VauxWall Climbing Centre is the climbing wall for Central London; the only dedicated climbing wall in Fare Zone 1 and just 2 minutes walk from Vauxhall Station, most of it under cover.
We are situated in three railway arches. Our reception is Arch 47 South Lambeth Road, directly under Vauxhall National Rail Station, just south of Vauxhall Bridge. We are a mile from Westminster and 6 minutes on the tube from Victoria.
We are well served by public transport being next to Vauxhall Station, both National Rail and the tube, and next to Vauxhall Bus Station. There is secure bike parking and Santander Cycles 2 minutes from our door, and pay and display parking on several streets nearby.
When arriving by train or bus, go through the subway (the one with the secure cycle parking) next to the exit to Vauxhall Station. Exit the subway and turn right up South Lambeth Road and in 50 metres you arrive at VauxWall.
We have a café on site serving drinks and snacks but if you need something more substantial, there’s Dirty Burger and Nando’s just down the street from us; and a Sainsbury’s Local next to the station.
Vauxhall Station is on the Victoria Line. We are 6 minutes on the tube from Victoria station. (Fare Zone 1).
Underground times to Vauxhall Station
Victoria: 6 minutes
Oxford Circus: 9 minutes
Euston: 12 minutes
King’s Cross St. Pancras: 14 minutes
Waterloo: 21 minutes (3 mins overground, trains every 3-5 mins)
Bank: 24 minutes
London Bridge: 24 minutes
Liverpool Street: 32 minutes
Canary Wharf: 34 minutes
- Check travel times from Underground Stations to Vauxhall here.
- Click here for an interactive London Underground map and how to get to Vauxhall Station from where you are.
- You can download a pdf of the London Underground here.
Overground Rail: South West Trains
Vauxhall Station is easy to get to from South West London and beyond being served by South West Trains. We are one stop from London Waterloo station (South West Trains London terminus).
Click here for an interactive map of the South West Trains network.
Vauxhall Bus Station is served by London Buses routes 2, 36 (24 hour service), 77, 87, 88 (24 hour service), 156, 185, 196, 344 (24 hour service), 360, 436 and Night Bus routes N2, N87, N136.
Click here for for routes and times.
Plan your route to VauxWall using this Cycle Journey Planner.
If you are on your own bike there is secure Cycle Parking provided by Transport of London in the subway next to exit of Vauxhall Station.
There is no cycle storage inside the centre.
Santander Cycle Hire
There is a Santander Cycle Hire in the subway at Kennington Lane Rail Bridge (just by the Royal Vauxhall Tavern) and at Vauxhall Cross Bus Station, 2 minutes from us.
For the location and availability click here.
Parking is limited. There is some permit parking, and pay and display parking on Vauxhall Grove and connected streets opposite the Climbing Centre and on Godding Street behind the Royal Vauxhall Tavern. Cost is £4 per hour and the maximum stay is 4hrs.
There is underground parking at St George Wharf (SW8 2LZ) Cost is £3.20 for 1 hr, £6.30 for 2 hours, £12.60 for 4 hours. Open 24 hrs. It is 5 minutes walk to the Climbing Centre.