1955 status for this site: No.4 School of Recruit Training, No.31 School of WRAF Training, RAF Hospital.
Lecture rooms in 8 'B' type huts (Pupil capacity 400)
3 Padgate hangars (150 x 100 ft) as drill sheds and gymnasium
Equipment stores in 2 Hinaidi Hangars and brick hut.
TB Armoury, pyro and SAA stores
MT Section TB - 7 open and 3 closed bays and workshop with inspection pit.
'B' type hutting. Beds for 56 RAF and 56 WRAF
MI rooms, surgery and treatment rooms
5 Dental surgeries
Infectious diseases hospital, separate 'B' type hut and SECO annexe containing 6 wards
SHQ, office accommodation, Reception centre, Trade selection and Attestation offices in 'B' type hutting. TB telephone exchange. Open rifle range
Single: 40 officers, 44 SNCOs, 1,809 airmen
Married: 27 officers, 0 NCOs, 82 airmen
WRAF: 39 officers, 32 SNCOs, 1,265 airwomen
Princess Mary's RAF Nursing Service: 24 WRAF officers
Messing 50 + 54 + 848. +(WRAF officers and SNCOs with RAF), + 764 airwomen
Catering for 100 + 60 + 1,000 + 1,000 airwomen
Cinema, gym, badminton court, NAAFFI, CA Institute, churches, playing fields.
Standby: 60 kW for hospital. 18 kW for sewage
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