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Silver Blades Ice Rink

Ambley Road | Ambley Rd, Gillingham Business Park, ME8 0PU, Gillingham, Kent, England, Gillingham ME8 0PU, England
+44 870 085 2929
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Is this place for real?!

A 1 rating is generous. Rude, incompetent staff. Poor facilities and equipment. General cleanliness... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ted S
via mobile
Over priced. Dirty. Under staffed. Long Queues. Broken Skates.

It took around 15 minutes to get through the admissions desk due to the queue. Once we got to the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robert M
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good18%
  • Average15%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible28%
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“ice hockey” (8 reviews)
“birthday party” (17 reviews)
“polar bears” (5 reviews)
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Ambley Road | Ambley Rd, Gillingham Business Park, ME8 0PU, Gillingham, Kent, England, Gillingham ME8 0PU, England
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+44 870 085 2929
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A 1 rating is generous. Rude, incompetent staff. Poor facilities and equipment. General cleanliness is vulgar. A complete overhaul in staff needed, P45s to be given out like sweets. Huge investment needed in every aspect of the place. Ruined my daughter’s birthday, will never come...More

5  Thank Ted S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It took around 15 minutes to get through the admissions desk due to the queue. Once we got to the front my partner tried to use a blades discount card (saves £2 off entry) only to be told it had expired, the card had no...More

4  Thank Robert M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my sister, her partner, and my 2 & 4 year olds. Rang the night before and was told they had toddler aids! When we arrived they had only 3 seals for toddlers. 2 had toddlers on, the 3rd was being used by an...More

3  Thank Tailor839
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Poor services from the start, incorrect sizes given, no communication regarding resurfacing breaks. No toddle aids as all 4 where being used by 7/8 year olds. Made more frustrating as there was an ample amount of children aids at the side of the rink. Final...More

2  Thank Harry P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my six year old for his first taste of ice skating to the same place i used to go as a child, alas it would appear that nothing has changed in 15 years except the astronomical increase in price! They offer no childs...More

4  Thank plato87
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first and LAST visit. Took my young granddaughter here via a kind invitation to a birthday party. Within seconds of arriving I could sense that this might not be a great experience. The whole place had a tired, dirty run down appearance. There was...More

2  Thank cadders12017
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Okay so what can i say about this ice rink Simple When arriving there you may be lucky enough to get to the ice rink and get your rental skates without having any troubles but thats when the normalities end This is because the ice...More

3  Thank cameron219
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Booked Silver Blades for my 9 year old daughters birthday as she loves skating. I paid £114.50 for 8 Children, which includes 4 adults to accompany. This was all done online in a very unfussy easy to achieve way. On arrival I went to the...More

Thank Dave H
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

It seems that you have to pay for admission into the building and then you pay to skate and then pay for skate hire if you need it. To pay over £30 for 1 adult and 2 children and none of us needed skate hire...More

1  Thank Bizzybaz1977
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

My son and I went there today and we have been told we have only 20 min to skate. I didn't want to upset my boy and go home strait away as he was looking forward to it ,so I have payed for 2 tickets....More

8  Thank idolynna
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emmachapma
30 December 2017|
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Response from Jeanette B | Reviewed this property |
With ice card and own skates £7.00, with ice card and hiring skates £9.00, without ice card and own skates £9.20, without ice card and hiring skates £11.20 per person. Taken off website.
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SunshineGirllll
20 November 2017|
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Response from SilverBlades04 | Property representative |
Hi There is a bar which is open Friday night and Weekends from 1pm. It is equipped with TV's, pool table and other amusments. Non member with skate hire is £12.20 for Late disco (all ages) £11.20 for junior disco (under... More
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Janice W
23 August 2017|
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Response from SilverBlades04 | Property representative |
No you can come into the rink but our deals/discounts are all online.
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