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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.

Enquiries from journalists
If you are a journalist and have a media enquiry for The Challenge, please email If your enquiry is out of office hours (before 9am and after 5pm) please call 07392 873 266. Please note that the communications team cannot help with queries relating to other areas, such as our programmes, invoices or vacancies. For all other enquiries please use the online enquiry form on this page.

Our locations

You can also write to us at our office, addresses detailed below.

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