RAF Wyton HIVE

RAF Wyton does not have a HIVE facility

Childcare

Spring Wyton Nursery

Wiltshire Road
Wyton on the Hill
Cambridgeshire
PE28 2EX

Spring Nursery is a 78-place setting offering full time and part time childcare to children aged 3 months-5 years. As well as childcare in the holidays for children aged 5years – 12years.

Meals: An on-site kitchen provides home cooked meals and snacks for the children, catering for allergies, food intolerances and the weaning process for young children. Seasonal menus provide nutritional and well-balanced meals. Menus are displayed in the main corridor for all parents to view, showing full details of the upcoming weeks meals.

Children can attend full time or part time. Our opening times are as follows:

0730hrs-1800hrs Monday to Friday. 

Fees: Fees are paid monthly in advance on the 1st day of each calendar month.  Please ask for a price list with full details of session costs.

Email: [email protected]

For more information on childcare please contact the Community Support Information Officer. 

Housing

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) is part of the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and has overall responsibility for providing service families with homes.  The have given Pinnacle a contract to run the National Service Centre, which is where you call regarding any issues with your home or about home allocations. 

To apply for Service Family Accommodation you can complete an application on the e-1132 system, available on the Defence Intranet.  When you submit your application, the e-1132 system will show you available homes that match your entitlement and can be prepared in time for your move.  From here you can select your top three preference. If you have any special considerations that we should know about, or require Additional Needs/Disability Adaptations (ANDA) to your home, please include these in your application.

To contact Pinnacle please contact their National Service Centre which is open from 0830hrs-1630hrs, Monday to Friday - 0800 031 8628. If calling from overseas please use +44 (0) 161 605 3529. 

Health and welfare

MEDICAL CENTRE

The Medical Centre on the Station is for military personnel only. Dependants of personnel should register with a local GP.

Details of local practices can be obtained from the Community Support Information Officer. 

Dental Centre

The Dental Centre on the Station is for military personnel only. Dependants of personnel should register with a local dental practice.

Details of local practices can be obtained from the Community Support Information Officer. 

SSAFA PS&SWS RAF

SSAFA Personal Support & Social Work Service RAF (PS&SWS RAF) is contracted by the RAF 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, regular, reserve or dependent, can refer themselves to SSAFA.  You can contact our service by any of the ways below: 

  • RAF Wyton: 1 Cornwell Road, RAF Wyton HQ, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 2EA
  • Personal Family Support Worker – Pam Evans is contactable via phone / email on the contact details below:
  • Email:  [email protected]
  • Telephone:  07387 253442

Or contact our Single Point of Contact (SPOC) 

  • Email: [email protected] (monitored Monday – Friday, 08:30am - 17:00pm)
  • Telephone: 03000 111 723 (available 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week)
  • N.B. During working hours (Monday - Friday, 08:30am - 17:00pm), calls will be answered by our Admin team who will be able to signpost you to the best source of support.
  • Webform: https://www.ssafa.org.uk/rafsupport

Chaplains

The chaplaincy is based at St George’s chapel RAF Wyton.

Contact the Chaplaincy:

Padre [email protected]

Chaplaincy Clerk [email protected]

Or contact the Padre on 01480 52451 x7225 

Sports

STATION GYM

Membership of the gym is open to whole force gand dependants of those employed at the unit.

To become a member, personnel must attend an induction briefing. Once completed customers will be issued with a membership card and a proximity card.  For further information on induction dates, times and membership fees, contact the Gym Admin Office on 01480 52451 x7300

Opening times: Monday to Sunday, 24 hours a day (by swipe card).

SPORTS PITCHES AND COURTS

Contact the Gym to find out about other sports facilities on the Station.

Social

BARS AND CAFÉS

The bars and cafés on the Station are open to dependants of RAF personnel.  You will need to ask your spouse or partner to apply for RAF ID for you if you want to use them unaccompanied by RAF personnel.

Children and young people

RAF Wyton Youth provision is delivered through the Ben Club and Airplay projects. Ben Club is for 5 to 7 year olds and Airplay is for young people aged 8-16 year olds. 

These clubs do not run in the school holidays but a holiday programme is offered to all members.  

For further information, please contact Denise Barr, Station Youth Worker via email - [email protected] 

Ben Club and Airplay are situated on the accommodation site.

Other facilities

RAF Wyton has a dedicated Community Support Team made up of a Community Development Officer (CDO), Unit Housing Liaison Officer (UHLO), a Community Support Information Officer (CSIO) and a Community Support Assistant (CSA).  Team members deliver Community Support activities, deployment support as well as supporting and signposting Service families to agencies and organisations that can help.  

A quarterly Community Newsletter is produced.  To be added to the distribution list, please contact the CSIO. 

Contact details are as follows:

CDO - Gill Angel - [email protected]

UHLO - WO Tyson Smith - [email protected]

CSIO - Christine Cox - [email protected]

CSA - Helen Martin-Andrews - [email protected]

 

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