The Castle Climbing Centre will be Europe’s leading climbing centre - providing a continually evolving, comprehensive, customer focussed service that creates a stimulating environment for climbers at all levels of the sport. We will be a benchmark for environmental and economic sustainability.
Our values: Quality – Sustainability – Integrity
We are committed to providing the highest quality across everything we offer both as service providers and as employers.
Comprehensive - We will provide a full range of services for climbers of all abilities from mountaineers to boulderers, from experts to novice climbers.
Advocacy - We support our employees in their personal climbing so that they will inspire customers with their own love of the sport and identify with customers’ needs and problems.
Safety - We will be industry leaders in safety standards for climbing walls and best practice.
We are committed to maintaining a sustainable business for the next fifty years and beyond.
Environmental - We believe that business is only sustainable if it operates within an ecosystem rather than against it and if it benefits future generations as equally as our own.
Social - We aim to integrate our centre into the community so that local residents can see the centre as an asset and a facility they can be proud to be associated with.
Economic - To remain a financially viable business, we will ensure that the needs of all stakeholders are met.
Long-term - We will not sacrifice the long term interests of the company and its stakeholders for short term benefits.
We are committed to acting as responsible employers and operators and promote the finest traditions of the sport.
Ethical Approach to Customers - We will not oversell the facilities, services or climbing as a sport. We will always consider the customer’s best interests when offering a service.
Ethical Approach to Employees - We will look after our employees’ welfare so that they are satisfied in their work and proud to work for The Castle.
Respect - We will respect our customers’ and employees’ rights as individuals, the confidentiality of their personal information and their rights to their own attitudes and beliefs.
Personal responsibility - Remaining within the ethics and traditions of the sport; we will not impose unnecessarily restrictive practices but promote an ethos of individual responsibility
A three event climbing and bouldering competition series. While the events have a fun, festival atmosphere to them and are suitable for beginners, they are also essential for selection onto the British Team.
Saturday 29th March - BMC YCS - London & SE: Round 3
The BMC Youth Climbing Series offers fun climbing competitions for young people from 7 to 17. Extremely popular, these comps are suitable for you, whether you're new to climbing, or already have some experience.
New Year Deals on Courses & Gear!
Discounts for Bouldering Only members & those new to the sport on Introductory Climbing Courses - from 6th January to 28th February 2014.
Duty Managers Wanted
The Castle is looking for enthusiastic, flexible people to join our Duty Managing team. Duty Managers have responsibility for the operation of the centre during opening hours and act as the designated First Aider when the centre is open. They provide a reference point for all the day’s activities for both staff and customers; they ensure that safety procedures are followed and they provide a friendly, efficient service for our customers while supporting the staff in the centre working in their specialist roles.