Mycenae House is an historic building within the grounds of beautiful public gardens in the Blackheath Westcombe Ward in South East London. The House has 23 flexible spaces available for community, private and commercial use including it’s own atmospheric Main Hall and Cafe/Bar

Vanbrugh Community Association has managed Mycenae House under contract (and with financial support) from the Royal Borough of Greenwich since 1994. VCA has a Management Committee which is made up of up to 12 elected representatives from it’s group and individual members.

Elections to the Management Committee take place at the Annual General Meeting, which is held in November each year.

For more information about the history of Mycenae House, click here.

The current members of the Management Committee are:
Andy Chapman – Chair
Sara Whyatt – Treasurer
Roger Allen
Peter Dixon
Sheila Peck
Dave Sharman
Ivy McGeorge
Roger Patenall
Jane Stevenson
Joe McLellagan

The Community Centre Manager is Mark Johnson-Brown.

Vanbrugh Community Association is a company limited by guarantee and is a registered charity.

Registered Office:
90 Mycenae Road, London SE3 7SE.

Registered Company No. 4149483.

Registered Charity No. 1085503.


15th Oct | 12:20 pm

This building is a rare example of a purpose-built convent of the 1930s. Although it has always been architecturally and historically overshadowed by its illustrious neighbour, Woodlands (the former home of John Julius Angerstein, one of the original founders of Lloyd’s underwriters), Mycenae House nevertheless has an interesting history. At the end of the First […]


15th Oct | 12:20 pm

Train: Westcombe Park Station We are located 500 yards from the station which is 19 minutes by train from Cannon Street station on the Greenwich to Dartford Line. Trains run every ten minutes at peak times. Please note that due to engineering work there is no service to Westcombe Park station from London Bridge station […]

Cafe Bar

15th Oct | 12:20 pm

  Mycenae House has a fully stocked and operational Café Bar which has been extensively refurbished. The Café Bar is a Not for Profit Social Enterprise which raises much needed funds for community development. The Café Bar is open from 9am until 10.30pm Monday-Friday and 9am-5pm on Saturday (subject to change due to private functions). We […]


15th Oct | 12:20 pm

Mycenae Gardens, including the Woodlands Dell, are a precious green space at the centre of Westcombe Park conservation area. Mycenae Gardens are a wonderful space for peace and quiet relaxation enjoying family activities in safety exercising pets responsibly exploring and exercising by foot enjoying natural surroundings watching and studying the wildlife that spreads out to the surrounding area the community to […]

A venue committed to serving the whole community through our facilities and activities.