The 2019 programme is now past. We will be launching the 2020 programme mid August 2020.

  • Airport Front Entrance
  • 1928 Air Traffic Control Tower at rear of building
  • Glazed Dome viewed from inside the former Booking Hall
  • Rear of former 1928 Airport Terminal
  • 1928 Spiral Staircase leading to former Air Traffic Control Tower

Airport House

Air Ministry- Directorate of Works and buildings

place
Purley Way,, Croydon, CR0 0XZ
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Disabled access, Bookshop, Parking, Toilets

Travel Information

train
Nearest train: Waddon, South Croydon, Purley, East Croydon
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Bus routes: 119, 289
Unique Grade II* listed 1928 Government building constructed in a restrained neoclassical style. Britain's first airport terminal. Landmark building incorporating the world's oldest Air Traffic Control Tower. Upgraded to Grade II* in 2017.

Design

Original design
Air Ministry- Directorate of Works and buildings, 1926
Type
Transport, Government
Period
Inter-war