News and events

Upcoming events and latest news from The Lock Climbing Wall

All the latest exciting news and events from The Lock Climbing Wall.

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Stripping and Setting

We regularly strip and reset our blocs and routes, as well as replacing ropes, hardware and servicing Auto-belays.  Find out more about our stripping and setting timetables here including details of guest route setters.

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Special Events

From member ‘Lock-ins’ and visiting special guest speakers to our regular Bouldering leagues, read all about our special events.

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Updates from the Lock Team

Squad news, plus updates on opening hours and new developments at The Lock.

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The Lock news archive

Winter climbing aggregate comp

Our winter climbing aggregate competition – lead climbing, top roping, bouldering. Prizes for top 3 climbers in each categories

Temporary closure of Lock Climbing wall for improvements

Details of the temporary closure of The Lock Climbing wall during spring 2022 during improvement works

Lock CLimbing wall announces closure due to COVID-19 threat

Information for Lock customers about covid-19 coronavirus

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Information for Lock customers about covid-19 coronavirus

Coffee Climb

#coffeeclimb starts again today for the winter