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A historical book listing visits by royalty and prominent figures in 1908

Learn the history of our buildings

Our buildings are rich with stories stretching way back to 1538, when a Tudor mansion was recorded here. Ever since, the site has constantly been in motion, expanding and adapting as the world around it changes. Situated on the historic Royal Arsenal, over the past 300 years Woolwich Works has housed a firework factory, a theatre and the Royal Artillery Band.

Find out more in the stories below.

  1. Celebrating 60 years since The Beatles performed in Woolwich

  2. Ghoul-wich Works

  3. A render of the Woolwich Works cafe, a long room with exposed brick walls, wooden floors, white pillars through the middle of the room, and a sleek bar with neon signage above.

    Introducing The Visitors' Book Café – Where Woolwich Welcomes The World!