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Calveley

Major
Also known as: Calveley Aerodrome / RAF Calveley / Wardle / Wardle Industrial Estate
County: Cheshire
Current Status: Farmland / Industry
Date: 14 March 1942 - October 1946
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: Trainer

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

  • Boughey Distribution Ltd
  • Calveley Parish Council - name only
  • NWF Group plc
  • Wardle Parish Council

The following alternative information/mass media sources have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 30/11/2018):

  • Calveley Community Notice Board

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 5 ACHU
  • No 5 SFTS
  • No 5 (P) AFU
  • No 7 SFTS
  • No 11 (P) AFU
  • No 17 (P) AFU
  • No 22 SFTS
001Sub Station - 17 February 2018.png

Sub Station at Calveley, 17 February 2018. © Richard Flagg

002Floodlight Tractor & Trailer Shed - 17 February 2018.png

Floodlight Tractor and Trailer Shed at Calveley, 17 February 2018. © Richard Flagg

003Speech Broadcasting Building - 17 February 2018.png

Speech Broadcasting Building at Calveley, 17 February 2018. © Richard Flagg

004Guard & Fire Party House - 17 February 2018.png

Guard and Fire Party House at Calveley, 17 February 2018. © Richard Flagg

005Instructional & Operations Room - 17 February 2018.png

Instructional and Operations Room at Calveley, 17 February 2018. © Richard Flagg

006Taxiway at the east of the airfield. Looking north from Green Lane 2 - 17 February 2018.png

Taxiway at the east of the airfield, looking north, 17 February 2018. © Richard Flagg

007Taxiway at the east of the airfield. Looking south from Green Lane - 17 February 2018.png

Taxiway at the east of the airfield, looking south, 17 February 2018. © Richard Flagg

008Control Tower : Watch Office for All Commands - 18 February 2018.png

The Control Tower at Calveley, 18 February 2018. © Richard Flagg

Footage and photographs of Calveley, 1980s. Courtesy of R. Griffith/1tothirtysix

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Tern Hill

Relief Landing Ground(s):

CranageWrexham II

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