Media enquires are handled by the Ministry of Defence (MOD):
Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm or out of hours (emergencies only).
Royal Air Force Woodvale, Formby-By-Pass, Liverpool, Merseyside L37 7AD
When you arrive
Visitors should enter via the Main Gate and report to the Passes and Permits Office in the Main Guardroom on arrival. This is to book on to the Unit and collect a visitors security pass.
You must be in possession of photographic ID, e.g. driving licence or passport. Visitors should also bring details of the visit, including details of the authorised sponsor who should meet you at the Main Guardroom to escort you.
PARKING WHILE BOOKING IN
Vehicles are be parked in the lay-by on the left beyond the barrier whilst booking in at the Guardroom and then the vehicle must be parked in the Main Car Park for the duration of the stay.
Southport - Can boast 22 miles of sandy coast including Crosby with the Anthony Gormley "Another Place" art installation, of 100 men proudly looking out to sea, Formby and Ainsdale beaches. There are many golf courses in the area including Royal Birkdale and lots more fun for the family in the local area.
More details can be found on the Visit Southport website.
In an emergency contact the Main Guardroom.
Guardroom phone: 01704 834672 or 07788564874
For more help, or for those serving abroad on Operations or Exercise, visit the What to do in a family emergency guide
RAF Woodvale can not offer work experience for students.
RAF Woodvale can not offer school visits.
Headquarters Merseyside Wing Air Cadets
Phone: 01704 872287 Ext 7245
611 Squadron Air Cadets
Parade nights: Mondays and Wednesdays 7.05pm - 9pm
Telephones only answered on parade nights
Phone: 01704 573240, Phone: 01704 872287 Ext 7248. Email: [email protected]
Royal Air Forces Association
The Formby RAFA meeting is held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 1400hrs at RAF Woodvale.
Contact the Royal Air Force Association Liaison Officer (RAFLO), Warrant Officer Bill Robinson.
Phone: 01704 872287 x7209