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Community Centre

By SPP Reporter

Gamcock Barracks (building 45R, opposite Medical Centre)

Bulkington Children’s Centre

Various activities for families are run on a weekly basis. The room has been refurbished with lots of great resources. We currently run things like Baby Massage, Baby Yoga, Parents and Tots and Little Troopers. For more information and activities contact us at Bulkington

Children’s Centre. Tel: 02476 318786

Email bulkingtoncc@btconnect.com or


Jungle Gym

Jungle Gym is our soft play room located on the ground oor of building 45R. It is used on a regular basis by Nursery, Playgroup and Mums & Tots, but is also available for private hire for birthday parties. For more information on hiring please contact the Pre-School Manager on 01455 222372.

HIVE (Information and Advice)

The HIVE at Bramcote is situated above Peter Pan Pre-School and Nursery next to the Unit Welfare Office and is open Mon to Thurs 0830-1700 hrs and Fri 0830-1400 hrs, providing an impartial information and referral service to the Service community. The HIVE also provides access to the internet and holds a whole host of leaets on a variety of subjects. Bramcote HIVE also provides an outreach service at Kineton each Wednesday.

The HIVE also holds a wide variety of information on local facilities/activities in the local area and further aeld, schools and education, travel, entertainment, shopping, employment agencies and job vacancies, with lots of outside agencies, benets, healthcare, insurance, Forces magazines, housing, military issues and much more.

The HIVE provide welcome packs to all new arrivals however should you require any information before arrival you can contact the HIVE Information Officer on 01455 222363 (24hr answering machine).

Email bramcotehive@armymail.mod.uk


Major banking facilities are available in Nuneaton. The NAAFI Spar Shop, NAAFI Bar and LONDIS shop all have cash machines for everyone to use at a small fee.

Public Libraries

Church Street, Nuneaton Tel: 02476 384027

School Road, Bulkington Tel: 02476 314189

Families Room, NAAFI Complex SPORTHUB

A meeting place for Junior Ranks to enjoy a drink with their friends with the back room open to families with children. On site afternoons and evenings up to 2100 hrs. Further details can be found at the HIVE.


Although the towns in this area have good shopping facilities, the LONDIS operates a shop and other facilities for Service personnel and families within Gamecock Barracks. Like the old fashioned corner shop it is open “all hours”.

For detailed timings contact Tel: 01455 220316.

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