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Downham Market (Bexwell)

Major
Also known as: Bexwell Business Park / Bexwell Industrial Estate / Downham / RAF Downham Market
County: Norfolk
Current Status: Farmland / Industry
Date: 1942 - October 1946
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Prominent People: Arthur Aaron / Ian Bazalgette

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

  • Abacus Cam & Tool
  • Anglian Water
  • Bexwell Kitchens
  • CGM Group
  • Crimplesham GVTS
  • Crimplesham Parish Council
  • D. & H. Harrods Coaches
  • Downham Market Library
  • Downham Market Town Council
  • Edu-Lab
  • Fenland Garage Doors
  • Lynwere Engineering
  • Norfolk Highways/Norfolk County Council
  • St. Mary's Church, Bexwell
  • Ryston Parish Meeting
  • The 635 Squadron Pathfinder Force
  • Wimbotsham Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 14 Heavy Glider Maintenance Section

  • No 214 Sqn

  • No 218 Sqn

  • No 274 MU

  • No 571 Sqn

  • No 608 Sqn

  • No 623 Sqn

  • No 635 Sqn

  • No 2722 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • BEA

  • Mosquito Conversion Unit

Footage of Downham Market, 2016. Courtesy of RoryTrackrod

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Marham

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