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Military Bases: City of York

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 18th April 2017.

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Photo of Rachael Maskell Rachael Maskell Labour/Co-operative, York Central

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, which military units and agencies are currently based in the City of York at (a) Imphal Barracks, (b) Queen Elizabeth II Barracks and (c) Towthorpe Lines; and how many square metres of accommodation each such military unit and agency occupies.

Photo of Mark Lancaster Mark Lancaster The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

The following military units and agencies are currently based in the City of York:

At Imphal Barracks:

  • Headquarters 1st (United Kingdom) Division
  • 2 Signal Regiment
  • 12 Military Intelligence Company, 1 Military Intelligence Battalion
  • 1 Investigation Company, Special Investigation Branch Regiment
  • Headquarters York Garrison
  • 3 Army Education Centre
  • Personnel Security Army
  • Environmental Health Team
  • Army Equipment Care Inspection Team
  • Regional Command Personnel
  • Army Recruitment and Training Division – Army Career Centre North
  • United Kingdom Security Vetting
  • Kohima Museum
  • Defence Fire & Rescue
  • Defence Infrastructure Organisation
  • Carillion Amey
  • ATLAS
  • Sodexo
  • ICS / ISS

At Queen Elizabeth II Barracks:

  • Headquarters 2 Medical Brigade
  • 34 Field Hospital
  • 1st (UK)Division Operational Shooting Training Team
  • 4 Infantry Brigade Cadet Training Team Army Outreach Team
  • Army Training Unit (North East)
  • Queen Elizabeth Training Centre
  • Dental Centre
  • Yorkshire (North and West) Army Cadet Force Headquarters
  • Strensall Army Cadet Force Detachment
  • Army Welfare Service Site Office
  • Help Information Volunteer Exchange

At Towthorpe Lines:

  • Army Medical Services Training Centre

Information is not held on the square metres of accommodation each military unit and agency occupies; however in total Imphal Barracks is 287,200 square metres, Queen Elizabeth II Barracks is 6,343,900 square metres and Towthorpe Lines is 24,200 square metres.

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