RAF Northolt HIVERAF Northolt HIVE
West End Road
or [email protected]
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):
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 07825 906502
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: 020 8833 8744
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: 020 8833 8365
The Station's Dental Centre is for service personnel only.
Phone: 020 8833 8439
Dependants of serving personnel can find out about local dentists from the HIVE.
SSAFA - The Armed Forces Charity
SSAFA offers a Personal Support and Social Work Service to Serving Personnel within the RAF, and their dependents. Our team of specialist Personal & Family Support Workers and Social Workers can support you with a broad range of social issues including bereavement, finances, housing, relationships and mental health.
We offer a confidential service that sits outside of the Chain of Command.
Anyone can self-refer themselves to SSAFA, which is available Monday – Friday 08:30am – 17:00pm.
You can make contact by any of the ways below; our staff are ready to listen and help.
Your contact is Shazia Khalil, Personal and Family Support Worker (PFSW), RAF Northolt.
- Email: [email protected]
- Telephone: 02088 418581 / 07500 916691
Office: The Link, Portal Close, Ruislip, Middlesex, HA4 6NL
Please note, it is always advisable to contact Shazia Khalil prior to visiting the SSAFA office to make an arranged appointment, as she may be away from the office undertaking duties or be in a private meeting.
You can also contact our Single Point of Contact on:
The Padre is based at St Christopher’s Church on the Station.
Phone: 020 8833 8535
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: 020 8833 8709
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:
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 020 8842 2437