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Based in the heart of Greenwich, the Trafalgar Rowing Centre or simple the “TRAF” to locals, is one of London’s hidden gems located in the heart of Greenwich with unrivalled views of the river. Minutes from Maze Hill stations or a short stroll from Cutty Sark DLR station the venue is ideally located yet feels like a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of the busy city life.

The Trafalgar Rowing Centre is a community facility which is run and managed by Trafalgar 2001 Trust Limited. The Trafalgar Trust, as it is more commonly known, is a not for profit organisation and a registered charity. The Trust’s primary charitable objective is to organise and provide facilities for water-based, and other, recreational activities, for the benefit of the public and in the interests of social welfare.

Owing to it’s charitable objective, the London Borough of Greenwich Council has granted long lease of the Centre premises, to it’s Member clubs; Curlew and Globe Rowing Clubs and, by arrangement, local schools and community groups.

Members: Curlew and Globe Rowing Clubs share the Trafalgar Centre, clubhouse and gym facilities, and run many joint social events, however the two clubs train and compete independently.

Our Clubhouse is available to hire: Click Here


The venue can cater for a whole range of events including private and corporate parties, receptions, conferences and meetings as well as team building events which would incorporate the use of the gym or rowing on the river with the help of one of the two clubs based at the Trafalgar Rowing Centre.

  • Licensed Bar and lounge for up to 80 people.
  • Double balcony overlooking the Thames with views of the dome and Canary Wharf.
  • Changing Facilities including showers
  • Lift for disabled access
  • Gym and boathouse
  • Kitchen – we are able to supply local caterers or happy for you to cater for yourself.


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