HMS SULTAN CLOSURE

DT Reports Announcement by Defence Minister Tobias Ellwood

<<...In a partial reversal of the government’s 2016 plan to rationalise the Defence estate, the Royal Marine bases at Norton Manor, Arbroath and Chivenor will now be retained, as will Rock Barracks in Woodbridge, Suffolk, and RAF Molesworth, a Cambridgeshire-based intelligence site used by British and US Forces.
Mr Ellwood also announced that the closure of HMS Sultan, the home of Royal Naval Marine Engineering and the Air Engineering and Survival School, will be delayed and said retention of the sites “will give our service personnel the certainty to put down permanent roots and fully integrate with the local community”...>>


Defence base closures abandoned after 'clear eyed assessment of the rapidly changing threats'

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/03/01/defence-base-closures-abandoned-clear-eyed-assessment-rapidly/
 

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