Any club may sign-up to pay the yearly fee of £10 and become affiliated to the English Powerlifting Association.  Affiliated clubs will receive promotion through this website, our official social media sites and receive a certificate of affiliation.  British Powerlifting members of affiliated clubs will be entitled to 10% off their entry fee for English National Championships. 


Clubs also have the option of becoming 'British Powerlifting Approved'.  Although this process is free, clubs are required to meet a variety of strict criteria before approved status can be achieved.  

English Powerlifting Association Affilated Clubs​

English Powerlifting Divisions
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N.B. When signing up, please enter the name of your club in the optional 'Company Name' field.


Current EPA Affiliated Clubs

DJS Fitness centre home to the Wolf pack. A strength and conditioning gym. Specialising in strongman, strong woman training and the sport of powerlifting.

A small independent gym which has been running for almost 15 years. We pride ourselves in keeping our gym welcoming to all ages. We offer a professional service for beginners through to advanced training.

Forefront S&C is a friendly, private gym based in Long Eaton Delivering training at the Forefront of exercise science by our UKSCA accredited, and level 4 S&C coaches. We can guarantee a training experience like no other!!!

A barbell club for all ability, rank beginner to elite athlete. We offer Powerlifting, Olympic Lifting, Strongman and Personal Training. No thrills, just bars, plates, hard work and a family of likeminded people!

White Rose Powerlifting Club welcomes all lifters to the club situated on the Essex/Suffolk border. We provide group coaching and 1-2-1 sessions for anyone wanting to get involved into our amazing sport! E-mail for more information

Small friendly group who take part in Powerlifting. We train at different gyms and once a week meet at body world gym (Hull) for a coached session under taken by British Powerlifting level 1 coach Keiran Johnson

A club to encourage women to pick up weight lifting as a means to health, weight management and sport

Apex Strength & Performance is Oxfordshires leading strength training facility. 
We have helped countless people prepare for a range of achievements from professional footballers and boxers through to numerous record breaking powerlifters. 
We offer a variety of sessions from open training to 1-2-1 coaching suitable for all levels.

Out Lift Barbell Club brings together LGBT+ powerlifters and weightlifters to train, socialise and support each other in competition. Our aim is to raise awareness of powerlifting and weightlifting amongst LGBT+ community and encourage and help them compete.
 We have lifters of all levels: from international competitors and national medal winners to people who just want to lift for fun. We train regularly in London. CR0 3QZ Contact

We are a small but friendly gym based in Saltaire specilizing in introducing functional training and powerlifting to beginner lifters no matter their age or fitness levels. We offer coaching on either a one to one basis or in our group training sessions depending on your own preference with our aim being to help people realise that EVERYONE can benefit from functional training/powerlifting no matter how fit/unfit you are and it is NEVER too late to start. 

Dual Strength Powerlifting welcomes all lifters to one of the best equipped facility in the Somerset and South West. Gaining both significant professional knowledge and experience means we can deliver to you high calibre of coaching and results. We cover all aspects of training including individual 121 and group sessions to online programs. As a Dual Strength lifter you will have access to a bespoke program to assist you to reach your platform goals. Your time is precious, let’s make the most of it. 

Evolution Fitness is a registered CIC and offer various Health, Fitness, gym and personal training options. 

Team accolades: 4 English champions, 4 English Bench Champions, 2 English Bench Records broken, 1 British Champion, 4 British Podiums, 6 lifters selected for international full power and bench competitions. 2 Commonwealth golds for total and another for bench only . We also hold numerous divisional records and wins. Although I can't take direct responsibility for all these successes, I have helped to individually guide each lifter on the team.

Aylesbury's prime powerlifting club - British powerlifting coaches, UKAD accreditted anti-doping advisors, and qualified personal training staff, looking to grow local powerlifting. 

Old Tyme Strength caters to all strength sports. We have 2x comp spec platforms, 2x comp spec combi racks & calibrated plates. We have a variety of bars, strongman and accessory equipment.

We give you the opportunity to be personally coached by IPF World Powerlifting Champion Sean Spillane. We believe that by taking a back-to-basics approach and returning to the original style of training favoured by all the top athletes from across the world, we can help you prove that no matter what goal you set yourself - you can always better it.

For latest club details please follow us on Established in March 2014 We are a charitable community club that coaches Weightlifting and Powerlifting, incorporating other elements of traditional strength and strongman training. 

​We are a long established, friendly gym with coaching available if needed.  We have enough quality equipment for two gyms! Eleiko & Texas Bars, Comp Stands & Benches, Bands, Chains etc... As well as Dumbells up to 60kg.

Basingstoke's Premier Training, Nutrition and Performance Service. Massive 6000+ Sq ft Facility, with competition Eleiko equipment, ample plates, bars. 

At 180 we pride ourselves on having not only the most knowledgeable trainers, but also ones that are still competing on a national, European and world stage. Our team comprises of an IPF World champion and world record holder in the Bench Press, Ladies Masters British Champion and World Bronze medalist, Junior British champion and numerous other power lifting and weight lifting medals. However it doesn't just stop there, other trainers are competitive paddle boarders, semi-professional footballers and ultra marathon runners and cyclists. So whatever your sport we are here to help to break PB's, improve your physiques and more. 

Locker 27 is a strength and conditioning gym located in Weybridge, Surrey, providing a very different training experience compared to a commercial gym. We are a performance gym focussing on you the individual, the weekend warrior, fitness enthusiast or athlete. Whatever your goal, whether it be to improve your general fitness or improving athletic performance, Locker 27 has the team and the equipment to help you reach your potential.

The Farm is open 5 -7pm Mon, Wed & Fri £2.50 a session £1.50 under 18's, first session free. The club hosts divisional and national championships, coaching and referee courses and has experienced coaches and referees. Members aged between 14 and 80+ with champions from divisional to world level. All are welcome including non competitors.

Hampshires first community based Powerlifting and Weightlifting club based at Lakeside Country Park. We offer small group training, 1-2-1 coaching and programming for Powerlifting and Weightlifting. Welcoming beginners to pros to find their strength for life or walking onto the platform. All sessions bookable on our website. Sign up and come get involved today. 

MSC is Birminghams Premier strength and conditioning facility, offering 7000 square foot of Performance facilities, including 13 places to squat, 1x IPF approved Combo-rack, Competition bench press, IPF Spec bars, Competition spec plates and a 30mx4m sprint track. Open memberships available + group sessions/1-1 coaching. All the coaching team are minimum degree level + BWL level 1 qualified.

Strength & conditioning Facility for Athletic Performance

The Strength Shack PT Studio is the home of Cheltenham Weightlifting Club and CWLC Health & Fitness.

The main focus of Cheltenham Weightlifting Club is strength training, and in particular Powerlifting, having had a close association with the sport since it's earliest days.
CWLC is a small amateur club as opposed to a commercial gym and based in The Strength Shack PT Studio in Prestbury. We welcome any new members with an interest in strength sports.

British Powerlifting Certified Coaches • IPF-Spec Racks & Bars (Kustom Kit Kombo Rack/Bench Rack - Ohio & Texas Power Bars) • Up To National Level Competitors • Full Sized Powerlifting Platform • North West's Largest Powerlifting Club • Strongman Equipment (Yoke, prowler, farmers walks) • Online Coaching Available • Private Members Only Facility • Discount For British Powerlifting Members

The Exclusive PT Powerlifting Academy welcomes all lifters, from beginner to elite, who want who achieve their full potential on the Powerlifting platform.  The lifter will have access to the EPTPA’s Professional Coaching Team, Nutritionist and Physiotherapist to help them achieve their Powerlifting and strength training goals. Whether you desire Online Training, Group or 1-2-1 sessions in one of the best equipped gyms in the South, everyone in the EPTPA has one goal in mind - to ALWAYS GET BETTER!

The club caters both for competing athletes across the strength disciplines of Powerlifting, Olympic Weightlifting and Strongman, as well as those who train for aesthetics and/or Bodybuilding, through to the average gymgoer who wants to get more serious about their training for individual sports or just general well-being. The club offers training sessions, seminars, competitions and events throughout the year, and membership provides access to a wealth of knowledge and experience, from both current senior members, and club coaches/PTs. 

Grimsby Barbell

Grimsby Barbell is a comprehensive, all-encompassing strength and conditioning facility, specialising in powerlifting, weightlifting, and physical conditioning. Currently based out of Crossfit Grimsby the club is taking fledgeling steps towards becoming its own entity. Building of a new facility is underway and will be completed early 2017. However in the meantime, Crossfit Grimsby's 'open gym' times can accommodate for anyone who wants to train in a high quality, highly motivating facility.  Grimsby Barbell - the choice of any serious athlete in Grimsby and the surrounding area.

Club Manager Adam Reilly, Email

EPA affiliated club Astor Powerlifting Club

Description: Here at The Workhouse Gym we are dedicated to the pursuit of peak performance for all of our members. We cater for everyone's individual goals with our offering of personal training, classes, training programs and open gym use. Boasting the best selection of free weights and equipment in Ryedale, combined with our friendly community makes it the best place to train in the area. Opening Times: Mon-Fri 7:30am-8:00pm, Sat 7:30am-3:00pm, Sun 9:00am-12:00pm
Membership is only £30 a month with No Joining Fee.

Crystal Palace has been a home to powerlifting since the early 70's, however, the club was formalized in 1986 under the British Amateur Weightlifting Association (BAWLA), a predecessor to British Powerlifting.  Over the years, the club has produced 20 lifters who have competed at IPF World Powerliting; IPF World Bench Press and IPF Masters Powerlifting Championships.  Of these, 6 members have won medals at IPF sanctioned international events.   

Bridge Road Barbell

A strength and conditioning gym that offers so much more than standard commercial gyms. We are focussed about getting our clients and members the best results possible and have created a gym and environment which facilitates that. No matter what your age, sex, experience or ability, so long as you are able to push yourself you will always be very welcome here. Whether you are a competitive (or non competitive) Powerlifter, fitness

Bournemouth Weightlifting and Powersports club. Also -Known as BOURNEMOUTH BARBELL
Contact:  Tel: 07780 924546
Main training out of Kings Park and LeAF.   Online available.  Voluntary organisation .

Like2Lift Gym


St Mary's Strength is the official Powerlifting club of St Mary's University, Twickenham. St Mary’s Strength is a member focused strength athletics club concerned with the total and holistic development of all its affiliates. As a student developed and run club, we ensure that an environment is maintained that is conducive to developing the ‘student-athlete’. The key focus at St Mary’s Strength is in placing process over outcome, and as a result its members enjoy many successes; regardless of how this success is defined. Coaches: Rob Rees & Ben Richens 

Grants Gym

Grants Gym

Swindon Barbell

Coach; Steve Bennett is a level 2 BWLA coach.
Powerlifting classes every Saturday - 10am for competitors, 11.30 for non-competitors run by international powerlifter Charlie Shotton-Gale.

Physical Culture Barbell Club

Keeping Putney Strong Since 1928!

Eleiko - Texas - Ivanko -SportsKraft - EliteFTS - IPF Competition Legal - ER Equipment Combination Squat/Bench 
We probably have what you require - If not, please let us know and we will try to get it if possible.

Temple Powerlifting Club

Temple Powerlifting Club

Powerlifting gym located on Meadow Lane, Nottingham. Right next to Trent Bridge. Equipment includes a 6 Squat Station Rig, IPF Approved Combo Rack, IPF Approved Bars & Plates, Competition Benches, Deadlift Platforms and a Belt Squat. The club also boasts a number of speciality bars, cable equipment and a 20m turf track with a prowler/sled, farmers walks and much more. Shower and changing facilities also available. 1 - 2 - 1 Coaching, Group Training and Programming also available. Single session drop ins welcome. Visit for further information. Alternatively contact us via Email, Facebook, or our Instagram page. 

Implexus is owned and run by Sports Professionals in the local area. Former Leeds Rhinos Rugby Player and current Leeds Rhinos Strength and Conditioner Ian Kirke alongside former Leeds Rhino Mitch Achurch are at the helm of this venture. We provide a scientific edge to take the guess work away from your regime.

QMUL Barbell Club exists to provide training and coaching for students and alumni of Queen Mary University of London.

Contact: Norman Cheung Phone: 07889838898

Spartan Performance

Colchester Powerlifting Club welcomes new members at any time. We meet at Hamiltons Gym on Thursday evenings from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

Age of Iron Powerlifting Pack (AIPP) is a conglomerate of powerlifters and weightlifters that enjoy competing. Consisting of a number of active athletes competing in Greater London and as of 2016 nationally. We are also linked with those that are just beginning, as well as developing strength athletes that display huge potential. What we lack in coaching we make up for in knowledge and experience. Boasting 2 first place trophies in the cabinet from two of our athletes within their first year of training and competing in powerlifting. 

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