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The Don Bosco Centre

The Don Bosco Centre is:

  • A multipurpose space that can be transformed into a dining area, social area, or for activities.

  • Self-catered and there is a kitchenette for the preparation of light meals​.

  • Equipped with a projector and speaker system.

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The Don Bosco Centre is suitable for:

  • Short term residential group stays (maximum of 6 nights).

  • Secondary school groups of up to 24 young people (4 bunk room dormitories - males and females to be separate) and 4 adults (single rooms)​. For reasons of safeguarding, school groups with both male and female students must have at least one male and one female teacher staying overnight.

  • Day bookings for catechetical use (please enquire for further information).

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Other information:

  • The Don Bosco Centre is located in the home of the Salesian community of Battersea, and visiting groups are welcomed by a priest or a brother.

  • The chapel is available for reflection and we ask that prior arrangements are made with a member of the Salesian community to ensure availability.

  • We do not provide language courses or language exchange programs for school groups. To make arrangements with St John Bosco College please contact

  • We do not provide retreat programmes. However, groups are welcome to make their own arrangements.

  • We are not a public hostel facility.

If your group is interested in staying with us or your group would like any further information about the Don Bosco Centre, please email us at

Favre House

The communal space is very versatile, and we appreciate also having the garden and the chapel

We had a great time... Can't wait to come back

St John Bosco College

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