From the BBC news today. Many Royal Engineers will have been based here or passed through like myself. BBC News - Waterbeach Barracks closes to make way for housing It will also be of note to members of the RAF having hosted Bomber, Transport and Fighter command units at various times. From a personnel note one memory of this place was being allocated a bed space for the weekend with the TA in the Morgue. Not just once but numerous times while the junior ranks were above the Cookhouse / Naafi.