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The Gateway to London

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YMCA Thames Gateway

29 Rush Green Road

Romford

RM70PH

United Kingdom

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Experience communities in East London, adjacent to where YMCA175 will take place, with YMCA Thames Gateway, named after the famous river that cuts through the centre of the country’s capital.

Visitors and tourists to London may only ever explore the City centre but for those that care to travel further east, a rich in culture and atmosphere. So much of London’s history owes a debt to the East End. Colourful characters, famous architecture, hidden treasures of changing life over the years.

Highlights of this Discovery Visit will include:

  • A visit to YMCA’s founding place, and resting place of Sir George Williams, to St Paul’s Cathedral

  • Experience Cutty Sark, Royal Observatory and Greenwich Park - the home of time itself!

  • A community BBQ with YMCA residents and local dignitaries.

  • An opportunity to go sailing on the Southmere Lake , with a YMCA sailing project

  • Get deeper into the work of YMCA Thames Gateway with time spent volunteering on a social action experience.

  • Meet YMCA Thames Gateway’s youth leadership team and learn about the difference in local communities in the areas it covers.

  • A visit to YMCA Thames Gateway Community Hubs, showcasing our services and the communities we engage with.

This visit is being coordinated by YMCA Thames Gateway.

Trip Information
Your trip start point is YMCA Thames Gateway Romford site on 31 July from 2pm and you will need to arrange transport to this location. Your visit will finish at St Paul’s in London at 12.30pm on Sunday 4 August and you will need to make travel arrangements to ExCel London for the start of YMCA175 conference.


Helpful travel advice
London has six international airports, all are accessible from the venue on public transport. London City (30 mins by car 1 hour by public transport)
Heathrow (1 hour by car)

Stansted (33 min by car 1hr 40 by public transport)
Gatwick (1hr by car 1 hr 46 mins by public transport)

Travel to hotel: Mercury Gardens, Essex, RM1 3EN


To travel to London for YMCA175 we suggest travelling via train from Romford Train Station to London Liverpool Street (30 mins)

Useful Websites
By air https://www.omio.com/ or http://www.skyscanner.net

By trains: www.trainline.com or www.nationalrail.com




Please note that all trips are non-refundable at the time of booking. If you have any further questions, please look at our FAQs. We also invite you to view our Discovery Visits Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. You can also contact us via email


As a reminder, if you are not registered for YMCA175 already please do so at www.ymca175.com. This is not included in the cost of your Discovery Visit, and is a requirement of being eligible to participate in Discovery Visits.







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YMCA Thames Gateway

29 Rush Green Road

Romford

RM70PH

United Kingdom

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