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  29% off
Bugsby Way, SE10 | 23 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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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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London > Entertainment > Theatres
443 North Woolwich Road, E16 | 22 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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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
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London > Attractions > Sights
Royal Victoria Docks, E16 | 22 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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London > Attractions > Sights
Olympian Way, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 25 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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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 > Specialists
Charlton Way Entrance, Blackheath Avenue, Se10 | 33 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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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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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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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
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Nelson Road, Greenwich, , SE10 | 2 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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56 Royal Hill, SE10 | 2.1 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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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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Studio 338
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
338 Boord Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 28 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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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
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ExCel London Exhibition Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 30 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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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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Exhibitions | Until 22nd February 2015 

Royal Observatory Greenwich 1.75 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic Fc

The winning images of Astronomy Photographer of the Year are presented in a free exhibition at the Royal Observatory Greenwich ...More

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

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