Membership

We welcome all supporters of the Service community, you don't have to have an Armed Forces background to join us.

To join us is simple, pop in to the Club for an application form or join online Join Online - the form will allow you to become a member of :

  • The Royal British Legion (Worldwide)
  • The Greenhithe & Swanscombe Branch
  • Once you are a RBL & Branch Member, you will have the opportunity to join The Greenhithe & Swanscombe RBL Social Club. You can apply for Club membership, as soon as you receive your RBL Membership Card.

Your application takes around a month to process, once you apply, you will be invited to the club (usually the following month) to one of our meetings, you are welcome to have a look around (and/or have a drink) and finalise your membership by paying the fees.

Youth Membership is from age 12 to 16, youth membership is a fixed fee of £5 pa.

Adult membership starts from age 17.

Fees (2016/17) are:
The Royal British Legion (Worldwide) £17
The Greenhithe & Swanscombe Branch £5
The Greenhithe & Swanscombe RBL Social Club £6
Joining Fee (a one off payment) £4
Security Door Entry Fob (Compulsory a one off fee) £5

Greenhithe & Swanscombe Branch & Club offer a range of benefits;

  • Subsidised bar (we are around 30% cheaper than pubs)
  • Free entry to many events, including children’s Christmas parties, Fireworks Night, Armed Forces Day events, BBQ’s, Hog roasts and a full and varied range of evening entertainment.
  • Free use of our Snooker table, darts, major sporting events on our big screen TV’s
  • Members can book our Hall or Lounge for Private Functions

RBL Membership has several additional benefits;

  • Access unique discounts through the MOD Defence Discount Scheme and Rewards for Forces discounts
  • Vote on the issues we champion and shape the way the Legion evolves
  • Enjoy social and sports events
  • Receive free copies of our bi-monthly Legion Magazine which keeps you up to date with news about the Legion's work around the UK and abroad
  • Receive concessions on affiliated Legion products including Poppy Travel
  • Take part in ceremonial events, indirectly through eligibility to tickets for the Festival of Remembrance, or directly by becoming a Standard Bearer
  • Youth members can take part in parades as youth standard bearers; learn to play a musical instrument; become a majorette and possibly take part in the annual Festival of Remembrance.
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The Royal British Legion | Greenhithe & Swanscombe | London Road | Greenhithe | Kent | DA9 9EJ | Email: info@gsrbl.co.uk