Amenities and Services
Costcutter outlets are situated within the many barracks in the Garrison including Mons, Lille and New Normandy. They all provide a variety of day to day items such as newspapers, cigarettes, off licence, the lottery and mobile top ups as well as a small selection of groceries.
Costcutter in St Omer Barracks is part of the DINER which also houses a bar, a hot food area, dining facilities, large TV screens and an internet facility. As an ideal place to unwind after a day's work, the DINER often has functions and entertainment organised for serving personnel. It also has its own pub, The Bell, which is available exclusively for the use of serving personnel.
The Junior Ranks Club (JRC) consists of The Home Bank and Mouse Hole bars and they both serve refreshments and snacks throughout the day. There is a Spar shop which is located next to the regimental dining facility. It is open seven days a week selling a variety of food items and snacks. A dry cleaning service is available on site.
The Post Office
Tel: 0345 611 2970 www.postoffice.co.uk
Visit the Post Office website to find out where your nearest Post Office is, check addresses and postcodes, redirect mail and to check the current prices and details for sending letters and parcels. Other services available include finance, insurance, currency exchange and Broadband and phones.
Customer Service Centre 08457 740 740 www.royalmail.com
Job Centre Plus
Tel: 0800 169 0190
Arborfield – Adelphi House, Friar Street, Reading, Berkshire RG1 1HD
Bordon – 2-4 Chalet Hill, Bordon, Hampshire GU35 0TG
Aldershot – Station Road, Aldershot GU11 1HP
Farnborough – 1 Victoria Road, Farnborough GU14 7NP
Camberley – 185-187 London Road, Camberley GU15 3JS
Information on all aspects of employment and work related benefits can be found at the following websites:
Tel: 0808 808 4000
The helpline that provides free, confidential and independent advice on how to deal with debt problems.
The Money Charity
www.themoneycharity.org.uk Tel: 020 7062 8933
The Money Charity is the UK’s financial capabilitycharity that develop and deliver products and services which provide education, information and advice on money matters, in an appropriate way for young people and adults.
Step Change Debt Charity
www.stepchange.org Tel: 0800 138 1111
Step Change provide the UK’s most comprehensive debt advice service. They help people with debt problems take back control of their finances and their lives.
Finance Conduct Authority (FCA)
Securing protection for consumers, protecting UK Financial systems and promoting effective competition in the interests of consumers. For more info on consumer rights speak to your local CAB or Trading Standards Officer details below.
Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)
The Citizens Advice Bureau gives free, independent, confidential and impartial advice on a vast range of subjects including consumer advice, debt, benefits, housing, employment, law, immigration and discrimination.
Tel: 03444 111 306 (Adviceline)
39 High Street, Aldershot GU11 1BJ
Elles Hall, Meudon Avenue, Farnborough GU14 7LE
Civic Offices, Harlington Way, Fleet GU51 4AE
Royal Oak Close, Yateley GU46 7UD
Whitehill & Bordon CAB
Forest Community Centre, Pinehill Road, Bordon Hampshire GU35 0BS
Second Floor, Waterford House, Erfstadt Court,Wokingham, Berkshire RG40 2YF
West Berkshire & Wokingham
Tel: 03454 040506 www.info.westberks.gov.uk
Tel: 01962 8333620 www.hants.gov.uk
Tel: 0300 123 2329 www.surreycc.gov.uk