TQ3163 : Airport House, Purley Way

taken 13 years ago, near to Beddington, Sutton, Great Britain

Airport House, Purley Way
Airport House, Purley Way
Croydon Airport was London's airport in the 1920's and 1930's, and was a famous Battle of Britain fighter station in WW2.

My father worked here for several years until the closure in September 1959. As a small boy, I attended the special event which marked the closure.

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 17 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 17 March, 2009
Historic building   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 312 636 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:21.4123N 0:7.0273W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 312 636
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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