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Barnes Wallis Community Centre
Phone: 01522 733129
Spring Nursery is located next to RAF Scampton and caters for children up to 11 years old. Before and after school, and holiday club available for 4 to 11 years old.
Contact Spring Nursery:
Phone: 01522 731941
Opening times: Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 5:30pm.
Community Development Officer
The Community Development Officer at RAF Scampton is Gill Angel. Gill is responsible to the Station Commander for the development of community support provision, services and facilities for the RAF community, serving personnel, families, children and young people. Liaison with external agencies and organisations is also important when engaging support for and understanding of the needs of the RAF community.
Gill Angel also acts as the Station’s Armed Forces Community Covenant Champion and supports military families with local school appeals. Gill also manages the work experience programme on Station.
To contact Gill, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone on 01522 733209 or 07989 343848.
If you need help to find a house when you move to the Station or with any problems with your housing, contact the the Service Community Support Officer (SCSO).
Contact the Station Community Support Officer:
Phone: 01522 733149
The SCSO works from the Barnes Wallis Community Centre, Monday to Thursday, 7:30am to 4:30am, and Friday, 7:30am to 4pm.
Family contact and temporary accommodation
There are two houses which RAF personnel can use. This can be for emergency family accommodation visits from children of divorced or separated personnel, weekend and school holiday visits from family members, and temporary accommodation when moving into or out of permanent service families accommodation.
Only RAF personnel can make bookings.
Health and welfare
The Medical Centre on the Station is for RAF personnel only. Dependants of personnel should register with a local GP.
Dental Centre facilities are based at RAF Waddington and is for RAF personnel only. Dependants of personnel should register with a local dentist.
SSAFA PS&SWS RAF
SSAFA Personal Support & Social Work Service RAF (PS&SWS RAF) is contracted by the MOD to provide welfare support to all serving personnel (regular and reserves) and their families. Our team of specialist Personal & Family Support Workers and Social Workers are located on stations in the RAF community throughout the UK.
Our service is confidential and independent from the Chain of Command. It is the aim of our service to support you to enhance personal welfare, maintain family stability and empower you to access the support networks you are entitled to.
Our service can support you with a range of issues including addiction & dependency, child support, financial, housing, mental health, personal support, physical health and relationships.
Anyone can refer themselves to SSAFA. You can contact our service by any of the ways below;
Your local station:
Visit us: Your local office is in the Barnes Wallis Centre and is staffed Fri 08:30 - 17:00
Telephone: 01522 733062
Or, contact our Single Point of Contact;
Email: psswsRAF@ssafa.org.uk (monitored Monday – Friday, 8.30-17.00)
Telephone: 03000 111 723 (available 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week)
Chaplaincy cover is provided by RAF Waddington.
Padre Rachel Cook is available in the Barnes Wallis Community Centre on Wednesday and Friday.
Phone: 01522 727063
The gym has a fitness suite and classes.
You can join the station gym if you are a dependant of a member of RAF personnel but you will need to ask your spouse or partner to apply for RAF ID if you want to use the gym and sports facilities unaccompanied by RAF personnel.
Contact the gym:
Phone: 01522 731449
Opening times: Monday to Sunday, 24 hours a day for authorised users.
Sports pitches and courts
Contact the gym to find out about other sports facilities on the Station.
Barnes Wallis Community Centre
The Community Centre has regular activities, including: pre-school groups, various events and courses.
You'll need to ask your spouse or partner to apply for RAF ID for you if you want to use the Community Centre unaccompanied by RAF personnel.
You can also hire the function room for parties.
Contact RAF Scampton Barnes Wallis Community Centre:
Phone: 01522 733129
JJ's Coffee Shop
JJ's Coffee Shop is located within the Barnes Wallis Community Centre.
Pre Orders are encouraged. Phone: 01522 7333231
Opening times: Monday to Friday, 9:45am to 2.15pm.
Children and young people
Children’s and young people’s activities and clubs on the station are run by Airplay.
RAF Scampton Heritage Centre
Scampton also plays host to The RAF Scampton Heritage Centre, a small museum that acknowledges the Stations historical past, with exhibitions covering the famous 2Dambuster" Raids, our First and Second World War heritage and all aspects of service activity from the 1960's to date.
The Centre is run by a small team of volunteers and opens most weekdays all year round. Tours usually run between 1100 - 1500 although other times and occasional weekend visits may be possible. You will be escorted throughout your time on site and will enjoy a bespoke guided tour that can last for a couple of hours.
N.B. Visits are FREE, no charges apply.
To book please email requirements to the address listed below:
Please allow some time for us to process your request and apply mandated security protocols. Next day visits cannot be accommodated.
We do have a Telephone Number 01522 738361 that is rarely manned, but we will eventually pick up messages from the answer machine. Our preferred method of contact is via email.