Warm and Welcoming Spaces

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These Warm and Welcoming Spaces provide a safe and friendly environment in which to stay warm this winter. Some offer activities, meals or refreshments. Everyone is welcome, regardless of your age or circumstances.

At the heart of local communities, Warm and Welcoming Spaces are friendly and inclusive places to help you keep warm and connected this winter. Drop in for a few hours to work, chat with others in your community, or stay warm.

Anyone of any age, background or circumstances can use these spaces. You can visit as many times as you like. You are welcome to stay for the whole session, or drop in and out within the listed opening times. Warm Spaces are accessible for those with mobility issues.

There is need to book ahead, just turn up!

Details of timings and what to expect at each venue are listed below.  Where food or refreshments are listed these are provided free of charge.

Akeman Community Centre
Address: 80 Akeman Street, CB4 3HG
Opening times: Thursday 8:45am – 10:45am
Breakfast and hot drinks provided.

Bermuda Community Room
Address: Histon Road, Cambridge, CB4 3LE
Opening times: Wednesday 11am – 4pm, Thursday 11am – 5pm.
Hot drinks and light snacks provided from 12 – 2pm.

Brown’s Field Community Centre
Address: 31a Green End Road, CB4 1RU
Opening times: Monday to Friday 9am – 4pm
Free tea and coffee provided Mondays and Wednesdays 9am – 11am

Cambridge Central Library
Address: 7 Lion Yard, Cambridge CB2 3QD
Opening times: The library is open daily, visit their website for general opening times.
Free hot drinks and biscuits provided twice a day: Monday to Saturday 10am – 12noon and 3 – 5pm, Sundays 3 – 4pm.

Cambridge United Football Club
Address: Abbey Stadium, Newmarket Road, Cambridge, CB5 8LN
Opening times: Wednesday and Thursday 11am – 2pm
Free hot drinks, puzzles and jigsaws

Clay Farm Centre
Address: Hobson Square, Trumpington, CB2 9FN
Opening times: Monday to Wednesday 9:30am – 5pm, Thursday 9:30am – 7pm, Friday and Saturday 9:30am – 1pm.

Friends Meeting House
Address: 12 Jesus Lane, CB5 8BA (next to ADC Theatre)
Opening times: Wednesday 10:30am – 4pm
Homemade soup and bread served at 12:30pm.
Tea, coffee, board games and puzzles provided. Wi-fi available

Meadows Community Centre
Address: 299 Arbury Rd, Arbury, Cambridge CB4 2JL
Opening times: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

Salvation Army – Cambridge
Address: 3 Tenison Road, Cambridge, CB1 2DG
Opening times: Tuesday to Thursday, 10am – 2pm.
Wi-Fi, hot drinks and refreshments provided.

St Andrews Street Baptist Church
Address: 43 St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge CB2 3AR
Opening times: Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm. (Friday special focus on Ukrainian support from 12 – 2pm)
Hot drinks, Wi-Fi and toilets available. Surplus food is sometimes available to share.

St Bene’t’s Church
Address: Bene’t Street, Cambridge, CB2 3PT
Opening times: Wednesday 2 – 4pm
Coffee and cake provided.

St Philips Church
Address: 185 Mill Road, Cambridge CB1 3AN
Opening times: Wednesday and Friday, 10am – 12noon.
Hot drinks and a community jigsaw provided.

The C3 Centre
Address: 2 Brooks Rd, CB1 3HR
Opening times: Wednesday 6 – 7:30pm
Hot drinks, soup, baguette and a sweet snack provided.

Trumpington Meadows Community Hub
Address: Trumpington Meadows Primary School, Kestrel Rise, CB2 9AY
Opening times: Fridays, 11:45am to 1:45pm
Hot drinks and family crafts provided.

Zion Baptist Church (Molly’s Warm Space)
Address: East Road, Cambridge CB1 1BD
Opening times: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10:30am – 2:30pm

All Warm Spaces are free. If refreshments are listed, these are also provided free of charge.

How to contact

Where to go

Akeman Community Centre
80 Akeman Street
Cambridge CB4 3HG

Bermuda Community Room Histon Road Cambridge

Brown's Field Youth and Community Centre
31A Green End Road
Cambridge CB4 1RU

Cambridge Central Library
Lion Yard
Cambridge CB2 3QD

The Salvation Army - Cambridge
3 Tenison Road
Cambridge CB1 2DG

Cambridge United Football Club
Abbey Stadium
Newmarket Road

Clay Farm Centre
Hobson Square
Trumpington CB2 9FN

Friends Meeting House
12 Jesus Lane
Cambridge CB5 8BA

Meadows Community Centre
299 Arbury Road
Cambridge CB4 2JL

St Andrews Street Baptist Church
43 St Andrew’s Street
Cambridge CB2 3AR

St Bene’t’s Church
Bene't Street

Storey's Field Centre
Eddington Avenue

St Philip's Church
185 Mill Road
Cambridge CB1 3AN

The C3 Centre
2 Brooks Rd
Cambridge CB1 3HR

Trumpington Meadows Community Hub
Trumpington Meadows Primary School
Kestrel Rise

Zion Baptist Church
East Road
Cambridge CB1 1BD

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