The 2018 programme is now past. We will be launching the 2019 programme mid-August.

  • 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

Purley Way,, Croydon, CR0 0XZ
Disabled access, Bookshop, Parking, 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. Upgraded to Grade II* in 2017


Original design
Air Ministry- Directorate of Works and buildings, 1926
Transport, Government