About WEST Youth Zone

Based in White City, Hammersmith and Fulham Youth Zone is part of an innovative education hub, known as EdCity, along with a new school, nursery, adult education centre and affordable housing.

Named WEST (standing for ‘Where Everyone Sticks Together’) by local young people, it was opened on 21 April 2024 to young people from across Hammersmith and Fulham who have access to all the fantastic facilities for a cost of £5 for an annual membership and 50p per visit.

WEST Youth Zone is a brand new, purpose-built building fizzing with energy, and crammed with incredible facilities. It’s staffed by skilled and dedicated youth workers who truly believe in young people – helping them see what they can achieve, and giving them the skills, confidence and ambition to go for it.

What's in WEST Youth Zone?

  • a 4-court indoor sports hall
  • Indoor climbing wall
  • Fitness Suite with state-of-the-art gym equipment
  • Boxing and martial arts room
  • Performing arts studio
  • Music suite with instruments and recording equipment
  • Large open plan recreation area
  • Project rooms, including arts, crafts and fashion
  • Film and multi-media facilities
  • Teaching/mentoring kitchen
  • Café serving hot nutritious meals costing no more than £1
  • Multi-use games area/kick pitch with flood lights
  • Breakout room to include activities such as employability workshops, general and gender specific health/youth issue topics/projects and youth participation.

Latest News...

The Prince of Wales visits WEST Youth Zone

14th March 2024 by OnSide

The Prince of Wales paid a special visit to WEST, the new OnSide Youth Zone in Hammersmith and Fulham, on Thursday 14 March. The Prince…

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If you would like to know more about supporting WEST Youth Zone, please contact:

David Mellis,

Senior Philanthropy Manager

We are seeking the support of those who love Hammersmith and Fulham and want to make a positive difference in the area, whose endorsement and generous support will truly help us change the lives of young people.


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...and see for yourself the difference we make

Whether you are interested in supporting your local Youth Zone or want to understand how your community project can work with us to create a better future for the young people of our area we’d recommend that you come and see us in person!

We look forward to welcoming you into the OnSide Network.

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