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Brigade units

The West Midlands is home to a diverse range of military units and other Defence establishments. In most cases, 11th Signal and West Midlands Brigade is responsible for providing support and technical assurance to their commanding officers and for coordinating the Army’s community engagement activity across the region.

Regular Army units based within the West Midlands region

1st Battalion The Royal Irish Regiment

Royal Irish Regiment

Clive Barracks, Tern Hill

1 Signal Regiment

1 sig regt

MOD Stafford

16 Signal Regiment

16 Signal Regiment

MOD Stafford

22nd Signal Regiment

r sigs

MOD Stafford

30 Signal Regiment

30 sig regt

Gamecock Barracks, Bramcote

Regular Army Signals units in the UK

2 Signal Regiment

2 Sig Regt

Imphal Barracks, York

3 Signal Regiment

3 sig regt

Blandford Camp, Blandford Forum, Dorset

10 Signal Regiment

10 Sig Regt

Thiepval Barracks, Lisburn, Northern Ireland

15 Signal Regiment

15 Signal Regiment

Blandford Camp, Blandford Forum, Dorset

21 Signal Regiment


Azimghur Barracks, Colerne, Wilts

Army Reserve units based within the West Midlands region

4th Battalion The Mercian Regiment (4 MERCIAN)

Mercian Regiment

Birmingham, Crewe, Kidderminster, Mansfield, Shrewsbury, Stockport, Stoke On Trent, Widnes, Wolverhampton

37 Signal Regiment

37 sig regt

Redditch, Stratford-upon-Avon, Birmingham, Coventry, Cambridge

159 Supply Regiment RLC

159 supply regt rlc

Coventry, Stoke On Trent, Telford, West Bromwich, Grantham, Burton On Trent

202 Field Hospial RAMC

Royal Army Medical Corps badge

Birmingham, Shrewsbury, Oxford, Stoke On Trent

104 Regiment RA

The Royal Regiment of Artillery

Worcester, Newport, Cardiff, Abertillery

116 Provost Coy, 3 Regt RMP

Royal Military Police - part of the Provost Branch

Cannock, Manchester

301 Tp 131 Independent Commando Squadron Royal Engineers

Royal Engineers' badge

Sheldon (Birmingham), London, Plymouth, Bath

225 Fd Sqn (M) Royal Monmouth (Militia), Royal Engineers

Royal Engineers' badge

Oldbury, Stoke On Trent, Cannock, S Wales, Jersey

126 Field Coy, 101 (Force Support) Battalion, REME

Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers' badge

West Bromwich, Wrexham, Prestatyn, Liverpool, Manchester

Birmingham University Officer Training Corps


Birmingham and other West Midlands Universities

Reserve Army Signals units across the UK

32 Signal Regiment

32 Signal Regiment

Belfast, Edinburgh, East Kilbride, Glasgow, Hartlepool and Limavady.

37 Signal Regiment

37 Signal Regiment

Redditch, Stratford-upon-Avon, Birmingham, Coventry and Cambridge.

39 Signal Regiment

39 Signal Regiment

Aylesbury, Brighton, Bristol, Eastbourne, Gloucester and Windsor.

71 Yeomanry Signal Regiment

71 Yeomanry Signal Regiment

Bexleyheath, Kent, Lincoln’s Inn, Whipps Cross, Chelmsford, Uxbridge and Southfields.

CRHQ (Royal Signals)

CRHQ (Royal Signals)

MOD Cosham, Wiltshire

Sub-units from a number of other Army Reserve regiments are also based within the region.

Stations and other Defence establishments

MOD Donnington (Shropshire)
MOD Kineton (Warwickshire)
Royal College of Defence Medicine (Birmingham)
Joint Medical Command (Lichfield)