RAF Leeming HIVERAF Leeming HIVE
Phone: 01677 457734
Opening times: Monday to Thursday, 8:30am to 4pm, and Friday, 8:30am to 12 noon.
Stepping Stones Nursery and Jesters Kids Club is located on station and takes children from three months to five years.
Phone: 01677 457592
Opening times: Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 5:30pm.
The RAF Leeming Service Community Support Officer (SCSO) can offer information, advice and support about all aspects of living as part of the Station community.
The Service Community Support Officer also provides support to serving personnel and their families pre, during and post deployment, signposting to welfare organisations when required.
The Service Community Support Officer is based in the Community Support offices within The Leeming Community Centre (Building 209).
Contact the Service Community Support Officer.
Phone: 01677 457281 or 07766 726306
Family contact and temporary accommodation
There are three contact houses at RAF Leeming.
Two are located on The Spinney and one is on Holly Close. All are within walking distance of the Families Club and Spar shop.
Each house has three double bedrooms. The house on Holly Close has an additional single bedroom with bunk beds.
Houses are fully furnished.
The houses cost £26 to rent per night.
Contact the Unit Human Resource:
Phone: 01677 457297
Health and welfare
The Medical Centre at RAF Leeming provides medical care to all service personnel and their dependants registered at RAF Leeming who live in Married Quarters.
Phone: 01677 457567
Opening times: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30am to 5pm, and Wednesday and Friday, 8:30am to midday.
The Dental Centre at RAF Leeming provides dental care to all service personnel only.
Dependants should register with an NHS dental practice.
SOLDIERS’, SAILORS’ AND AIRMEN’S FAMILIES ASSOCIATION (SSAFA)
SSAFA provides a confidential service dealing with a broad range of welfare issues such as
- hospitalisation, long-term sickness, absence, disability
- family, relationships, and personal difficulties
- stress, anxiety, and depression
- bereavement, loss, and grief
- housing, resettlement, and medical discharges
- childcare issues, contact issues, and safeguarding
If you or your family require emotional or practical support or just someone with the time to listen in confidence, contact:
Contact the SSAFA:
Phone: 01677 457111
Opening times: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5pm.
Or phone 0300 0111723
Opening times: Monday to Sunday, 24 hours a day.
Or phone the SSAFA Forcesline: 0800 731 4880
SSAFA Forcesline is a free and confidential telephone helpline service that provides support for serving (regulars and reserves) and ex-service men and women from the Armed Forces and for their families. As an independent charity, SSAFA is not part of the military chain of command.
The Chaplaincy Team at RAF Leeming is here to provide pastoral and spiritual care for all
personnel and their dependants irrespective of religious belief or status.
The Station Church is located in Building 210b to the right of the Play Hangar / HIVE.
Weekly Sunday Service starts at 9:30am.
Opening times: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm.
Bible study and fellowship groups meet at various times and locations. Contact the Chaplains Clerk for details.
For a listening ear to discuss any matter, please do not hesitate to call in or to ring a member
of the team.
Contact the Chaplaincy Team:
Phone: 01677 457930 or 01677 457983
Officiating Chaplain (RC):
Phone: 07958 717230
Phone: 01677 457280
Out of hours emergency:
Phone: 07919 305876
There is swipe card access during out of working hours.
Opening times: 24 hours
Induction training on Tuesdays at 4pm and Thursdays at 9am.
Contact the gym:
Phone: 01677 457284
Sports pitches and courts
For timetables and further information on sports facilities please contact the gym.
Bars and cafés
The Oakleaf bars and café
Located on the Station and open to dependants of RAF personnel.
Ask your spouse or partner to apply for RAF ID for you if you want to use them unaccompanied by RAF personnel.
Oakleaf Cafe opening times: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 3pm.
Oakleaf Bar opening times:
- Monday to Wednesday, 6pm to 11pm
- Thursday, 5pm to 11pm
- Friday, 5pm to midnight
- Saturday and Sunday, midday to 11:30pm
Children and young people
There are a broad range of activities and facilities for children and young people at RAF Leeming including several equipped play areas, a skate park, sensory room and a purpose-built youth centre which runs groups for 5 to 19 year olds, Rainbows, Brownies, and Beavers.
Cubs, Scouts and Ju Jitsu clubs also meet on the Station.
To find out more, contact the HIVE.
Accessible to those who live and work on the Station.
Opening times: Monday to Sunday, 7am to 9pm.
The Post Office is located in the Spar Shop and is accessible to those who live and work on the Station.
Opening times: Monday to Sunday, 7am to 9pm.