List of British Army installations

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This is a list of British Army Installations in the United Kingdom and overseas excluding Afghanistan

Current installations[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

Name Garrison Country County Opened Notes & Units
Alanbrooke Barracks England North Yorkshire 1972 4th Regiment Royal Artillery[1]
Albany Street Barracks
(Regent's Park Barracks)
England London 1896 20 Transport Squadron[2]
Albemarle Barracks England Northumberland 1970 39th Regiment Royal Artillery[3]
Alexander Barracks England Surrey 1875 Army Training Centre, Pirbright.[4]
Aliwal Barracks Tidworth England Wiltshire 2nd Royal Tank Regiment.[5]
King's Royal Hussars.[5]
Allenby Barracks England Dorset 1899 Armour Centre.[6]
Alma Lines Catterick England North Yorkshire The Royal Dragoon Guards.[7]
Arnhem Barracks Aldershot England Hampshire 1965 [8]
Assaye Barracks Tidworth England Wiltshire 1st Regiment Royal Horse Artillery.[5]
Baker Barracks England West Sussex 1984 12th Regiment Royal Artillery[9]
47th Regiment Royal Artillery[10]
Beachley Barracks Wales Monmouthshire 1915 1st Battalion, The Rifles[11]
Beach-head Lines Catterick England North Yorkshire [7]
Beacon Barracks England Staffordshire 2006 22 Signal Regiment[12]
Berechurch Hall Camp Colchester England Essex Military Corrective Training Centre[13]
Bhurtpore Barracks Tidworth England Wiltshire 19th Regiment Royal Artillery.[5]
Bourlon Barracks Catterick England North Yorkshire 1st Battalion, The Scots Guards.[7]
Blandford Camp England Dorset 1724 11 (Royal School of Signals) Signal Regiment.[14]
15 Signal Regiment[15]
Brock Barracks England Berkshire 1881
Brompton Barracks England Kent 1812 Royal School of Military Engineering (Chatham).[16]
Browning Barracks Aldershot England Hampshire 1964 [8]
Bruneval Barracks Aldershot England Hampshire 1965 [8]
Buller Barracks Aldershot England Hampshire 1970 [8]
Cambrai Lines Catterick England North Yorkshire The Queen's Royal Lancers.[7]
Cameron Barracks Scotland Inverness-shire 1884
Campion Lines Bulford Camp England Wiltshire HQ Special Investigation Branch.[17]
Carver Barracks England Essex 1974 33 Engineer Regiment (Explosive Ordnance Disposal)[18]
101 (City of London) Engineer Regiment (Explosive Ordnance Disposal)[19]
Cavalry Barracks, Hounslow England London 1793 1st Battalion, Welsh Guards[20]
Cawdor Barracks Wales Pembrokeshire 1944 14 Signal Regiment (Electronic Warfare)[21]
Chetwynd Barracks England Nottinghamshire 1919 49 (East) Brigade[22]
Claro Barracks England North Yorkshire 21 Engineer Regiment[23]
Clayton Barracks
(Thornhill Barracks)
Aldershot England Hampshire 1928 [8]
Clive Barracks England Shropshire 1976 1st Battalion, The Royal Irish Regiment[24]
Combermere Barracks England Berkshire 1804 Household Cavalry Regiment[25]
Copthorne Barracks England Shropshire 1881 143 (West Midlands) Brigade[26]
Dale Barracks England Cheshire 1939
Dalton Barracks England Oxfordshire 1992 3 Logistic Support Regiment[27]
4 Logistic Support Regiment[27]
12 Logistic Support Regiment[27]
Deepcut Barracks England Surrey 1903 25 Training Support Regiment[28]
Defence College of Logistics[29]
Delhi Barracks Tidworth England Wiltshire HQ 1st Mechanized Brigade.[5]
215 Signal Squadron.[5]
4 (Close Support) Battalion REME.[5]
6 (Close Support) Battalion REME.[5]
Denison Barracks England Berkshire 1949 42 Engineer Regiment (Geographic)[30]
Dering Lines Wales Powys 1939 Infantry Battle School.[31]
Dreghorn Barracks Scotland Edinburgh 1939 Royal Scots Borderers[32]
Duchess of Kent Barracks Aldershot England Hampshire 1969 [8]
Elizabeth Barracks England Surrey 1875 Army Training Centre, Pirbright[33]
Fenham Barracks England Tyne & Wear 1806 'D' Squadron (The Northumberland Hussars)[34]
201 (Northern) Field Hospital[35]
Fort George Scotland Inverness-shire 1757
Forthside Barracks Scotland Stirlingshire 1899
Fulwood Barracks England Lancashire 1848 42 (North West) Brigade.[36]
Gamecock Barracks England Warwickshire 1959 30 Signal Regiment[37]
Gaza Barracks Catterick England North Yorkshire 3 Medical Regiment.[7]
Gibraltar Barracks, Surrey England Surrey Royal School of Military Engineering (Minley).[16]
Gibraltar Barracks, Suffolk England Suffolk Regimental HQ Royal Anglian Regiment[38]
Glencorse Barracks Scotland Midlothian 1803 Royal Highland Fusiliers[39]
Goojerat Barracks Colchester England Essex 156 Provost Company[40]
Gordon Barracks Scotland Aberdeenshire 1935
Hammersley Barracks Aldershot England Hampshire 1964
Howe Barracks England Kent
Hyde Park Barracks England London 1795 Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment[41]
Imjin Barracks England Gloucestershire 2010 Allied Rapid Reaction Corps[42]
Imphal Barracks England North Yorkshire 1880 15th Infantry Brigade[43]
Invicta Park Barracks England Kent 1936 36 Engineer Regiment[44]
Jellalabad Barracks Tidworth England Wiltshire HQ 43 (Wessex) Brigade.[5]
Kendrew Barracks England Rutland 2012 2nd Battalion, Royal Anglian Regiment[45]
7 Regiment[45]
Kinloss Barracks Scotland Moray 2012 39 Engineer Regiment[46]
Kiwi Barracks Bulford England Wiltshire 4th Battalion, The Rifles.[17]
Lucknow Barracks Tidworth England Wiltshire 2nd Battalion, The Royal Welsh (Royal Regiment of Wales).[5]
Maindy Barracks Wales Cardiff 1877 3rd Battalion, The Royal Welsh (Royal Regiment of Wales)[47]
Marne Barracks Catterick England North Yorkshire 1994 1st Battalion, The Mercian Regiment[48]
5th Regiment Royal Artillery.[7]
McGrigor Barracks Aldershot England Hampshire [8]
Megiddo Lines Catterick England North Yorkshire 1 (Close Support) Battalion REME.[7]
Merville Barracks Colchester England Essex 2nd Battalion, Parachute Regiment[49]
3rd Battalion, Parachute Regiment[49]
Mooltan Barracks Tidworth England Wiltshire 1st Battalion, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.[5]
Normandy Barracks Aldershot England Hampshire 1965 [8]
Palace Barracks, Holywood Northern Ireland Down 1886 Royal Irish Regiment[50]
Piave Lines Catterick England North Yorkshire [7]
Picton Barracks Bulford England Wiltshire HQ 3rd Division.[17]
Prince Philip Barracks England Hampshire School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.[51]
Prince William of Gloucester Barracks England Lincolnshire 1976 5 Training Regiment.[52]
Quebec Barracks Aldershot England Hampshire [8]
Queen Elizabeth II Barracks England North Yorkshire
Redford Barracks Scotland Edinburgh 1915 3rd Battalion, The Rifles[53]
Rhine Barracks Aldershot England Hampshire 1965 [8]
Roberts Barracks England Wiltshire 32nd Regiment Royal Artillery[54]
Rock Barracks England Suffolk 2006 23 Engineer Regiment (Air Assault)[55]
Royal Artillery Barracks England London 1802 2nd Battalion, Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment[56]
Sam Domingo Barracks
Formerly Louisburg Barracks
Aldershot England Hampshire Central Volunteer Headquarters REME.[8]
Shorncliffe Army Camp England Kent 2 (South East) Brigade.[57]
Sir John Moore Barracks England Hampshire 1986 ATR Winchester.[58]
Somme Barracks England South Yorkshire 1907 1st Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment.[7]
St George's Barracks England Rutland 2006 16th Regiment Royal Artillery.[59]
Stirling Barracks England Wiltshire 14th Regiment Royal Artillery[60]
Swinton Barracks Tidworth
(Perham Down)
England Wiltshire 22 Engineer Regiment.[5]
26 Engineer Regiment.[5]
The Barracks, Brecon Wales Powys 1805 160th (Wales) Brigade.[61]
Thiepval Barracks Northern Ireland Antrim 1954 38th (Irish) Infantry Brigade[62]
Travers Barracks Aldershot England Hampshire 27 Theatre Logistic Regiment.[63]
Unijack Barracks England North Yorkshire 1947 Army Foundation College, Harrogate.[64]
Vauxhall Barracks England Oxfordshire 11 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Regiment.[65]
Victoria Barracks England London 1853 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards[66]
Walcheren Barracks Scotland Glasgow 1967
Ward Barracks Bulford England Wiltshire [17]
Wellington Barracks England London 1833
Whittington Barracks England Staffordshire 1877 Defence Medical Services[67]
Wyvern Barracks England Devon 1800

Overseas[edit]

Name Part of Country County Opened Units
Alanbrooke Barracks Paderborn Garrison Germany North Rhine-Westphalia 5th Battalion The Rifles[68]
Antwerp Barracks Paderborn Garrison Germany North Rhine-Westphalia [69] 20th Armoured Brigade.[70]
Athlone Barracks Paderborn Garrison Germany North Rhine-Westphalia
Barker Barracks Paderborn Garrison Germany North Rhine-Westphalia 35 Engineer Regiment[71]
1st Battalion, Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment[71]
3 (Close Support) Battalion REME[71]
Campbell Barracks
(Hohne Station)
Hohne Garrison Germany Lower Saxony 33 Engineer Regiment[72]
Catterick Barracks
(Bielefeld Station)
Gutersloh Garrison Germany North Rhine-Westphalia
Caen Barracks Hohne Garrison Germany North Rhine-Westphalia 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery[73]
Gordon Barracks
(Hameln Station)
Paderborn Garrison Germany Lower Saxony 28 Engineer Regiment[74]
Haig Barracks Hohne Garrison Germany North Rhine-Westphalia 1 Medical Regiment[75]
Hammersmith Barracks
(Herford Station)
Gutersloh Garrison Germany North Rhine-Westphalia
Harewood Barracks
(Herford Station)
Gutersloh Garrison Germany North Rhine-Westphalia
Javelin Barracks
(Elmpt Station)
Rhine Garrison Germany North Rhine-Westphalia 2002 [76] 16 Signal Regiment.[77]
Lumsden Barracks
(Fallingbostel Station)
Hohne Garrison Germany Lower Saxony
Mansergh Barracks Gutersloh Garrison Germany North Rhine-Westphalia 26th Regiment Royal Artillery.[78]
Normandy Barracks Paderborn Garrison Germany North Rhine-Westphalia Personnel Recovery Centre.[79]
Princess Royal Barracks, Gutersloh Gutersloh Garrison Germany North Rhine-Westphalia 1993 HQ 102 Logistic Brigade.[80]
6 Theatre Logistic Regiment.[80]
5 Regiment, Royal Military Police.[81]
Rochdale Barracks
(Bielefeld Station)
Gutersloh Garrison Germany North Rhine-Westphalia
St Barbara Barracks
(Fallingbostel Station)
Hohne Garrison Germany Lower Saxony 2 (Close Support) Battalion REME[82]
Wentworth Barracks
(Herford Station)
Gutersloh Garrison Germany North Rhine-Westphalia
Wessex Barracks
(Fallingbostel Station)
Hohne Garrison Germany Lower Saxony Royal Scots Dragoon Guards[83]
Bergen-Hohne Garrison Germany Lower Saxony 7th Armoured Brigade.[69]
Rhine Garrison Germany North Rhine-Westphalia HQ British Forces Germany.[69]
Salamanca Barracks Episkopi Cantonment Cyprus Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia 2nd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment[84]
Kahawa Barracks Kenya Nairobi County Small part of British Army Training Unit Kenya.[85]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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