RAF Winterbourne Gunner

RAF Winterbourne Gunner HIVE

RAF Winterbourne Gunner does not have a HIVE facility

Childcare

RAF Winterbourne Gunner has no childcare facilities on the Station, RAF families should use childcare outside of the Station.

Housing

If you need help to find a house when you move to the Station or if you have any problems with your housing, you can get support from the Joint Service Housing Advice Office (JSHAO), Southern Region: 

Phone: 01252 787574 

Address: Floor 2, Zone 2, Montgomery House, Queens Avenue, Aldershot, GU11 2JN.

Health and welfare

Medical centre

There is no Medical Centre on the Station.

Service personnel are to use the medical facilities located at Bulford Camp.  Dependants of personnel should register with a local GP.

Dental centre

There are no dental facilities on the Station.

Dependants should register with local practices in the Salisbury area.

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 issues including bereavement, finances, housing, relationships and mental health.

There is no SSAFA on the station, it is supplied by MOD Boscombe Down as part of unit support.

Contact MOD Boscombe, Mr Emanuel Walcott:

Phone: 01980 667251

Chaplains

RAF Winterbourne Gunner does not have a chaplain.  Support is supplied by MoD Boscombe Down.

Contact MoD Boscombe Down:

Phone: 01980 66945

Sports

Station gym

The Station gym has modern equipment.

The gym located in building 29a.  

The gym is free to all MOD employees who either work or live at RAF Winterbourne Gunner. This membership is extended to accompanying spouses living in Service Families Accommodation.

Those wishing to use the facility are required to attend an induction period before they become authorised to do so.

Contact the gym committee:

Phone: 01722 436085

Sports pitches and courts

The Station has one tennis court, one squash court and one football pitch.

Please contact the Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM).

Phone: 01722 436227 

Social

RAF Winterbourne Community centre

The Community Centre hosts film nights, tea afternoons and is available for parties and other events.  

Contact the Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM):

Phone: 01722 436227 

Bars and cafés

The Colour Cafe

The Colours Cafe is available to permanent staff and students and is located in Thorneydown House. 

Opening times: Monday to Thursday, 8am to 4:30pm, and Friday 8am to 1pm.

Children and young people

The Community Centre is available for clubs, parties etc, which can be booked through the Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM).

Contact the Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM):

Phone: 01722 436227 

Other facilities

Spar Shop

The Spar shop is available for permanent staff and students located in the Colours Cafe.

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