Welcome to the Engine Room - A community hub at the heart of Hale Village



The Engine Room is open Monday to Friday, 9-30am until 5pm and at other times for specific activities. Drop in for a coffee and say hello to our team To find out what we have been up to why not read our latest newsletter.

If you are new to Tottenham Hale

Come along to the Engine Room for a cuppa. As you can see from our Events page we offer lots of courses, classes and social gatherings you might enjoy. Feel free to bring friends or family members along. You can also help us and develop your skills by volunteering. Everyone is welcome at the Engine Room. We can connect you with other groups and agencies we work closely with such as Newlon Housing, Hale Village management, Living Under One Sun, Wellborn Children Centre and The Wellsite.

If you are a young person

We have lots of fun and challenging activities for local young people to get involved in. Term time activities include: Art Workshops on Monday from 4:30pm – 6pm at the Engine Room (for 6 – 11 year olds), Kids Music Club on Thursday from 5:30pm – 6:30pm at the Engine room, Pop-up café every Thursday from 3.30pm to 5pm at Arnadale Green, Ferry lane and Compact (for 14-18 year olds) every Thursday at 7:15pm. Have a look at our photos to see for yourself what young people get up to at the Engine Room.

If you are a family 

We hope you might join our family soon! We love learning about each other’s cultures and experiences. We hope you might get involved with some of our activities: Supporting parents and children: Every Tuesday from 10am to 12pm we offer Messy Play and on Wednesdays from 9:30am to 11am we offer Stay and Play enabling pre-school children to learn through play, whilst parents catch up over a coffee. Both of these activities take place at the Engine Room,  Eagle Hieghts, Lebus street. And, if you like to cook with fresh vegetables you might be glad to know that Crop Drop is available from Loven bakery. Crop Drop offers a weekly drop-off point for organic, locally produced vegetables. Contact them here to find out more.

If you are a student

As a British or international student living in the Hale Village you would be very welcome at the Engine Room. We hope you will join in on some of the community activities, come along to meet local people and to have some fun. We would love to help you feel at home in the Hale Village. We often partner with other charities and community organisations to host interesting events for local people. For example, perviously we partnered with  ‘Platform’ a small charity that combines art, activism, education and research to bring about positive change. ‘The Bus’ by artist Sokari Douglas Camp, was situated on Hale Village. Find out what is happening at the Engine Room by checking out our Events page


There are lots of opportunities to get involved. Here are just a few of them:
  • You can help with the pop-up café on a Thursday, making drinks, baking cakes, playing games with the kids or simply chatting with those who come along.
  • Volunteer to be part of the team that welcomes youngsters who get so much from the interaction with the young people of Tottenham Hale.
  • If you enjoy Art can you support our Art workshops? – Drop by at the Engine Room to let us know you are interested and we can put you in touch with the leader of this activity.
  • What else is missing in our community? - Come and chat to us with your ideas and let’s see if we can make them fly. We are always keen to develope new ideas and events for our community.  Could you volunteer? What could you do?
Why not run an event or have a celebration at the Engine Room? As the only community space available on Hale Village The Engine Room makes the perfect venue for a child’s birthday party, a celebration, a community based event, or a gathering of friends. We charge low rates to encourage the use of our centre starting at just £30 an hour. Call us today on: 020 8808 5490 to discover what a flexible space the Engine Room is. Alternatively email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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