Corporate Dragon Boat Racing in London - West Reservoir Watersports Centre, N4 2HA

Venue and Facilities

Located on 30 acres of water in a beautifully hidden part of the London Borough of Hackney, West Reservoir boasts fantastic facilities for charity and corporate dragon boat racing events for large and small groups.  Gable Events is proud to be preferred event supplier to West Reservoir and we regularly run events for up to 700 people at this venue.

The venue has an on-site café, licenced bar, plentiful changing facilities and four private conference rooms all offering picturesque views of the water plus the impressive Tower Room which can accommodate up to 200 people. Combined with ample outside terraces offering excellent viewing for spectators all along the race course and grass space for additional activities, West Reservoir provides clients with a totally unique venue for dragon boat racing in London! Clients can enjoy the venue well into the evening and outside caterers are permitted.

For a flavour of this superb venue, why not take a look at our London Construction Industry Dragon Boat Challenge short video filmed at West Reservoir – click here

Getting There

West Reservoir is easily accessible from Central London via the Piccadilly Line on the London Underground (Manor House station is a short walk away) so clients looking for a dragon boat venue with a difference whilst not having to travel outside of London have the perfect solution. There is limited car parking on site.


West Reservoir is a state-of-the-art water sports centre and is extremely popular for our corporate and charity dragon boat racing events in London including the annual Construction Industry Dragon Boat Challenge which has to date raised over £350,000 for CRASH and the Berkeley Foundation Dragon Boat Challenge which attracts more than 30 teams each year. There is no accommodation on site but plenty of hotels are within walking distance of the venue.