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A piece of aviation history

In the early 1930s my family moved from London to rent one of the houses on the very new St. Helier council estate in Carshalton. It was a great place to grow up in and an exciting event was to first...

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Why UNESCO should declare Croydon Airport a World Heritage Site

UNESCO, World Heritage, Croydon – words not often seen together in the same sentence. What does Croydon have that puts it on a par with the other 981 United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural...

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Croydon Airport Society launches new website to emphasise its importance as...

Today sees the launch of Croydon Airport Society’s new website which aims to make its history more accessible and to engage with schools and learners. Release begins: Today sees the launch of the new...

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Croydon Airport to take part in Open House London weekend 20th – 21st...

Croydon Airport, Britain’s former major air terminal, is delighted to be taking part in the capital’s greatest architecture festival, Open House London, of the weekend of 20th- 21st September 2014....

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Come fly with Croydon Airport as it celebrates £10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund...

Croydon Airport Society has been awarded £10,000 as part of an exciting new project, ‘Revealing the Hidden Heritage of Croydon Airport’. Our project aims to recruit and train volunteers to meet...

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85 years on, Amy Johnson’s record-breaking flight from Croydon to Sydney is...

It’s 85 years since Amy Johnson set out to fly solo from Croydon Airport to Sydney, Australia. To mark the anniversary, Croydon Airport is recreating it in a series of tweets over the twenty days of...

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