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Burscough

Major
Also known as: Burscough Car Boot Sale / Burscough Industrial Estate / Higgins Lane Industrial Estate / HMS Ringtail / RNAS Burscough / Swordfish Business Park
County: Lancashire
Current Status: Farmland / Industry
Date: 1 September 1943 - circa 1957; subsequent minor use
Current Use: Disused
Used By: FAA
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: Naval aviation

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):

  • A Touch Of Lace
  • A Williams
  • Acumen Financial Partnership Ltd
  • Alan Grice Staircase Co Ltd
  • Apex Fabrications
  • Artisan Foodworks
  • Ashworth Holdings Ltd
  • Baby Dan UK
  • Bachy Soletanche Limited
  • Barry Cheetham & Co
  • Basic Metals
  • Brett Martin
  • Brewer & Turnbull
  • Burscough Library
  • Burscough Parish Council
  • Byzak Ltd
  • Caunce Sawmills Limited
  • Chemprint Ltd
  • Clarke & Pulman Ltd
  • Clayton Commercials Ltd
  • Creative Hub
  • CRI Ltd
  • Direct 4 Baby Limited
  • Drome Storage Co Ltd
  • European Wood Products Ltd
  • Evans Engineering North West Ltd
  • Firwood Timber & Plywood Co Ltd
  • Fish Finatics
  • Frese Ltd
  • Frostkool Ltd
  • Fuel Injection Services
  • FWS Supplies Ltd
  • Globemile Ltd
  • H B Tools (Ormskirk) Ltd
  • Hafez & Jones Ltd
  • Hallmark Flowers
  • Haskayne Engineering
  • Hopwells Ltd
  • Hylands Packaging Ltd
  • Jet Document Storage Ltd
  • Lathom & Burscough Military Heritage Society
  • Les Grice Joiner & Cobinet Maker
  • Merlin's Bakery Cafe
  • MGA Controls Ltd
  • Monica's Cafe
  • Motobuild
  • One Eye Solutions
  • P&A Projects Ltd
  • Parker Hannifin Manufacturing ltd
  • Pet & Garden Paraphernalia
  • Polski Ltd
  • Pre Print Digital ltd
  • Quality Print Services Ltd
  • Redmen Solutions Ltd
  • Regalcare Showertrays Ltd
  • Renacres Food Services
  • Ringtail Engineering Ltd
  • Ringtail Garage Ltd
  • Riteway Precision Components Ltd
  • Safety Control & Supplies Ltd
  • Shad Group
  • Signature Lifestyles
  • Specialised Roofing Services
  • Swifts Garage
  • T&H Power Products
  • Technical Building Services
  • Telecare Video Protection Services Ltd
  • The Concrete Co
  • The Mullwood Wine Co
  • The Snack Bar
  • Tony Williams Transport
  • Tradewinds Flooring Materials
  • Trax Hydraulics
  • Twinbridge Quality Engineering
  • Ultragraph
  • Unifactor Autoparts Ltd
  • Unit 8 Motorsport Systems
  • Vibro Menard
  • Xpress Auto Parts

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Southport Model Aero Club

Main unit(s) present:

  • 3rd Naval Fighter Wing

  • 4th Naval Fighter Wing

  • 6th Naval Fighter Wing

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Footage showing Burscough, c.1970. Courtesy of Michael Dawson

Footage of Burscough Airfield between 1970 and 1992. Courtesy of Michael Dawson 

Footage of Burscough, May 1993. Courtesy of 1tothirtysix

Aerial footage of development at Burscough, 20 March 2015. Courtesy of Icarus UAV

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Plan of Burscough, c. late 1940s. © Royal Navy Research Archive. Click here for more information.

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Stretton

Satellite(s):

Woodvale

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