Gallions Lake


Ridge Close, Thamesmead, London SE28 0HX, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

Owned and operated by the Thamesmead Town Angling Club, Gallions Lake is about three-to-five feet deep.

At one point, things weren’t looking to good for Gallions Lake and assessments had provided poor reports. But times have changed and the Club has made improvements, including a restocking initiative that has brought plenty of quality catches to the water.

The Club states that a good selection of carp, bream, and roach can be found in the lake. Features include gravel beds, with the rest constructed of silt.

The canal is members only the Club, but the lake is open for day fishing and the water is suitable for disabled visitors. Night fishing is also for members only.

What size do the fish go to?

According to reports, the biggest fish to come out of Gallions Lake was a 28.6 pounder.

The Club confirms bream up to nine pounds and roach up to three pounds.

What tactics work well?

Fish at Gallions Lake are microchipped using the Chips4Fish system.

A maximum of two rods are permitted at this spot. Keepnets and sacks are not allowed on the water. An unhooking net and landing net must be in use. All must be kept at a suitable size and all equipment must be up to standard.

What facilities are on site?

There are no toilets on location.

A Tesco Express is a five-minute walk away, as is the Princess Alice Pub. The Belmarsh Prison is also nearby, so don’t get too rowdy.

Is parking available?

Parking is available nearby.

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1 thought on “Gallions Lake”

  1. Why can’t they put a porta-loo on Gallions lake. They don’t cost the Earth. It would do the lake so good. I would fish there more often.


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