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RAF at Church Fenton Yorks
« on: Thursday 08 March 18 17:03 GMT (UK) »
I am researching the housing in my local area. In four of the roads families from RAF Church Fenton were housed. I believe the houses were built around 1957 and demolished at some time in the late 90s or early noughties. The roads were Tedder Rd, Slessor Road, Salmond Rd and Dickson Rd, in Acomb York. I would like to know exact date of building and which squadron was housed there. Also when did they leave, I know after the RAF left some of the houses were sold very cheaply and others were used by the council as local authority housing.
 Any information would be great or if anyone out there actually lived on the estate and have any memories even better.
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Thornwood

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Re: RAF at Church Fenton Yorks
« Reply #1 on: Friday 16 March 18 22:04 GMT (UK) »
Hi Thornwood.
RAF Church Fenton was my first posting in 1980!  It was there long before me and there after I left.  I hope this site helps: http://www.rafchurchfenton.org.uk

Good hunting.
Thudders
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Re: RAF at Church Fenton Yorks
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 17 March 18 09:18 GMT (UK) »
Thanks for that Thudders.  Since posting I have found that the RAF houses were built in 1958 and demolished in 2002.  We have also found a couple of photos. Did you live in the houses at Acomb or do you know anyone who did who may be willing to share a few memories.
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Re: RAF at Church Fenton Yorks
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 17 March 18 16:22 GMT (UK) »
Hi again Thornwood.
Sadly, I didn't live in the houses at Acombe.  There is an RAF Church Fenton group on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/327247141969/ (which is a closed group) but if you contact the administrator of that group, you may get some positive replies.

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Thudders
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Morris - Liverpool
Williams - Liverpool
Hill - Gloucester
Walker - London
Nelson - Liverpool
Martin - Gloucester
Simcock - Liverpool

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Re: RAF at Church Fenton Yorks
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 17 March 18 16:58 GMT (UK) »
Thanks for that I will let you know if I get a response.