RAF Spadeadam


RAF Leeming HIVE

RAF Leeming HIVE
North Yorkshire

Email: LEE-HIVE@mod.gov.uk

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RAFLeemingHIVE

Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/RAFLeemingHIVE

Phone: 01677 457734

Opening times: Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 4.30pm, and Friday 8.30am to 1.30pm


There is no childcare on the Station, however the area has a good choice of child care options.  

The schools nearest to the Service Families Accommodation are Brampton Primary School and William Howard Secondary School.

Information on childcare can be found at Cumbria County Council Children’s Services.


The Service Families Accommodation (SFA) is located 12 miles from the Station.

For information about the Service Families Accommodation (SFA), contact the Service Community Support Officer:

Email: jim.blenkinsop279@mod.gov.uk

Applications for Service Families Accommodation should be made directly through Carillion Amey.

Health and welfare

Medical centre

RAF Spadeadam does not have an medical facility on the Station.

RAF Spadeadam is covered by the Haltwhistle Medical Group.  Instructions on how to register with the practice will be given to Service personnel during their Arrivals Brief.

Phone: 01434 320077

Dependants of personnel should register with their local medical group. The Surgery nearest to the Service Families Accommodation is Brampton Medical Practice.

Dental Centre

Dental Services are provided to Service personnel through Albermarle Dental Centre:

Phone: 0191 2393351

Dependants of personnel should register with their local dental practice.

Soldiers’, Sailors’ and Airmen’s Families Association (SSAFA)

The RAF Leeming SSAFA team provide support to RAF Spadeadam personnel and their families.  

Contact the SSAFA:

Phone: 016977 457111 or out of hours 0207 463 9358

Opening times: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.


There are no resident Chaplains at RAF Spadeadam. Chaplaincy support is provided by RAF Leeming, and the team make regular visits to the Station.

Contact the Chaplaincy Services:

Phone: 016977 457930 or 016977 457983

Contact the Clerk to the chaplaincy:

Email: jane.landers732@mod.gov.uk 

Phone: 01677 457280

For out of hours emergencies phone: 07919 305876


Station gym

The Station has a very well equipped gym with fitness suite and sauna.

Contact the Station Physical Training Instructor:

Email: Stu.waddington483@mod.gov.uk

Phone: 016977 49248

Opening times: Monday to Sunday, 24 hours a day.  However the Physical Training Instructor is available Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Sports pitches and courts

RAF Spadadam has a squash court, sports hall, and sports pitch.

Contact the gym to find out about these sports facilities on the Station. 

Email: Stu.waddington483@mod.gov.uk

Phone: 016977 49248


Brampton Community Centre

RAF Spadeadam is supported by the Brampton Community Centre which hosts many events. 

Bars and cafés

Integrated Welfare Facility

The Intergrated Welfare Facility provides station personnel with 24 hour access to a learning suite and classroom, a SSAFA and Padre room, and a leisure and vending area.

For more information contact the Service Community Support Officer:

Email: jim.blenkinsop279@mod.gov.uk

Children and young people

There are no children and young people's facilities on the Station.

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