A poster advertising all the welcome spaces on the Alton


If you would appreciate an opportunity to meet up with other Roehampton residents, or are in need of a bit of extra support, there's lots going on at the Alton Estate. Take a look at our calendar of FREE weekly activities and events, where you will receive refreshments and a warm welcome.

10.00 am -11.30 am Baby & Toddler Club
Roehampton Methodist Church, Minstead Gardens 
A space to play for all children aged O - 5 and their grown-ups. Refreshments provided. 

10.00 am -11.00 am Coffee Morning 
Roehampton Library, Danebury Avenue 
Relax with a book and complimentary tea, coffee & biscuits. 

11.00 am -1.00 pm Chantelle's Community Kitchen 
Portswood Space, Portswood Place. 
Nutritious, homecooked, meals to eat in or take away. 

10.00 am -12.00 SW15 Women's Network Coffee Morning, Alton Activity Centre, Ellisfield Drive. 
Refreshments, crafting activities and chat for local women. 

2.00 pm - 6.00 pm Cosy Corner 
Roehampton Methodist Church, Minstead Gardens. 
Crafting, games and jigsaws with hot drinks and toasties. 

4.00 - 6.00 pm Estate Art Community Health Cafe Hot Spud Night, Manresa Clubroom, Fontley Way. 
Jacket potato with choice of fillings and signposting to services. 

12.00 am -1.00 pm Over 60's Coffee Morning 
Portswood Space, Portswood Place. 
Join friends for board games, art, crafting and occasional bingo and quizzes with hot drinks and snacks. 

10.00 am -4.00 pm Estate Art Community Health Cafe
Manresa Clubroom, Fontley Way. 
Activities for all ages with cold food. Signposting to services.

A poster advertising the food support that's available in the Roehampton Community.


If you are facing hardship, there are several food support options available to you:

Roehampton Community Box 
The Roehampton Community Box is available to anyone that lives within the  SW15 postcode or has children that attend a school within SW15. For a £4 contribution you can select approximately £40 worth of groceries including food, toiletries and cleaning products. 
Based at 166 Roehampton Lane, it is open Wednesday from 9.30am to 4pm and Thursday from 9.30am to 12.15pm. This is a self-referral scheme that requires you to book a timeslot. 
Please email: [email protected]

Food Bank 
If you are facing hardship, many local organisations can refer people to Wandsworth Food bank for emergency food, support. Visit Wandsworth Foodbank's website for information about referral routes and locations. 
Or, you can also call Trussell Trust's free helpline on 0808 208 2138 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, closed on public holidays). You will talk confidentially to a trained adviser who can refer you to your nearest food bank. 
Roehampton Food bank is open on Friday between 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm and based at Roehampton Methodist Church, Minstead Gardens. 

Wandsworth Council Cost of Living Hub  
It should be quick and easy to use the information on these pages  to find the help and support you need. However, if you prefer you can call the Cost of Living Hub free on 0808175 3339 between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. 

George's Community Advice
Free impartial advice on Accessing Free Food, Managing Debt, Navigating the Benefit Process and Budgeting. 
1st Tuesday of every month, 11am - 1pm at the Alton Arts Hub, 6 Portswood Place.