The ROSE Community Clubroom  

Battersea and Nine Elms is made up of a thriving community of people where residents, local groups, businesses and cultural organisations come together.

The ROSE Community Clubroom is easily accessible on foot or public transport on Ascalon Street. It has become a well-used social hub where residents come together to enjoy a range of activities, from arts and culture to youth groups, exercise classes and gardening.

Address: ROSE Community Clubroom, Ascalon St, SW8 4DL

Find out more about upcoming events and activities at the ROSE below.

Mondays At The ROSE 

Pop into the ROSE community space on a Monday for free social activities, free meal and after school club – no need to book, just come along.

Open to all from 9am to 7pm.

  • Art club from 10am to 12noon
  • Board games from 12noon to 3pm
  • After school club from 3pm to 7pm
  • Plus! Free hot meal available to everyone from 4pm – eat in or take away.

We’d also love to meet new people who are interested in gardening and fixing or repairing garden furniture for the community to enjoy.

Free yoga classes for all levels

Mondays at 7pm and Wednesdays at 10am.

Led by Yoga and Breath Coach Stephanie Veillas. Classes are packed with mood boosting sequences and breathing techniques to reduce stress and anxiety and to bring out inner joy and peace.

Light stretches and whole-body strengthening exercises will be tailored to specific needs.

Price: FREE

For more information and to register your place, contact Glenn Burnell

Creative Soul Dance

Tuesdays at 11am (term time)

Gentle movement to nurture your body and enrich your soul with Nine Elms Arts Ministry. Free of charge and open to adults of all ages and abilities – no dance experience needed.

FREE sessions but please book your place on the Nine Elms Arts Ministry website or call 07538 234774.

Jobs and training information with Work Match

Are you looking for a job in the local area?

There are hundreds of temporary and full time jobs available in the construction industry on your doorstep – even if you haven’t worked in construction before.

Wandsworth Council wants to get local people into local jobs, so our Construction Team liaises directly with developers across Battersea and Nine Elms to get access to the latest jobs, apprenticeships and graduate opportunities.

Work Match are running monthly pop-up information sessions at the ROSE where you can have a free screening session for the kind of job or training course that would be right for you. 

  • Wednesday 10 January, 10am – 1pm
  • Wednesday 21 February, 10am – 1pm
  • Wednesday 20 March, 10am – 1pm
  • Wednesday 17 April, 10am – 1pm
  • Wednesday 15 May, 10am – 1pm
  • Wednesday 12 June, 10am – 1pm

Drop in or book your free slot for a time that suits you to speak to a helpful Work Match advisor on the day, or email Paolo to find out more.

Gardening club

Are you green-fingered or would like to try gardening? The community garden at the ROSE is looking for volunteers to help planting and maintaining the outdoor space for everyone to enjoy.

If you can give at least 2 hours a month of your time and would like to have access to special visits and gardening-related talks, get in touch with Glenn to find out more and put your name down!

Community Engagement Advisory Group (CEAG) meetings

Find out what’s happening in Battersea and Nine Elms by coming along to the next community engagement meeting held in January 2024.

At this evening meeting held at the ROSE, residents and local businesses can hear from council representatives, local partners and construction and development organisations about the latest exciting changes, opportunities and improvements taking place in the neighbourhood.

Contact Glenn Burnell to reserve your place at

Safer Neighbourhood Team

Meet your Safer Neighbourhood Team at the ROSE. Meetings are held throughout the year and attended by the Police to hear concerns about anti-social behaviour, other concerns and get your feedback on related community issues.

To find out more about the next meeting date please contact

Venue for hire – book the ROSE

The centre has capacity for 100 people within two halls and a garden. The space is wheelchair accessible and fitted with a modern, fully equipped kitchen to cater for events. The centre is available for local residents and organisations to hire.
Contact to find out more. 

ROSE Community Clubroom map