Grangemouth Airfield

© Copyright and database right 2014. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100020548.

Alternative Names Central Scotland Airport
Site Type AIRFIELD (20TH CENTURY), AIRPORT (20TH CENTURY)
Canmore ID 90521
Site Number NS98SW 23
NGR NS 93529 80670
Council FALKIRK
Parish GRANGEMOUTH
Former Region CENTRAL
Former District FALKIRK
Former County STIRLINGSHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR
NGR Desc Centred NS 93529 80670

Canmore Mapping
View this site on a map


Architectural Notes

Notes and Activities

Archaeological Notes

NS98SW 23.00 centred 93529 80670

NS98SW 23.01 NS 9395 8146 Pillbox
NS98SW 23.02 NS c.9450 8041 Pillbox
NS98SW 23.03 NS c.9468 8101 Pillbox
NS98SW 23.04 NS c.9399 8033 Pillbox
NS98SW 23.04 NS c.9343 8043 Pillbox
NS98SW 23.05 NS c.9343 8043 Pillbox
NS98SW 23.06 NS 93641 81363 and NS 93797 81432 Hangars
NS98SW 23.07 NS c.94396 81183 Pillbox

For WWII road block at NS c. 9378 8160, see NS98SW 87.

ARCHITECT: Alex Mair, 1939.
(Undated) information in NMRS.

Now totally obliterated by the BP oil refinery and other industrial development.
D J Smith 1983.

This airfield falls in an area bounded by the A904, B9143, B9132 and A905 roads. The only surviving elements of the airfield are the two large hangars which have been modified. These are in use as factory units within an industrial estate.
J Guy 1999; NMRS MS 810/7, 26-7, P4

 
Books and References

Quarrie, B (ed) (1987) Action stations 10: supplement and index, Wellingborough, Northants
Page(s): 50 Held at RCAHMS J.6.8.QUA

Smith, D J (1983) Action stations 7: military airfields of Scotland, the North-East and Northern Ireland, Action Stations series Cambridge
Page(s): 109-11 Held at RCAHMS J.6.8.SMI

Smith, D J (1989) Britain's military airfields, 1939-45
Page(s): 210, 229

Showing 3 from 3 ...show more
Charity SC026749