merchandise.

This bigger space will allow us to increase our maximum capacity numbers, meaning more available bookings slots per day. As 2021 goes on, and as the Government regulations allow, we will also be looking into bringing back induction sessions, competitions and Rockers clubs for children aged 6-17. Please be aware these might not start in the first week of opening, but we will bring them back as soon as possible.

We’re sure many of you are aware that we will also be opening a second venue in London Fields, slightly later in 2021. With this second wall opening we will be offering a joint membership for the two venues, as well as our usual single venue memberships. More information on pricing and membership options will be announced as the year progresses.

We have had some memorable times at Ashley Road, and feel a great climbing community has formed during the last 3 years. 2020 has been a strange year, and we are hugely grateful for all the support we have received. It was great to see so many familiar faces when we reopened in July, as well as all the new faces that we soon got to know.
We appreciate your patience whilst we get the new site built, and look forward to welcoming everyone in 2021. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to email us at info@thestrongholduk.com. Keep an eye on our instagram page for more photos as the new build continues…