SP5025 : Welcome To Yo R Store

taken 5 years ago, near to Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

Welcome To Yo R Store
Welcome To Yo R Store
Empty supermarket at Upper Heyford airbase.
RAF Upper Heyford opened for flying in 1918 and was used by the RAF in WW2. Later it was used by the Americans, but the last USAF aircraft left on December 7 1993 and a fully equipped base was handed back to the Ministry of Defence, along with the big question of what to do with it.
The housing has been rented out and some of the buildings are business units in various states of repair, but nearly two decades on whole sections of the place still look like a ghost town.
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SP5025, 13 images   (more nearby )
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Geograph
Date Taken
Monday, 12 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 13 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Air transport  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5083 2581 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:55.7096N 1:15.7311W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5092 2581
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Car Park (Closed)  Supermarket (Closed) 

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