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Is Your Base Staying Open? Read The Full List Of Updates

Defence minister Tobias Ellwood told parliament there are updated plans for a total of 33 sites in the UK.

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MOD Woodbridge is one site which will now remain open (Picture: MOD).

Two Royal Marines bases are among five military facilities that will no longer be sold by the Government.

Norton Manor Camp, Condor Airfield and Royal Marines Chivenor will no longer be closed, with RAF Molesworth, MOD Woodbridge (Rock Barracks) also being kept open.

Defence minister Tobias Ellwood told parliament there are updated plans for a total of 33 sites in the UK.

In addition to the sites that will be kept open, a number of facilities have had their closure dates changed due to operational requirements.

The full list is below:

  • DIO Aldershot, Hampshire: closed
  • Fitzwygram House (Royal Army Veterinary Corps Centre), Hampshire: closed
  • Joint Supply Chain Services Longmoor, Hampshire: closed
  • RAF Colerne Airfield, Wiltshire: to close by 2025
  • Claro Barracks, North Yorkshire: to close by 2023
RM Chivenor
Royal Marines Barracks Chivenor in Devon will be remaining open (Picture: PA).
  • Royal Marines Condor Airfield, East Angus: to stay open
  • Deverell Barracks, North Yorkshire: to close by 2021
  • Middlewick Ranges, Essex: to close by 2021
  • Parsons Barracks Donnington, Shropshire: to close by 2022
  • Commander and Staff Trainer North, Catterick, North Yorkshire: to close by 2023
  • Prince William of Gloucester Barracks, Lincolnshire: to close by 2024
  • Venning Barracks, Shropshire: to close by 2022
  • RAF Barnham, Suffolk: to close by 2022
  • RAF Henlow, Bedfordshire: to close by 2023
  • Ministry of Defence Police Wethersfield, Essex: to close by 2025
  • DIO Head Office Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands: to close by 2021
  • HMS Nelson Wardroom, Portsmouth, Hampshire: to close no earlier than 2023

Defence minister Tobias Ellwood talks about the sites update

  • Chilwell Station, Nottinghamshire: to close by 2024
  • Queen Elizabeth Barracks, North Yorkshire: to close by 2024
  • Sir John Moore Barracks, Hampshire: to close by 2024
  • St George’s Barracks, North Luffenham, Rutland: to close by 2022
  • Towthorpe Lines, North Yorkshire: to close by 2024
  • Clive Barracks, Shropshire: to close by 2025
  • Fulwood Barracks, Preston, Lancashire: to close by 2027
  • Redford Cavalry and Infantry Barracks, Edinburgh: to close by 2025
  • RAF Halton, Buckinghamshire: to close by 2025
  • RM Stonehouse, Plymouth, Devon: to close by 2027
  • Dale Barracks, Chester: to close no earlier than 2027
  • RAF Molesworth, Cambridgeshire: to stay open
  • HMS Sultan, Gosport, Hampshire: to close no earlier than 2029
  • Royal Marines Chivenor, N Devon: to stay open
  • MOD Woodbridge (Rock Barracks) Suffolk: to stay open
  • Norton Manor Camp, Somerset: to stay open