ArcelorMittal Orbit Abseil

See unique views of London on this thrilling abseil down the ArcelorMittal Orbit.

Lady abseiling down the Arcelormittal Orbit.

11 October 2019


Registration fee:
Minimum age:
16 years old or over

For all enquiries please get in touch with the Events team by email at or by phone on 0344 412 2877


Unfortunately, due to strong winds expected on Friday 11 October, the ArcelorMittal Orbit Abseil has been cancelled in line with the organiser’s health and safety policy.

We will soon release the re-scheduled date for this event.

If you are interested in joining this abseil or have any queries regarding the event please contact the team at

About the event

At 114.5 metres tall, the ArcelorMittal Orbit is the UK’s tallest sculpture. As you abseil down the tower you will see a panorama of famous London sights. Enjoy a unique view of iconic buildings such as The Shard, Big Ben, The Gherkin, St Paul’s Cathedral, Canary Wharf and Wembley Stadium. 

Before your abseil you will have a comprehensive briefing from professional instructors. They will provide all the specialist equipment you need to complete your challenge.

Why join Team Red Cross?

The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world get the support they need if crisis strikes. We’re part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent movement, and we believe in the power of kindness. Every pound you raise will help fund this work.

As part of Team Red Cross you will be supported throughout your event preparation. Our national events team will be on-hand to encourage you with your fundraising, answer any questions you have and to thank you for all of your hard work.

As part of Team Red Cross you will receive:

  • a comprehensive fundraising pack full of tips and advice to help you reach your sponsorship target
  • dedicated support
  • full training on the day from a friendly and vastly experienced professional abseil team
  • a British Red Cross t-shirt if you raise over £100
  • updates on the work of the British Red Cross in the UK and overseas
  • the chance to buy professional photographs of your abseil.