John Orwell Sports Centre

Nestled in Wapping on Tench Street, John Orwell Sports Centre has a state-of-the-art gym boasting incredible views of the City of London and our studio offers weekly fitness classes including circuits and yoga. The sports hall is a dynamic space where you can play badminton, basketball, volleyball and more. 

You can step out onto our astro turf pitches for football and hockey or make use of our multipurpose games area for netball and tennis. If you are a junior member, we have got you covered with football, basketball, trampolining, gymnastics, and even birthday parties!

Be Well at John Orwell Sports Centre – where health, wellness, and play unite.

 Contact Us
  • Address:
    Tench Street, Wapping, Tower Hamlets, London, E1W 2QD

  • Opening Times:
    Mon-Fri | 06:30-22:00
    Sat-Sun | 09:00-17:00


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55 station fitness gym

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Four-court sports hall

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2G Astro turf

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Three tennis courts

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Two netball courts

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Where to find us & accessibility

  • Accessible toilet

  • Accessible changing

  • Accessible parking

Become a Member

Can’t decide which leisure centre to sign up for? 
Our memberships allow you to access to all six of our leisure centres.
About Us

Be Well, run by Tower Hamlets Council, provides leisure services to support residents’ journeys to healthier lifestyles through health, wellness and play.

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