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The British Army in Germany

In line with the announcement of the Strategic Defence and Security Review of October 2010 it is the Government’s intention to rebase the British Army from Germany to the UK by 2020.

Currently the remaining major concentrations of British Forces in Germany are centred on

  • Paderborn Garrison - 20th Armoured Brigade
  • Bielefeld Garrison - HQ British Forces Germany

Army Basing Programme

On 5 March 2013 the Regular Army Basing Plan was announced and this will support the full implementation of the Army 2020 plan. The Basing Plan set out the location changes for the Army and also confirmed the drawdown of all units from Germany by 2020.


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