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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The following prices are for 2024/25, there will be an annual price review for April 2025.

A district discount applies to these prices, please enquire with the centre manager for the district prices.


Hall Hire - £30 an hour

Overnight Fee - Hall hire £85 + £2 per person.

For any further prices please contact the centre team.

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.

The small print... Also known as the important stuff!

We don’t want to make things complicated for our centre users. But, we do believe that it’s important that everyone has the same understanding when booking to use our centre and facilities.

With this in mind, we have a few simple terms and conditions for all users of our centre.

You can read our full Terms & Conditions HERE


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

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Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
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