Headquarters North West (United Kingdom)

Headquarters North West formally known as 42nd Infantry Brigade and Headquarters North West is a regional command based in North West England. The command administers the reserve units based in its area and also provides the military support HQ for the police and civilian population in the area. In 2017, 42 Infantry Brigade was reduced to Headquarters North West.[1][2]

Headquarters North West
Country United Kingdom
Branch British Army
TypeRegional Point of Command
Part ofRegional Command

The units under its control are The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, The Mercian Regiment, and the Royal Army Medical Corps and 2600 Army Reserves from almost all services. The command also controls over 7500 army cadets.[1]



Army Cadet Force

  • Cheshire Army Cadet Force, Fox Barracks
  • Cumbria Army Cadet Force
    • Arnhem Company, North Cumbria
    • Burma Company, South Cumria
    • Chindit Company, West Cumbria
  • Greater Manchester Army Cadet Force
  • Isle of Man Army Cadet Force
  • Lancashire Army Cadet Force, Fulwood Barracks
    • N (Normandy) Company
    • S (Salerno) Company
    • E (Egypt) Company
    • W (Wingate) Company
  • Merseyside Army Cadet Force



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