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Compacting the runway JLP01_08_022162a

RAF Gaydon, Gaydon, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire. A workman operating a Holman compactor during concreting of a runway or aircraft apron at Gaydon Airfield.
Work began on the construction of a new runway at Gaydon Airfield in early 1952. This was followed by a second contract for the construction of more than 100 Easiform buildings, 23 Nissen Huts, and Air Ministry buildings. In 1954, Laing began building two new aircraft hangars at the airfield

Media ID 24561463

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1950s Airfield Construction Labourers People Post War Royal Air Force Work Workers


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