Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust

The Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust (ABCT),[1] founded 2006, is a non-profit organisation that works to preserve and protect airfields in Great Britain, as well as educating people about their history. The Trust is a registered charity.[2]

Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust[1]
Montrose Airfields of Britain Memorial Stone.jpg
Memorial placed by the Trust at Montrose Airfield
AbbreviationABCT[1]
Founded25 January 2006; 15 years ago (2006-01-25)
FounderKenneth Peacock Bannerman[1]
TypeNon-profit organisation
Registration no.1156877[2]
Legal statusCharity
FocusFormer airfields
Area served
Great Britain
ServicesSupply, installation and dedication of memorial stones
Websitewww.abct.org.uk Edit this at Wikidata

They place inscribed memorial stones on or near disused airfields, which have included a memorial at Fambridge, Essex in February 2009,[3] at Windermere in Cumbria in 2011[1] and at Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre in May 2012.[4] Other memorial locations include Harrowbeer, Hatfield, Lanark, Leavesden, Matlaske, Okehampton, Podington, Swannington, Westcott and Woburn Park.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Aviation history in Cumbria celebrated with monuments". BBC. 25 November 2011. Retrieved 6 November 2013.
  2. ^ a b "1156877 – Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust". OpenCharities. Retrieved 25 February 2017.
  3. ^ Alistair Smith; Jonathan Sutherland (2012). Royal Flying Corps. Casemate Publishers. p. 7. ISBN 978-1-84884-889-4.
  4. ^ "RAF Montrose's role commemorated". Montrose Review. Johnston Publishing Ltd. 19 May 2012. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 6 November 2013.

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