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160 Field Company

160 Field Company is based in Litchard Cross, Bridgend.

Contact Details:

160 Field Company
Army Reserve Centre Bridgend,
West Plas Road,
Litchard Cross,
CF31 1PA

With a headquarters based in Litchard Cross, Bridgend, the Army Reserve Centre has been the largest REME Reserves facility in the South and West of Wales for a number of years. The future of REME Reserves, implemented through Army 2020, has seen the formation of 160 Field Company in Bridgend, with two detached Platoons in Cwmbran to the South and Carmarthen to the West. As a sub unit of 105 Bn REME based in Bristol, the Company and detached Platoons will provide REME equipment support to dependant Regiments and Units, as well as training new and developing existing REME Reservists, in the South and West of Wales.


Being part of 160 Field Company will not only afford you the opportunities to gain valuable engineering qualifications and experience, but will develop command and leadership qualities which can be used to enhance and progress within civilian employment. As well as military and engineering training, 160 Field Company endeavor to enhance team work, camaraderie and physical development offering many opportunities to participate in adventurous training activities both in UK and abroad. There is also a fully equipped gymnasium at the three sites within Wales open to all members of the Company and detached Platoons, free of charge.

As a member of 160 Field Company you will be trained and practiced in individual and team skills which will prepare you for a rewarding career as a member of the REME Reserve. Many of these skills are transferrable to vocational trades and recognised by the many supportive employers across Wales.

Here at 160 Field Company we will support, guide and manage your career and development from Recruit to trained soldier and beyond, the opportunities are endless with grit, determination and hard work rewarded with opportunities to promote and progress aplenty. Your career path will be progressive both military and trade, and supported by the training teams at Bridgend, Cwmbran and Carmarthen. We are proud that members of 160 Field Company have served in operational environments and exercises across the globe in support of their regular colleagues and this will continue in the future.

160 Field Company is formed from men and women from a multitude of civilian employments in the South and West of Wales. We provide a friendly, welcoming and professional environment where you will be fully supported during your training and reserve career. We guarantee you will be challenged and learn lots of new things, but we also know you will have lots of fun doing it, and you will be paid.


There are many roles and trades within 160 Field Company from which to choose as follows:

  • Vehicle Mechanic
  • Metalsmith
  • Armourer
  • Combat Medic
  • Recovery Mechanic
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • HR Administrator
  • Chef

If you are willing to learn, develop and take up the challenge we will support your career development every step of the way, in a close knit family friendly environment.

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