The Royal British Legion

Member of Cobseo



Status Charity
Charity No. 219279
Company Reg No.


Head Office
The Royal British Legion,
Haig House,
199 Borough High Street,
London.  SE1 1AA

For advice or support, contact:

Helpline: 0808 802 8080 (8am to 8pm, 7 days a week)
From overseas: +44 (0)20 3376 8080
Online information centre:  Knowledge base


Andrew Hodson
Engagement & Development Officer
07551 138433

Area Managers

Northern     Nicola Meredith
Yorkshire     Debbie Harding

Merseyside/Cheshire    Gillian McKinnon
Greater Manchester/Lancs    Alison Bunn
Brian Maguire
East Midlands     
Linda Flecknell

West Midlands   
Jane Britton
South East Midlands   
Patricia Chadwick

South West Midlands 
Patricia Chadwick
East Anglia/Essex
    Kate Green
Antony Metcalfe
Devon/Cornwall      Susanne Archard

Kate Green
   Craig Spence
South East     James France
London     Ryan Allain


The Legion provides financial, social and emotional support including:

  • Help with benefits, debt and money advice.
  • Helping Service leavers to find employment and access employment support grants with advice and guidance for dependants and specialist advice for those wishing to start their own business.
  • Support to live independently through the Handy Van Service and care phones. Funding and grants for household equipment and adaptations.
  • Support with mental and physical wellbeing through the Battle Back Centre, the Personnel Recovery Centre, break centres and adventure and family holidays.

The Legion attends most ASDIC Drop-Ins across UK.  If we do not already support your Drop-In or you would like further advice, please get in touch with your Area Manager (above) to see how we can help.

We support the following Drop-Ins:

Drop-Ins supported by the Legion include:

Armed Forces Community Support Hub (Warrington), Military Community Veterans Centre (Rotherham), North Bucks Veterans Support Group (Akeley), Oxford City Veterans Group, Stoll (London), Supporters of Combat Stress (Peterborough), Surrey Armed Forces Drop In (SAFDI) (Woking),Veterans and Families – Listening Project (SHV&F-LP) (Camberley), The Grow Organisation (Norwich), Totton and Eling Community Drop-in, Veterans Garage Drop In Centre, Salford (Manchester), Veterans in Crisis – The Gunners (Sunderland), Veterans Outreach Support (Portsmouth & Isle of Wight), Veterans Support Group (Abbots Langley)