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Market Harborough

Major
Also known as: Lubenham / Market Harborough Showground / No 113 Storage Sub-Site / RAF Market Harborough
County: Leicestershire
Current Status: Industry / Prison
Date: May 1943 - 1948 (last known date)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
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):

  • Gartree Prison
  • Lubenham Parish Council
  • Market Harborough Historical Society
  • William Davis Limited

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 6 MU
  • No 7 Personnel Reception Centre
  • No 14 OTU
  • No 26 ACHU
  • No 273 MU
  • No 1683 Bomber Defence Training Flight
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Part of the perimeter track at Market Harborough, 27 September 2006.

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A shelter at Market Harborough, 21 January 2007.

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Battle Headquarters at Market Harborough, 29 July 2010. © Richard Flagg

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A Nissen hut at Market Harborough, 30 January 2019.

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A Nissen hut at Market Harborough, 30 January 2019.

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Part of the perimeter track at Market Harborough, 25 March 2019.

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Part of the perimeter track at Market Harborough, 25 March 2019.

The Battle Headquarters at Market Harborough, 2017. Courtesy of Red State Connection

Parent(s)/HQ Airfield(s):

Polebrook

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