The Boiler Room

>>The Boiler Room
The Boiler Room 2018-01-06T12:23:27+00:00

The Boiler Room

The Boiler Room was a LAN cafe based just outside of Charlestown Square from 2002-2005. Run by the legendary Heath and May, they offered the latest PC and console games on high-end gaming machines and a clean and friendly environment to play against each other. They had a 1mb symmetrical internet connection, which was pretty hot stuff for the time.

The Boiler Room could be found on Smart Street, just off the Pacific Highway in Charlestown and just outside the entrance to Charlestown Square, right next door to Brumby’s Bakery (a shop which is currently occupied by Stash House Clothing).

Members: $4 per hour
Non-members: $6 per hour
Group discounts (clans, birthday parties etc) were available upon application.

$20 per year. Included 4 free hours of gaming and access to internal leagues and tournaments. Included updates on special events and special rates.


July 2005


  • 2/15 Smart Street, Charlestown


  • PC Gaming

  • Snacks & Drinks


  • Overnight LAN

  • Anime Screening Nights

We are always looking for more information and media about all past and present gaming groups, LAN’s, and businesses from the Newcastle area. If you have information to contribute, pictures to share, updated details, or anything else at all thenĀ please get in touch and we will do everything we can to ensure our pages are the best that they can be. Alternatively if you own or used to own a business listed on this site and would like details edited or removed then please let us know so that we can take the appropriate action.