Pinewood Scout Centre

Details

Description

Six acres of mixed woodland.

Address
Pinewood Scout Centre
Between 157 and 159 Shirley Church Road
Shirley
Town
Croydon
County
Surrey
Post code
 
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
-
URL
http://www.croydonscouting.org.uk/...
Location
TQ 363 651 - 51.368N 0.042W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Jenny Crook (Bookings Sec)
Address
29 Bingham Road
 
Town
Croydon
County
Surrey
Post code
CR0 7EA
Tel
020 8406 1342
Fax
-
Email
-

Facilities

Toilets
Yes
Washing facilities
Yes
Water supply
Yes
Hot showers
Yes
Hot water
Yes
Cooking utensil washing area
No
Laundry
No
Waste disposal
No
Chemical toilet waste disposal
No
Public telephone
No
Security
No
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
Yes
Fridge freezer
Yes
Altar fires
No
Cooking area
Yes
Providore
No
Mail box
No
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
Yes
Chapel
No

Activities

Onsite activities

  • 6 acres of mixed woodland
  • canoeing lake

Local attractions

  • London Loop footpath
  • Croydon Tramlink
  • Clocktower museum
  • 15 minutes to Central London by train

Camping

Site available for Camping
All year
Maximum number of campers
80
Price range
£1.50 - £2.00
Deposit required
Yes
Suitable for County camps
No
Suitable for District camps
No
Suitable for Patrol camps
Yes
Suitable for "Backwoods" camps
Yes

Indoor

Building available
All year
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
-
Price range
£3.00 - £4.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
-
Fuel type
gas
Kitchen/cooking area
Yes
Cooking/eating utensils
Yes
Building heated
Yes
Tables/chairs
Yes
Suitable for Pack holidays
Yes
Suitable for Beaver sleepover
Yes

Special needs

Site access
Yes
Camping location toilet washing access
Yes
Indoor accommodation access
Yes
Activities access
No

Other

Train station
East Croydon
Coach station
-
Airport
Gatwick
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Croydon Clocktower Katharine St, Croydon, CR9 1ET - 020 8253 1009
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

The Centre building comprises a large hall, two side rooms, a fully equipped kitchen plus toilets and showers. It can be used for meetings, training events, overnight stays, etc. ''''Outside the grounds can be used for backwoods cooking, wide games, etc, while a small lake is available for canoeing.''Charges are made per night for the hire of the centre and/or the grounds.

Last modified: 3rd November 2009

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