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  • View of the Severn Valley Gas Co. works at Welshpool, also showing railway stati...
  • Parr Fold Park, Walkden, 1953
  • Parr Fold Park, Walkden, 1953
  • The town, Walkden, from the south, 1953
  • Cementation Co. Works, Ballyshannon, Donegal, Ireland, 1947. Oblique aerial phot...
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View of the Severn Valley Gas Co. works at Welshpool, also showing railway station with trains and Smithfield market. Oblique aerial photograph, 5”x4” BW glass plate.
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Britain from Above

Britain from Above presents the unique Aerofilms collection of aerial photographs from 1919-1953. Register to zoom into these amazing pictures, identify unlocated images, and share memories.

Solway from Above
Saturday 6 September 1 – 4pm A free, fun and arty day for all ages. The celebration event of the Britain from Above Borders project will take place on Saturday 6 September, 1 – 4pm at RSPB Campfield Marsh & the Solway Wetlands Centre and all are welcome to attend.
Golf Courses in Aerofilms images
The Aerofilms collection has many great images of sporting venues and golf courses are no exception. Viewed from above, the layout and scale of the courses can clearly be seen, sitting in the landscape near towns, in the countryside or on the coast.
Knit for Britain from Above at the RAF Museum, London, 25 – 29 August
We’re returning to the RAF Museum in Hendon on 25 August for five more days of knitting. In a comfortable corner of the museum, next to the Aerofilms: Britain from Above exhibition, we’ll be creating patches and swatches to wrap around a model biplane. Whether you’re a new or experienced knitter or crochet enthusiast, come and join us to create this cosy cover!

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