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Hethel

Major
Also known as: Hethel Engineering Centre / RAF Hethel / USAAF Station 114
County: Norfolk
Current Status: Industry / Museum
Date: 1942 - 15 June 1948
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RAF (Polish) / USAAF
Prominent People: Colin Chapman

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

  • 2L Technologies Ltd
  • 389th Memorial Exhibition Museum
  • Active Technologies
  • Add Energy Ltd
  • All Saints Church, Carleton Rode
  • All Saints Church, Hethel
  • Andrew Hunt Economics
  • Ansible Motion 
  • Azure Labs Ltd
  • Bracon Ash & Hethel Parish Council
  • Business Enhancement Solutions
  • Caterham Technology & Innovation
  • EEF
  • Elitech Power Ltd
  • Future Transport Systems
  • Genite Corporation
  • Green Oil Technology Ltd
  • Group Lotus plc
  • Hethel Engineering Centre
  • Inductive Logic
  • JDGray Associates
  • Lotus Sport
  • Magnus Marine Ltd
  • Maytek Solutions
  • NexxtDrive
  • NT CADCAM Limited
  • OPITO
  • PhaD Ltd
  • Planscriber Ltd
  • Proeon Systems
  • Project Facilitators & Services Company Ltd
  • Scion-Sprays Ltd
  • Sonar Link
  • Syrinix
  • Wymondham Library
  • Wymondham Town Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 19 Personnel Transit Centre

  • No 65 Sqn

  • No 126 Sqn

  • No 131 (Polish) (Fighter) Wing
  • No 302 Sqn
  • No 303 Sqn

  • No 308 Sqn
  • No 316 Sqn

  • No 317 Sqn
  • 320th BG

  • 389th BG

  • 444th BS
  • 564th BS
  • 565th BS
  • 566th BS
  • 567th BS
  • No 4246 Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment
001Looking east from the runway 12 threshold - 12 October 2008.png

Looking east from the runway 12 threshold, 12 October 2008. © Richard Flagg

002Control Tower - 12 October 2008.png

The control tower at Hethel, 12 October 2008. © Richard Flagg

003Gymnasium and Chancel - 27 September 2008.png

Gymnasium and Chancel at Hethel, 27 September 2008. © Richard Flagg

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Aerial view of Hethel, 21 March 2009. © Richard Flagg

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Looking south-east across Hethel airfield, 13 June 2009. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

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Looking south-west across Hethel airfield, down the old main runway with a T2 hangar bottom right, 13 June 2009. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

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Aerial view of Hethel, 24 June 2011. © Richard Flagg

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Aerial view of Hethel, 24 June 2011. © Richard Flagg

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Aerial view of the Communal Site, 24 June 2011. © Richard Flagg

010Looking south west from the runway 24 threshold - 17 September 2011.png

Looking south west from the runway 24 threshold, 17 September 2011. © Richard Flagg

011Wireless Transmitter Building - 30 January 2013.png

Wireless Transmitter Building at Hethel, 30 January 2013. © Richard Flagg

012Norden Bombsight Workshop and Store - 8 September 2013.png

Norden Bombsight Workshop and Store at Hethel, 8 September 2013. © Richard Flagg

013Gymnasium and Chancel - 30 April 2016.png

Gymnasium and Chancel at Hethel, 30 April 2016. © Richard Flagg

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Aerial view of Hethel, 4 May 2016. © Richard Flagg

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