Welfare Facilities

The facilities provided by the Unit /Welafre are the Community Centre, Welfare Contact houses, Local Attractions tickets, Bouncy Castles, and minibus. The facilities can be used by Serving personnel, civil servants and their families, who live or work within Innsworth Station.
All bookings for the facilities are made through the Welfare Reception. The Reception holds the booking schedules and forms for all the facilities; there is a form & T & Cs for each facility.
 
Welfare Contact Houses
 Welfare have 2 contact houses, on the Innsworth SFA site. Both houses are 3 bed, furnished and suitable for up to 6 people. Bedding is provided for each booking, by the Welfare Reception.
 
The houses are used mainly by separated/divorced parents to see their children, and for welfare cases when required. They can be booked by other people for family visitors. However, this request has to be approved by UWWO and is dependent on reason for booking and availability.
 
The houses are booked and paid for, in advance, through the Welfare Reception, on a priority system (see below), at the cost of £25 per night.

 Priority System   Booking Times 
 1 - Contact with Children  Booking up to 2 months prior to first date. 
 2 - Relatives Visiting Hospital    Booking up to 2 months prior to first date. 
 3 - Other  Booking up to 1 month prior to first date.

Local Attraction Tickets
Welfare has discounted tickets for Bristol Zoo, Bristol Aquarium, Cattle Country Adventure Park Berkeley, Noah's Ark Zoo Farm South Bristol, WWT Slimbridge and All Things Wild Evesham. The tickets are available to all Serving Personnel, civil servants and their familes, who live and work at Innsworth Station. The tickets can be used by families, single personnel and couples.
 
All tickets must be booked and paid for, in advance, at the Welfare Reception, before the required date. Tickets cannot be reserved by phone or email. Tickets are collected on the day of use. Tickets are collected from and returned to the Welfare Office during working hours. At evenings, weekends and Station stand-downs they are collected from and returned to the Guardroom.

Bouncy Castles 
Welfare has 2 Bouncy Castles for hire, a new Medieval, and one large. The costs to hire are :
Medieval - £35
Large - £25
They are booked and paid for, in advance, through the Welfare Reception.
 
The Castles when booked are picked up from and returned to the Community Centre; Centre keys are collected from the Guardroom.
 
Minibus
The Unit has a minibus for use by Station personnel and families. It is booked and paid for, in advance, through the Welfare Reception. The cost is from £20 per day to £100 for a weekend.
The minibus can be booked for one day to a maximum of 14 days. It can be booked for private or military/work events. The person driving the minibus must make the booking, and he/she must be over 25yrs old and have a valid driving license.



 

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