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HMS Forward (Birmingham)
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HMS Forward (Birmingham)

A modern, purpose-built training establishment,  HMS Forward shares its location with various military units.


HMS Forward is a Reservist Unit based in the heart of Birmingham. With over 100 members of the Ship’s Company, HMS Forward is the central hub for all Royal Naval Reserve activity in the West Midlands.

HMS Forward is a modern, purpose-built training establishment. The unit shares its location with various military units, including the Birmingham University Royal Navy Unit.

Close to the Birmingham City Football Ground, HMS Forward is just a short distance from Birmingham City Inner Ring Road, easily accessible by local bus services and from the nearest railway station at Adderley Park.

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Contact Details

HMS Forward, 42 Tilton Road, Birmingham B9 4PP
Telephone: 0121 703 6360
Email Address: [email protected]

Opening Hours

Monday8:00AM - 4:00PM
Tuesday8:00AM - 9:15PM
Wednesday8:00AM - 4:00PM
Thursday8:00AM - 4:00PM
Friday8:00AM - 4:00PM

Additional Information

Training evenings take place every Tuesday 7:15PM - 9:15PM

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