ReLocating/ Housing

Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) manage the military estate, including accommodation for Service personnel and their families, on behalf of the MOD. The DIO was formed on 1 April 2011, when the former Defence Estates organisation was brought together with other infrastructure functions in the MOD to form a single organisation

 MOD Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) Operations Accommodation is responsible for providing Service Family Accommodation (SFA) in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. This includes the management of around 50,000 properties; major upgrades and other improvements; providing a comprehensive repair and maintenance service; managing allocation; and overseeing Service personnel Move In and Move Out of properties.

Address: DIO Headquarters Kingston Road Sutton Coldfield West Midlands B75 7RL

General Enquiries Telephone: 0121 311 2140
 Email: DIO Corporate Services    
 Enquiries for Housing Services Freephone (UK only): 0800 169 6322
Standard call rate (overseas): +44 1904 418000 Military: 94510 8000

MOD Moving Guide for Service Families. Useful information on postings, moving house, moving overseas, returning from overseas, etc.

Information to help on Army posting within the UK and overseas - links to AWS, HIVE.

This site explains what you have to do to bring your pet dog, cat or ferret into (or back into) the UK through the Pet Travel Scheme without putting it into quarantine. It also explains the requirements for bringing many other types of pet animals into the UK.

Websites with information about the base you are going to, plus info on the local area - schools, travel, local clubs, shopping etc.

Information about moving, relocation and education, your new area, etc. There are HIVE offices throughout the UK, BFG and Cyprus.

Useful service that lets you notify all sorts of utilities of your new address.iammoving.com Use this free site to pass on your new address to your gas, water and electricity companies, the government, your financial services and subscriptions or any of the nearly one thousand services listed.

The role of the JSHAO is to provide civilian Housing Information, Advice and, where possible, Placement to Service Persons and their dependants and to Ex-Service personnel still occupying Service Accommodation. The JSHAO is set up to provide Service personnel and their families with information and advice on the increasingly complex range of civilian housing options. The JSHAO provides a focal point for housing information and advice to all Service personnel and their families in particular those about to return to civilian life, and to ex-Service personnel who are still in Service Families Accommodation.


Joint Service Housing Advice Office
Building 183
Trenchard Lines
Upavon
Wiltshire SN9 6BE

Tel: Civ: 01980 618925
Mil: 94344 8925

MODern Housing Solutions (MHS) is a company contracted by Defence Estates Operations Housing (DE) to carry out maintenance tasks in the homes of 45,000 Service Families in England and Wales.

The provision of good quality living accommodation for Service personnel and their families is a top priority for the Ministry Of Defence.

MOD Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) Operations Accommodation is responsible for providing Service Family Accommodation (SFA) in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.   This includes the management of around 50,000 properties; major upgrades and other improvements; providing a comprehensive repair and maintenance service; managing allocation; and overseeing Service personnel Move In and Move Out of properties.

Soldier Oli is a rhyming picture book for children under 5 about a soldier going away on tour. It should help children cope if someone in their family has to go away. Proceeds go to the Army Benevolent Fund

St Mary's Church
Leigh, Kent
Vicar: Rev'd Lionel Kevis
01732 833022


Coffee Stop
Meet up with friends and make new ones over coffee. 10.00 - 11.30 am every Wednesday in the Genner Room, St Marys Church, Leigh.
Tea and cake also available.

Pet Service in the Marquee on the Green
10am on 7th September