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Regimental Headquarters

The Regimental Headquarters of The Yorkshire Regiment (RHQ YORKS) is located at the historic centre of the City of York and is charged with the effective running of regimental affairs.


To promote a strong regimental ethos and to support all elements of the regimental family in order to enhance the effectiveness of The Yorkshire Regiment in Peace and War, and in particular to promote recruiting, retention and community engagement.

Core Activities

  • Provision of support to the Regiment in its recruiting area in order to deliver fully manned Regular and Reserve battalions.
  • Promotion of Regimental espirit de corps and high morale based on a strong, consistent and easily understood Regimental image and ethos projected throughout the Regiment, its recruiting area and the wider Army.
  • Provision of appropriate welfare and financial support to all parts of our Regimental family.

Regimental Headquarters - York

Regimental Secretary - Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) David O'Kelly

Visitors arriving by rail are advised that the walking distance to the office is approx 0.5km (15-20 minutes). Visitors arriving by car are advised to park in the Castle car park (short stay) or St George's Field car park (long stay).

Telephone: 01904 461014

Email: RHQYORKS@BTConnect.com

Regimental Headquarters
The Yorkshire Regiment
3 Tower Street

Regimental Area Offices

We also have two Area Offices, which are an integral part of Regimental Headquarters and are subordinate to the Colonel of Infantry at Headquarters Land Command.


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