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Heathrow: From Stone Age to Jet Age – T319 (Face to Face & Online)

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13 March 2024 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm GMT

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Date: 13 March 2024
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
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Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH


Nick Pollard

This fully illustrated talk will look at the history of the Heathrow area from prehistoric times, when huge earthworks dominated the landscape, through to the birth of the Ordnance Survey. Learn about the site’s early use for testing aircraft, and how it eventually became the world’s busiest international airport. The story is brought up to date with the continuing arguments about airport expansion.

Nick Pollard is Honorary Curator of Spelthorne Museum in Staines and Chairman of Sunbury and Shepperton Local History Society. His paid job is actually in the aerospace industry!

This talk is available face to face at the Institute or online via zoom so make sure you select the correct ticket type.

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