HIVE

RAF Marham HIVE

RAF Marham HIVE
Sandringham Centre
Community Support Hub
King's Lynn, Norfolk
PE33 9PN

Email: [email protected]

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

Phone: 01760 337261 x7425

Opening times: Monday to Thursday, 10am to 3pm, Friday, 10am to 2pm and Sunday, 11am to 1pm.

Childcare

The Rainbow Centre caters for children from aged three months to 12 years with nursery, pre-school, daycare and before and after school facilities. 

The Rainbow Centre is located outside of the camp gates within the Service Families Accommodation.

Contact the Centre Manager, Mrs Dee Gent:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 01760 446161

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 Station Community Support Officer.

Contact the Station Community Support Officer:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 01760 446052

Family contact and temporary accommodation

RAF Marham have six welfare lodges that are available for use by serving personnel and their families.

Booking requests are taken on a priority basis depending on the individual circumstances.

To book a lodge:

Phone: 01760 337261 x6136

Health and welfare

Medical centre

The Medical Centre on the Station is for RAF personnel and their dependants.

Phone: 01760 337261 x7226

Dental centre

The Dental Centre on the Station is for service personnel only. 

SOLDIERS’, SAILORS’ AND AIRMEN’S FAMILIES ASSOCIATION (SSAFA)

SSAFA Personal Support & Social Work Service RAF (PS&SWS RAF) is contracted by the MOD to provide welfare support to all serving personnel (regular and reserves) and their families. Our team of specialist Personal & Family Support Workers and Social Workers are located on stations in the RAF community throughout the UK.

Our service is confidential and independent from the Chain of Command. It is the aim of our service to support you to enhance personal welfare, maintain family stability and empower you to access the support networks you are entitled to.

Our service can support you with a range of issues including addiction & dependency, child support, financial, housing, mental health, personal support, physical health and relationships.

Anyone can refer themselves to SSAFA. You can contact our service by any of the ways below.

Office open 08:30-17:00 Monday-Friday:

4, Woodview Road

Upper Marham

PE33 9JX

Tel:       07825 340211 (during office hours) 

Email: [email protected] (during office hours)

 

Or contact our Single Point of Contact: 

Email:  [email protected] (monitored Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm)

Telephone: 03000 111 723 (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

During working hours (Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm), calls will be answered by our Admin team who will be able to signpost you to the best source of support.

Webform: www.ssafa.org.uk/get-help/raf-personal-support-and-social-work-service

 

Chaplains

The chaplaincy centre is based just inside the main gates next to the Main Guardroom.

Church services are held on Wednesday, midday (bible study) and Sunday, 10am.

For information on other events held at the chaplaincy centre throughout the week contact the Chaplains Clerk:

Phone: 01760 337261 x7550 

Sports

Station gym

The gym has a fitness suite and classes.

Access to the gym is via finger print recognition system. To register your details you must attend an induction Monday or Thursday at 11am.

Phone: 01760 337261 x7937

Sports pitches and courts

Contact the gym to find out about sports activities on the Station.

Social

RAF Marham Sandringham Centre

The RAF Marham Sandringham Centre and youth club is located behind the Simply Fresh shop and has regular activities such as, brownies, pre-school groups, dance classes and judo.

You can also hire the function room for parties.

For further details regarding activities or to book the centre please contact the HIVE:

Phone: 01760 337261 x6136

Bars and Cafes

The bars and cafes on the station are open to serving RAF personnel and their dependants.

You will need to ask your spouse or partner to apply for a dependants ID for you for unaccompanied access to the Station. 

The Families Entertainment Centre

The Families Entertainment Centre houses the Bull Coffee shop and the soft play area, behind the shops.

The Bull Coffee Shop

The Bull Coffee shop serves food and soft drinks.

See ESS RAF Marham Facebook page for details.

Soft Play Area

Opening times: Monday to Friday - 9:00am to 6pm, Saturday - 10am to 12pm and Sunday - 10am to 2pm.

Available for parties on Saturday afternoons, booked via CS/HIVE.

Louis Bar

Louis Bar is located on the Station.

Louis Bar serves snacks and soft drinks.

Check the notice board for opening times.

Children and young people

There are a variety of activities and clubs at RAF Marham for children and young people.

Contact RAF Marham HIVE:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 01760 337261 x6136

Other facilities

Library

The library is newly refurbished and is free to join. It has lots of fabulous books for adults and children and can be found in the Shop promenade.

Check Marham Community Facebook Library where you can be kept up to date on opening times and information.

Thrift Shop

The Thrift Shop is located on the front parade of shops near to the Simply Fresh shop.

The opening times are Monday - 09.30-11.30,  Wednesday - 18.00-20.00 and Thursday - 09.30-11.30.

Take-In days are on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings only.

Simply Fresh Shop

Within the shop there is a Subway food outlet. The shop is located outside the station on the parade of shops.

Opening times: Monday to Friday, 7am to 9pm and Saturday to Sunday, 8am to 9pm.

Subway

Situated within Simply Fresh. Open Monday to Friday 09.30am - 8pm, Saturday and Sunday 09.30am - 7pm.

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