The Crescent

The Crescent is the Headquarters of Royal Greenwich District Scouts and is located in Plumstead  which is in London Borough of Royal Greenwich, South East London (SE18).

The centre is within 15 minutes walking distance from Woolwich Arsenal Train & Docklands Light Railway Station which is a 25-minute journey into London Bridge, Charing Cross or Cannon Street. Stations.

The centre provides fantastic opportunities to easily explore central London with Westminster Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, St Paul’s Cathedral, The Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly, Buckingham Palace, Museums, Baden-Powell House Gilwell Park by train, tube, or bus!


Local attractions include: Greenwich Park, the National Maritime Museum,, Thames Barrier, Cutty Sark , the Royal Observatory and the 02 Arena to name but a few.  You can find out more about things to do in Greenwich at




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Please contact the centre management team for current prices

Our Centre has two main spaces with a third available for small meetings.

  • The Main Hall
  • The Lower Hall
  • The Trophy Room

There is also a fully equipped kitchen

The building is fully adapted for wheelchair access with a lift between levels  and WC facilities.

There is also a shower on the lower level

If you have any question regarding the facilities please contact our centre team.

When using the Scout Centre please remember the following:

  1. To use the Premises for the permitted use and for no other purpose;
  2. To report all damage (including accidental damage) to the building or to the fixtures, fittings or contents;
  3. To provide and maintain your own equipment which may be stored in the centre between sessions as agreed in the area designated;
  4. To conduct your activities responsibly and not in any way interfere with or affect the enjoyment of the building by Royal Greenwich District Scouts or by any other users of the centre;
  5. To maintain good order and not to become a nuisance to other users or the occupiers of the adjoining properties;
  6. To respect adjoining properties and their car parking, and to ensure that all people using the premises during your agreed hours park their cars on the roadside, in no way blocking access of the neighbours to their properties;
  7. To ensure that no undesirable person is permitted to enter, remain or otherwise make use of the centre;
  8. To use your best endeavours to expel any persons trespassing in the centre;
  9. To take reasonable care of the centre and to keep the building clean and tidy and clear of litter and rubbish;
  10. To remove all your generated rubbish from the premises and its surrounding area after each session;
  11. To ensure that all the lights in the centre and all other electrical equipment you use are switch off before leaving the building;
  12. To ensure that the back exit (fire escape) and main entrance is made properly secure and locked at the end of each session;
  13. Not to remove anything owned by Royal Greenwich District Scouts from the centre;
  14. To lift (not drag) anything moved in the centre and to return it to its original position after use;
  15. Not to permit smoking within the centre.
  16. To keep noise and especially music or audio visual sound to an absolute minimum after 10.30pm
  17. To exit the building quietly after 10.30pm and not allow people to congregate outside the main entrance as they leave the centre.


Royal Greenwich District Scouts
District Scout Centre
19 Waverley Crescent
SE18 7QT

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