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Description: Airport House
Date Listed: 1 August 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 201233
OS Grid Reference: TQ3114963630
OS Grid Coordinates: 531149, 163630
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3566, -0.1179
In the entry for PURLEY WAY
5/60 Airport House
The previous listing date 1.8.78 shall be added
5009 PURLEY WAY
1927-28 by the Directorate of Works and Buildings, Air Ministry. The first purpose-
built air passenger terminal building in Britain, incorporating the Croydon airport
control tower. Main building of 2 storeys, faced with blocks of grey composition
stone. Front of 7 bays with central 3 bays projecting with wide entrance with semi-
circular window over, flanked by 2 tall semi-circular headed openings. All rusticated.
Listing NGR: TQ3114963630
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Source: English Heritage
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