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The Fleet



180a Cranbrook Road

Tel: 020 8518 5855
Fax: 020 8518 5849


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Travelling from South From the Ilford Rail Station entrance, turn left onto Cranbrook Rd and travel approx 700 metres. The Royal Navy & Royal Marines Careers Office is located next to the Cranbrook Public House between Coventry Road and Park Avenue, on the right hand side of the road above the Army Careers Information Office.

Travelling from the North From the Gants Hill roundabout, on the A12, turn into Cranbrook Rd and follow the road south to Valentines Park. The Royal Navy & Royal Marines Careers Office is located on the left hand side of the road, approximately 100 metres past the park.

Car & Motor bike parking space is available to the rear of the building.

Opening Times 0830 - 1630 Monday to Thursday & 0830 - 1530 Fridays, excluding Bank Holidays. Appointments can be made but are not generally required during normal working hours.

Points of Contact

CPO Neil Padley or WO1 Dennis O'Keefe


Presentations on Royal Navy Career opportunities are held on Tuesday at 1400 at the careers office. If you wish to find out more information on your career opportunities ring 08456 075555 or 020 8518 5855 to attend one of the presentations.

Representatives of the Naval Careers Service are available to give help and advice relating to career opportunities in the Royal Navy, Royal Marines and Royal Marine Band Service as well as within the RN & RM Reserves.

We also offer a varied range of activities to schools, colleges and youth organisations within our recruiting area. These include such things as students presentation teams, practical leadership tasks, mock interviews and careers advice.

The careers staff at this office and other organisations within the Directorate of Naval Recruiting are also willing to support local shows and fetes by providing Static and Interactive displays vehicles and trailers.

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