TQ3163 : Croydon Airport: former control tower

near to Beddington, Sutton, Great Britain

Croydon Airport: former control tower
Croydon Airport: former control tower
Croydon Airport handled London's international air travel in the inter-war years before being supplanted by Heathrow shortly after World War II.
The former airport building now sits on the edge of an industrial estate on the A23 Purley Way, with most of the former airport site given over to open space. The airport terminal building is now an office development called Airport House.
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2012
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 17 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 18 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Air transport 
Former (from Tags)
Airport  Airfield  Croydon Airport 
Place (from Tags)
Croydon 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3115 6361 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:21.3860N 0:7.0714W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3119 6344
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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