The Colchester area includes military facilities at the following locations:
and the main married quarter areas are:
Colchester, in Essex is Britain's oldest recorded town. But it's not just Colchester's heritage and history that attracts more than 4.5m visitors every year. Colchester today is a thriving, modern town with many great visitor attractions, including the children's favourite Colchester zoo, making the place just right for a day trip, short-break or family holiday.
Colchester Garrison has recently been redeveloped and now has one central camp called Merville Barracks. Merville Barracks houses the Head Quarters for 16 Air Assault Brigade, 18 Army Education Centre the WRVS centre and the living accommodation for unaccompanied or single Service Personnel.
Children and Education
Transport and Travel
Medical and Dental
Sports and Leisure
Shopping and Tourism
Colchester offers every visitor a huge range of great things to see and do and interesting places to visit, whatever your taste or budget. There are many fantastic attractions, activities, events, places to eat and drink and go shopping.
Jobs and Recruitment Agencies
Army Families Federation Co-ordinator for East Anglia - Tel: 0752 749 2807 - Email