ST0168 : Airfield entrance - St Athan

taken 9 years ago, near to Eglwys-Brewis, The Vale of Glamorgan/Bro Morgannwg, Great Britain

Airfield entrance - St Athan
Airfield entrance - St Athan
During its life as an RAF unit the airfield was pretty much divided into two halves with separate functions of maintenance and of training. This is one side of the entrance gate on East Camp that held the training facility and some elements of maintenance.

The site is now in the hands of the Welsh Assembly Government (WAG)hence its apparent crisis of identity. This photograph shows it to be the home of the Defence College of Electro-Mechanical Engineering, No 4 School of Technical Training.

One of two adjacent imposing gates that lead to confusion among visitors.
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Date Taken
Friday, 7 August, 2009   (more nearby)
Thursday, 1 October, 2009
Gate entrance   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 01500 68962 [1m precision]
WGS84: 51:24.6657N 3:25.0604W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 01519 68960
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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