Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Membury Airfield Business Park

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51°28'36"-01°33'30" show decimal

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Membury Airfield Business Park
Wiltshire

Membury airfield was built during the Second World War, opening in August 1942. It was used by the US Air Force and the RAF until it closed in October 1946. Many of the wartime building still remain, including the four hangers, though they have since been modified into industrial units.

The airfield itself was split when the M4 motorway was constructed, opening in December 1971 (The Daemons was filmed here in April of that year!), and the north-eastern corner is now the motorway's Membury services.

How to get here:

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Road: M4 - Exit the M4 at junction 14, and then head north on the A338 until you reach the B4000 on the left; follow this until you reach Lambourn Woodlands (past the B4001). Then, as the road heads right continue straight ahead on the minor road towards Baydon. At the next crossroad turn left, crossing over the M4 to the Membury airfield business park. +

Parking Details

Ramsbury Road.

Areas within Membury Airfield Business Park to visit:

Ramsbury Road

Ramsbury Road runs through the business park!
Jacquet Weston Engineering (approach road)

The junction for Jacquet Weston Engineering is toward the southern end of the business park on the western side of Ramsbury Road, just past the cottages.
Ady Godwin Car Repairs

Ady Godwin Car Repairs is toward the southern end of the business park on the western side of Ramsbury Road.
Membury Crossroads

Head south along Ramsbury Road, then continue south as the road bears to the left. The crossroads are a little further along this road.
Half Mile Road

Head south along Ramsbury Road, then continue south as the road bears to the left. At the crossroads, turn left and follow the road until you reach the junction with Half Mile Road.
Membury Hall Lane

Head south along Ramsbury Road, then continue south as the road bears to the left. At the crossroads, turn right and follow it until you reach the bend left.

Further links about the location:

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Membury Airfield - Details on the airfield's creation and use during the Second World War.

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