Pepper Pot Centre

What does it do?

Pepper Pot offers a wide range of activities to help our members remain active, promote their independence and help them to enjoy their old age. The activities on offer vary from week to week, and typically include:
  • Healthy lifestyle activities, such as music & movement, Eurythmy, chair aerobics, yoga and tai chi
  • Emotional support, including advice and support, plus fulfilling creative activities such as arts & craft.
  • Social activities, such as bingo, dominoes, story-telling, sing-a-long, luncheon club, birthday parties, Christmas parties, cinema and theatre visits, day outings and overseas holidays, reminiscence and discussion groups.
  • Therapies, such as aromatherapy and  reflexology.
  • Activities for members who cannot come to the centre, including the befriending and outreach service
  • Intellectual activities, such as quizzes and basic computer classes.
  • Religious activities, such as Bible Classes and Gospel singing.
  • Weekly shopping trips
  • Educational talks in partnership with specialist organizations about health issues and safety at home

Pepper Pot provides:

  • The delicious, freshly cooked, hot and nutritious menu – courtesy of Marcia’s traditional Caribbean cooking skills - changes from week to week.
  • For more information, contact us on 020 8968 6940.
Full Day Care
The majority of members using Pepper Pot are day care and drop-in members. Carers cater for the special needs of our members. Attendance varies from day to day, but we have an average of 15 day care members and 25 drop-in members attending daily to benefit from our warm and friendly atmosphere.

Pepper Pot provides:
  • Transport service
  • Health care promotion
  • Companionship
  • Recreational activities
  • Individual care plan service
  • Counselling
  • Group activities
  • Luncheon Club services
  • Trips and Holidays

Who it is for?

For African Caribbean and BME elders

Where it is available?

Local service (Kensington and Chelsea).

How to access or apply for it:

see contact details above

The Centre is open to all, 5 days a week.

Thorpe Close runs underneath the Westway between Ladbroke Grove and Portobello Road. Vehicular access to Thorpe Close is via a turning off Cambridge Gardens.

You can walk to Pepperpot by entering Thorpe Close either under the bridge over Portobello Road or opposite the entrance to Ladbroke Grove Tube Station.

The nearest tube station is Ladbroke Grove. Buses down Ladbroke Grove stop beside Ladbroke Grove Tube Station.


Info last updated:

1a Thorpe Close, Ladbroke Grove, London, W10 5XL