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If you have a question about The Challenge or HeadStart please call 020 3542 2404.

NCS Queries

For NCS queries please call 020 3510 5050


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NCS Seasonal Staff
For NCS Seasonal Staff queries please call 020 3542 2403

NCS Emergencies
During the NCS programme we have an emergency out-of-hours service. Please call 020 3510 5050 and follow the instructions. This is for genuine emergencies only.

Media Queries
If you have a media enquiry please email or call 07392 873 266 for out-of-hours media enquiries.

Our locations

See below to find out where your nearest The Challenge office is.

Head Office

Elizabeth House (Third Floor),
39 York Road,
London SE1 7NQ


Page House (Second Floor),
40 East Street
Epsom KT17 1HH

West Midlands

52 Charlotte Street
Birmingham B3 1AR

Greater Manchester

Suite 1SC Trafford House
Chester Road
Old Trafford
Manchester M32 0RS


Gallery House (6th Floor),
The Headrow,
Leeds LS1 5RD


The Unicentre (4th Floor),
Lord’s Walk,
Preston PR1 1DH

Buckinghamshire & Berkshire

Greyfriars Gate (First Floor),
Greyfriars Road,
Reading, RG1 1NU