RAF Brize Norton HIVE

RAF Brize Norton HIVE
Community Support Centre
RAF Brize Norton
OX18 3LX




Phone: 01993 895349

Opening times: Monday to Friday 0830am to 2.30pm.


RAF Brize Norton Pre-School

RAF Brize Norton Pre-School is located within the Service Family Accommodation (SFA) area. 


Phone: 01993 897215


Service Family Accommodation (SFA) in managed and maintained by Carillion Amey. To apply for Service Family Accommodation or to reporting or discuss maintenance / repair issues, contact Carillion Amey.

Family contact and temporary accommodation

RAF Brize Norton has four two-bedroom, four three-bedroom contact / welfare houses and one disabled access bungalow.

The accommodation is booked using a priority system and can be used for child access to family visits.

For more information:


Phone: 01993 895956

Health and welfare

Medical centre

The David Stone Medical Centre is for service personnel, and those dependents who live within the confines of RAF Brize Norton.

Opening times: Monday to Friday, 8am to 6:30pm

Closed on weekends and Bank Holidays.

Contact the Reception:

Phone: 01993 896062 or 01993 896063

Dental Centre

The Dental Centre provides dental treatment for entitled personnel:

  • Uniformed Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, and Army personnel, entitled FTRS and RAuxAF.
  • Foreign exchange personnel

The Dental Centre does not offer treatment to the families of Service personnel.

SSAFA - The Armed Forces Charity

SSAFA - The Armed Forces Charity, provides professional welfare and Social Work support to serving personnel and the RAF community. 

Our service can support you with issues including, addiction, additional needs / disability, bereavement, childcare, education, equality and diversity, financial issues, housing, mental health, emotional wellbeing, physical health, perpetrators, personnel management support, pregnancy, relationships and victim support.

Contact SSAFA - The Armed Forces Charity Office at RAF Brize Norton:

Sarah Duviau:

Phone: 01993 895494 / 841497

Mobile: 0203 880 5639


Emmanuel Walcott:

Phone: 01993 865973

Mobile: 07387 253436


SPOC 24 Hour helpline

Tel: 0300 111 723


Community Support Centre

Appointments for these services can be made through the HIVE:

Solicitor Service

A free 30 minute consultation with a local solicitor is available to all Station personnel and dependants. The service is run fortnightly.

Mortgage Advice

A free one-to-one consultation with a qualified independent mortgage advisor.

Citizens Advice Outreach Service

A confidential, impartial, free and independent service is available for service personnel and spouses by appointment to assist with a wide range of queries or problems inc. housing, benefits, finances and family issues.

RAF Brize Norton’s dedicated Citizens Advice caseworker, Julie Rogers is available Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am to 1pm.


Telephone: 07786 110939


The Padres can provide both emotional and practical support. Including:

  • Worship in the Station Chapel
  • A listening ear to Service personnel and their families.
  • Baptisms
  • Weddings
  • Funerals to Service Personnel
  • Confidentiality
  • Time to help people through difficult life events
  • Life, the universe and everything – a chance to engage with YOUR issues.
  • World Faith Prayer Room (Located in the Gateway House Hotel)
  • Christian courses 
  • Beliefs and Values Program

To locate the Padres, go through the back / No1 gate, turn left and the padres are on the right hand side of the road next door to the gym and adjacent to Café Qualita.

Contact the Chaplains' Clerk:

Phone: 01993 896543



The gym has a fitness suite and classes.

You can join the Station gym if you are a dependent of a member of RAF personnel but you'll need to apply for RAF ID if you want to use the gym and sports facilities unaccompanied by RAF personnel.

The Gym is open on a 24hr per day basis, although you must be a member to gain access.

For further information, contact the gym:

Phone: 01993 897908


Contact the gym to find out about other sports facilities at RAF Brize Norton.

Brize Norton Swimming Pool

A 25 meter non-public swimming pool is open to all personnel and families, who join the RAF Brize Norton Sports Club.

Contact the Swimming Pool:

Phone: 01993 845128 or 01993 897201


Bars and Cafes

The bars and cafés on the Station are open to dependants of RAF personnel. You'll need to ask your spouse or partner to apply for RAF ID for you if you want to use them unaccompanied by RAF personnel.

The Common Room

The Common Room is located in the heart of the Junior Ranks’ Village. It is an All Ranks facility until 7pm, so everyone is welcome until then, after which it becomes a Junior Ranks only facility.

The Common Room also features the Lounge Café Bar and the weekly nightclub, every Thursday.

Lounge and bar opening times:

  • Monday to Friday, 8am to 2pm and 6pm to 11pm (7pm to 11pm Junior Ranks Only)
  • Saturday, midday to 2pm and 7pm to 10pm (7pm to 10pm Junior Ranks Only)
  • Sun day, midday to 10pm (7pm to 10pm Junior Ranks Only)

The Spotlight Club opening times: Thursday, 9:30pm to 1am (Junior Ranks Only)

All the above facilities are all contained within the same building. The building is colloquially known as the ‘Spotlight Club’ and incorporates the Lounge Café and Bar, The Spotlight 'Night' Club, and the Costcutter shop.

Astra Bowl

RAF Brize Norton’s Astra Bowl is the available for use by all service personnel.

Families Club

This social club caters for Service personnel and their dependants.

Other facilities

Costcutter (Terminal)

The Air Terminal Costcutter shop stocks daily essentials.

Opening times are displayed outside the shop.

Costcutter (Domestic Site)

The Costcutter shop is open for all Station Personnel to use and is located adjacent to The Common Room.

Opening times: Monday to Friday, 7am to 8pm, Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 8pm.*

The RAF Brize Norton Handbook

The RAF Brize Norton Handbook is now available online.

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