Dragon Boat Team Building Events in Central London – Surrey Quays Watersports Centre, SE16 7SX

Venue and Facilities

Gable Events are proud to work with Surrey Quays Watersports Centre, a superb Central London venue perfect for a dragon boat team building event for small and medium sized groups. Boasting a 1km water sports dock, Surrey Quays provides clients with a glorious and totally unique setting for dragon boating, right in the heart of London’s popular Docklands with stunning views of the Canary Wharf skyline!

Recently refurbished, Surrey Quays is a great venue for combining your dragon boat team building event with a bbq. The Club Room accommodates up to 60 people to provide shelter during inclement weather which can be increased with gazebo cover on the hardstanding. External caterers can be brought on site and we work with an excellent London caterer for bbqs and mobile bars at this venue. With ample changing facilities, Surrey Quays is one of very few venues in central London perfectly suited for dragon boat events. There is no accommodation on site but owing to its excellent location in Central London, there are plenty of hotels nearby for meetings and overnight stays.

Getting There

Easily accessible via the City and Canary Wharf, Surrey Quays is in the perfect location for a dragon boat team building event in London. There are numerous train stations within a short walk of the venue with Surrey Quays underground station being the closest. The fact that the centre is also open late into the evening means that clients can easily reach the venue after work for an evening dragon boat event followed by a bbq.


Surrey Quays is a first class watersports centre which is very popular with Gable Events London based clients looking to stay in the city for a dragon boat team building event! Clients to enjoy the facilities with us to date include Air New Zealand, GIC, Resourcing Group, RBS, Team Spirit, Chillisauce, Saxo Capital Markets, Go Native, Barclays and Merrill Lynch. The venue was also the location for the British Paralympic Association Olympic Games ‘Route to Beijing’ initiative event in 2007 where Gable Events provided the dragon boats and professional staff for a mile paddle around the dock attended by Lord Sebastian Coe and involving many celebrities including Great Britain wheelchair basketball star and TV presenter Ade Adepitan beating the drum!