Merlin & Puma

Married Quarters

There are a large number of married quarters (Service Families' Accommodation) on Station,which are available to married couples where the Service person is based at RAF Benson.

The married accommodationranges from 2 to 5 bedroomed houses, according to individual requirements andis all an integral part of the Station, located within the confines of the Station. The majority of the housing is locatedon the Domestic Site along with the Messes and other Station facilitiesincluding the nursery, school, community centre, and shop. A smaller number of houses are located in a separate area accessed viathe technical site.

All aspects of our Service Families' Accommodation, from allocations to repairs, are the responsibility of the Defence Infrastructure Organisation. For more information on housing allocations, personnel should get in contact with the Housing Information Centre. For more information on repairs to houses, personnel should contact Modern Housing Solutions directly.

Our housing is largely open plan to the front, with the communal grassed areas being kept by the Station. All houses also have a rear garden, most of which are fully enclosed and are the responsibility of tenants.

Within the housing areas, both on the domestic site and the technical site, there are numerous play parks and play areas. These include large recently refurbished play parks suitable for children up to the age of approximately 12 years. A multi use games area, which can be used for a variety of sports including football and basketball, is also available on the sports field located next to Service Families' Accommodation on the domestic site.

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