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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 ona weekly basis. The room has been refurbished with lots of greatresources. We currently run things like Baby Massage, Baby Yoga,Parents and Tots and Little Troopers. For more information and activitiescontact us at Bulkington

Children’s Centre. Tel: 02476 318786

Email bulkingtoncc@btconnect.com or


Jungle Gym

JungleGym 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)

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

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

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

Email bramcotehive@armymail.mod.uk


Majorbanking facilities are available in Nuneaton. The NAAFI Spar Shop,NAAFI Bar and LONDIS shop all have cash machines for everyone to use ata 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 JuniorRanks to enjoy a drink with their friends with the back room open tofamilies with children. On site afternoons and evenings up to 2100 hrs. Further details can be found at the HIVE.


Althoughthe towns in this area have good shopping facilities, theLONDIS operates a shop and other facilities for Service personnel andfamilies within Gamecock Barracks. Like the old fashioned corner shop itis open “all hours”.

For detailed timings contact Tel: 01455 220316.

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