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Bradwell Bay

Major
Also known as: Bradwell / Bradwell Power Station / RAF Bradwell Bay
County: Essex
Current Status: Farmland / HGV training / Housing / Nuclear power station (decommissioned)
Date: 10 May 1939 (earliest known date) - 31 October 1946
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RAF (Czech) / RAF (Polish) / RAAF / RCAF / RNZAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved (1941)

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 30/11/2016):

  • Bradwell-on-Sea Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 2 Armament Practice Station

  • No 3 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

  • No 3 Sqn

  • No 5 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

  • No 19 Sqn

  • No 23 Sqn

  • No 29 Sqn

  • No 56 Sqn

  • No 64 Sqn

  • No 68 Sqn
  • No 111 (Transport) Wing

  • No 124 Sqn

  • No 126 Sqn

  • No 134 (Czech) (Fighter) Wing

  • No 150 Airfield

  • No 151 Sqn

  • No 157 Sqn

  • No 198 Sqn

  • No 219 Sqn

  • No 247 Sqn

  • No 264 Sqn

  • No 278 Sqn

  • No 287 Sqn

  • No 309 Sqn

  • No 310 Sqn

  • No 312 Sqn

  • No 313 Sqn

  • No 418 Sqn

  • No 456 Sqn

  • No 488 Sqn

  • No 501 Sqn

  • No 605 Sqn

  • No 611 Sqn

  • No 2727 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2730 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2739 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2831 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2840 Sqn RAF Regiment

WAAF Memoirs, 1942-1943. Courtesy of VASussex

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