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Stormy Down (Newton Down) (Porthcawl)

Major
Also known as: Parc Stormy / RAF Stormy Down
County: Bridgend
Current Status: Farmland / Industry / Leisure activity
Date: 1 June 1939 - 28 February 1947
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later metal
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):

  • Bridgend Motorcycle Training Centre
  • Cenin Cement
  • Cenin Renewables
  • Merthyr Mawr Community Council

Main Unit(s) Present:

  • No 2 SFTS

  • No 3 SFTS

  • No 7 AGS

  • No 7 AOS

  • No 7 B&GS

  • No 7 SFTS

  • No 9 ATS

  • No 9 SFTS

  • No 14 OTU

  • No 23 (French) Initial Training Wing

  • No 32 (French) Personnel Reception Centre

  • No 68 EGS

  • No 68 GS

  • Porthcawl & District GC

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F Shed at Stormy Down, 2012. © Copyright GGAT HER Charitable Trust/Cadw

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A double-span Boulton and Paul hangar at Stormy Down, 2012. © Copyright GGAT HER Charitable Trust/Cadw

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An electrical sub station with water tower in the background at Stormy Down, 2012. © Copyright GGAT HER Charitable Trust/Cadw

Relief Landing Ground(s):

Rhoose

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