Greenham Common

Council rejects claims about continuous usage of GAMA

West Berkshire Council has rejected Flying A Services Ltd claims that they had been using the former GAMA site at Greenham Common continuously for storage for over 10 years. In an attempt to circumvent previously refused usage permission Flying A Services submitted signed statements claiming that the missile silo’s had been used continuously since 2005 for storage. The site has approval for external car storage only. The statements included directors of Flying A Services, Caretakers and worryingly a serving police officer with Thames Valley Police who swore an affidavit saying the silos had been continuously occupied with storage items. The crux of Flying A’s application was that they had been […]

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For Sale, Control Tower, one careful owner!

Following on from the news that Greenham Common’s iconic Cold War control tower was to be sold we can now confirm it is up for Auction by West Berkshire Council. The control tower at the former RAF Greenham Common, which for many was the front line of Britain’s Cold War, was left unused by the US Air Force in 1990 when the base closed and has stood as silent witness to what was the biggest Nuclear weapons base in the UK. Under the localism act, Greenham Parish Council have been given “first refusal” of the building and now they have confirmed they will be bidding, they have 6 months to raise the […]