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Hutton Cranswick

Major
Also known as: Cranswick / Cranswick Industrial Estate / RAF Hutton Cranswick
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Current Status: Housing / Industry
Date: January 1942 - 20 September 1946
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RAF (Czech) / RAF (Polish) / FAA / RCAF
Landing Surface Types: Paved

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

  • B I Halder & Son Ltd
  • Carechair Ltd
  • Cranswick Company Foods PLC
  • Cranswick Mill
  • DG Taylor Commercial Vehicles Ltd
  • East Coast Motorcycle World
  • Fry's Caravans Ltd
  • Hutton Cranswick Parish Council
  • Kimports Ltd
  • Locom Engineering Limited
  • Manor Travel Ltd
  • Mark Cox Aes
  • MJ Petfoods & Proteins Ltd
  • Moss Tyre
  • MP Electrics
  • Nigel S Wilmot
  • North Humberside Precision Engineers Driffield
  • Parts People
  • Phil Cooper Forestry Machinery Ltd
  • Pyramid Building Systems
  • Ray Thompson Property Ltd
  • SCI Manufacturing
  • Thompsons Groundcare Limited
  • Total Batch Enterprises
  • W & K Precision Engineering Ltd
  • W Scholey & Son 
  • Watton Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 Sqn

  • No 2 (Coastal) OTU

  • No 2 TEU

  • No 4 Aircraft Delivery Flight

  • No 6 AACU

  • No 8 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

  • No 13 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

  • No 16 APC

  • No 19 Sqn

  • No 26 Sqn

  • No 91 Sqn

  • No 123 Airfield

  • No 124 Sqn

  • No 129 Sqn

  • No 168 Sqn

  • No 170 Sqn

  • No 195 Sqn

  • No 234 Sqn

  • No 278 Sqn

  • No 288 Sqn

  • No 291 Sqn

  • No 302 Sqn

  • No 306 Sqn

  • No 308 Sqn

  • No 309 Sqn

  • No 310 Sqn

  • No 315 Sqn

  • No 316 Sqn

  • No 403 Sqn

  • No 439 Sqn

  • No 441 Sqn

  • No 442 Sqn

  • No 443 Sqn

  • No 610 Sqn

  • No 650 Sqn

  • No 885 Sqn

  • No 1489 (Fighter) Gunnery Flight

  • No 1495 (TT) Flight

  • No 1613 (AAC) Flight

  • No 1629 (AAC) Flight

  • No 1634 (AAC) Flight

  • No 2731 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2739 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2805 Sqn RAF Regiment

The Battle Headquarters at Hutton Cranswick. Courtesy of UK HISTORY HUNTER

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