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Waterways Children's Centre and Nursery

Children's Centres is one of four children's centres located in Abbey Wood and Thamesmead area of the Royal Borough of Greenwich managed by Greenwich Leisure Ltd (GLL).

Our timetable can be accessed via the following route or call 020 8311 5491 x1, or come along and talk to us about our activities, events, training and find out more about our professional partners (health professionals, housing/legal/debt management drop in sessions) etc. 

 We also plan half term activities, so pick up one of our special timetables with lots to do with the family over the school break.

Waterways is also home to our nursery day-care provision.  Come and talk to us if you want childcare for your 2, 3, 4 year old - you may be entitled to the 15hrs (2/3s) & 30hrs (3/4s) free entitlement offer!

We also run an After School Club at Waterways Children's Centre.  We pick up from the following schools and at £10 per session, your child will be collected, looked after and given the opportunity to learn and play after school. 

We also offer this space for Birthday Parties, contact us on to find out more.


Who to contact

020 8311 5491 x1

follow this link for Waterways Children's Centre timetable

Where to go

Waterways Children's Centre & Nursery
Southwood Road
SE28 8EZ

Looking for a Nursery place for your child?  Contact our Nursery for all the information you'll need - visit and walk round our facilities and speak to the staff.   We offer full daycare - find out about free entitlement for 2 & 3 year olds.

020 8311 5491 x2

Don't have enough space at home? Why not hire Waterways Children's Centre for a party!  Child's birthday, Baby Shower ...... we will work with you to ensure you all have a good time. 

Download the attached booking form - send to and we'll contact you soon. 


Other Details


We do not charge for the services we offer, but in order to maintain a good standard and to cover refreshments and resources we provide in some of our sessions , we appreciate contributions of 50p towards costs.


Other notes


Each Wednesday (term time only at the moment), we have a FRUIT & VEG STALL at Waterways.  Open from 8.30am - 3pm.  We sell a range of seasoning foods at very good prices - why travel to the shops when we're on your doorstep!

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