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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Sherwood, P.T. (Philip Thomas).
Stroud, Gloucestershire : The History Press, 2009
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
P T Sherwood
|Notes:||"First pub. in 1990 as The History of Heathrow. First pub. under this title in 1999"--Title page verso.|
|Description:||1 online resource : illustrations, maps|
|Contents:||Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Foreword to the First Edition; Part One: Heathrow Before the Airport; Chapter One: The Geographical Background; Chapter Two: Pre-history; Chapter Three: General Roy and the Ordnance Survey; Chapter Four: Agriculture in the Heathrow Area; Chapter Five: The Perry Oaks Sludge Works; Chapter Six: Heathrow and Hatton --
The Lost Hamlets; Chapter Seven: The Growth of Aviation; Early Days; Hounslow Heath Aerodrome; London Air Park, Hanworth; Heston Aerodrome; The Great West Aerodrome; Part Two: The Growth of Heathrow Airport. Chapter One: The Wartime OriginsChapter Two: Development of the Airport 1944-1960; Chapter Three: Ancillary Developments; Chapter Four: The Airport's Neighbours; Villages under threat; Chapter Five: The Search for Alternative Sites; Gatwick; Stansted; The Roskill Commission; Maplin; Other coastal sites; Chapter Six: Back to Heathrow and Developments 1960-1990; Part Three: The Pressures for Further Expansion; Chapter One: The Fifth Terminal; Chapter Two: Increasing Demands for a Third Main Runway; Chapter Three: The Pressures Continue; Chapter Four: The Final Solution?