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Read what children and young people think about The Limes.

Our mission

Enjoy

Here at the Limes we make our services fun - and many people come back time and time again because they enjoy it.

Achieve

We help everyone at the Limes to achieve their potential - socially, emotionally and educationally.

Participate

We encourage and enable equal participation for everyone. We provide a very wide range of activities and have superb facilities.  

More about us

We are a small community and children's centre in Walthamstow.

We  provide opportunities to play and participate for disabled children and young people.

Our team of Trustees, Volunteers and Staff work together to support disabled children and young people, along with their able-bodied peers.

Through a range of services and activities, as well as special projects we enable children and young people to reach their full potential socially, emotionally and educationally.

Parents believe their child is more independent since coming to the Limes: 65%
Parents believe their wellbeing has improved since their child started accessing services at The Limes: 92%
Agree/ agree strongly that their child is happier since attending the Limes: 84%
Agree/ agree strongly that their child likes coming to the Limes 100%
Believe their child is more confident since attending sessions at the Limes: 83%

Our staff

Liz Fraser

Director

Liz Fraser

Director

My role is to lead the management team to deliver the best services possible. 

I work hard to make opportunities to hear the voice of the children and young people we work for and to implement changes needed. 

Alex Salmond

Office Manager

Alex Salmond

Office Manager

Alex joined The Limes as Office Manager this summer. Alex works to ensure the Limes runs efficiently and smoothly.

Her role includes keeping the building safe, secure and operational as well as maintaining all the Finance, HR and Office systems and making sure all the staff are happy.

Elen Evans

Child and Family Support Coordinator

Elen Evans

Child and Family Support Coordinator

My job is to coordinate all the services for children aged from birth to 12 years.

This includes our Toddler groups, School groups, Holiday and Saturday Play scheme’s, Family play sessions and SPLAT!, our creative after school group.

Greg Ivison

Youth and Family Support Coordinator

Greg Ivison

Youth and Family Support Coordinator

I coordinate all services for 13-25 yr olds at The Limes. This includes Youth Clubs, Holiday Teenscheme, Creative Journeys Entrepreneurial Project, Individual Tailored Plans. 

I have worked with children with disabilities for 17 years across a number of different services such as schools, playschemes and youth provision. 

Gavin Foster

Youth and Family Support Worker

Gavin Foster

Youth and Family Support Worker

My name is Gavin Foster I have worked at The Limes for 3 years as a Development Worker. I cater for children’s physical, psychological, and educational needs providing a warm and caring environment along with stimulating learning through fun packed activities.

Ana Ramos

Sensory Play Worker

Ana Ramos

Sensory Play Worker

I work with the Child and Family Support Coordinator planning and delivering services for children from birth to twelve years old. Together we develop fun (sometimes messy) activities for the children attending the Toddler group, Family Playtime, after school creative arts session, Playschemes and any short break service.

Karen Poole

Income Generation Officer

Karen Poole

Income Generation Officer

I am responsible for generating income from sales and rentals and developing personal, corporate and community fundraising initiatives. I can also help if you are looking to book a party or hire a room for a business meeting or discuss the options for holding a social event at The Limes.

Birthday parties and venue hire

Birthday parties

Your child can have a fantastic birthday party at the Limes. We have a large hall for eating, playing dancing and entertaining. We have soft play area with ballpit, slide and trampoline, a fantastic sensory room and a unique outdoor playground.

We can even organise bouncy castles, entertainers and face painting.

Call us on the number below or send us an quick enquiry and we'll call you back.

Call 0208 509 8985 Request call back

Room and venue hire

The Limes in Walthamstow is a great place for meetings of all sorts. We have a hall to accommodate large events, and some smaller rooms for break-out sessions and smaller meetings. We are perfectly placed for public transport and have local free parking.

We can provide training equipment like flipcharts, digital projectors and Internet connectivity as well as top class catering.

Call 0208 509 8985 Request call back