Gordon Messenger Centre (Lympstone)

Charity Number:
Company Number:

Opening Times

Monday – Friday 0900-1600

Outside these hours by private arrangement


Exeter, Devon


GMC Manager

Lisa-Joy Peake


GMC Assistants

Charley Silvester

Shelly Stammers


07866 075074




The ‘Gordon Messenger Centre – Enabling a More Resilient RM Family’ (GMC) is an MOD facility, situated outside the wire, opposite CTCRM; geographically convenient for those locally-based, whilst providing the opportunity to enhance existing CTCRM-events attracting the wider Corps-family.

A New Hub for the entire Royal Marines Family. Situated just on the other side of the road from CTCRM.

The centre will support serving Royal Marines, Veterans, their families and the wider RM Community through a variety of events, activities and groups. Some of these are regular activities, others are based on want and demand.

These include:

Coffee Mornings

Family Groups supported by Aggies Pastoral Workers

Play Groups and a rolling calendar to celebrate annual events

Kings Camp during the school holidays

Social events inc Jewellery Making, Fitness Classes, wellbeing days, baby massage, Lego workshops

Veterans Café

Veterans Craft mornings and wellbeing

Drop-In sessions with the Navel Childrens Charity, Vets UK and National Families Federation

Military Wives Choir

‘Who Let The Dads Out’ monthly meet up

Delivery Partners in support

RMA, SSAFA, NCC, Naval Family Federation, Aggies Weston, TRBL