Groups & Branches

The REA has its branches grouped by region within the UK, with a few branches overseas.

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All Groups & Branches

Central Southern Group

Group Director:
Lt Col C Price RE, Commanding Officer, 3 RSME Regiment, Gibraltar Barracks, Blackwater, Camberley, GU17 9LP

Deputy Group Director:
Mr M J C Payne BEM, 16 The Frances, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG18 4LT

Group Secretary:
WO1 (RSM) P McBride, RHQ 3 RSME, Gibraltar Barracks, Blackwater, Camberley, Surrey GU17 9LP

  • Isle of Wight Branch High Street, Newport PO30 1BQ, UK View
  • Minley Branch Minley, Blackwater, Camberley GU17 9LP, UK View
  • Reading & West Berkshire Branch Henwick Lane, Thatcham RG18 3BN, UK View
  • Solent Branch Highlands Rd, Fareham PO15 6JD, UK View

East Anglian Group

Group Director:
Lt Col R Rees RE CO, 33 Engineer Regiment (EOD&S), Carver Barracks, Wimbish, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 2YA

Deputy Group Director:
Lt Col (Retd) J W C Rawlings, 27 Charndon Close, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU3 4DU

Group Secretary:
WO1 (RSM) L Payne RE, 33 Engineer Regiment (EOD&S), Carver Barracks, Wimbish, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 2YA

 

  • Bedford Branch Alexandra Rd, Bedford MK40 1JB, UK View
  • Cambridge Branch Aversley Road, Huntingdon, Cambridge CB25 5XD, UK View
  • Colchester & District Branch Layer Road, Colchester CO2 0HS UK View
  • Cycling Branch Aversley Rd, Sawtry, Huntingdon PE28 5XD, UK View
  • Diving Branch Chatham ME4 4UG, UK View
  • Fenland Sappers Orchard Rd S, March PE15 9DE, UK View
  • Lowestoft Branch Kirkley Cliff Road, Lowestoft NR33 0BZ UK View
  • Luton Branch Stockingstone Rd, Luton LU2 7NF, UK View
  • Peterborough Branch Broadway, Peterborough PE1 4DA, UK View

Eastern Group

Group Director:
Lt Col P Bishop RE, CO, 21 Engineer Regt, Claro Barracks, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 2RD

Deputy Group Director:
Mr M Forder,13 Edens Way, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 1RB

Group Secretary:
WO1 (RSM) A Dixon RE, 21 Engineer Regt, Claro Barracks, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 2RD

  • Amphibious Branch Holiday Inn, Coventry CV2 2HP, UK View
  • Bradford Bradford BD1 1TQ, UK View
  • Leeds Branch Briggate, Leeds LS1 6AT, UK View
  • Ripon Branch Kirkgate, Ripon HG4 1PA, UK View
  • South Humberside Branch Grange Ln S, Scunthorpe DN16 3BJ, UK View
  • Wakefield Branch Wakefield WF1 1DW, UK View

H Q and Overseas Group

  • Bulawayo Branch View
  • Cyprus Branch View
  • Gibraltar Branch Her Majesty's Naval Base Gibraltar View
  • HQ Branch Chatham ME4 4UG, UK View
  • Jersey Branch Jersey JE2 4XY, Jersey View
  • Middle East(Gulf) View
  • Willich (Germany) View

London Group

Group Director:
Lt Col M Bennett RE, CO, 101 Engineer Regiment (EOD&S), Hudson House, Bromley Road, Catford SE6 2RH

Deputy Group Director:
Mr G F O’Shea, 43 Butt Lane, Milton, Cambridge, CB24 6DG

Group Secretary:
WO1 (RSM) C Stewart, 101 Engineer Regiment (EOD&S), Hudson House, Bromley Road, Catford SE6 2RH

  • Bomb Disposal Branch Saffron Walden CB10 2YA, UK View
  • Central London Branch Sadell Street, Waterloo, London SE1 8UJ, UK View
  • Peckham Branch London SE1 8UJ, UK View
  • West London Branch Feltam Middlesex, TW14 0DU, UK View

National Group

Group Director:
Lt Col A Harris, CO 42 Engineer Regt, RAF Wyton, Huntingdon, Cambridge PE28 2EA

Deputy Group Director:

Group Secretary:
WO1 (RSM) L Read, 42 Engineer Regt, RAF Wyton, Huntingdon, Cambridge PE28 2EA

 

Group Director:
Lt Col J B A Crossley, 23 Para Engineer Regt, Rock Barracks, Woodbridge, Sulfolk IP12 3LU

Deputy Group Director:

Group Secretary:
WO1 (RSM) J L Betts, 23 Para Engineer Regt, Rock Barracks, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 3LU

 

  • Airborne Branch Sutton, Woodbridge IP12 3LU, UK View
  • Survey (Geographic) Branch Hermitage, Thatcham RG18 9TP, UK View

North East Group

Group Director:
Lt Col C Duncan T Brown , CO, 32 Engineer Regiment, Marne Barracks, Catterick, North Yorkshire, DL10 7NP

Deputy Group Director:
Mr P Dineley, 29 Trafalgar Terrace, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO12 7QG

Group Secretary:
WO1 (RSM) C Watson, 32 Engineer Regiment, Marne Barracks, Catterick, North Yorkshire, DL10 7NP

 

  • Bridlington Branch Quay Rd, Bridlington YO16 4JB, UK View
  • Hartlepool Branch Park Rd, Hartlepool TS26 9HU, UK View
  • Hull Branch Queens Rd, Hull HU5 2QP, UK View
  • Newcastle Branch Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 5TL, UK View
  • Scarborough Branch Hovingham Dr, Scarborough YO12 5DT, UK View
  • West Cumberland Branch Christian St, Workington CA14 4BP, UK View
  • Whitby Branch White Leys Road Whitby YO21 3PB, UK View

North Midlands Group

Group Director:

Lt Col T Cheales RE, CO 66 Wks Gp, 170(Infra Sp) Engineer Group, Chetwynd Barracks, Chilwell, Nottingham NG9 5HA

Deputy Group Director:
Maj (Retd) A Scholey, 6 Nursery Road, North Anston, South Yorkshire S25 4BU

Group Secretary:
WO1 (GWO) B Moore, 66 Wks Gp, 170(Infra Sp)Engineer Group,Chetwynd Barracks,Chilwell, Nottingham NG9 5HA

 

 

  • Chesterfield Branch Chesterfield S40 2NH, UK View
  • Derby Branch Cornhill, Allestree, Derby DE22 2FS, UK View
  • Doncaster Branch New Edlington, Doncaster DN12 1AB, UK View
  • Nottingham Branch Bramcote Ln, Nottingham NG8 2ND, UK View
  • Sheffield Branch Sheffield S8 7JQ, UK View

North West Group

Group Director:
Lt Col C R Ankers MBE RE, CO, 75 Engineer Regiment, Peninsula Barracks, O’Leary Street, Warrington WA2 7QS

Deputy Group Director:
Mr John Hawley, 134 Llanrwst Road, Colwyn Bay, Conway LL28 5UT

Group Secretary:
WO1 (RSM) R Debenham RE, 75 Engineer Regiment, Peninsula Barracks, O’Leary Street, Warrington WA2 7QS

 

  • Birkenhead Branch Birkenhead CH42, UK View
  • Blackpool Branch Staining, Blackpool FY3 0BX, UK View
  • Chester Branch Boughton Hall Ave, Chester CH3 5EL, UK View
  • Crewe Branch Arderne Ave, Crewe CW2 8NS, UK View
  • Manchester Branch Failsworth, Manchester M35 0BH, UK View
  • North Wales Branch Llandudno LL30 1UT, UK View
  • Potteries Branch Anchor Rd, Stoke-on-Trent ST3 5BL, UK View
  • Preston Branch Harrington Road, Preston PR1 8PP, UK View
  • St Helens Branch Mill St, St Helens, Saint Helens WA10 2BD, UK View
  • Warrington Branch Warrington WA2 7QS, UK View

Northern Ireland and Scotland Group

Group Director:
Lt Col C McLenaghan, CO, 71 Engineer Regiment, RAF Leuchars, St Andrews, Fife KY16 0JX

Deputy Group Director:
Maj (Retd) R C A Macgregor MBE TD, Highland RFCA, Seathwood, 365 Perth Road, Dundee DD2 1LX

Group Secretary:
WO1 (RSM) R Tordoff, 71 Engineer Regiment , RAF Leuchars, St Andrews, Fife KY16 0JX

  • Aberdeen Branch W Craibstone St, Aberdeen AB11 6DL, UK View
  • Dundee Branch Arthurstone Terrace, Dundee DD4 6RS, UK View
  • Edinburgh Branch Cliffton Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5DR, UK View
  • Fife Branch St Brycedale Ave, Kirkcaldy KY1 1ET, UK View
  • Forth Valley Branch Pitt Terrace, Stirling FK8 2EZ, UK View
  • Glasgow Branch Glasgow G3 8NL, UK View
  • Highlands & Islands Branch King St, Inverness IV3 5DF, UK View
  • Lanarkshire Branch Quarry St, Coatbridge ML5 3PU, UK View
  • Northern Ireland Branch Dundela Ave, Belfast BT4 3BQ, UK View
  • Paisley Branch Renfrew Rd, Paisley PA3 4BD, UK View
  • Riders Derwent Dr, Coatbridge ML5 2PB, UK View

South East Group

Group Director:
Lt Col G Cheesman RE, CO, 1 RSME, Brompton Barracks,
Chatham, Kent ME4 4UG

Deputy Group Director:
Mr G Doughty, 70 Fairview Avenue, Wigmore, Kent ME8 0QP

Group Secretary:
WO1 (RSM) S Eardley, 1 RSME, Brompton Barracks, Chatham,
Kent ME4 4UG

 

  • Blue Light Branch Staplehurst, Kent TN12 0SE, UK View
  • Dover Branch Napchester Rd, Whitfield, Dover CT16 3JD, UK View
  • Football Branch Chatham ME4 4UG, UK View
  • Gravesend Branch Milton Road, Gravesend DA12 2RF, UK View
  • Junior Leaders Branch Chatham ME4 4UG, UK View
  • Medway Branch Chatham ME4 4UG, UK View
  • Plant Branch Chatham ME4 4UG, UK View
  • Radio Branch Chatham ME4 4UG, UK View
  • Thanet Branch Cliff St, Ramsgate CT11 9HS, UK View

South Midlands Group

Group Director:
Lt Col R Hamilton,  CO 62 Wks Gp,170 (Infra Sp) Engineer Group, Chetwynd Barracks, Chilwell, Nottingham, NG9 5HA

Deputy Group Director:
TBC

Group Secretary:
WO1  D Dobson , 62 Wks Gp,170 (Infra Sp) Engineer Group, Chetwynd Barracks, Chilwell, Nottingham, NG9 5HA

 

  • Birmingham Branch Winchester Rd, Oldbury B68 8NY, UK View
  • Cannock Branch Walsall Rd, Cannock WS11 0JB, UK View
  • Gloucester Branch Hardwicke, Gloucester GL2 4QA, UK View
  • Lichfield & Tamworth Branch Lichfield St, Tamworth B79 7QD, UK View
  • Long Marston Branch Bull St, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6DT, UK View
  • Stafford Branch Stafford ST16 2AQ, UK View
  • Walsall Branch Sutton Rd, Walsall WS1 2PA, UK View
  • Wolverhampton Branch St Mark's Rd, Wolverhampton WV3 0QH, UK View

South Wales Group

Group Director:
Lt Col Al Robinson RE, CO, R Mon RE (M), Monmouth Castle, Monmouth, Gwent, NP25 3BS

Deputy Group Director:Capt D Bell, R Mon RE (M), Monmouth Castle, Monmouth, Gwent, NP25 3BS

Group Secretary:
WO1 (RSM) D  Taylor, R Mon RE (M), Monmouth Castle, Monmouth, Gwent, NP25 3BS

 

  • Cardiff Branch Gabalfa Ave, Cardiff CF14 2HQ, UK View
  • Chepstow Branch Beaufort Square, Chepstow NP16 5EP, UK View
  • Malvern Branch Cradley, Malvern WR13 5LT, UK View
  • Monmouth Branch Monmouth NP25 3BS, UK View
  • Newport & Cwmbran Branch Cwmbran NP44 7HB, UK View
  • Pembrokeshire & District Tudor Gardens, Merlin's Bridge, Haverfordwest SA61 1LB, UK View
  • Swansea Branch Glamorgan St, Swansea SA1 3SY, UK View

South West Central Group

Group Director:
Lt Col D Calder RE, CO, 22 Engineer Regt, Swinton Barracks, Perham Down, Tidworth, Hants SP11 9LQ

Deputy Group Director:

Group Secretary:
WO2 (RSM) M Owens, 22 Engineer Regt, Swinton Barracks, Perham Down, Tidworth, Hants SP11 9LQ

  • Armoured Branch Perham Down, Andover SP11 9LQ, UK View
  • Bath & West Wilts Branch Roundstone St, Trowbridge BA14 8DG, UK View
  • Bridgwater Branch Bridgwater TA6 3FJ, UK View
  • Bristol Branch Regent St, Kingswood, Bristol BS15 8HP, UK View
  • Swindon Branch Burghley Close, Swindon SN3 3BS, UK View
  • Taunton Branch Taunton TA1 5NN, UK View

South West Group

Group Director:
Lt Col D Stead MBE RE, CO, 24 Commando Royal Engineer , RMB Chivenor Barnstaple, North Devon EX31 4AZ

Deputy Group Director:
Mr T Harnett, 12 Cunliffe Avenue,  Mount Batten, Plymouth, Devon PL9 9TL

Group Secretary:
WO2 (SSM) L Robinson, 24 Commando Royal Engineer , RMB Chivenor Barnstaple, North Devon EX31 4AZ

 

  • Commando Branch Minley, Blackwater, Camberley GU17 9LP, UK View
  • Newton Abbot Branch Newton Abbot TQ12 2AP, UK View
  • Plymouth Branch Tailyour Rd, Plymouth PL6 5DH, UK View
  • Truro-Cornwall Branch Truro TR1 3HH, UK View

South West Southern Group

Group Director:
Lt Col A J Scott RE, CO, 26 Engineer Regt, Swinton Barracks, Perham Down, Tidworth, Hants SP11 9LQ

Deputy Group Director:

Group Secretary:
WO1 (RSM) M Needham, 26 Engineer Regt, Swinton Barracks, Perham Down, Tidworth, Hants SP11 9LQ

  • Andover & Winchester Branch Perham Down, Andover SP11 9LQ, UK View
  • Bournemouth Branch Church Rd, Ferndown BH22 9ET, UK View
  • Postal & Courier Services Branch Chatham ME4 4UG, UK View
  • Southampton Branch Southampton SO15 0AJ, UK View
  • Weymouth Branch Weymouth DT4 9HH, UK View

Southern Group

Group Director:
Lt Col M Hendry , CO, 36 Engineer Regt, Invicta Park Bks, Maidstone, Kent ME14 2NA

Deputy Group Director: Mr A Brown, 86 Calder Road, Maidstone, Kent ME14 2RA

Group Secretary:
WO1 (RSM) A P Malone , 36 Engineer Regt, Invicta Park Bks, Maidstone, Kent ME14 2NA

  • Andover & Winchester Branch Perham Down, Andover SP11 9LQ, UK View
  • Bournemouth Branch Church Rd, Ferndown BH22 9ET, UK View
  • Brighton Branch Culver Rd, Lancing BN15 9AX, UK View
  • Eastbourne Branch Wish Rd, Eastbourne BN21 4NX, UK View
  • Isle of Wight Branch High Street, Newport PO30 1BQ, UK View
  • Maidstone Branch Maidstone ME14 2NA, UK View
  • Minley Branch Minley, Blackwater, Camberley GU17 9LP, UK View
  • Postal & Courier Services Branch Chatham ME4 4UG, UK View
  • Reading & West Berkshire Branch Henwick Lane, Thatcham RG18 3BN, UK View
  • Solent Branch Highlands Rd, Fareham PO15 6JD, UK View
  • Southampton Branch Southampton SO15 0AJ, UK View
  • Tunbridge Wells Branch St John's Rd, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Tunbridge Wells TN4 9UU, UK View
  • Weymouth Branch Weymouth DT4 9HH, UK View