The Airfield

Seething Airfield was home to B24 Liberators of the American Airforce and its construction of was a huge feat of civil engineering.

It was a self contained village in its own right.

The Buildings

Below is a list of the major buildings used on base as living quarters. To have a better understanding of where these buildings are in relation to the airfield, a map will be available shortly.

Site T – Tower area

  • Tower Building
  • T2 Hangar

Site B – Bomb Dump area

  •  Core Bomb dump facilities

Site A – Administration blocks

  • Various core admin buildings
  • Bomb Sight Store

Site 2 – Communal

  • Institute
  • Grocery & local produce store
  • Dining room
  • A.M’s toilet block
  • Ration store
  • A.M’s shower,bath & decontamination block
  • Fuel compound

Site 3 – Communal

  • Officers mess
  • Officers baths
  • Sgt’s showers
  • Sgt’s mess
  • Standby set house
  • M&E Plinth

Site 4 – Communal

  • C/O’s Quarters
  • Squash court
  • Sgt’s mess
  • M&E Plinth
  • Officers & Sgts showers
  • Picket post
  • A.M’s Barrack huts (*8)
  • A.M’s toilets
  • Drying Room
  • Officers Qtrs
  • Officers toilets & baths
  • Sgts’s quarters
  • Sgt’s toilets
  • Sgts & A.M’s baths
  • Barbers,Tailors & shoemakers shop
  • Ration store
  • Ration breakdown store
  • Dining room
  • Grocery & Local produce store
  • Institute & N.A.A.F.I qtrs
  • Fuel compound
  • Education block
  • Gymnasium


Site 5

  • Picket post
  •  A.M’s Barrack huts (*7)
  • A.M’s toilets
  • Drying Room
  • Officers Qtrs
  • Officers toilets & baths
  • Sgts’s quarters
  • Sgt’s toilets
  • Sgts & A.M’s baths

Site 6

  • Picket post
  • A.M’s Barrack huts (*8)
  • A.M’s toilets
  • Drying Room
  • Officers Qtrs
  • Officers toilets & baths
  • Sgts’s quarters
  • Sgt’s toilets
  • Sgts & A.M’s baths
  • Fuel Compound
  • Drying room

Site 7 – Accomodation

  • Picket post
  • A.M’s Barrack huts (*15)
  • A.M’s toilets
  • Drying Room
  • Officers Qtrs
  • Officers toilets & baths
  • Sgts’s quarters
  • Sgt’s toilets
  • Sgts & A.M’s baths
  • Fuel compound
  • H.L Water tank – (55,000 galls.)

Site 8 – Accomodation

  • Picket post
  • A.M’s Barrack huts (*11)
  • A.M’s toilets
  • Drying Room
  • Officers Qtrs
  • Officers toilets & baths
  • Sgts’s quarters
  • Sgt’s toilets
  • Sgts & A.M’s baths

Site 9 – Accomodation

  • Picket post
  • A.M’s Barrack huts (*9)
  • A.M’s toilets
  • Drying Room
  • Officers Qtrs (*8)
  • Officers toilets & baths
  • Sgts’s quarters
  • Sgt’s toilets
  • Sgts & A.M’s baths
  • Fuel compound
  • Static water tank

Site 10 – Accomodation

  • Picket post
  • A.M’s Barrack huts (*8)
  • A.M’s toilets
  • Drying Room
  • Officers Qtrs
  • Officers toilets & baths
  • Sgts’s quarters
  • Sgt’s toilets
  • Sgts & A.M’s baths

Site 11 – WAAF

  • Picket Post
  • AW’s Barrack huts (*4)
  • Sgts qtrs
  • Sgts & AW’s Baths,toilets & drying rooms

Site 12 – WAAF

  • Picket post
  • Institute & Sgts recreation room
  • Sick qtrs
  • O.R’s & Sgt’s mess
  • Officers mess, bath house & qtrs
  • Sgts & AW’s baths, toilets & laundry
  • Bath house
  • Baths,toilets & laundry
  • Bath & decomtaimation centre
  • Officers qtrs
  • Sgts qtrs
  • A.W’s Barrak huts
  • Fuel Compound
  • M & E plinth

Site 13 – Sick Quarters

  • Picket post
  • M & E Plinth
  • Sgt’s & O.R’s Qtrs
  • Toilets
  • Ambulance garage & mortuary
  • Sick annex
  • Sick Quarters

Site 14 – Sewerage disposal

  • Sewerage works


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