HIVE

RAF Northolt HIVE

RAF Northolt HIVE
The Link
Portal Close
Ruislip
HA4 6NN

Email: [email protected]

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Phone: 020 8845 1592

Opening times: Mon-Fri - 09:00am to 16:00pm

Childcare

The Bright Horizons nursery on the Station takes children aged from 3 months to 5 years old.

Opening times: Mon-Fri – 07:30am to 18:00pm.

Housing

You can get help to find housing when you move to the station or with any problems with your housing from the Service Community Support Officer (SCSO):

Email: [email protected] 

Phone: 07825 906502

Family contact and temporary accommodation

For information on the Welfare Accommodation at RAF Northolt, please see the RAF Northolt Sharepoint - Welfare Accommodation (this requires a MOD terminal).

Or email: [email protected]

Health and welfare

Medical centre

The Station's Medical Centre is for Service Personnel and Families living in the vicinity of the Station.

Opening times: Mon & Tue - 08:00am to 17:00pm, Wed - 08:00am to 12:00pm, Thu & Fri - 08:00am to 17:00pm.

Phone: 020 8833 8365

Details of local NHS Doctors can be obtained from the HIVE.

Dental Centre

The Station's Dental Centre is for Service Personnel only.

Phone: 020 8833 8439

Dependants of Serving Personnel can find out about local dentists from the HIVE.

SSAFA - The Armed Forces Charity

SSAFA offers a Personal Support and Social Work Service to Serving Personnel within the RAF, and their dependents.  Our team of specialist Personal & Family Support Workers and Social Workers can support you with a broad range of social issues including bereavement, finances, housing, relationships and mental health.

We offer a confidential service that sits outside of the Chain of Command.

Anyone can self-refer themselves to SSAFA, which is available Mon-Fri, 08:30am to 17:00pm. 

You can make contact by any of the ways below; our staff are ready to listen and help.

Your contact is Shazia Khalil, Personal and Family Support Worker (PFSW), RAF Northolt.

  • Email:  [email protected]
  • Phone:  020 8841 8581 / 07500 916691
  • Office: The Link, Portal Close, Ruislip, Middlesex, HA4 6NN

Please note, it is always advisable to contact Shazia Khalil prior to visiting the SSAFA office to make an appointment as she may be away from the office undertaking duties or be in a private meeting.

You can also contact our Single Point of Contact on:

  • Email:  [email protected] (monitored Mon-Fri, 08:30am to 17:00pm)
  • Phone: 03000 111 723 (available 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week)

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Chaplains

Padre

The Padre is based in the Medical Centre on the Station.

Email: [email protected]

Church services and meetings

There are no regular services at RAF Northolt.

The Padre can arrange services for different faiths.

Sports

Station gym

The Station Gym is fully equipped with a healthy fitness suite, weights bay and deliver Fitness Classes routinely throughout the week (Mon–Fri). The gymnasium is a 24 hr facility that requires deposit for a swipe card, allowing out of hours access.

Serving RAF Personnel, dependants and Civil Servants can join the Station Gym, but will need to complete relevant paperwork and pay for an annual subscription (to those of which apply) in order to use the facility. A Gym induction is to be attended to familiarise themselves with the facility and Health and Safety orders.

For further information, contact the Gym:

  • Phone: 020 8833 8056
  • Office Opening hours: Mon - Fri - 08:00am to 17:00pm.

Sports pitches and courts

RAF Northolt has tennis courts, squash courts, a multi-purpose climbing wall and a 3G astro turf football pitch. These are for use by Service Personnel only. Further grass pitches consist of a Stn Football and Rugby Pitch.

Please contact the Gym for more information.

Social

Bars and cafés

Bars and cafés on the Station are open to dependants of Service Personnel. You need to apply for a pass from the Main Guardroom if you want to use them unaccompanied by Service Personnel.

Coffee Shop

The Coffee Shop in the Junior Ranks Mess is open to families of Service Personnel.

Opening times: Mon - Fri - 08:00am to 16:30pm.

Sword and Wheel Club

The Sword and Wheel Club in the Junior Ranks Mess is open to the families of Airmen and Airwomen below the rank of Corporal.

Opening times: Mon-Fri - 07:00am to 23:00pm.

Children and young people

Airplay and Ben Club are run at RAF Northolt, contact the Community Development Officer for more information.

Email: [email protected]

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