• 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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Partial disabled access, Bookshop, Parking, Refreshments, Toilets
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.

Access

Saturday 22nd

Open 11am–3pm

Internal access to Booking Hall, central section and Air Traffic Control Tower. (max visitors 48)

group
  • Historic Croydon Airport Guided Tour every 30 mins (11am-3pm) max 15 per tour

Sunday 23rd

Open 11am–3pm

Internal access to Booking Hall, central section and Air Traffic Control Tower. (max visitors 48)

group
  • Historic Croydon Airport Guided Tour every 30 mins (11am-3pm) max 15 per tour

Design

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