If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you to test yourself.
Mile End Climbing Wall is offering the opportunity to abseil down Broadgate Tower to help us fund-raise for our own charity 'Development through Challenge.'
Broadgate Tower is an iconic landmark in the City of London. Standing at over 540 feet (165 metres) it looms large over Liverpool Street and the surrounding area.
Our nationally qualified instructors will accompany you as you descend, so you're never too far away from a helping hand if you find it all a bit too scary.
We have spaces for a maximum of 50 participants and all we ask is that you agree to raise a minimum of £250.00 towards the work of Development through Challenge (click for more info on the charity).
There is a £25.00 entry fee per person to secure your place on this exciting experience.
Date: Sunday 8th September 2019
Times: We have slots for 10 abseilers every hour as shown:
09:00-10:00, 10:00-11:00, 11:00-12:00, 12:00-13:00 & 13:00-14:00
Simply pick a 1 hour time slot from the selection below, pay your registration fee and away you go - get fund-raising and get ready for an amazing adventure.
Please note this event is only open to people over the age of 14. Please note that any under 18's taking part must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian.
The full address is: Broadgate Tower, 201 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 3AB.
The building is 541 feet (165 metres) high.
You will be responsible for your own descent however you will be tethered to a fully qualified instructor at all times during descent.
Dresses and skirts are not ideal unless you want everyone below to see tomorrows washing. Leggings, joggers, normal gym wear, fancy dress are all fine, as are jeans if it's not raining - we can accomodate most things as long as we can fit you into a harness and secure your clothing.
The Lower age limit is 14 years old. Please note that any under 18's taking part must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian. There is no upper age limit.
Basically if we can get you into a harness then you can abseil it's as simple as that. We have harnesses in many sizes so you should be fine. If you are unsure give us a call on 020 89800289 to check.
Yes, there's two weather conditions in which we stop abseiling; one is high wings (rule of thumb is 20mph, but this depends on direction and consistency, and it is at our discretion to determine when it is too gusty to carry on with the activity safely. The second one is thunderstorms, due to the fact that we start the abseil on a metal platform on the roof of a skyscrapper. Nobody wants to be there during a thunderstorm!
Great staff from start to finish. I had Anya and she was brilliant.
8th September 2019