Part of the largest

Patron of the National Councils of YMCAs

HM Queen Elizabeth II

1926 - 2022

Part of the largest

Part of the oldest
& largest youth charity in the world

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Here for the community,
here for good

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Part of the largest charity in the world

Welcome to YMCA Thames Gateway Group

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We are a charity serving communities in London, Essex and Kent for over 150 years.  

Whilst our focus is on young people, we work with all members of the community, in the belief that everyone should be able to reach their full potential, regardless of their background.


What do we do?

We are a charity and offer many services including supported & move on housing, fitness and wellbeing programmes, childcare, youth & family work, our Tommy’s Place restaurant, catering and a range of spaces for hire.

Where do we work?

We work across several London boroughs including Havering, Barking and Dagenham, Bexley & Greenwich, and counties including Essex and Kent. Our main hubs are in Romford, Dartford, Bexley, Greenwich, Tunbridge Wells and Brentwood.

When are we open?

We are a 24 hour gym (Romford branch)
Our Romford restaurant is open weekdays from 9.00am – 5.00pm
Nursery timings vary by location (see specific locations for more information)

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