About Us

Alpha Grove Center is a registered charity and community center in the heart of the Isle of Dogs in Tower Hamlets, As part of the voluntary sector, our aspiration is to be a vibrant community center delivering high quality facilities, services and projects for the promotion of the social, mental, physical and spiritual well-being of people of all ages, backgrounds, abilities and faiths in the Isle of Dogs and wider Tower Hamlets community.

As an established community resource, we provide facilities and services for a wide range of tenant and user groups. We are actively seeking new ways to serve our community.



A fly-on-the-wall documentary filmed in April 2009 about returning to the Isle of Dogs. Features original footage from the Alpha Grove Community Centre filmed by ITN cameraman, Tony Scott, in 1983

Our History

Alpha Grove Community Centre is an umbrella body and landlord to a number of independent voluntary organisations on the Isle of Dogs. The centre is located in the Old Methodist Church building in Alpha Grove Isle of Dogs. On 21st August 1980, Methodist Church trustees donated the building to Alpha Grove Community Trust for the benefit of the community.

As a result, Alpha Grove Community Centre was established as a multipurpose centre which offers social and recreational services to local people of Isle of Dogs area of London Borough of Tower Hamlets. A board of Trustees comprises of people from the local business community and the residents of Isle of Dogs who meet every month to monitor the operations, finances, human resources and overall strategic direction of the centre.

Our Team

Ugo Ikokwu

Chair of trustees

Chioma Oli

Vice Chair of Trustees

Udoka Chukwudum

Centre Manager

Bethan Mobey


Shirazul Islam


Amina Begum

Centre Coordinator

David James


Yawa Okaidja


Margarita Rabinovich


Our Vision

Diverse and

innovative services

Community Engagement

Our People

A Sustainable Organisation

Alpha Grove provides a wide range of advice, support, education, and employment training services for communities across Tower Hamlets.


Alpha Grove is a registered charity (1181068) and a company limited by guarantee (4494613).

Get in Touch


Alpha Grove Community Centre,

Alpha Grove, Isle of Dogs, London, E14 8LH

Email: info@alphagrove.org

Phone: 02075381714 / 07940116037 / 07957336647

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