RAF Scampton


RAF Scampton HIVE

RAF Scampton HIVE
RAF Scampton
Barnes Wallis Community Centre

Email: SCA-HIVEIO@mod.uk

Phone: 01522 733129

Opening times: Monday to Thursday, 8am to 4pm, and Friday, 8am to 3pm.


Playmates 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 Playmates Nursery:

Email: katie.parkin@actionforchildren.org.uk

Phone: 01522 731941

Opening times: Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 5:30pm.


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:

Email: SCA-BSS-SCSO@mod.uk

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.

Email: SCA-WelfareHouse@mod.uk  

Health and welfare

Medical centre

The Medical Centre on the Station is for RAF personnel only. Dependants of personnel should register with a local GP. 

Dental centre

Dental Centre facilities are based at RAF Waddington and if for RAF personnel only.  Dependants of personnel should register with a local dentist.

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 with a broad range of social issues including bereavement, finances, housing, relationships and mental health.

SSAFA works with Royal Air Force Community Support.  

Contact the Personal and Family Support Worker, Mrs Jenny Robinson:

Email: Jenny.robinson@ssafa.org.uk

Phone: 01522 733062 or 07387 253451

Mrs Jenny Robinson works from the Barnes Wallis Community Centre, Tuesday and Wednesday, 9am to 4:30pm and Thursdays, 9am to 3:30pm. 


Chaplaincy cover is provided by RAF Waddington. 

A Padre is available in the Barnes Wallis Community Centre on Wednesday and Friday.

Phone: 01522 727063


Station gym

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, children activities, youth clubs and adult fitness classes.

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. 

Opening times: Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 2pm. Coffee and cake are available until 2:30pm.

Children and young people

Children’s and young people’s activities and clubs on the station are run by Airplay

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