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Wratting Common (West Wickham)

Also known as: No 116 Storage Sub-Site / RAF Wratting Common / RAF West Wickham / West Wratting / Wratting
County: Cambridgeshire
Current Status: Farmland / Industry / Woodland
Date: April 1943 - August 1947
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Paved

N.B. - Wratting Common is situated across the two counties of Cambridgeshire and Suffolk but primarily geographically resides in Cambridgeshire.

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

  • Carlton-cum-Willingham Parish Council
  • Jelly Warehouse Ltd
  • Thurlow Estate
  • West Wickham & District Local History Club
  • West Wratting Parish Council
  • Weston Colville Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 24 Heavy Glider Maintenance Section

  • No 90 Sqn


    No 195 Sqn

  • No 273 MU

  • No 1552 RAT Flight No 2 Section

  • No 1651 HCU

Bomber Command Base Station(s):


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