The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC

 
 
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The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC After leading a nomadic existence for many years, in 1919 Charlton Athletic Football Club bought an abandoned chalk-pit. Their fans dug out a football pitch and used the spoil to create banks from which to watch the games, forming a unique bond between The Valley and Charlton's fans. Of all the London clubs, Charlton is the one with the most truly local support - although it's history has been turbulent. For many years, the Valley was the largest league ground in London, with a capacity of up to 75,000. But Charlton's absence from the top flight meant less funds for much-needed renovations - and then bankruptcy in the 80s. The Addicks were again forced into ground shares with both Crystal Palace (Selhurst Park) and West Ham (Upton Park) until 1992, when the club moved back into a newly constructed stadium dubbed the new Valley. Since the early 90s, the capacity has grown from 15,000 to 27,000 - although the club's relegation from the Premier League in 2007 and from the Championship two years later has put plans for a 40,000-capacity expansion firmly on hold.

 

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Charlton Railway Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Westcombe Park Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
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Calderwood Street Car Park
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £57  22% off
    Bugsby Way, SE10 | 23 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £66  23% off
    Western Gateway, E16 | 32 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
    The Brit Insurance Oval, Kennington, Kennington, London SE11 | 6.5 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
    Harleyford Street, Kennington, London SE11 | 6.5 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
    London Road, Romford, RM7 | 8.2 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
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    Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range
    London > Leisure > Golf
    Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 31 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 34 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th to 27th September 2015
    Various Venues London, South Kensington, London W1J | 8 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    443 North Woolwich Road, E16 | 22 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 34 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    Water Margin Restaurant, O2 Arena, SE10 | 34 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Artillery Place, Woolwich, SE18 | 19 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    London > Attractions > Sights
    Royal Victoria Docks, E16 | 22 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    London > Attractions > Sights
    Olympian Way, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 25 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    Lawrence Trading Estate, Blackwall Lane, SE10 | 23 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    London > Shopping > Specialists
    Charlton Way Entrance, Blackheath Avenue, Se10 | 33 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    London > Shopping > Books
    74 Tranquil Vale, Blackheath, SE3 | 35 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    The Street, Westfield Stratford City, SE18 | 10 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    The O2 Millennium Way, SE10 | 15 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    2 - 4 Station Crescent, Westcombe Park, SE3 | 16 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    London > Education > Evening Classes
    10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 5.5 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 33 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    17 Nelson Road, Greenwich, SE10 | 2 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    56 Royal Hill, SE10 | 2.1 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    Park Row, SE10 | 34 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    338 Boord Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 28 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    Proud2 at The O2
    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    The O2 Arena Peninsula Square, Greenwich, SE10 | 34 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
    The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 34 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    Old Royal Naval College
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, 2, Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, SE10 | 2 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    ExCel London Exhibition Centre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 30 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    The O2
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Peninsula Square, SE10 | 34 minutes from The Valley - Charlton Athletic FC
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    The O2 Arena 1.76 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic Fc

    A retrospective of the life and career of Elvis Aaron Presley, which includes around 300 artefacts from Graceland, and a ...More

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    Fan Museum 1.96 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic Fc

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    Greenwich Pier 1.98 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic Fc

    Two world famous Tall Ships, including the Santa Maria Manuela, will be on display for visitors to explore....More

    Friday Night Comedy
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    Up the Creek 2.06 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic Fc

    Top stand up from MC Jeff Innocent, Maff Brown, Jimmy James Jones, Angus Dunican and Josh Howie....More

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    Kids Events | Until 28th August 2015 

    Deptford Lounge 2.64 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic Fc

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    Deptford Lounge 2.64 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic Fc

    An opportunity to attempt a selection of different challenges in order to become a record breaker....More

    Street Feast: Model Market
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    Foodie Events | Until 25th September 2015 

    196 Lewisham High Street 2.77 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic Fc

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    The Albany 2.8 miles from The Valley - Charlton Athletic Fc

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