Every Saturday & Sunday from 12pm – 4.00pm

Also every Friday from 6pm – 8pm

3 Beckton Road
Canning Town
E16 4DT

We provide . . . . .

Toasties and hot drinks
Advice and information on local services
Support from volunteers
Gardening Club

Guitar Classes (Saturday from 1pm)
Yoga (Sunday from 12.30pm)

And we are not finished yet! Coming soon . . . .

Life skills cooking classes!
Digital photography club!
Photographic competition and exhibition!
Needle Exchange Access!

For more information about the services at the weekend please contact:


David Hibbert: 078 7200 2245

Eugene Ebrill:


Volunteers Wanted in Newham!

Do you live locally?
Do you have a skill you would like to share?
Want to help others move forward in their recovery from substance use?
Want to become involved in your local community?
We can offer you free travel and training, a bite to eat and some delightful company.
Why not give it a go?

For more information about volunteering contact David or Eugene

newhamGetting here

The tube and train routes are as follows: Canning Town is our nearest Tube Station and this is on the Jubilee line and also the DLR line. 


The buses are 5, 115, 276, 300, 330 and 541

12PM –4PM


PCEvery Friday evening we have snacks, music and people who can support you.

You can play games use the computers or even get a massage or some reflexology. 








Saturday’s  we have a Jewellery making workshop where you can let your creative side out and maybe even make a personal present for someone that you love.


We also have Shiatsu and a Guitar workshop. On the last Saturday of the month we have a Boxercise class and on the second Saturday of the month we have someone who can give you a lovely manicure.


Sunday come and cheer yourself and do some beautiful art with Allistairor find your inner self with Carolina and her Yoga class.


Holistic massage with Raymond and some great nutritional advice for you so that you get fitter and healthier.


We also have one off workshops once a month with Bisi just check with the Team leader to see what workshop will be on.



What our volunteers say about us

?Build on Belief (BoB) is so much more than what it says on the tin. Having only volunteered for about three weeks, I have learned so much and befriended some of the most wonderful people I have ever met. From day one, I was welcomed into the team with open arms and was treated with kindness from every single person I came across.

On the day of my interview, whilst travelling to the Beckton branch, I thought I would be alienated and repelled, understandable given the situation . . . Quite the contrary! I was welcomed into the venue, signed in and introduced to the managers. Whilst waiting, a service user even offered me a game of ‘Connect 4’ – I was so immersed into the game, I didn’t even realise I was being called up!

In the following week, I was taught the basics of what is expected of a volunteer. Everyone came and greeted me, I had the chance to chat to a few service users and learn a few names: not once was I made to feel uncomfortable or out of place.

It’s been about three weeks from then, and I already feel at home. Talking with fellow volunteers and staff is like striking up a conversation with a friend you’ve known for the last five years, conversing with service users is something I find surprisingly easy, and although there are some cases that have made me feel very low, we always manage to end on a good note.

I hope to continue to volunteer at BoB and I look forward to meeting new people, both volunteers and service users. I would just like to say a huge thank you to everyone that has made me feel so valued and welcomed, and thank you for every service user that uses our services – without you there would be no us!
Mohammed Azith. 05/11/16

Hi my name is Abdul Karim.

I have been volunteering at Build on Belief for quite a while. At first it was quite challenging, due to me not opening to any one and not remembering names, but as time passed I have opened more.
I know the Service Users names;I laugh with them, I share my experiences with them, and they in turn do the same.

“Now I can’t wait to come in and put a smile on their face (well I hope I do!) and just have a friendly chat.
BOB has a friendly and vibrant atmosphere; there’s Music, Games, Shiatsu, Yoga, and a Computer Room. We play Football on a Sunday and much more.

I have been on a journey to recovery since 2014 and I can say I have finally won my battle with addiction. I have finally moved on thanks in part to CGL and BOB.
Thanks Abdul.