Cheshire


  • Burtonwood Hangars.
    A Site Hangars a week or so before demolition in 2008.The two K Type Hangars were situated north west of the M62 Jn 9. Three L Type Hangars 8E-6E-1E on E Site which was west of A Site but still on the north side of the M62.Also on the west side of these was the remains ...
  • R.O.F. Hooton
    Buildings at former Royal Ordnance Factory Hooton. Two Consol Firewatchers posts mounted on gantries to give a view over the rooves. Air raid siren mounted on small brick building. Photo’s from Terry Eyres – 2010.
  • Bosley Reservoir
    Seaplane Pillbox OS118 NGR: SJ926654 On a recent visit to the Peak District National Park I decided to investigate a report of a Pillbox that guarded a local reservoir. If you drive along the A54 from Buxton to Congleton you will find Bosley Reservoir just south of the road. Down some very narrow lanes you will eventually ...
  • Crewe Coalyard
    Arp Signal Box The great increase in railway activity in WW2 led to the development of a new type of signal box. The running of the railways was as vital as was the safety of signalmen, so a strengthened signal box was developed with a concrete roof to give a degree of blast and incendiary protection. The signaller ...
  • RAF Calveley Seagull Trench
    NGR SJ 5922-5763 I took these photographs of the remaining seagull trench at the former RAF Calveley, near Nantwich, Cheshire, in April 2004. It is located at the NW corner of landing ground between the perimeter track and runway of Calveley Airfield, (Grid ref: SJ 5922 5763 ) according to DOB data Base, which I agree with. ...
  • RAF Sealand Type 27
    A Type 27 Pillbox placed on top of an embankment overlooking the river Dee and RAF Sealand.