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Saturday, 5 January 2019

Monday, 31 December 2018

Amey :Looking after the Armed Forces by delivering essential infrastructure and housing services

Military Establishments

Our operations across the Regional Prime contracts provide a diverse range of services including planned and response repairs tasks, estate management and grounds maintenance services, professional services and soft services (at MOD Abbey Wood and the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office).

Contact us Establishment Repairs (our Regional Prime team)

  • To raise a new, non-urgent repair, click here
  • WebChat (click the message icon from the bottom right-hand corner of the page)
  • Facebook Messenger (send a private message to the team to start a chat)
  • Twitter message (send a private message to the team to start a chat)
  • Text message: 07860063405 (send a text to start a chat)
  • Telephone: 0800 707 6000 (option 2)
  • Email: RPHelpdesk@ameydefenceservices.co.uk

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Christmas Services at the Garrison Church

Jack and the Beanstalk Fabulous Christmas Panto at the Mercury Theatre - 20% Military Discount Available

Click here for full info

Christmas at Colchester Castle

This month we are busy getting ready for the festive season ahead. We are very excited that Santa will be making some special visits to the Castle in December and are busy getting his grotto ready! When you are making your plans for the holiday season make sure you include a trip to one of Colchester’s Museums, we’d love to see you.

Don’t forget if you are a Colchester resident pick up your Resident Pass giving you unlimited Castle entry for a whole year.

ColchesterColchester Castle
Get in the Christmas spirit and visit Colchester Castle for free. Step back in time and soak up the Christmas atmosphere with carols, mince pies, entertainment and a visit with Santa! Free opening: 3pm – 8.30pm | £5: Meet Santa & receive a gift.
Find out more

Garrison Christmas Carol Service Sunday 23rd December

Cpl Budd VC Gym Christmas Opening Hours

CESSAC Cafe Christmas Closing

ABF Christmas Concert Thursday 13th December

Christmas & New Year Recycling & Rubbish Collection Changes

Greener living

Christmas and New Year Recycling and 
Rubbish  Collection  Changes

During Christmas week, there will be no collections on Christmas Day or Boxing Day. Collections which would normally fall on Christmas Day  will be one day earlier on Christmas Eve, whilst Wednesday to Friday’s collections will be one day later than usual. 
Collections from 1 January will also be one day later than normal during that week. 
For full details, please enter your postcode on our website here and download  your recycling  calendar. 


Tree-cycle for charity

Will a real Christmas tree take pride of place in your home this year? If so, when it’s time to take its beautiful decorations off, make sure you give it one last special role by recycling it with St Helena Hospice for a donation.
This year they will be collecting trees from CO1-CO9 and CO11 from your property on 12 JanuaryFind out more and book your St Helena tree collection today