ABF The Soldiers’ Charity South West


In line with current Government direction, we have closed our offices, until further notice and are now in the most part, working from home. We have had to take the difficult, but entirely appropriate, decision to cancel or postpone many of our forthcoming events. Rest assured that we are busy making plans for the future, and ensuring that we continue to provide the support needed by our soldiers, veterans and their immediate families in genuine need.

We are now in an unprecedented situation of a PANDEMIC, and realise that your fundraising plans may now have to be amended, cancelled or postponed. Rest assured, we will be here to offer advice and guidance if you need us.

Welcome to the contact page for our regional offices in the South West. We have two offices, one in Picton Barracks in Bulford and one in Wyvern Barracks in Exeter. Do feel free to contact whichever office is most convenient for you.

Areas covered

• Cornwall
• Devon
• Dorset
• Somerset
• Bristol
• Gloucestershire
• Wiltshire
• Jersey
• Guernsey

If you would like to get involved – we’d love to hear from you, contact us on: southwest@soldierscharity.org

Keep up to date with what’s happening in the South West region on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/soldierscharitysouthwest

If you are running an event for us and you need some more information about the Charity or some practical tips to help with your fundraising please get in touch. We love to spread the word about how you support us; so always remember to send us information and pictures for our regional Facebook page, www.facebook.com/soldierscharitysouthwest

If you need to get hold of us, please email us at southwest@soldierscharity.org or call us on one of the following numbers:

Picton Barracks Office:
01980 672 337

Wyvern Barracks Office:
01392 496 412

Regional Director: Lt Col (Retd) Peter Bates OBE:
07890 537581

Fundraising Manager: Henrietta Olsson
07805 893911

Briefing & Liaison Officer: Lt Col Steve Tinlin
07515 284833


What’s On?

The Early Early Christmas Fair 2021

Tuesday 28th & Wednesday 29th September 2021

Polo Ground, Tedworth Park, Tidworth SP9 7AH

Enjoy a fantastic day out.  Find an inspiring assortment of original gifts and treats for everyone – you will be spoilt for choice! More details to follow.


Contact details:

Regional Director:
Lt Col Peter Bates OBE

Fundraising Manager:
Henrietta Olsson

Executive Assistant:
Susanne Hollis (Bulford)
Helen Vincent (Exeter)

Regional Assistant:
Philip Hutchens (Exeter)

Briefing & Liaison Officer:
Steve Tinlin

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity South West
Building 750, Picton Barracks
Bulford Camp
Wiltshire SP4 9NY

Tel: 01980 672 337
Fax: 01980 672 337

Email: southwest@soldierscharity.org

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity South West
Wyvern Barracks
Devon EX2 6AR

Tel: 01392 496 412

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