- Air Crash Sites
- Air Raids & Bomb Sites
- Britain at War
- Aviation History
- Battle of the Atlantic
- Germany, France & Poland
‹ Return to Aviation History
RAF Elsham Wolds
The last remaining hangar from RAF Elsham Wolds, now in the middle of an industrial estate between the Lincolnshire towns of Scunthorpe and Grimsby.
The airbase began life during WWI when it was built to defend against Zeppelin bombers. After 1919 it fell into disrepair but as the next war loomed, it was reactivated and served as a bomber base.
In the photo above the control tower was located just in front of the hangar but this was demolished in the 80’s.
On this Google Earth image you can see this J type hangar and also the old runways bordering the black triangular field to the left of it.