Site Facilities

Welfare House

Available for leisure, estrangements or private matters, for bookings and more information please contact the Unit Welfare Office on 01462 75 2112/2175

Chicksands Priory  

Built in 1150, The Gilbertine Priory has a wealth of history and beauty. Home to the Chicksands Officers Mess, the Firends of the Priory, established in 1975 by USAF and British employess, to this day conduct repairs and maintenance of the Priory. Tours of the Priory are available, please contact:


Chicksands Priory Walled Garden

Open to everyone on Chicksands, the walled garden offers plots for people to grown their own. Ran by volunteers and maintained through donations this little gem will inspire your children to take an interest in nature.


Intelligence Corps Museum

This museum, as the name suggests, collects, conserves and records artifacts, documents and other material relating to the Intelligence Corps and wider military intelligence activity. If you would like to know more please contact:

01462 75 2896 / 01462 75 2024

Opening Times:

Tues-Fri 10:30am to 2pm

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Robert Kennedy Way Nature Walk

This nature walk offers the best routes and locations to see the nature and natural beauty that Chicksands has to offer. Parts of Chicksands have been marked as protected areas in order to preserve the animals and plants that call it their home.


DITG Cinema

Ran by military and civillan volunteers, DITG Cinema receives the latest film releases from SSVC. Showings and timings are published via a leaflet to your SFA. For all screening enquireies please contact:

SSgt D. Iddon 01462 75 2423


Costcutters Shop

Opening Times:

Mon-Thurs 7am to 11pm

Friday         7am to 9pm

Sat & Sun   9am to 9pm

Bank holidays timings vary, please see instore for more detail.


Sports and Social

Available to all ranks and civilians/families, the S&S opens every wednesday evening and during sporting events. The S&S is available for private functions. For all enquiries please contact CPO Sheppard or PO Donnelly on 01462 75 2663.


Gym memberships available to civilians and dependents, facilities available in squash courts, activity hall, weights and cardio rooms and a sauna. Please contact the gym staff for more details.

Tel: 01462 75 2274

Tennis Courts

Free to use by all, no appointments necessary, ran by the gymnasium on Chicksands,for all inquiries please contact the gym staff.

Merry Poppets Pre-school and Nursery

Tel: 01462 75 2855


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