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NW5 Project

(Also known as NW5 Community Play Project and North West Five Project)

Registered independent charity (managed by local people) offering services for all ages of young people aged 0-21 years and their families. The Project's services include an after-school club for 4-13 year olds with collection services from 5 local schools;  and all day school holiday programmes for 4-13 year olds. During these playscheme days there is a breakfast club 8-10am followed by a full programme of on-site and off-site activities 10am-6pm. The charity also provides facilities for joint work with other organisations wishing to run activities benefiting young people and their families/carers. The playhut and playsite are used from time to time for various community events (such as local family fun days) and individual family special occasions (such as children's birthday parties).

Contact details

Contact Name
Ms Sharley Peet-Newitt
Contact Position
Play and Development Co-ordinator
020 7485 8165
020 7485 8165


Activity location
On site activities, and day trips away during playscheme periods.
NW5 Project
The Play Hut
Islip Street

Time / Date Details

When is it on
The Play hut is available for activities for young people (and their parents/carers) all day and evening 7 days a week, all year round. Currently the After School Club operates Mon-Fri 3.15pm-6pm (term-time only); Holiday playschemes for all school holiday periods operate Mon-Fri 10am-6pm with a playscheme breakfast club 8-10am. They also open all day for 4-13 year olds during local school closures for INSET days etc if the service is required by sufficient parents.
Opening times (phone)
9am-6pm. Answerphone available.


The After School Club is £7 per day, Playscheme Breakfast Club is £3, and the Playscheme day10am-6pm is £12. Concessionary rates are available for all services.

Further details

Parent Body
The NW5 Project.
Client Group
Young people up to age 21, and their families, mainly in Kentish town and adjacent areas.
Catchment Area
London Borough of Camden.
Capacity or waiting list
Capacity for the After School Club and playschemes is currently 40 per day, but the charity is looking at ways to extend this to respond to increasing demand.
Referral required?
Language note
Various staff speak languages in addition to English.
Kentish Town Ward
Last checked date
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