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Langley (Parlaunt Park) (Slough)

County: Slough
Current Status: Housing / Industry / Leisure activity / Open land
Date: December 1938 - 1955
Current Use: Disused
Used By: Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Prominent People: Paul 'George' Bulman

N.B. - Langley is situated across the two counties of Buckinghamshire and Slough but primarily geographically resides in Slough.

'Langley Parlaunt Park contained a small internal base of USAF until the mid sixties, the airfield consisted of 5 hangers with quarters and various out buildings and a boiler house, although it had a tower, this had been removed when I was there in the 1960's, there was even a Spitfire in one of the hangars which was retrieved for the Battle of Britian film, a Bentley, an Austin 'Buttercup' and stacks of captured German equipment in one hanger. It was a great site and it has now gone without trace under a golf course!!' (Supplied by: Douglas Richardson via Email)

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):

  • Heathrow Worldwide Distribution Centre
  • Langley Library
  • Langley
  • Richings Park Golf Club

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Hawker Aircraft Ltd

Main Unit(s) Present:

  • No 125 GS
  • Silver City Airways

Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret visit Northern Heights Model Flying Club at Langley. Courtesy of British Movietone

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