Beacon Barracks

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Beacon Barracks
Near Stafford, Staffordshire, England
Gate Guardian RAF Stafford.jpg
Beacon Barracks' gate guardian is a Hawker Siddeley Harrier
Beacon Barracks is located in Staffordshire
Beacon Barracks
Beacon Barracks
Coordinates 52°49′24″N 02°08′41″W / 52.82333°N 2.14472°W / 52.82333; -2.14472Coordinates: 52°49′24″N 02°08′41″W / 52.82333°N 2.14472°W / 52.82333; -2.14472
Type Barracks
Site information
Owner Ministry of Defence
Operator  British Army
Site history
Built 1930s
In use 2006–Present

Beacon Barracks is a military base situated in Stafford, in England.

History[edit]

Main article: RAF Stafford

Beacon Barracks was renamed from RAF Stafford in 2006 after the Royal Air Force moved out.[1] In 2013 the British Government announced that the redevelopment of the barracks to allow 16 Signal Regiment and 1 Armoured Division Signal Regiment to move there in 2015.[2]

Based units[edit]

The following units are currently based at MOD Stafford:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "MOD Stafford Beacon Barracks". Retrieved 30 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Plan for 300 soldier homes at Stafford's Beacon Barracks". BBC. 10 January 2014. Retrieved 30 March 2014.