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The Spires Centre

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The Spires Centre
8 Tooting Bec Gardens
SW16 1RB

Public phone: 020 8696 0943


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Day centre for homeless and disadvantaged people. Advice on benefits. Help with finding accommodation. Mental health, drug, alcohol and tenancy support. Nurse Tues 10am-1pm. Women only session, with focus on sex workers. Clothing, showers. Free lunch Tuesday. Rough sleepers' free breakfast Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Adult learning, including literacy, IT, volunteer training, art, music.

Target group: Homeless people and other disadvantaged groups, including rough sleepers and women sex workers.

Area served: Lambeth and surrounding areas in South London.

How to contact: Drop-in or phone.


Monday: rough sleepers 9.00am – 10.30am, Women’s Space 11.00am – 1.30pm.

Tuesday: rough sleepers 9.00am – 10.30am, Open Access 10.30am – 2.00pm.

Wednesday: rough sleepers 10.00am – 12.00noon

Thursday: rough sleepers 9.00am – 1.00pm

Friday: rough sleepers 9.00am – 10.30am, Women’s Space 11.00am – 1.30pm


Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8.30am to 4.00pm


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Level entrance.

Other information

Languages other than English: Italian and Polish.

Charity number: 1076888

Year established: 1989

Staffing: 11 full time, 2 part time + a pool of 150 volunteers.

Public transport: Streatham train station - 5 minutes walk. Buses 57, 109, 118, 133, 159, 201, 250, P13, 319, 249.

Record last checked: 02 October 2017


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