RGM Rocket Vault & Armoury

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Royal Gunpowder Mills
Beaulieu Drive
Waltham Abbey

Tel: 01992 707370

Petrel Rocket in launcher. Used to carry experiments into space. From 1968 - 82 234 Petrels were launched into space.


Map & Directions

Road Directions

We are located between Waltham Abbey & Waltham Cross, off Highbridge St. (across from McDonalds).

Entrance at top north end of Beaulieu Drive.

The site is a 10 minute walk west from Waltham Abbey Town Centre.

By Road:

From J26 of M25, take A121 to Waltham Abbey; or from J25 of M25 go to Waltham Cross and then A121.

Public Transport Directions

By Underground:

From Loughton station (central line) - Bus 66 towards Debden. 

By Bus:

The site is around a 10 minute walk from Waltham Abbey Town Centre. Nearest bus stops in Highbridge Street are served by the following local buses: 251 , 66 , 86 and 13 

Travel information: Traveline - 08712 002233

By Rail:

Nearest station is Waltham Cross, connecting London Liverpool Street, Stratford or Tottenham Hale underground (Victoria Line) to/from Cheshunt/Broxbourne/ Hertford East

Connection can also be made at Theobalds Grove (London Overground) via Hackney Downs or Seven Sisters and then to Highbridge Street via 251 bus. 

We are a 25 minute walk east from Waltham Cross station.

You may also take a bus or a cab (office at station).

Travel information: National Rail- 08457 484950 Transport for London- 020 7222 1234

By Foot 

The Royal Gunpowder Mills is situated within Lea Valley at Section 1 of 6 - Details of how to get here from Lee Valley can be found by clicking here  

For further details of Section 1 of the Lee Valley Walk - spanning from Waltham Abbey to Ponders End click here