Local Information

Swanton Morley is a large village and parish situated in the quiet rural area of Norfolk. The River Wensum flows nearby and Robertson Barracks is situated on one of the highest points in Norfolk.

Swanton Morley has a village general store, a sub post office, a butcher and two country pubs. The Market town of East Dereham is approximately four miles away.

Dereham has a variety of shops and stores, a leisure centre with a swimming pool, cinema, bowling alley, skate park, and various pubs, restaurants, and takeaways. There are plenty of banking facilities and two large supermarkets.

Swanton Morley camp is approximately 18 miles fromthe centre of Norwich City. The nearest train station is in Dereham providing a limited service through heritage services on the Mid-Norfolk Railway. For direct commuter or travel, the nearest station is Norwich approximately 22 miles away.


Constituency: Mid Norfolk

Local Authority: Norfolk County Council


Site Information

  • The Regular Army Basing Plan confirms the ongoing use of Robertson Barracks as an Army base.
  • In Situ Lodger Units - Non-MOD users include N Davies & Son (Dairies) Ltd and Arqiva Limited (formerly NTL) – no impact expected
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Head of Army rebasing reassures troops

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Children's Education in rebasing

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British Troops gear up to come home from Germany


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