Welcome to Chicksands Community

Home to the Intelligence Corps and proud to host the historic Chicksands Priory, Chicksands has plenty to offer those Serivce Personnel and Families who live or work here

With so much going on in the local area and on site, it can be difficult to keep track, so we have designed this website to provide useful information and details that you may need in a quick and easy way.

You can also join the Welfare Twitter feed and Chicksands Chatters closed facebook group on the links below.

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Announcements & Hot Topics

The Welfare Office is now open as usual, you can visit us in the Gilbertine Centre. 

Please maintain social distancing and adhere to the one way system in place.


There are hand sanitising facilities located at the main entrance.


Our opening hours are...

Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Friday 08:30am - 3:00pm

Mole Traps

There has been a number of mole traps removed by unknown persons over the weekend. These mole traps are extremely dangerous and can quite...


Rustics are now back to providing a take away service only. In conjunction with this there is a one way system in place through out the G...


Families Briefs

First and Third Mondays of Each Month


Gilbertine Centre

Open to all families and service persons on site, hosted by the Unit Welfare Officer and attended by the other welfare staff to answer any and all questions you may have and to introduce you to the Welfare Team.

Find you what we can do for you, keep up to date with current events and any issues you may have come across or currently dealing with. 

Worth a visit and connect with your community and others who may be new to the site.

Pumpkin  Display Competition

Friday 30 Oct 


Saturday 31 Oct


The Welfare Team are hosting a pumpkin display competition on Chicksands.

The displays will be judge on both days and there are prizes for the top three scariest and most original displays.

Please place your displays and pumpkins to the front of your houses.

For more information, please contact the Welfare Team on 01462 752 112.