This section will give you an insight of what to expect if you are moving to Catterick or Ripon. The HIVE will be able to provide you with a wealth of invaluable information on the local area. We have picked out some of the key information that will be useful prior to your move.

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Catterick Garrison

HIVE

Catterick HIVE, Hipswell Lodge, Richmond Road, Catterick Garrison, DL9 3AX

Tel: 01748 872944, Mil: 94731 2944 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Catterick HIVE publishes a blog providing local and military community information for the Catterick Garrison area.  

You can access the blog at www.catterickhive.blogspot.com

Waste Collection

Richmondshire District Council (RDC) provides each household with 1 wheelie bin, 2 recyling boxes and a white bag. A request for a green wheelie bin for garden waste has to be made to RDC.

  • Grey is for non-recyclable items.
  • Green is for garden waste.
  • The white bag is for newspapers, magazines and cardboard.
  • The green recycling box is for cans and plastic bottles, no black plastics.
  • The black recycling box is for glass.

Recycling boxes and white bags can be collected from the HIVE.

If there are more than six members in the family an application can be made for a larger bin from the council.

Collection days across the Garrison area vary according to location. Details are available by phoning 01748 829100.

More information can be found at www.richmondshire.gov.uk

Recycling Facilities

The nearest Household Waste Site or tip is at Gatherley Road, Brompton-on-Swale.

The opening hours are:

April–September 0830–1900,
March & October 0830–1700,
November & February 0830-1630.

Nursery Care

White Rabbit Pre-School

La Basse Road, Baden Powell Estate, Catterick Garrison, DL9 3HS
Tel: 01748 832961

Jigsaw Childcare

Catterick Road, Catterick Garrison, DL9 4QP.
Tel: 01748 833725

Hipswell Kindergarten

Hipswell Village, Catterick Garrison, DL9 4BB.
Tel: 01748 830834

There are also nurseries attached to each primary school in Catterick Garrison. For further information please contact the HIVE.

Gym Facilities

Catterick Leisure Centre

Gough Road, Catterick Garrison, DL9 3EL.
Tel: 01748 831030
www.catterickleisurecentre.com

Colburn Sports Centre

Catterick Road, Colburn, DL9 4QH.
Tel: 01748 835660

ITC Gym

For Serving Personnel and dependants. Proof of personal insurance cover is required.
Tel: 01748 872693

Coffee Mornings

32 Engineer Regiment coffee morning takes place every Thursday from 09:30-11:30 at the Community Centre on Marne Barracks. All welcome.

Scout Association

Beavers 6-8yrs: Wednesday 1750–1915

Cubs: 8-10 ½ yrs: Tuesday 1800–2000

Scouts 10½ yrs -14½ yrs: Wednesday 1915-2115. 

Address for all: St Aidan’s Church Hall, Hipswell Road West, DL9 3BH Tel: 01748 811734 or 01748 830395.

Girlguiding

Rainbows 5-7yrs

Wed 1530-1630 St Aidan’s Church Hall

Tel: 01748 830359

Tues 1700–1800 Colburn Village Hall

Tel: 01748 832894

Thursday 1745 – 1845 Catterick Village

Tel: 01748 824976

Brownies 7 -10 yrs

Mon1630–1745 St Aidan’s Church hall

Tel: 01748 823241

Tues1800–1930 Colburn Village Hall

Tel: 01748 832342

Wedn1800–1915 Catterick Village

Tel: 01748 824976

Guides 10+ yrs 

Mon1745–1930 St Aidan’s Church Hall

Tel: 01748 830007

Wed 1830–2000 Colburn Village Hall

Tel: 01748 834108

Thurs 1900–2030 Catterick Village

Tel: 01748 821060

Sporting Venues

Catterick Garrison Sailing Club (CGSC): Thornton Steward Reservoir, Finghall, DL8 5ND

Tel: 01748 872780 (Sgt Pearey)

Catterick Garrison Saddle Club: Loos Road, Catterick Garrison, DL9 4QR. Private and group lessons for complete beginners to advanced riders. Livery is also available.
Tel: 01748 872661

Catterick Golf Club: Leyburn Road, Catterick Garrison, DL9 3QE. This is an 18 hole course of Championship Standard. Lessons are available and beginners are welcome. There is a well stocked shop and two practice grounds.
Tel: 01748 833268. 

www.catterickgolfclub.co.uk

The Catterick Beagles: This Hunt is a Garrison amenity and has been since the 1930’s. It is available to both civilians and serving personnel. The hunt covers a large area of North Yorkshire. For further details contact: Guy Armitage:
Tel: 07973 859 283.

Catterick Leisure Centre: Gough Road, Catterick Garrison, DL9 3EL. Includes swimming pools, sports hall, dance studio and gym. Tel: 01748 831030

Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team: Hipswell Road West, Catterick Garrison. DL9 3EH
Tel: 01748 823277
www.swaledalemrt.org.uk

Ripon

Bath House 22816539

Ripon HIVE

Claro Central, Claro Barracks, Ripon. HG4 2RD
Tel: Civ – 01765 632480 Mil – 94711 4480

An Outreach service from: Catterick HIVE, Hipswell Lodge, Richmond Road, Catterick Garrison, DL9 3AX
Tel: 01748 872944, Mil: 94731 2944
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Catterick HIVE publishes a blog providing local and military community information for the local area. You can access the blog at www.catterickhive.blogspot.com

Waste Collection

Harrogate Borough Council provides each household with a black wheelie bin for recycleable domestic rubbish, a black wheelie bin with a brown lid is available at cost for garden waste, a recycling box for glass bottles and cans and a blue bag newspapers, magazines and cardboard.

Refuse and recycling is collected every fortnight on Tuesdays. More information can be found at www.northyorks.gov.uk

Recycling Facilities

There is a Household Waste Recycling Centre in Ripon located on the Dallamires Industrial Estate HG4 1TT. Facilities include: Glass, Calor Gas Bottles, Scrap metal, Cans, Furniture, Xmas Trees,

Wood & timber, Cardboard, Plastic bottles, Paper, Fridges/Freezers, Batteries, Green Waste, Books, Tyres, Hardcore & rubble, Textiles & shoes, Used engine oil, Large & small Electrical Appliances, Telephone directories and Domestic waste.

Open 6 days a week, now closed on Wednesdays, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years’ Day. Open:

  • March 0830 – 1700hrs
  • April – September 0830 – 1900hrs
  • October 0830 – 1700hrs
  • November – February 0830 – 1600hrs

The centre is run by North Yorkshire County Council, for further Information: 01609 532512 

Nursery Care

Yellow Ribbon Pre School is part of Catterick Garrison Pre School Groups and is situated inside of Camp on the 1st floor of the Wakeman Welfare Complex. They cater for children from 3 months to 5 years. For further information please contact the Centre Manager Claire Marshall on 01765 632351.

Gym Facilities

There is a fully equipped gymnasium on camp for use by serving personnel and their dependants. Dependants are required to complete a membership form and attend an induction which is free. For more information please contact the Gym on: 01765 632309.

Cash Point

There is a link cash machine located in the HUB.

PAYD

There is a PAYD restaurant and cafe located in the HUB. Opening times are: 

  • Mon – Thurs 09.00 – 14.00 & 17.00 – 22.00, 
  • Fri 07.30 - 14.00 & 17.00 - 20.30, 
  • Sat & Sun 11.00 –13.00.

Community Centre

Located inside of Camp next to the Wakeman Welfare Complex. The Community Centre is called Claro Central and is used for most group activities, such as mums and tots etc. Claro Central is available to hire out for parties and private functions - for further information please contact the Welfare Office on 01765 632382.

Coffee Mornings

21 Engineer Regiment coffee morning takes place every Tuesday from 09:30-11:30 at Claro Central, Claro Barracks, Ripon. All welcome.