Name/TitleIllustrated London News, 29th September 1945
About this objectIllustrated London News, 29th September 1945 which features 'Towerfield' and the 'Control Room'.
The front page is entitled 'A Spot Which Should Become A National Monument' above an illustration of Towerfield by artist Captain Bryan de Grineau.
Towerfield, a Victrola Mansion, stood on the Westerham Road between Bromley Common and Biggin Hill and contained the 'Ops' Room between August-Sept 1940 for the Battle of Britain. The article claims that Towerfield should become a National Monument.
The center-fold of the newspaper contains an illustration of the 'Ops" Room, also by Captain Bryan de Grineau.
Belonged to Pilot Peter Brothers who served with 32 (F) Squadron. His Hurricane (replica) is one of the Gate Guardians outside St George's Chapel.
MakerCaptain Bryan de Grineau
PeriodSecond World War
Medium and MaterialsPaper
W Closed 260mm Open 520mm
Subject and Association KeywordsBiggin Hill
Subject and Association KeywordsBattle of Britain
Subject and Association KeywordsTowerfield
Subject and Association KeywordsOperations Room
Subject and Association KeywordsPilot Peter Brothers