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    Default Wheaton Aston

    Here are a few of this former station, this is a former PAFU unit (Shawbury Oxfords main users)
    not much left ,but heres a few of the tower








    Last edited by ianbache; 19-02-2010 at 23:45.

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    Ian, pictures 2 and 3 are superb, very atmospheric.

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    A short video entitled "Whatever Happened To RAF Wheaton Aston?" made by a local resident,referring mainly to it's post war use as a Polish resettlement camp.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TbLf...eature=related

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    Thanks for those pictures. I have litte memory of this place after visting it in the mid 60's after the camp had closed down, I seem to remember a large turkey farm being there on part of the runway is it still there I wonder?

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    Pigs are now being raised on the last remnants of runway.It's very probably the same area that was used as a turkey farm at the time of your visit.
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    Default Re: Wheaton Aston

    Quote Originally Posted by Balliol View Post
    Pigs are now being raised on the last remnants of runway...
    I guess this means they're about to fly...

    On way to collect coat.

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    fp1.jpg

    ermmmm?

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    Has any body got the site plan for this place???
    I`m trying to find the location of the 3329/41 Battle HQ

    Cheers Mike

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    A couple of photos of Wheaton Aston taken on 3-11-14



    On the right hand edge just below centre is what looks like a firing butts, seen from a different angle below...

    Last edited by Sparky67; 21-11-2014 at 01:46.

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    Default Re: Wheaton Aston

    Yes, it's the rear wall of the former 25 yard range.

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