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Military Bases

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 58638, tabled on 11 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, in which constituency each (a) base, (b) garrison and (c) barracks of each of the armed forces in (i) England, (ii) Wales, (iii) Scotland and (iv) Northern Ireland is located; and which of those bases are designated for use by (A) NATO and (B) US visiting forces.

Answered on

19 June 2020

A table showing which constituency each Ministry of Defence base, garrison and barracks is located within England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland is attached.

The database purely identifies areas of land owned or leased by the Ministry of Defence. Due to recent changes, the function of a site may differ from that shown in the database.

Bases designated for use by NATO in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are as follows:

  • Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) – Northwood Headquarters – South West Hertfordshire
  • NATO Joint Electronic Warfare Core Staff (JEWCS) – Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton – Yeovil
  • NATO Intelligence Fusion Centre (NIFC) – Royal Air Force Molesworth - North West Cambridgeshire
  • Deployed Communication Module Delta (DCMD), part of 1 NATO Signals Battalion – Blandford Camp – North Dorset
  • Head Quarter Allied Rapid Reaction Corps and Head Quarter 1st Signal Brigade – Imjin Barracks – Tewkesbury

Bases designated for use by the United States Visiting Forces (USVF) in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are as follows:

  • Royal Air Force Alconbury - Huntingdon
  • Royal Air Force Barford St. John - Banbury
  • Royal Air Force Croughton – South Northamptonshire
  • Royal Air Force Fairford - The Cotswolds
  • Royal Air Force Feltwell - South West Norfolk
  • Royal Air Force Lakenheath - West Suffolk
  • Royal Air Force Menwith Hill – Skipton and Ripon
  • Royal Air Force Mildenhall - West Suffolk
  • Royal Air Force Molesworth - North West Cambridgeshire
  • Royal Air Force Welford - Newbury
  • Blenheim Crescent – Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner