Gilbertine Community Centre

Open mon-thurs 8:30am to 4:30pm and fri 8:30am to 3pm


Welfare Deprtment

Confidential support and advice for all service persons and their families

Unit Welfare Officer

01462 75 2175

Unit Welfare SNCO

01462 75 2112

DHU Welfare SNCO

01462 75 3174

Garrison Church

Saint Gilbert of Sempringham Church

Garrison & Intelligence Corps Padre

Padre Clive Larret


Pastoral Team

Padre Angus McCormick


Community Room

Free Hire Available

Fantasic facility available for private function hire or community events, working kitchen with tables and chairs, to book please contact the Welfare department.

Thrift Shop

Open Weds and Fri
10am to 12:30 pm

Ran by volunteers, our Thrift shop has a wide variety of items for sale.

Donations of unwanted and in good condition items are welcome, please contact the Thrfit shop for more details


Rustics Cafe

Opening Times
Mon: 9am-1:30pm
Tues: 8:30am-2pm
Weds: 8:30am-2pm / 5pm-8pm
Thurs: 8:30am-2pm
Fri: 8:30am-1:30pm

Fabulosus cafe and friendly staff with a great selection of hot and cold foods and refreshments, the crispy chicken wraps are a favourite.

Private bespoke pizza parties are avaialbe, please contact the owner for more details

Courtyard Outside Play

Kick back and play

Enclosed central open air courtyard with seating and play area for the kids whilst mum and dad relax with food, refreshments available from Rustics cafe


Indoor Softplay

Keep them busy whilst you meet up

Safe and clean, we offer a closed off area with toys and soft play, found to the rear of Rustics cafe, keep a good eye on them as you meet with friends and family


Tel: 01223 203772
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We no longer have a physical HIVE at JFC Chicksands, however we are still covered by Wimbish HIVE Information Centre at Carver Barracks.


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