Visit Us

Location, Registration & Prices


The Foundry Climbing Centre

Unit 2, 45 Mowbray Street


S3 8EN

Opening Times

Weekdays 10am - 10pm

Weekends 10am - 8pm (6pm during the summer) We are currently on winter opening times.


Registration and Bringing Guests

Registering as a Member

  • All competent adult climbers must register on their first visit. (£2 lifetime registration). 
  • A registered climber can sign in 2 novice or under 18 guests. They are responsible for their guests for  the duration of their stay.
  • Guests can not belay unless they are being backed up by a registered climber.

Under 18 Memberships

  • Climbers between 14 and 18 years old can perform a top rope or leader card assessment in order to use the centre unsupervised.
  • Climbers under 16 will need to come down with their parents so we can make sure parents understand the risk.s.  Climbers over 16 just need a signature from their parents.

Instructing your own groups

If you are an instructor bringing your own group into the Foundry you must hold a CWA or SPA as a minimum. Please can you email your pass certificate and proof of your current insurance to prior to your visit. You can sign in up to 8 novice climbers.


How much does it Cost?

These prices are for customers who do not require instruction. If you are starting your climbing journey or want a refresher then check out our instructed sessions. Your first visit will cost you an additional £2 to cover your registration here at The Foundry. This registration charge is a one of payment.

Single Entry Prices

Peak Hours - Weekends and after 4pm Weekdays

Adult - £7.50

Student - £6

Concession (*) - £6.50

Under 18s - £4.50

 Under 7s - £3.50

* Over 65 or receiving benifits

Off Peak - Before 4pm Weekdays

 Adult - £6.50

 Student - £5

 Concession - £5

 Under 18s - £4.50

 Under 7s - £3.50

 Lunch time special (11:45-2) - £4.50


Unlimited Membership Prices

1 Month

£45 - Adult

£40 - Concession

£35 - Student

3 Month

£110 - Adult

£95 - Concession

£90 - Student

6 Month

£210 - Adult

£185 - Concession

£160 - Student

12 Month

£300 - Adult

£240 - Concession

£220 - Student


Equipment Hire

Harness Hire - £2

Climbing Shoes - £1

Belay Devices - £1

We do not hire lead climbing ropes


Our Facilities



We have four circuits to challenge all abilities of climbers. There is usually about 70-80 problems set with grades ranging from F5 to F7C+

Toprope Climbing

We have 22 toprope lines on slabs and vertical walls with routes ranging from f3 to f7a

Lead Climbing

We have 24 Lead lines on vertical to 40 degree overhanging walls. Grades range from f4 to f8c.



We have 6 autobelays throughout the centre on both vertical and overhanging walls with routes ranging from f5 to f7b.

The Training Area

The training area contains a semi symmetrical woody along with fingerboards, bars, weights & gymnastic rings.


The Lattice Board

A set circuit board designed to benchmark you against other climbers and assess your strengths & weaknesses. Try it yourself or book an assessment with our coaches.


The Moon Board

Ben Moon's LED app driven creation. Download the app and train on problems set by climbers all over the world.

The Cafe

Enjoy our freshly ground coffee and delicious cake selection. The Foundry Cafe sells hot and cold drinks, cakes, chocolate and snacks.

The Function Room

Our function room can be booked free of charge for parties, courses, physiotherapy, yoga & more. We have chairs, tables & a projector to use if required.


The Shop

The Foundry Climbing Shop sells everything you need to climb inside and out. Ropes, hardware, shoes, harnesses, clothing & more. Our expert staff are on hand to guide through choosing the products that are right for you.

Opening Hours:

Mon and Fri 12.00 - 18.00

Tue/Wed/Thu 12.00 - 19.00

Sat/Sun 10.00 - 16.00


We also have a free customer car park