Tag archive: children’s centre

London National Park City*

The GLA are working with the National Park City Foundation, other partners, and Londoners to make London the world’s first National Park City. They will be marking this historic moment with the National Park City Festival from 20-28 July. What is the National Park City Festival? The festival will be London’s largest free celebration of […]

Ken Aston Square’s full summer programme announced

In March 2019 it was announced that Vision’s outdoor arts programme in Ken Aston Square had partnered with England’s biggest network of outdoor arts festivals, Without Walls. The outdoor arts programme will run once a month from Saturday 8 June to Saturday 22 September in Ken Aston Square, Barkingside High Street. All shows will be […]

Threatened species and ancient woodland set to thrive at Hainault Forest thanks to National Lottery

The National Lottery Heritage Fund has awarded £4.2 million to Redbridge Council to restore the forest to its former natural and wild state and help threatened species thrive, including eleven species of bat. Among them, the rare Barbastelle bat which was spotted there in 2017, the first time it had been seen in London for […]

The Smallest Library launches at Mayfield Leisure Centre

From our Home Library Service to our Virtual Library options, we have always been proud to be able to make our library service as accessible as possible. Over the last few months in partnership with 2cqr Limited, we have launched our Smallest Library service, one of the first of it’s kind in the UK! This […]

Weddings at Valentines Mansion

Set alongside beautiful and picturesque walled gardens, the long water and ponds, grade II* listed Valentines Mansion boasts exquisite period rooms and features, including the magnificent grand staircase with its stunning stained glass windows and gorgeous fireplaces. Located on the borders of both London and Essex, Valentines Mansion is ideally situated to provide a stunning […]

Redbridge Libraries project ‘The Final Party’ wins Edge Award

Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure were delighted to win an award for their innovative project, The Final Party, in the Social category at this year’s Edge Awards. The Edge Awards highlight and reward good practice in innovative library and information projects. The Social category recognises work involving communities or target groups, engagement and making a difference. […]


Adults Days Price Venues Bookings Monday 8.00pm to 9.00pm £2 per session Loxford Youth Centre Contact active.redbridge@visionrcl.org.uk or 020 8708 0950 Monday, Wednesday and Friday6.30pm to 8.30pm £30 One-off joining fee Gator AbcUnit GX, 11-17 Fowler Road, Hainault IGU 3UJ Contact Keith Markham 020 8500 5420 or 07802 936432Visit the Gator ABC website Tuesday and Thursday6.30pm […]

Support Vision RCL

Vision RCL is a charitable trust; registration number is 1122720. Our objectives are: To improve the health and wellbeing of local residents by providing physical, cultural and learning experiences. To build stronger and more sustainable communities. To improve the skills of our communities through participation and learning. To focus our resources on delivering our purpose […]

Events in Parks

Our parks and outdoor spaces are available to hire for large or small events. You just need a clear event purpose, clear plan and safety measures. All events must be approved by the Vision Redbridge Culture and Leisure Events Team. Each event is unique and we need a clear outline of the event before we […]


Tree and memorial bench sponsorship scheme Our services offer the opportunity for people to sponsor a tree or bench which could be to celebrate a special occasion, a new birth, or a memorial to a loved one.  This scheme allows individuals to donate a tree which can be placed within the boundaries of many of our […]

Our Parks Responsibilities

Adoptee Responsibilities The adopted area should be kept in a suitable condition. Horticultural features should be maintained to standards agreed with Vision RCL and the area should be kept free from weeds, litter and horticultural waste. If replacing existing plants, the choice of replacement must be agreed in advance with Vision RCL. Adoptees must not […]

Our Parks

Vision RCL encourages residents to take more opportunities to get fit and active in parks and open spaces, giving them the chance to enjoy their local area and embrace what the borough has to offer. Our Parks scheme aims to commit to the actions needed to bring and build stronger and more sustainable communities together, […]

Our Parks Guidance

Do Begin with a review of safety procedures. Wear proper clothing and protective gloves when picking up litter. Stay within your designated project boundaries. Be aware of your surroundings. Drink water often and take breaks on a regular basis. Report damaged signs or dangerous conditions to parks.enquiries@visionrcl.org.uk or call 020 8708 3141 Have a first […]


You can play tennis for free in some of our parks. Tennis can be played on a first come, first serve basis except for Clayhall Park and Goodmayes park which requires pre-booking. Tennis courts are available in: Barkingside Recreation Ground Barley Lane Recreation Ground Clayhall Park pre-booking required Elmhurst Gardens Goodmayes Park pre-booking required Loxford […]

Group Cycling

Schools We offer comprehensive coaching packages for schools and groups with British Cycling coaches. These sessions are only £75.00 per hour for up to 15 riders and includes bikes, helmets and use of the tracks. Sessions can be ‘one off’ or a series of progressive coaching sessions over a number of weeks. We can deliver […]

The Spa

The Spa at Fullwell Cross Leisure Centre, has been designed solely with your health and relaxation in mind. When the pressures of every day life seem to be mounting and you need some ‘me’ time, then some time in The Spa is the perfect answer. At the heart of our new wellness Spa are the […]

Cycle Vision Holiday Courses

All sessions are 3 hours in length, apart from Balance Bikes which is 2 hours, and cost £12.50 per person. Bike hire is available for an additional £5 Parental consent forms are required to be completed at the start of all sessions. Ages stated are for guidance only. Please note sessions are outside and run […]


Swimming Adult (peak / off-peak) £4.50 / £3.20 Concession (peak / off-peak) £2.90 / £2.30 Leisure Pass £2.20 Gym per hour Joining Fee £10.00 Adult £8.60 Adult (Ashton Playing Fields) £5.70 Junior Gym £2.80 Leisure Pass £3.20 Fitness Classes Studio Class £7.80 Circuit Training £8.80 Yoga / Pilates £10.10 Spa per 2 hour session Adult […]

Car Parking & Park Rules

Car Parking Where car parking charges apply at our parks and opens spaces you can now use the RingGo payment system. There are no cash payments taken at parking meters and instead customers will need to use RingGo to pay. How to pay for parking You can pay using RingGo by iPhone, Android, Blackberry 10 and Windows […]

Ken Aston Square partners with network of outdoor arts festivals

Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure’s outdoor arts programme in Ken Aston Square is a new partner with England’s biggest network of outdoor arts festivals, Without Walls. The organisation works with festivals and artists and brings fantastic outdoor arts to people in towns and cities across the UK. To find out more visit Without Walls Website. […]


Join us for a collaboration between Redbridge Drama Centre and Redbridge Music Service. Based on the Dickens novel, join young, orphaned Oliver Twist as he navigates the streets of London searching for a home and a family. With live music brought to you by Redbridge Music Service and featuring all the classic songs such as Food Glorious Food, Consider […]

Music in Schools

Redbridge Music Service provides a wide range of instrumental and vocal tuition in schools throughout the borough. Schools throughout Redbridge have the choice as to which of these services they purchase. In addition to instrumental and vocal tuition, schools may also purchase: School ensemble coaching Indian Music African Music South American Music Recitals in Schools […]

Music for Early Years

Mini Musicians This specialist early years music class is tailored for young children aged between birth and 4 years of age. These exciting and engaging classes use songs, rhymes, poems, movement and dancing along with playing a range of age appropriate percussion instruments such as drums, shakers, chime bars and rhythm sticks. Movement activities are enhanced […]

Instrument Hire

Instrument hire is available to our pupils. In some cases there may be a waiting period while the instrument is prepared for collection, in which case the pupils may begin some ‘pre instrumental training’. The Music Service will inform the pupil when the instrument is ready for collection from the Instrument Centre at the John […]

Music School

There are three main groups of activities. Open Access Music Groups These activities are available to pupils on a first come first served basis and there is no prerequisite to read music. Mini Musicians Music Kindergarten Young Music Makers More Music Makers Recorder Club World Music Club Singing Club Redbridge Music School Clubs Guitar Club […]

Associate Companies

Redbridge Drama Centre supports the development of professional companies. As an Associate Company they are able to develop and rehearse work here and run workshops for our theatre schools and other young people. Theatre Ad Infinitum Our first Associate Company is the award winning Theatre Ad Infinitum who share many of our own ideals and have produced […]

School Support

Primary, Secondary and Special Schools Redbridge Drama Centre has been educating the children of Redbridge and the surrounding boroughs for many years now. We make learning fun! The popularity of our school visits is due to the care and delivery of our units, and the diverse range of the subjects taught. Our history classes cover […]

Artist Development

Redbridge Creates supports the development of professional artists and companies in Redbridge. You will see we have a number of artists working here including writers, dancers and actors who all have links to the borough. If you are keen to develop something new come and talk to us! Our latest Apprentice company are We Sleeping Trees who […]

The Underground Cafe

The Underground Cafe is open throughout the day on Saturdays and Sundays. We’re also open 45 minutes before a performance and during intervals. We serve hot and cold drinks and a range of snacks. The Underground Cafe is perfect for meetings, a catch up and coffee with friends or a pre show drink! There are […]

Getting Here

Tube The nearest underground station is South Woodford which is on the Central Line. It is a 15 minute walk from the station. Exit the station from the Eastbound platform then walk up George Lane past the roundabout until you reach the T junction and traffic lights. Turn right and walk along Wodford Green High […]


When booking, please let the Box Office know of any special requirements you or anyone in your party may have. If you need help or assistance when you arrive or at any point during your visit, speak to a member of staff of Front Of House team who will be happy to help. If you […]

How to Book

Call us Box office – 020 8708 8803 In person The box office is open: 9.00am – 5.00pm Monday-Saturday 10.00am – 4.00pm Sunday Online You can book online up to 30 minutes prior to a performance – no booking fee! Reservations We can reserve tickets up to 7 days before a performance without payment. If […]


Redbridge hosts a range of bowls clubs around the borough, offering tournaments and other events through membership. Club Location Contact Details Barley Bowls Club Barley Lane Recreation Ground 01268 540 078 or martin.chissm@hotmail.com Clementswood Bowls Club South Park 020 8924 8964 or lesley.pegrum@ntlworld.com Goodmayes Bowls Club Goodmayes Park 020 8597 6538 or raybowler@live.co.uk Hainault Bowls […]

Beach Sports

Loxford Park has a beach court which can be hired by members of the public on a casual basis and to clubs or organisations for regular sessions or events. Prices £40 for the whole beach area (per hour) £10 for the pavilion (per hour) plus court booking £200 all day including pavilion 7 hours maximum […]


Adults Day Session Time Venue Contact Monday  East London runners 6.45pm Ashton Playing Fields email info@eastlondonrunners.org.uk Tuesday and Thursday Track and field – Ilford Athletics Club  6:30pm to 8.00pm   Cricklefields Athletics Ground   call Andy Catton – 07767 796110 or view Ilford Athletic Club Website Tuesday and Thursday Track and field – Woodford Green and Essex Ladies 7.00pm […]


Cricket pitches are available for hire in many of our parks. Redbridge Last Man Stands Cricket Last Man Stands is the new way to play cricket. An exciting and challenging way to keep fit and develop your cricketing skills. Over 30,000 players across the globe already taking part in the fastest game of cricket out there, basically […]


Fairlop Waters Country Park Offers the angler a choice of two waters: Large lake A 3.5 acre lake with a large head of Carp. This lake also offers Tench and Bream up to 10lbs. A disabled angling platform is in place with wheelchair access. Sailing lake The sailing lake, which covers an area of 38 acres, […]

Swimming Pool Timetable

Fullwell Cross Leisure Centre Main Pool Day Time Session Monday 7.30am – 12.30pm Public Swimming 12.30pm – 1.30pm Adults only 1.30pm – 5.30pm Public Swimming Tuesday 7.30am – 12.30pm Public Swimming 12.30pm – 1.30pm Adults Only 1.30pm – 6.00pm Public Swimming 8.30pm – 9.30pm Adults Only Wednesday 7.30am – 12.30pm Public Swimming 12.30pm – 1.30pm […]

Owls Parties

Parties at Owls We have a range of fantastic fun party packages to book: Non-private parties 90 minutes play, 30 minutes in the party room with party food Weekends – £160.00 Weekdays – £140.00  Prices for 10 children + birthday child. Toddler party (1-3 years old) – Weekdays 10.00am – 3.00pm  £56.00  6 children max […]

Gender Pay Gap

Vision 2018 – Gender Pay Gap Report Background & Introduction Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure  was originally founded in 2007 as a charitable trust and limited company. Initially the Trust managed four leisure facilities on behalf of the London Borough of Redbridge, subsequently expanding to include an additional three facilities by 2009. In 2011 the […]

Senior Management Team

Iain Varah – Chief Executive Iain as a Chief Officer in Redbridge Council was responsible for the initial creation of Vision Redbridge Culture and Leisure as a Sport and Leisure trust that has managed the London Borough of Redbridge’s sports facilities since April 2007. In May of 2011, the remainder of Redbridge’s culture and leisure […]

Nature Conservation Team

Redbridge has a wealth of open spaces, from local parks to country parks. All types of green spaces are important for wildlife and can contain a variety of habitats including woodland, hedgerows, grassland, streams, lakes and ponds. Nature conservation ensures that these areas are protected, preserved and carefully managed. This helps to not only protect […]

Walk to Health

Free organised weekly walks which take place in parks and open spaces across Redbridge. No booking required, just turn up and enjoy the company. Meeting points and difficulty grades for walks 1 = easy, flat walk at a gentle pace on hard surfaces 2 = steady pace, some gentle slopes and uneven terrain  3 = […]

Schools at the Museum

The Museum & Heritage Service delivers a wide range of free education sessions based around the national curriculum. These educational sessions can take place at the Museum or at Valentines Mansion. To find out more about what you and your group can gain from a visit to Redbridge Museum watch this short film. All sessions include […]

What’s on at the Museum?

Wonder Women: 100 Years of Women’s Lives in Redbridge Tuesday 13 November 2018 to Saturday 1 June 2019 To celebrate 100 years since the first women in the UK won the right to vote, this exhibition explores the lives of women in Ilford, Wanstead and Woodford over the past century. From the days of ‘mistress […]

What’s in the Museum?

Moving Stories Meet some of the people who have lived and worked in Redbridge between 1940 and today The March of Bricks and Mortar Discover how Redbridge grew from a number of villages to a modern suburb between 1900 and 1939 Rural Redbridge Find out what life was like in the local area in the 1800s Time Zone Explore […]

Schools Heritage Programme

The Heritage Service delivers a wide range of free education sessions based around the national curriculum. Groups can use historic archives, maps, and photographs to learn about the history of their local area and school. Combine your session with a visit to the museum where students can handle real artefacts, take part in fun activities […]

Local & Family History

We provide a service for local and family history research and hold the largest collection of materials in the Borough on the history of Ilford, Wanstead, Woodford and Redbridge. These materials include: periodicals census information maps military resources free access to Ancestry library edition free access to Find My Past free access to British Newspaper Archives We also have a general […]


Fairlop Waters boasts 2 golf courses. The 18-hole course is 6,281 yards long and has a par of 72. The 9-hole course is 1,167 yards long and has a par of 27.   Both courses are professionally maintained and have reached an attractive level of maturity.  There is also a 22 bay, floodlit covered Driving Range […]

Water Sports

Sailing Fairlop Waters Country Park provides an opportunity for sailing throughout the year. For those with their own dinghies, you are able to obtain an annual pass from the Boat House and we can also offer annual Fairlop Outdoor Activity Centre offers coaching, R.Y.A courses, race sessions and equipment for those wishing to sail. Session […]

Race Events

Redbridge Cycling Centre regular hosts events and races on all or some of the tracks, this can effect the availability of tracks for public use. 2019 Races and Events May 1 May: Beastway Series – Full road & MTB tracks booked 5:30pm – 9:00pm2 May: Monument Cycling – Full road track booked 7:30pm – 9:00pm4 May: […]

Bike Maintenance

Redbridge Cycling Centre are able to offer a range of repairs* on site carried out by a qualified Cytech bike mechanic. We also run regular bike maintenance courses to assist you with the ongoing servicing of your own bike. *Due to time constraints we are unable to carry out repairs on suspension or hydraulic brakes. Standard Repairs Puncture Repair, including new tube £10 Wheel Tru-ing (subject to wheel condition) £12 […]

Adapted Bikes

Redbridge Cycling Centre has a number of adapted bikes for disabled users, with various seating and control combinations. There are also trailer bikes, additional trikes, tandems and a side by side bike. Bikes can be used by individuals or groups in our flat coaching area and there is no hire charge for these users.  For […]

Get Involved

Volunteering helps to create opportunities and changes many people’s lives as well as shaping communities for the future.  Volunteering gives you the chance to ‘give something back to the community’. Many activities would not remain sustainable or manageable without the help of those individuals that provide their time. Why volunteer with us? you will enjoy […]


The Sport & Health Team with their partners provide activities to give disabled people the opportunity to take part in sport and physical activity. After School Multi Sports (8-14 yrs) This session is for young people with a disability and/or special educational need and their siblings or a friend. Try out some new activities, learn […]

Compete for Redbridge

The Sport & Health Team coordinates the entries for Redbridge into a variety of youth events including London Youth Games, London School Games and Virgin London Mini Marathon. If you would like to get involved either as a competitor or a volunteer coach, please email active.redbridge@visionrcl.org.uk Virgin London Mini Marathon 11 to 17 year olds […]

Health Initiatives

The Sport & Health Team work closely with a range of partners to deliver specialist services for the Redbridge community.  These include interventions to tackle physical inactivity, and for weight management,  more details about these services can be found below. Man vs. Fat Man v Fat Football is an FA-endorsed 14 week football league exclusively for […]

Sport & Health Team

Working in partnership with Public Health, London Borough of Redbridge, community groups, National Governing Bodies, Sport England and London Sport, the Sport & Health Team provide a range of services, activities and opportunities across Redbridge to encourage and support you getting active. These include: Supporting local sports clubs Supporting and developing coaches and volunteers Weight […]

Exercise on Referral

The Exercise on Referral scheme is for Redbridge residents aged 16yrs+ who would benefit from increasing their levels of physical activity. It is aimed at individuals who are suffering from a variety of medical conditions and have been referred by their health professional. Common Conditions for Referral Diabetes Obesity Asthma Hypertension Depression/Stress/Anxiety Bone/Joint/Muscular Conditions Benefits […]


Cycle Vision is Redbridge Cycling Centre’s programme to deliver coaching to all riders and abilities and includes Learn to Ride, British Cycling’s Go-ride, Strider balance bikes, holiday programmes, and adapted bike usage for disabled groups schemes. Please contact the centre for further information on any of our programmes or to book a session. Strider Bikes If your child […]

Artists at Valentines Mansion

Exhibitions and unique installations showcase contemporary art at Valentines. There are also arts workshops and private viewings. The top floor of Valentines has been converted to artists’ studios. Open studio days provide a chance to visit the studios, meet the artists and view their work. Lisa Atkin With a passion and a need to “make” […]

Valentines Mansion Gardens

Relax and unwind in the gorgeous gardens at Valentines. Discover the historic kitchen garden, the Old English walled garden and the Victorian rose garden. There are also a whole host of unique features like the Long Water canal, rococo grottoes and dovecote. Valentines Gardens provide a wonderful setting for events throughout the year, from open-air […]

History of Valentines Mansion

The house was built in around 1696 for Elizabeth Tillotson and her family, after the death of her husband, the Archbishop of Canterbury. At that time the new brick house stood in open countryside, several miles from the edge of London. Valentines has changed hands many times since then. City merchant and banker Robert Surman […]

Join Your Local Centre

You don’t need to be a member to enjoy our facilities or take part in any activities, we offer everyone the opportunity to pay and play as they require. We do have a range of memberships on offer at each of our sites, offering inclusive use of certain facilities and activities. We also offer season […]

Racquet Sports

Badminton Badminton courts are available to book at Loxford Leisure Centre, Mayfield Leisure Centre and Wanstead Leisure Centre. Courts can be booked up to 2 weeks in advance* and must be paid for at the time of booking, Mayfield Leisure Centre and Wanstead Leisure Centre can be booked online or through the Vision RCL app. […]


Fitness Memberships Vision RCL offers a range of memberships across it’s leisure centres to meet the varied needs of our customers. Memberships can be paid monthly by direct debit or annually as lump sum. Corporate options are available for certain employers, as well as discounted fees for partners joining together. Our inclusive memberships can be […]

Redbridge Arts Grant

Redbridge Arts Grants aim to make sure residents can take part in a wide range of arts and cultural related activities. The grants are available to voluntary organisations and community groups based or planning to work in the Borough. Organisations can apply for grants of up to £3,000 although most grants will be under £2,000. […]

Get Involved

If you have some spare time on your hands and would like to enjoy the great outdoors, then why not help us to keep our parks and opens spaces smart? It’s a great way to exercise, meet new friends and help the environment, all at the same time. For more information call 020 8559 2316 or email nature.conservation@visionrcl.org.uk. […]

Report an Issue

General Enquiries For all general enquiries, please email parks.enquiries@visionrcl.org.uk Bins If the bins in your park are full, please contact Parks Operations on 020 8708 5437 (7 days a week 8am – 4pm). Playground Equipment If the playground equipment is damaged, broken or unsafe, please contact Parks Operations on 020 8708 5437 (7 days a […]

Green Flag Award

The national standard for parks and open spaces in England and Wales recognises and rewards the best green spaces in the country with Green Flag Status and for 2018, a record breaking 1,883 green spaces across the UK have achieved this recognition, including 9 of our very own. Claybury Park Clayhall Park Elmhurst Gardens Goodmayes Park Hainault […]

Redbridge in Bloom

Amateur Gardening Competition 2019 Help us celebrate 24 years of Redbridge in Bloom, by getting involved with our 2019 amateur gardening competition.  Our theme this year is ‘A garden for the senses‘ to tie in with mental health and general health and well-being. Read our blog post Sow the seeds for good health for more […]

Sport Pitches

We offer both football and cricket pitches in several of our parks for hire on a seasonal booking or for one-off bookings. For one-off bookings at least 10 full days notice is required.  How do I book? Please contact us to check availability, seasonal bookings may require you to be put on a waiting list. […]


There are 24 allotment sites within the Borough. Fourteen are directly let from Vision RCL and the other 10 are managed by societies or independent voluntary organisations. If you live in Redbridge and are over the age of 18 you can apply to rent an allotment. One rod is equal to 25 square metres. Our […]

Resources for Teachers

Redbridge schools’ library service provides learning resources, librarians and library-related advice and support to schools in Redbridge, Newham, Waltham Forest, Havering and other London boroughs not served by a schools’ library service. More information is available in our information booklet (PDF 660KB). Our resources are regularly maintained and updated in line with general demand and national […]

Redbridge Book Award

Each year, we run the Redbridge Children’s Book Awards. There are 2 categories: the Children’s Book Award for school students aged 10 to 12 years old the Teenage Book Award for school students aged 13 to 16 years old The awards process starts in September and ends in June. We invite all schools in the Borough to […]

Lab Central

Lab Central at Redbridge Central Library is the space to create, learn, collaborate and innovate with new technologies. People of all ages are invited to: discover and test new technologies, learn programming and designing skills, experiment with virtual reality, circuits and robots, explore STEAM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) and much more  Make sure to check this page […]

Hub Central

Hub Central is a Business and Employment Skills hub located on the 2nd floor at Redbridge Central Library. The hub offers, a wide range of workshops, training, networking events for new and existing micro, small and medium businesses in partnership with Work Redbridge. What’s on offer We offer a range of resources including: An exclusive […]

Youth Centres

Vision RCL operates two youth centres within Redbridge. Both offer a range of activities for young people to take part in and also offer facilities for local groups to hire. For more information on sessions or to hire facilities, email micky.peacock@visionrcl.org.uk Wanstead Youth Centre Elmcroft Avenue, Wanstead E11 2DB Day Time Session Age Wednesday 4.00pm […]

Mildmay Nursery

Mildmay Nursery works in partnership with parents and carers to provide quality experiences within a safe, nurturing and respectful environment.  We encourage all areas of the child’s development whilst recognising and meeting the individual developmental and cultural needs of the child and their family within a happy, caring and supportive environment. We aim to provide […]

Books on Prescription

Books on prescription helps you manage your well-being using self-help reading. The scheme is endorsed by health professionals and supported by public libraries. The books provide helpful information and step-by-step self-help techniques for managing common conditions, including depression and anxiety.  How does books on prescription work? These self-help books are available for anyone to borrow […]

Online Resources

Online resources are available to all users in our libraries. Redbridge Library card holders can access our online resources free of charge at any Redbridge library using their library card. Some resources are also available remotely. Refer to each individual resource for access details.  Information material We can help you with: newspapers, magazines and periodicals on-site […]

Libraries to You

We offer a home delivery service for customers who still want to read but are unable to get to their local library or mobile library. It’s for anyone who for any reason is confined to their home. There is no charge for this service.   Your needs To find out more and to speak confidentially to […]

What Can I Borrow?

You need a library card to borrow items from a library including books, DVDs, CDs, eBooks and Audio books.  How can I borrow? To use the online renewals and catalogue system you need your library card and pin. Search the online library catalogue for books, DVDs, CDs and audio books  Visit your local library and ask our staff […]

Fairlop High Ropes

We will be running sessions during the May half term holiday, these are 1 hour sessions and cost £10 per person. You can book online or in person. 1 hour sessions will run as follows: You must arrive 15 minutes early for safety briefing Monday 27 May 11am1pm3pm5pm Tuesday 28 May 11am1pm3pm5pm Friday 31 May […]

Redbridge Cycling Centre

Upcoming Track Closures Wednesday 22 May Beastway Series Full Road Circuit & MTB Track 5.30pm – 9pm Thursday 23 May Private Booking All tracks 9am – 5.30pm Thursday 23 May LVRC Races Lower Road Circuit 5.30pm – 7.30pm Thursday 23 May Monument Series Full Road Circuit 7pm – 9pm Friday 24 May Private Booking All […]

Demo Centre

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Swimming Lessons

Swim Vision Vision RCL runs a wide range of swimming lessons for all abilities for swimmers aged 3yrs+ across 4 swimming pools, Fullwell Cross Leisure Centre, Ilford County High School, Loxford Leisure Centre and Mayfield Leisure Centre.  Lessons run all year round and are available 7 days a week. Swim Vision Terms & Conditions can […]


In our busy, stressful lives, we all need to take time out to look after ourselves, learn to love our bodies, and reap the benefits of exercise which can be far reaching. Exercising makes you feel more positive, increases your sense of well being and gives you the energy needed for living a full and […]

Contact Us

Whatever service you want, we want to make sure you get the best. Whether it is a complaint or a compliment, we want to know. Who to go to first If you have a complaint, please let the member of staff who is dealing with you at the time know. Otherwise come in person, telephone, […]

Jobs & Careers

Current Vacancies Duty Manager (Fairlop Waters) We are now looking to recruit a dynamic, proactive Duty Manger at Fairlop Waters! Please send your CV to: visionrecruitment@visionrcl.org.uk Grade VR3 £19,680 annum pro rata32 hours per week / Fixed Term 12 month contract To manage the day to day running of the facility and country park Manage […]


Vision RCL is a registered charity and as a non-profit organisation any surplus we make will be reinvested for community benefit, to improve the quality of facilities and services offered to you. As a social enterprise Vision RCL is committed to working in partnership with the London Borough of Redbridge to deliver a wide range […]

Venue Hire

Vision RCL has a number of venues available to hire for a range of events. We have facilities for meetings and courses, community events, sporting events, parties and weddings. Sir James Hawkey Hall Sir James Hawkey Hall is on Broomhill Road in Woodford Green, a short distance from Woodford High Road. It is an ideal venue […]

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Privacy Policy

Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure Privacy Notice This privacy notice informs customers and users of Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure Limited’s services about the collection, use and sharing of personal information collected through our websites, and at our events and through our facilities and services. Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure Limited (“Vision”) is a data […]