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Gordon Messenger Centre

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.

Your community hub

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 around want and demand.

A close up of a woman holding two sailors soft dolls on each side of her face


On top of all the events that run from Lympstone, there’s also a range of facilities for you to use, including:

  • Kitchen
  • Outdoor Play area and seating
  • Large Conference Event / Activity Space
  • Meeting and Conference Rooms
  • Disabled Access & Facilities throughout

Weekly activities schedule

If you want to learn more about the activities we offer, please do give us a call or pop into the centre and speak with us directly.



All Day

Baby Play Group

10:00AM - 12:00PM

Fun at the Fort

15:00PM - 17:00PM

Royal Marines Cadets

18:00PM - 21:00PM

Key contacts


ALL enquiries about the centre should be made by you can calling the team on 01752 779 054 during opening hours.

Alternatively, you can use the Contact Us Form or connect via Facebook, Twitter or the Royal Navy Forum. 

Find us

Royal Marines Family Centre

Contact Details

Exmouth Road
Telephone: 07866 075074
Email Address: [email protected]

Opening Hours

Monday9:00AM - 4:00PM
Tuesday9:00AM - 4:00PM
Wednesday9:00AM - 4:00PM
Thursday9:00AM - 4:00PM
Friday9:00AM - 12:00PM

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