The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC

 
 
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The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC After leading a nomadic existence for many years, in 1919 Charlton Athletic Football Club bought an abandoned chalk-pit. Their fans dug out a football pitch and used the spoil to create banks from which to watch the games, forming a unique bond between The Valley and Charlton's fans. Of all the London clubs, Charlton is the one with the most truly local support - although it's history has been turbulent. For many years, the Valley was the largest league ground in London, with a capacity of up to 75,000. But Charlton's absence from the top flight meant less funds for much-needed renovations - and then bankruptcy in the 80s. The Addicks were again forced into ground shares with both Crystal Palace (Selhurst Park) and West Ham (Upton Park) until 1992, when the club moved back into a newly constructed stadium dubbed the new Valley. Since the early 90s, the capacity has grown from 15,000 to 27,000 - although the club's relegation from the Premier League in 2007 and from the Championship two years later has put plans for a 40,000-capacity expansion firmly on hold.

 

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Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charlton Railway Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Westcombe Park Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
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Calderwood Street Car Park
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £53  28% off
Bugsby Way, SE10 | 23 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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Royal Victoria Dock 1 Western Gateway, E16 | 27 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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Excel Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 28 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
The Brit Insurance Oval, Kennington, Kennington, London SE11 | 6.5 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
Harleyford Street, Kennington, London SE11 | 6.5 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
London Road, Romford, RM7 | 8.2 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Romney Road, SE10 | 31 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 34 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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London > Events > Sporting Events  Dates: 5th to 27th July 2014
Various Venues London, St James's, London W1J | 8 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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Watch This Space Festival
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 27th June to 31st August 2014
Various Venues London, W1J | 8 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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The Rhythms
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 19th September 2014 - 7pm-11pm
Charlton House, Charlton Road, SE7 | 8 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
Afro-funk from The Rhythms and Afunja, both born from the same hot furnace of Lagos' Nigerian Afrobeat music scene, and both lead by charismatic bassists....More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
443 North Woolwich Road, E16 | 22 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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British Music Experience
London > Entertainment > Live Music
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 34 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
Water Margin Restaurant, O2 Arena, SE10 | 34 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
Since launching in summer 2013 WM Jazz has carved out a real following. Set within the Water Margin Restaurant at The 02 Arena, WM Jazz hosts ... More
 
 
 
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London Pleasure Gardens
London > Attractions > Sights
Royal Victoria Docks, E16 | 22 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Romney Road, SE10 | 31 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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NOW Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Green Place, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 31 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Lawrence Trading Estate, Blackwall Lane, SE10 | 23 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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London > Shopping > Books
74 Tranquil Vale, Blackheath, SE3 | 35 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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London > Shopping > Menswear
9 Tranquil Vale, SE3 | 36 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
The O2 Millennium Way, SE10 | 15 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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2 - 4 Station Crescent, Westcombe Park, SE3 | 16 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
UCI Complex, Bugby's Way, SE10 | 17 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4.7 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 5.5 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5.7 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Romney Road, SE10 | 31 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Nelson Road, Greenwich, , SE10 | 2 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
56 Royal Hill, SE10 | 2.1 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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The Trafalgar Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Park Row, SE10 | 34 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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The Old Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Pepys Building, Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 2 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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Davy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
31 Fisherman's Walk, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2.8 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
At ground floor level on Fisherman’s Walk at Canary Wharf, tables, chairs and merry-makers spill out of doors on to the riverside during the summer months. ... More
 
 
 
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Proud2 at The O2
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
The O2 Arena Peninsula Square, Greenwich, SE10 | 34 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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Laban
London > Business > Venue Hire
Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 2.5 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
Tate Modern architects Herzog & de Meuron went for a shimmering, plastic-clad building when tasked with designing the Laban building, a place where excellence in contemporary ... More
 
 
 
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ExCel London Exhibition Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 30 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
A stunning architectural achievement, gigantic amounts of floor space accompanied by shops, bars and hotels, London’s purpose built exhibition centre, opened in 2000, is an exciting ... More
 
 
 
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The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 34 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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Ships, Clocks and Stars: the Quest for Longitude
Ships, Clocks and Stars: the Quest for Longitude
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

National Maritime Museum 1.75 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic Fc

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Exhibitions | Until 30th July 2014 

Old Royal Naval College 1.96 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic Fc

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th August 2014 

The Bird's Nest 2.68 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic Fc

Open stage for aspiring singer-songwriters and musicians....More

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Concerts | Until 24th September 2014 

Boisdale's Of Canary Wharf 2.86 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic Fc

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Concerts | On 23rd July 2014 

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Music | On 23rd July 2014 

Jamboree 3.82 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic Fc

Eastern and Gypsy music by the London-based composer and violinist, Andrew Gorman with his band....More

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Exhibitions | Until 10th August 2014 

Cafe Gallery Projects 3.91 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic Fc

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Concerts | On 23rd July 2014 

St John's, Stratford 4.07 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic Fc

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Qi Gong: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 28th August 2014 

Stratford Circus 4.17 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic Fc

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Sporting Events | Until 25th August 2014 

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