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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)


Registration and Bringing Guests

Registering as a Member

  • All competent adult climbers must register as a member upon their first visit. 
  • A Foundry member can sign in 2 novice or under 18 guests who they will be responsible for.
  • Guests can not belay unless they are being backed up by a Foundry member.

Under 18 Memberships

  • Climbers between 14 and 18 years old can perform a toptope of 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 they understand the risks, climbers over 16 just need a signature.

Instructing your own groups

If you are an instructor bringing your own group into the Foundry you must provide a copy of your CWA or SPA along with a valid first aid certificate. 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 just starting your journey or want a refresher then check out our instructed sessions.

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

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.


We also have a free customer car park