Discovery Children's Centre
T: 020 8311 5491
Battery Road, SE28 0JN

Greenmead Children's Centre
Office opening hours 9.30am-12pm and 1.00-5pm, term-time only
T: 020 8320 1618
Greenmead Community Centre, Lime Row off Yarnton Way, DA18 4HW

Heronsgate Pre-school
Monday to Friday 8.45am to 11.45am
T: 020 8317 0809
Whinchat Road, Thamesmead, SE28 0EA

Mulberry Park Children's Centre
T: 020 8311 5491
E: mulberrypark[email protected]
Boxgrove Road, SE2 9JP

Young Foundations pre-school
T: 020 8312 4700
Emmanuel Church, Yarnton Way, Thamesmead, DA18 4DR

Day nurseries

Triangle Day Nursery
T: 0208 312 9456
E: [email protected]

10 Kellner Road, West Thamesmead, London, SE28 0AX

Waterways Children's Centre
T: 020 8311 5491
E: [email protected]
Southwood Road, SE28 8EZ 


Breakfast and after school clubs

Happy Gems Daycare Ltd
T: 01322 635268
E: [email protected]
19 Belmont Road, Erith, DA8 1JY

Happy Herons After School Club
T: 020 8317 0809 (Kelly Stedman)
Heronsgate Primary School, Whinchat Road, SE28 0EA

3:30pm – 6pm

Waterways Children's Centre After School Club
T: 020 8311 5491
E: [email protected]
Southwood Road, SE28 8EZ



The Children’s Information Service (CIS) lists childcare, out-of-school clubs and early years education. It can also help you if you would like to pursue a childcare career in the Thamesmead area.

There’s a CIS for Greenwich and Bexley and each lists opening times, locations and prices. CIS can also advise you on getting help with your childcare costs.

Bexley CIS
T:020 8856 5398

Greenwich CIS
T: 020 8921 6921


Primary schools (London Borough of Bexley)

Primary schools (Royal Borough of Greenwich)

Further education

Bexley College, Holly Hill Campus
Offers a number of Access and vocational courses such as plumbing, health and social care and computing courses.
T: 01322 404000
Upper Holly Hill Road, DA17 6JG

Greenwich Community College
Courses in business, counselling, hospitality and catering, hair and beauty and health and social care.
T: 020 8331 9000
Plumstead Centre, 95 Plumstead Road, SE18 7DQ

Greenwich Local Labour and Business (GLLaB)
GLLaB is the council's local labour initiative to help local people access training and jobs. It provides information, advice and guidance, skills and job brokerage services.
T: 020 8921 2440
Calderwood St, SE18 6QW

The Learning Centre, Bexley
Courses such as animal-care, photography, history and psychology. There are four campuses in the area, but the closest one to Thamesmead is on Brampton Road.
T: 020 3045 5176
5 Brampton Road, DA7 4EZ

North Kent College
Higher education college with campuses across the region.
T: 01322 629400
North Kent College, Oakfield Lane, Dartford, Kent, DA1 2JT