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RAF Establishments - Southern/South East England


Names showing a hyperlink take you to further details of the station including listings of units hosted.

Station Notes
Aldermaston
Andover Officers Commanding, Atlantikwall website,
Appledram
Appledore GCI Station
Ash Subterranea Britannica website,
Ashford  
Beachy Head Chain Home Low and Fighter Direction Station, Types 24, 31 and 41 Radars

 

Subterranea Britannica website

Bekesbourne  
Bembridge  
Bembridge Chain Home Low and Type 41 Radar Station
Bexhill Chain Home Low Station
Blackbushe Originally called Hartford Bridge
Blackgang GCI Station (Types 8 and 21)
Bognor Facebook page for planned RAF Bognor Museum
Boniface Down CHL Station
Bournemouth  
Brenzett  
Brighton  
Bromley  
Canewdon Chain Home and GEE Station

 

Capel  
Chaily  
Chattis Hill Atlantikwall website,
Chessington  
Chilbolton Atlantikwall website,
Coldblow Lane  
Compton Bassett  
Coolham  
Deanland  
Detling  

FAA Archive Website

Doctors Corner GCI Station
Dover - St Margarets  
Dover - Marine Parade  
Dover (Swingate) Chain Home, Chain Home Low and 50cm Radar Station

 

Dunkirk Chain Home Station

 

Dunsfold Officers Commanding,
Durrington GCI Station (Types 7 and 21) and Type 11 Radar
Dymchurch  
Dymchurch Chain Home Station
Eastbourne  
Eastchurch  

Officers Commanding,

Fairlight Chain Home Low Station

 

Subterranea Britannica website

Farnborough FAA Archive Website,

Officers Commanding,

Ford  

FAA Archive Website,

Atlantikwall website,

Foreland  
Foreness Chain Home Low and Type 13 Radar Station

 

Friston  
Frost Hill Farm  
Funtington Atlantic Wall website
Gibbet Hill GEE Station
Godersham Park  
Goring by Sea  
Gosport  

FAA Archive Website,

Officers Commanding,

(Isle of) Grain Officers Commanding,
Greenham Common Subterranea Britannica website

Officers Commanding,

Great Shefford  
Hamble FAA Archive Website,
Hammerwood  
Hartford Bridge See Blackbushe
Hawkinge  

Officers Commanding,

Hawkshill Down OBOE Station
Headcorn  
Headley Court  
High Halden  
Highdown Hill Chain Home Low Station
Hurn  
Hythe  
Hythe Chain Home Low, Fighter Direction Station and Type 24 Radar Station
Kingsnorth Airship Station
Kingsnorth Advanced Landing Ground
Larks Barrow  
Lasham Officers Commanding,
Lashenden  
Lee-on-Solent  

FAA Archive Website,

Officers Commanding,

Lenham  
Leysdown FAA Archive Website,
Lydd  
Lympne  

FAA Archive Website,

Officers Commanding,

Manston  

Commanding Officers

FAA Archive Website,

Marlborough  
Membury  
Merston Atlantikwall website,
Mossy Bottom Chain Home Low Station
Needles Type 41 Radar Station
Newchurch  
Newchurch Chain Home Station
Newhaven  
New Romney/Honeychild  
New Romney/Littlestone  
North Foreland Chain Home Low and Type 54 Station
Oakhanger No 1001 Signals Unit (2003)
Odiham Station Website,

Commanding Officers

Overton Heath  
Pevensey Chain Home Station

 

Polegate  
Poling Chain Home Station

 

Portsmouth  
Pulborough  
Ramsbury  
Ramsgate Chain Home Low Station
Reading/Coley Park  
Rochford  
Rustington  
Rye Chain Home Station

 

St Lawrence Chain Home Station
St Margaret's Bay Type 52 Radar Station. Re-opened in 1950's as St Margaret's.
St Margaret's Subterranea Britannica website,
Sandwich GCI Station (Types 7 and 21). 

Subterranea Britannica website,

Selsey Atlantic Wall website
Sheerness  
Shoreham  
Slindon  
Soberton  
Somerton  
Southampton/Eastleigh FAA Archive Website,

Officers Commanding,

Southbourne  
Southend  
Staplehurst  
Swingate (Dover) Chain Home and OBOE Station. Chain Home Low and 50cm Radar Station

Subterranea Britannica website

 

Swingfield FAA Archive Website,
Tangmere  

Commanding Officers

Atlantikwall website,

Telscombe Cliffs  
Thatcham  
Theale  
Thorney Island FAA Archive Website,

Commanding Officers

Atlantikwall website,

Throwley  
Tipnor  
Truleigh Hall Chain Home Low, Types 41 and 51 Radars and GEE Station.   

Subterranea Britannica website

Ventnor Chain Home, Fighter Direction Station plus Types 24, 52 and 53 Radars.

Subterranea Britannica website,

www.ventnorradar.co.uk

Walmer  
Wanborough  
Warden Point 10cm Radar Station
Wartling GCI Station (Type 7 and 21)

Commanding Officers

Welford Unofficial website,

Commanding Officers

Westgate  
Westernhanger  
Westhampnett  
Whitehawk Chain home Low and 10cm Radar Station
Whitstable Chain Home Low and Type 31 Radar
Willesborough GCI Station
Wittersham  
Woodchurch  
Worthy Down FAA Archive Website,

Commanding Officers

Wroughton  
Wye  

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