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Click here to find support in Barking and Dagenham

 

https://www.lbbd.gov.uk/support-for-armed-forces-personnel

Armed Forces Champion

Mark Tyson (Director of Policy and Participation): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Darren Rodwell: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 23 October 2013 & 18 September 2019

Military Footprint – No units located directly in Borough with most of the Armed Forces Community made up by veterans (9th highest % of population in London) and a moderate number of regular and reservists living in the Borough but working elsewhere.



Barking and Dagenham Council are Bronze Award winners of the MOD’s Employer Recognition Scheme.

Cadet Units

41 & 44 Detachments Army Cadet Force

Dagenham, Barking

1147 & 2048 Squadrons Air Training Corps

Barking, Dagenham

 

Veterans

6,700 (3.4% of total population)

Service Pupils

13

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

183 (inc 6 serving and 24 war widow(er)s)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

0

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

16

Most frequent enquiries

Health / Finance / Social Care



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

Click here to find support in Barnet

https://www.barnet.gov.uk/community/community-groups-and-events/armed-forces-community-covenant

Armed Forces Champion

Angela Richardson (Mayoral Services and Civic Events Manager): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Lachhya Gurung: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 1 July 2012

Military Footprint – A supportive Borough with an historical focus on the Armed Forces community.  3 Reserve units (combined strength over 200 personnel with roughly 20% living in the borough), a small number of Married Quarters, a large cadet presence and the 7th highest number of veterans of all London Boroughs.



Barnet Council are Bronze Award winners of the MOD’s Employer Recognition Scheme.

Military Units

240 Transport Squadron, 151 Regiment, RLC

St Alban’s Road

Barnet

EN5 4JY

B Company, 4th Battalion PWRR

Deansbrook Road

Edgware

HA8 9BA

169 Field Company, 103 Battalion, REME

St Alban’s Road

Barnet

EN5 4JY

 



Cadet Units

211, 214 & 218 Detachment Army Cadet Force

Edgware, Finchley & Barnet

Edgware and Mill Hill & Finchley Sea Cadets

Mill Hill & Finchley

120, 393 & 1374 Squadrons Air Training Corps

Hendon, Finchley & New Barnet

 

 

Veterans

8,800 (2.4% of total population)

Service Pupils

27

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

342 (inc 15 serving and 37 war widow(er)s)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

17

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

47

Most frequent enquiries

Housing / Health



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

Click here to find support in Bexley

Armed Forces Champion

Dave Easton (Head of Electoral Services): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Nigel Betts: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 10 May 2013

Military Footprint – A high military presence in the borough with 2 local reserve units and the 7th highest veteran population percentage in London.  A large cadet presence and 9th highest number of service pupils in local schools in London Boroughs adds to this community, partially due to proximity to Woolwich Barracks.

Military Units

71st Yeomanry Signal Regiment HQ

Watling Street

Bexleyheath

DA6 7QQ

265 Support Squadron, Royal Corps of Signals

Bexleyheath

DA6 7QQ



Cadet Units

98, 106, 107, 108, 109 Detachments Army Cadet Force

Sidcup, Bexleyheath, Erith & Belvedere

359, 1579, 1227 Squadrons Air Training Corps

Bexleyheath, Erith & Sidcup

Bexley / Sidcup & Lewisham Sea Cadet Corps

Bexleyheath & Sidcup

 

 

Veterans

8,600 (3.6% of total population)

Service Pupils

41

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

442 (inc 29 serving)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

0

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

84

Most frequent enquiries

Employment & Training / Social Care



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

Click here to find support in Brent

Armed Forces Champion

Pascoe Sawyers (Head of Strategy and Partnerships): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Daniel Kennelly: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 28 October 2013

Military Footprint – A low military footprint within the Borough with no active military units but in close proximity to many units in Central London and Barnet and home to over 5,000 veterans as well as 4 cadet units.

Brent Council are Silver Award winners of the MOD’s Employer Recognition Scheme.

Cadet Units

205 & 208 Detachments Army Cadet Force

Wembley & Willesden

78 & 406 Squadrons Air Training Corps

Wembley & Willesden

 

Veterans

5,300 (1.6% of total population)

Service Pupils

8

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

133 (inc 4 serving and 11 war widow(er)s)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

0

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

113

Most frequent enquiries

Health / Employment & Training



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

Click here to find support in Bromley

Armed Forces Champion

Sara Bowrey (Director Housing, Education, Care & Health Services): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Peter Fortune: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 24 April 2013

Military Footprint – No military units in the borough but a large veteran population.  43 married quarters both within the borough and just across the border with a high number of service children in local schools. Multiple reserve units in surrounding boroughs leading to local recruiting from Bromley adding to the Armed Forces footprint.

Cadet Units

101, 104 Detachments Army Cadet Force

Penge and Bromley

228 Squadron Air Training Corps

Bromley

Corps of Drums

Orpington

Orpington, Bromley and Beckenham & Penge Sea Cadet Corps

 

Veterans

13,400 (4.2% of total population, 4th highest in London)

Service Pupils

42 (8th highest in London)

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

543 (inc 9 serving and 64 war widow(er)s)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

43 (+ 11 in Halstead)

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

55

Most frequent enquiries

Health / Employment & Training



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

Click here to find support in Camden

Armed Forces Champion

Jaclyn Bello (Strategy Officer): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Councillor Heather Johnson: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 28 June 2013

Military Footprint – A relatively low veteran presence but over 300 service people permanently based in Camden with a number of married quarters, reserve and cadet units adding to a well established Armed Forces community.

Military Units

20 Transport Squadron, Royal Logistics Corps

Regent’s Park Barracks

Camden

NW1 4AL

33 & 34 Military Intelligence Company

Edinburgh House

1 Fitzjohns Avenue

NW3 5LA

68 Signal Squadron

10 Stone Buildings

Lincoln’s Inn

WC2A 3TG

University of London Officer Training Corps

Yeomanry House

Handel Street

WC1N 1NP



Cadet Units

213, 233, 238 Detachments Army Cadet Force

Chalk Farm, Camden and Regent’s Park

48F Squadron Air Training Corps

Hampstead

 

Veterans

3,400 (1.4% of total population)

Service Pupils

0 – 5

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

219 (inc 11 serving and 11 war widow(er)s)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

25

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

139

Most frequent enquiries

Health / Housing



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

Click here to find support in the City of London

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Simon Duckworth: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 10 Nov 2013

Military Footprint – No units in the City itself but with a high number of military connections and units (including Cadets) in neighbouring Boroughs. A small number of veterans are resident with many more commuting into the City and using services on a daily basis. 

The City of London Corporation are Gold Award winners of the MOD’s Employer Recognition Scheme.

 

Veterans

230 (2.5% of total population)

Service Pupils

0

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

20

Service Family Accommodation Properties

0

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

389 (highest in London, likely due to veterans enquiring from their workplace)

Most frequent enquiries

Health / Employment & Training



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases

Click here to find support in Croydon

Armed Forces Champion

Shujah Iqbal (Senior Community and Voluntary Sector Officer): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Toni Letts: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 14 October 2011



Military Footprint- Large reserve and cadets presence in the Borough alongside 12th highest number of veterans across London.  Service accommodation and service pupils both present in the Borough despite no regular unit presence.

Military Units

Royal Yeomanry (Reserve)

The Barracks

Croydon

CR0 3RU

151 Regiment Royal Logistics Corps

Army Reserve Centre

Croydon

CR0 2EW

B Company 4th Battalion Parachute Regiment

The Barracks

Croydon

CR0 3RU

133 Recovery Company 103 Battalion REME

The Barracks

Croydon

CR0 3RU

31 Signal Squadron

Army Reserve Centre

Coulsdon

CR5 2HD

 



Cadet Units

143 - 146, 148 & 149 Detachments ACF

Croydon, Shirley, Coulsdon, Upper Norwood & New Addington

66, 97, 285, 450 & 1924 Squadrons ATC

Selsden, Croydon, Coulsdon & Purley, Kenley and Shirley

Croydon SCC

Croydon

 

 

Veterans

7,800 (2% of total population)

Service Pupils

27

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

488 (inc 12 serving and 50 war widow(er)s)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

10

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

77

Most frequent enquiries

Housing / Health / Employment

Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

Click here to find support in Ealing

Armed Forces Champion

Kieran Read (Director of Strategy and Engagement): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Peter Mason: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 11 June 2012

Military Footprint – 2 reserve units and almost 5,000 veterans contribute to a small but significant military community across the Borough, supported by 3 active cadet units.

Military Units

151 Transport Squadron, Royal Logistics Corps

Army Reserve Centre

Hayes Bridge

Southall

UB1 1PN

G Company, The London Regiment

Army Reserve Centre

Hayes Bridge

Southall

UB1 1PN



Cadet Units

193, 202 & 203 Detachments ACF

Southall, Acton & Brentford

 

Veterans

4,800 (1.4% of total population)

Service Pupils

12

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

248 (inc 8 serving and 20 war widow(er)s)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

0

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

15

Most frequent enquiries

Health / Social Care



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

Click here to find support in Enfield

Armed Forces Champion

Caroline Baker (Consultation and Resident Engagement Services): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Nneka Keazor: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 26 June 2013

Military Footprint – A proactive and supportive Borough despite no military unit presence.  Large number of veterans and cadets make up the accounted for Armed Forces Community with an unknown number of reservists from units in neighbouring Boroughs.

Cadet Units

Edmonton & Enfield Sea Cadet Corps

Edmonton and Enfield

85, 1159, 1571 Squadrons Air Training Corps

Southgate, Enfield, Edmonton

 

Veterans

6,700 (2.1% of total population)

Service Pupils

16

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

230 (inc 7 serving personnel)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

0

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

38

Most frequent enquiries

Employment / Health



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

Click here to find support in Greenwich

Armed Forces Champion

Charlin McIntosh (Communities and Environment): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Ian Hawking: [email protected]  

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 7 February 2012

Military Footprint – A large military presence in the long-established Woolwich station.  5th highest number of veterans in London and 2nd highest amount of service pupils builds a large community of wider military family members on top of the 800 official military job postings in the Borough.

Greenwich Council are Silver Award winners of the MOD’s Employer Recognition Scheme.

Military Units

National Reserves HQ, Royal Artillery

Royal Artillery Barracks

Repository Road

Woolwich

SE18 4BB

King’s Troop, Royal Horse Artillery

Royal Artillery Barracks

Repository Road

Woolwich

SE18 4BB

1st Battalion, Royal Anglian Regiment

Royal Artillery Barracks

Repository Road

Woolwich

SE18 4BB

 



Cadet Units

93, 94, 95, 97 Detachments Army Cadet Force

Blackheath, Eltham, Woolwich

56 Squadron Air Training Corps

Woolwich

Greenwich Sea Cadet Corps

Greenwich

 

 

Veterans

12,500

(4.9% of total population, 4th highest in London)

Service Pupils

160

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

617 (inc 62 serving and 25 war widow(er)s)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

262

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

90

Most frequent enquiries

Social Care / Health



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

Click here to find support in Hackney

Armed Forces Champion

Sonia Khan (Head of Policy): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Philip Glanville: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 29 January 2013

Military Footprint – A small but significant military footprint with Military Intelligence as the resident reserve unit and a high number of active cadet units.  A detailed description of the council’s commitment and their report into the Armed Forces community is available online.

Military Unit

32 Military Intelligence Company, 3MI

Ashford House

79-85 Worship Street

EC2A 2BE



Cadet Units

21, 22 & 26 Detachments Army Cadet Force

Shoreditch, Hackney and Stoke Newington

444 Squadron Air Training Corps

Shoreditch

Clapton Unit Sea Cadet Corps

Springfield Park

 

 

Veterans

5,000 (1.9% of total population)

Service Pupils

7

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

121 (inc 6 serving personnel)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

0

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

45

Most frequent enquiries

Health / Employment



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

Click here to find support in Hammersmith & Fulham

Armed Forces Champion

Peter Smith (Head of Policy and Strategy): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr David Morton: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 1 March 2012 & 25th June 2019

Military Footprint – A high footprint of reserve military units and veterans in the Borough, estimated to have the highest population of veterans in London.

Hammersmith & Fulham Council are Bronze Award winners of the MOD’s Employer Recognition Scheme.

Military Units

The Royal Yeomanry Regimental Headquarters

Fulham House

87 Fulham High Street

SW6 3JS

B Company, 4th Battalion, Parachute Regiment

South Africa Road

White City

W12 7RW

F (Rifles) Company, The London Regiment

Princess Louise House

190 Hammersmith Road

W6 7DJ

 



Cadet Units

204, 207, 239 Detachments Army Cadet Force

White City and Hammersmith

344 Squadron Air Training Corps

Fulham

 

Veterans

30,300

(17% of total population, highest in London)

Service Pupils

11

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

253 (inc 14 serving personnel)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

0

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

17

Most frequent enquiries

Housing / Finance



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

Click here to find support in Haringey

Armed Forces Champion

Eubert Malcolm (Assistant Director, Stronger Communities): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Scott Emery: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 7 November 2013

Military Footprint – A small but significant Armed Forces Community with 2 reserve and 4 active cadet units but only a small veteran presence estimated.

Military Units

B Company, 4th Battalion Princess of Wales’ Royal Regiment

2 Priory Road

Hornsey

N8 7QT

144 (Parachute) Medical Squadron

Royal Army Medical Corps

2 Priory Road

Hornsey

N8 7QT



Cadet Units

212 & 216 Detachments ACF

Hornsey and Tottenham

268 Squadron ATC

Tottenham

Haringey Unit SCC

Tottenham

 

 

Veterans

2,400 (0.1% of total population)

Service Pupils

8

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

136

Service Family Accommodation Properties

0

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

36

Most frequent enquiries

Housing / Social Care



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

Click here to find support in Harrow

Armed Forces Champion

Kan Grover (Head of Civil Contingencies): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Sue Anderson: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 18 September 2013

Military Footprint – A large military footprint due to close proximity to Northwood and Northolt with one reserve unit and multiple cadet units active in the borough itself.  A moderate amount of veterans live in the borough but a high number of families as Harrow has the 6th highest number of service pupils across London and over 130 married quarters.



Military Units

131 Commando Squadron, Royal Engineers

Lonergan Lines Army Reserve Centre

Honeypot Lane

Kingsbury

NW9 9QF



Cadet Units

201 & 215 Detachments ACF

Harrow and Kingsbury

1454 & 2236 Squadrons ATC

Harrow and Stanmore

Harrow and Wembley Unit SCC

Harrow

 

 

Veterans

6,200 (2.5% of total population)

Service Pupils

49

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

218 (inc 9 serving and 14 War widow(er)s)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

132 (+233 in neighbouring Bushey)

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

9

Most frequent enquiries

Housing / Employment



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

Click here to find support in Havering

Armed Forces Champion

Barbara Nicholls (Director of Adult Social Care & Health): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Denis O’Flynn: CouncillorDenis.O’[email protected] 

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 26 June 2012

Military Footprint – A small active military population with just one reserve unit but the 6th highest veteran population in London as well as a significant number of cadet units across the borough.

Military Units

B Company, 4th Battalion The Parachute Regiment

312 London Road

Romford

RM7 9NH



Cadet Units

42, 47 & 48 Detachments Army Cadet Force

Harold Hill, Rainham and Upminster

6F Squadron Air Training Corps

Romford

Hornchurch & Upminster Sea Cadet Corps

Hornchurch

 

 

Veterans

9,100 (3.7% of total population)

Service Pupils

29

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

343 (inc 11 serving personnel)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

0

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

28

Most frequent enquiries

Health / Housing / Employment



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

Click here to find support in Hillingdon

Armed Forces Champion

John Wheatley (Senior Policy Officer): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Ray Puddifoot: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 25 June 2012

Military Footprint – Over 800 service people and families based in and around Hillingdon Borough due to RAF Northolt and Northwood HQ proximity.  Around 4% population are veterans which is average but with above average number of service families. 

Hillingdon Council are Silver Award winners of the MOD’s Employer Recognition Scheme.

Military Units

RAF Northolt

West End Road

Ruislip

HA4 6NG

600 (City of London) Squadron RAUXAF

University of London Air Squadron

RAF Northolt

HA4 6NG

31 Sig Sqn (71 Sig Regt)

Honeycroft Hill

Uxbridge

UB10 9NH

 



Cadet Units

191 & 198 Detachments Army Cadet Force

Uxbridge & Ickenham

1083, 114, 14F & 1381 Squadrons Air Training Corps

Uxbridge, Ruislip, Northolt & Drayton

 

Veterans

8,100 (2.8% of total population)

Service Pupils

407

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

855 (inc 89 serving personnel)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

806

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

25

Most frequent enquiries

Health / Social Care



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

Click here to find support in Hounslow

Armed Forces Champion

Joan Conlon (Community Participation Manager): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Bishnu Gurung: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 9 July 2012

Military Footprint – 500 service people and families based in and around the Cavalry Barracks. 13th highest number of veterans and 3rd highest number of Service pupils across all London Boroughs alongside 4 active cadet units build a comprehensive Armed Forces community.

Military Unit

Irish Guards

Cavalry Barracks

Hounslow

TW4 6HD



Cadet Units

192, 194, 197 Detachments Army Cadet Force

Heston, Hounslow and Feltham

Feltham and Hounslow Sea Cadet Corps

Feltham

 

Veterans

7,500 (2.8% of total population)

Service Pupils

67

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

347 (inc 23 serving and 15 War widow(er)s)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

117

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

26

Most frequent enquiries

Health / Social Care



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

Click here to find support in Islington

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Gary Poole: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 29 June 2013

Military Footprint – A small but historic military footprint in the Borough with a significant active cadet community.  A low in number but active and committed veteran population has good liaison with the council in the Borough.

Military Units

Honourable Artillery Company

Finsbury Barracks

City Road

EC1Y 2BQ



Cadet Units

23 Detachment Army Cadet Force

Holloway

329 Squadron Air Training Corps

Finsbury

Islington Unit Sea Cadet Corps

Islington

 

 

Veterans

3,600 (1.7% of total population)

Service Pupils

5

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

124 (inc 8 serving and 4 War widow(er)s)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

0

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

213 (2nd highest in London)

Most frequent enquiries

Health / Housing



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

Click here to find support in Kensington and Chelsea

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Gerard Hargreaves: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 10 March 2012

Military Footprint – Small but significant military footprint with 2 reserve units and close proximity to the regular unit in Hyde Park.  Modest veteran population and home to The Royal Hospital.

Military Units

7th Battalion The Rifles Headquarters

1A Iverna Gardens

Kensington

W8 6TN

B Detachment, 256 Field Hospital

1A Iverna Gardens

Kensington

W8 6TN



Cadet Units

236 Detachments Army Cadet Force

Kensington

46F Squadron Air Training Corps

South Kensington

 

Veterans

3,200 (2.0% of total population)

Service Pupils

9

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

297 (inc 13 War widow(er)s)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

28

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

100 (8nd highest in London)

Most frequent enquiries

Health / Housing / Employment



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

 

Click here to find support in Kingston upon Thames

Armed Forces Champion

Iona Lidington (Director of Public Health): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Margaret Thompson: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 24 June 2013 & 11 November 2018

Military Footprint – A Borough with a relatively large reserve military presence with 3 units co-located in Kingston, a large number of married quarters with families and the 5th highest number across London of service children in local schools.   

Military Units

256 Field Hospital, Royal Army Medical Corps

19 Portsmouth Road

Kingston Upon Thames

KT1 2QX

G Coy, The London Regiment

19 Portsmouth Road

Kingston Upon Thames

KT1 2QX

31 Signal Squadron, 71 Signal Regiment

19 Portsmouth Road

Kingston Upon Thames

KT1 2QX

 



Cadet Units

156 Detachment Army Cadet Force

Surbiton

328 & 1034 Squadrons Air Training Corps

Kingston & Surbiton

Kingston & District Sea Cadet Corps

Kingston

 

 

Veterans

4,700 (2.8% of total population)

Service Pupils

61

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

268 (inc 3 serving and 23 War widow(er)s)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

198

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

44

Most frequent enquiries

Housing / Health



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

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Armed Forces Champion

Paul Bates (Director of Strategy and Communications): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Jess Leigh: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 6 November 2013

Military Footprint – 2 reserve units and 4 active cadet units in the borough combine with a moderate veteran and family picture to provide a significant Armed Forces Community living in Lambeth.



Military Units

D (London Irish) Company London Regiment

Connaught House

Flodden Road

Camberwell

SE5 9LL

253 Provost Company, Royal Military Police

132 Upper Tulse Hill

Brixton

SW2 2RR



Cadet Units

71, 74, 77 & 149 Detachments

Army Cadet Force

Camberwell, Lambeth, Clapham and Upper Norwood

 

Veterans

7,300 (2.3% of total population)

Service Pupils

15

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

280 (inc 10 serving personnel)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

0

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

44

Most frequent enquiries

Finance / Health



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

Click here to find support in Lewisham

Armed Forces Champion

Mick Lear (Head of Benefits): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Kevin Bonavia: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 12 March 2013

Military Footprint – No regular units but strong reserve presence with combined unit strength of over 400.  Estimated over 150 reservists from local units living in the borough.  Lewisham has the 10th highest veteran percentage of population in London.

Lewisham Council are Gold Award winners of the MOD’s Employer Recognition Scheme.

Military Units

101 Regiment, Royal Engineers

Hudson House

Bromley Road

SE6 2RH

106 Royal Artillery HQ

Napier House

Baring Road

SE12 0BH

221 Field Squadron, Royal Engineers

Hudson House

Bromley Road

SE6 2RH

 



Cadet Units

92, 96, 99, 102 Detachments Army Cadet Force

Catford, Grove Park and Lee

1921 Squadron Air Training Corps

Grove Park

 

Veterans

8,800 (3.0% of total population)

Service Pupils

8

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

276 (inc 11 serving personnel)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

0 (40 in neighbouring Bromley)

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

34

Most frequent enquiries

Housing / Social Care



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

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Armed Forces Champion

Evereth Willis (Equality and Community Cohesion Officer): [email protected]uk

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Dennis Pearce: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 10 September 2013

Military Footprint – A significant military presence in the borough with the 3rd highest number of veterans and the 11th highest number of service pupils across London.  With the addition of a reserve units, 7 active cadet units and a number of families living in the borough, the total community could be 10-15% of the population.

Military Unit

210 Transport Squadron, 151 Regiment

Royal Logistics Corps

Princess Royal House

Stonecot Hill

SM3 9HG



Cadet Units

134, 136 & 157 Detachments Army Cadet Force

Merton, Edge Hill and Stonecot Hill

18F, 565, 2157 Squadrons Air Training Corps

Wimbledon, Raynes Park, Mitcham

Merton Unit Sea Cadet Corps

Mitcham

 

 

Veterans

14,800 (7.3% of total population)

Service Pupils

29

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

305 (inc 6 serving and 30 War widow(er)s)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

6

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

37

Most frequent enquiries

Health / Social Care



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

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Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Terry Paul: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 1 July 2012

Military Footprint – A modest military footprint with one reserve unit and 3 active cadet units combining with a small but significant veteran population.

Military Unit

G Company, 7th Battalion The Rifles

The Cedars

Portway

West Ham

E15 3QN



Cadet Units

43 & 46 Detachments Army Cadet Force

East Ham and West Ham

West Ham Unit Sea Cadet Corps

West Ham

 

Veterans

4,700 (1.5% of total population)

Service Pupils

12

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

170 (inc 3 serving and 6 War widow(er)s)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

0

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

18

Most frequent enquiries

Housing / Social Care



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

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Armed Forces Champion

Edith Galliers (Head of Policy, Equalities and Communities): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Roy Emmett: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 23 January 2013

Military Footprint – No regular military units but 1 reserve squadron and 6 active cadets units combine with a moderate family and veteran picture to build a significant Armed Forces Community in the borough.

Lead Unit

217 Field Squadron, Royal Engineers

Army Reserve Centre

Gordon Road

Ilford

IG1 1SW



Cadet Units

HQ 3 Coy, 32, 33, 36 & 44 Detachments

Army Cadet Force

Ilford, Barkingside, Woodford and Fullwell Cross

241 Squadron Air Training Corps

Woodford

 

Veterans

5,300 (1.8% of total population)

Service Pupils

11

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

194 (inc 6 serving and 24 War widow(er)s)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

0

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

51

Most frequent enquiries

Health / Employment / Finance



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

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Armed Forces Champion

Carol Clapperton (Partnership & Policy Manager): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Michael Butlin: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 14 October 2011

Military Footprint – 70 permanent Army personnel posted in the Borough with a strong family community including the 4th highest number of service pupils across London.  This combines with an active cadet force and veteran community to build a significant Armed Forces Community.

Military Unit

Royal Military School of Music

Kneller Hall

64 Kneller Road

Twickenham

TW2 7DN



Cadet Units

196 & 199 Detachments Army Cadet Force

Twickenham

39F Squadron Air Training Corps

Barnes

Twickenham & Richmond Sea Cadet Corps

Teddington & Richmond

 

 

Veterans

4,200 (2.2% of total population)

Service Pupils

64

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

421 (inc 4 serving and 38 War widow(er)s)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

43

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

24

Most frequent enquiries

Health / Housing



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

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Armed Forces Champion

Stephen Douglass (Director of Communities): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Ian Wingfield: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 25 April 2013

Military Footprint – 10 official Army postings in the borough with the reservist and family picture adding to the 10th highest veteran population and 4th highest number of service pupils in Inner London to create a substantial Armed Forces Community.

Military Unit

256 (City of London) Field Hospital

Army Reserve Centre

71 Braganza Street

Walworth

SE17 3RF



Cadet Units

71, 72, 75, 78 & 79 Detachments

Army Cadet Force

Camberwell, Bermondsey, Walworth, Dulwich and Peckham Rye

Southwark Unit

Sea Cadet Corps

Walworth

 

Veterans

8,300 (2.7% of total population)

Service Pupils

12

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

243 (inc 9 serving personnel)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

0

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

145 (4th highest in London)

Most frequent enquiries

Health / Employment



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

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Armed Forces Champion

Sam Barker (Head of Commissioning, Insight and Improvement): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Chris Williams: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 28 June 2012 & 26 June 2019

Military Footprint – No military units in the borough but still good recognition, support and relationships from the council. 151 Transport Regiment sit on the Sutton / Merton border and personnel potentially live in and are recruited from Sutton.

Sutton Council are Bronze Award winners of the MOD’s Employer Recognition Scheme.

Cadet Units

Sutton Sea Cadet Corps

Wallington

219 & 350 Squadrons Army Cadet Force

Sutton/Cheam & Carshalton/Wallington

 

Veterans

6,200 (3.4% of total population)

Service Pupils

29

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

276 (inc 14 serving and 26 War widow(er)s)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

0

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

41

Most frequent enquiries

Health / Housing / Finance



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

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Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Peter Golds: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 14 October 2011

Military Footprint – Home of the only Royal Naval unit in London with 20 full time postings as well as the headquarters of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.  2nd highest number of veterans in London and a strong historic military association within the Borough leads to a highly visible and substantial Armed Forces Community.

Military Units

HMS President

72 St Katherine’s Way

London

E1W 1UQ

Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

Regimental Headquarters

HM Tower of London

EC3N 4AB



Cadet Units

24 & 25 Detachments ACF

Bow and Bethnal Green

 

Veterans

17,300 (6.1% of total population)

Service Pupils

5

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

209 (inc 5 serving personnel)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

0

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

131 (6th highest in London)

Most frequent enquiries

Health / Employment



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

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Armed Forces Champion

David Lowe (Connecting Communities Programme Manager): [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 29 June 2013

Military Footprint – A small Armed Forces Community is made up of an ageing veteran population, one reserve unit and a small number of families alongside a large active cadet force in the Borough.

Military Unit

68 Signal Squadron, 71 Signal Regiment

900 Lea Bridge Road

Whipps Cross

E17 9DR



Cadet Units

35 & 37 Detachments Army Cadet Force

Walthamstow & Chingford

12F & 27F Squadrons Air Training Corps

Leyton & Chingford

Clapton and Waltham Forest Sea Cadet Corps

Clapton & Chingford

 

 

Veterans

4,400 (1.7% of total population)

Service Pupils

8

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

176 (inc 8 serving personnel)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

0

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

52

Most frequent enquiries

Housing / Health



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

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Armed Forces Champion

Alderman Leslie McDonnell: [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Guy Senior: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 30 June 2012

Military Footprint – 3 reserve units and 100+ service families across two service accommodation locations as well as a diverse veteran population give a significant Armed Forces Community within a supportive borough. 

Wandsworth Council are Gold Award winners of the MOD’s Employer Recognition Scheme.

Military Units

Regimental HQ – The London Regiment

27 St John’s Hill

Battersea

SW11 1TT

Royal Marines Reserve (City of London)

351 Merton Road

Southfields

SW18 5JX

C Company 5RRF

213 Balham High Road

London

SW17 7BQ

 



Cadet Units

131, 132, 133, 135 & 137 Detachments

Army Cadet Force

Battersea, Southfields, Wandsworth, Balham & Putney

33F & 34F Squadrons

Air Training Corps

Battersea & Balham

Tooting & Balham and Wandsworth & Chelsea Sea Cadet Corps

 

 

Veterans

5,200 (1.7% of total population)

Service Pupils

41

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

509 (inc 27 serving and 30 War Widow(er)s)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

125

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

61

Most frequent enquiries

Health / Employment



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.

 

Click here to find support in Westminster

Armed Forces Champion

Lucy Glover (Strategy Team Leader): [email protected]

Armed Forces Representative Councillor

Cllr Mark Shearer: [email protected]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed – 26 June 2012

Military Footprint – The City of Westminster is the home of government in the UK and as such is the work place of over 1800 service people.  Many of these commute into the City but with two regular and one reserve unit, a large number are residents and there is a strong family presence as well as a significant number of veterans.

Westminster City Council are Bronze Award winners of the MOD’s Employer Recognition Scheme.

Military Units

London Central Garrison

Birdcage Walk

Westminster

SW1E 6HQ

Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment

Hyde Park Barracks

Knightsbridge

SW7 1SE

A (London Scottish) Company, Londons

76D Rochester Row

Westminster

SW1P 1JU

 



Cadet Units

231, 232, 234 & 235 Detachments Army Cadet Force

Paddington, Mayfair and Westminster

 

Veterans

5,500 (2.4% of total population)

Service Pupils

56

Armed Forces Pension Claimants

533 (inc 44 serving and 17 war widow(er)s)

Service Family Accommodation Properties

192

Veterans’ Gateway Enquiries

191 (3rd highest in London)

Most frequent enquiries

Housing / Health



Veteran numbers estimated from RBL household surveys and reports profiling the needs of the service community.

Veterans’ Gateway enquiries from January 2019 – April 2020 and localised by Local Authority postcode area.

All other data extracted from gov.uk data releases.