RAF Northolt HIVERAF Northolt HIVE
West End Road
Phone: 020 88451592
Opening times: Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm.
The Bright Horizons nursery on the Station takes children aged from 3 months to 5 years old.
Opening times: Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 6pm.
You can get help to find housing when you move to the station or with any problems with your housing from the Service Community Support Officer (SCSO):
Family contact and temporary accommodation
A three bedroom welfare house outside the Station is available to spouses and partners of service personnel for emergency family accommodation, visits from children of divorced or separated personnel, weekend and school holiday visits from family members (like parents or grandparents), and temporary accommodation when moving into or out of permanent service families accommodation.
There are also two double rooms on the Station for visits from adult family or friends (no children are allowed). Only service personnel can book this accommodation.
Phone Personnel Support Flight: 0208 8338744
Health and welfare
You can register with a GP at the Station's Medical Centre if you are a dependant of serving personnel.
Opening times: Monday to Wednesday, 8am to 5pm, Thursday, 8am to midday, Friday, 8am to 5pm.
Phone: 0208 8338365
The Station's Dental Centre is for service personnel only.
Phone: 0208 8338439
Dependants of serving personnel can find out about local dentists from the HIVE.
Soldiers’, Sailors’ and Airmen’s Families Association (SSAFA)
If you are the spouse or partner of RAF personnel, SSAFA volunteers can give you advice and help on things like bereavement, finances, housing, relationships, and mental health.
Phone: 0208 8418581
The Padre is based at St Christopher’s Church on the Station.
Phone: 0208 8338535
Church services and meetings
There are no regular services at RAF Northolt.
The Chaplains can arrange services for different faiths.
The gym has a fitness suite and classes.
Service personnel dependants can join the station gym.
Contact the gym:
Phone: 0208 8338709
Opening times: Monday to Sunday, 8am to 5pm.
Sports pitches and courts
RAF Northolt has tennis courts, squash courts, a climbing wall and a football pitch. These are for use by service personnel only.
Contact the gym for more information.
Bars and cafés
Bars and cafés on the station are open to dependants of service personnel. You need to apply for a pass from the Main Guardroom if you want to use them unaccompanied by service personnel.
Costa Coffee Shop
The Costa Coffee shop in the Junior Ranks Mess is open to families of service personnel.
Opening times: Monday to Thursday, 8am to 6:30pm, Friday, 8am to 4pm.
Sports and Social Club
The Sports and Social Club above the gym is open to families of service personnel. You can can book it for private functions.
Opening times: Wednesday and Thursday, 5pm to 11pm.
Sword and Wheel Club
The Sword and Wheel Club in the Junior Ranks Mess is open to the families of airmen and airwomen below the rank of corporal.
Opening times: Monday to Thursday, 7pm to 11pm.
Children and young people
Children’s and young people’s activities and clubs on the station are run by Airplay.
Contact the Community Development Officer:
Phone: 0208 8338142