News and updates from The Lock team

A regular roundup of what’s happening at the Lock

From squad news to maintenance work and beyond, we’ll keep you abreast of what’s going on throughout the year.



Well done to Annie who has bagged 2 top 3 finishes in competitions already this winter. Machine.

Auto belays


Please be mindful that our Auto belays will be undergoing their annual services in November. Please check out the following dates –

11th – 18th November – Double auto’s on tall walls

18th – 25th November – Single and Short wal

Climbers wanted


We are looking to update our image gallery for the Lock. If you want a free climb and don’t mind being photographed then pop along and join us on 25th November, 1700-2100. Free entry to the wall to registered climbers and members. It coincides with the end of a set so be the first to smash the new bangerz!

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

Lock Climbing wall Covid-19 Coroanavirus updatelo

Information for Lock customers about covid-19 coronavirus

Coffee Climb

#coffeeclimb starts again today for the winter