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Honeybourne

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Also known as: Honeybourne Aerodrome / Honeybourne Airfield Trading Estate / No 107 Storage Sub-Site / RAF Honeybourne / Two Shires Park Industrial Estate / Weston Industrial Estate
County: Worcestershire
Current Status: Housing / Farmland (main position) / Industry (main position)
Date: October 1941 - 15 November 1947; subsequent winch launched gliding use
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF (main user) / Civil (winch launched gliding use)
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: Aircraft preparation/storage / Communications / General aviation (winch launched gliding use) / Trainer (main role)

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

  • Advanced Marketing Services Ltd
  • Andy Removals & Storage
  • B & T Services
  • Blast It
  • Budget Skips
  • CRH Plant
  • Custom Coach Trimming
  • Davart Fasteners
  • Dave Forrester
  • E J Removals & Storage
  • Elision UK Limited
  • Equatech Equine Laundry
  • Fine Furniture Design
  • George Willcox (Granite) Ltd
  • Gold Cars Ltd
  • Goodflex Rubber Company Ltd
  • Granite Planet
  • Hodgys
  • Honeybourne Parish Council
  • Huckfield Robin
  • I D S Transport
  • Johnson Bros Compounding Ltd
  • Kevin Brotherton
  • Knight Provisions Ltd
  • L&J Rider Training
  • M R Services
  • Martin Galt Transport Ltd
  • Pepe Garden Furniture Ltd
  • Phoenix Steel Fabrications
  • Porky's Diner
  • R&C Metals
  • Rallyschool (rallyschool.co.uk)
  • Revolution Event Services Ltd
  • Walsh Mushrooms
  • Weston-sub-Edge Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 8 MU

  • No 21 OTU

  • No 24 OTU

  • No 1425 (Communication) Flight

  • No 2828 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Ferry Training Unit

  • Worcestershire GC

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Aerial view of Honeybourne airfield, c. 1982. © Dave Welch.

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Hangars at Honeybourne, 12 September 2005.

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Farm buildings on one of the runways at Honeybourne, 19 March 2011.

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One of the runways at Honeybourne, 19 March 2011.

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Weston Industrial Estate, including former airfield buildings, at Honeybourne, 19 June 2011.

RAF Honeybourne in June 2016. Courtesy of 1tothirtysix

Footage of Honeybourne, 2021. Courtesy of Exploring with Dan

Parent(s)/HQ Airfield(s):

Moreton-in-Marsh

Satellite(s):

Long Marston

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