Thursday, 22 October 2015

The Services Cotswold Centre - Temporary Housing For Army Families

Located mid way between Bath and Chippeham, just off the M4 outside Corsham, the Cotswold Centre provides temporary housing for families of serving personnel from all three services. Whether you are in transit between postings, retiring, have welfare housing issues, have been the subject of emergency evacuation from overseas or simply want a break in the countryside, the Centre offers a secure, comfortable and affordable place to stay.  In the case of estranged families and those leaving the Services, the family is to include one child.

The Accommodation The sixty cosy single storey, centrally-heated, three bedroom chalets and converted flatlets are all self catering, fully furnished and include cooking utensils, freezer, fridge, cutlery, crockery, bedding and towels. Televisions can be hired for £1-50 per week. Your accommodation will be ready for you to take over on arrival. If you arrive outside working hours your keys will be left with the security guard at the gate.The daily charge is only £7-00 per family; R&R families pay £10. The rent includes heating, lighting and the laundering of bed linen. 

What is at the Centre?
The secure twenty five acre site has its own well appointed Amenity Centre with internet connection, Tavern Bar, games hall (including large screen TV), launderette and children's playground. The Centre's Community Organiser arranges regular outings to the shops and other local attractions.