Beavers Lane Camp

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Beavers Lane Camp
Hounslow
Beavers Lane Camp is located in Greater London
Beavers Lane Camp
Beavers Lane Camp
Location within London
Coordinates 51°28′03″N 00°23′51″W / 51.46750°N 0.39750°W / 51.46750; -0.39750Coordinates: 51°28′03″N 00°23′51″W / 51.46750°N 0.39750°W / 51.46750; -0.39750
Type Barracks
Site information
Owner Ministry of Defence
Operator  British Army
Site history
Built Pre-War
Built for War Office
In use Pre-War to 1983

Beavers Lane Camp, Hounslow, London is a former camp of the British Army.

History[edit]

The camp was originally built as an extension to the Cavalry Barracks, Hounslow. In the spring of 1942 the camp became home to the 70th Battalion the Middlesex Regiment, who had been stationed in the Cavalry Barracks, Hounslow (a few hundred yards up on the other side of Beaver Lane); they remained there until August 1943. After the War it became an Infantry Training Centre with accommodation for circa 1,500 staff.[1]

The camp was the home of 10 Signals Regiment until 1983[2] when the camp was closed and the site became an industrial estate.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Edith's Streets". Retrieved 15 April 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Beavers Lane Camp, Hounslow - home to 10 Signals Regiment". Retrieved 15 April 2014.