Dutch Visit to Carew Cheriton Control Tower and Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre

Dutch visit to Carew War Graves

The daughter of a Dutch airman has returned to Pembrokeshire with family members to visit her father’s grave – 81 years on. Mrs Dorine Molenaar-van Kooji was joined by two daughters and two sons in visits to Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre and Carew Cheriton Control Tower, where her father had served in wartime. Lieutenant Marinus […]

Unveiling of Memorial to the American Armed Forces in Pembrokeshire during World War Two

UNVEILING OF MEMORIAL TO THE AMERICAN ARMED FORCES IN PEMBROKESHIRE

The memorial to the American Armed Forces in Pembrokeshire during World War Two takes place on Tuesday 22nd October 2019. The memorial is sited at Carew Cheriton Control Tower, Carew Airfield, Pembrokeshire SA70 8SX. The general public are welcome to attend and we request that you arrive no later than 10am, car parking is available. Approximately three thousand […]

Opening Times Extended for Summer 2019

Radio equipment in the Carew airfield museum Pembrokeshire

We are please to announce extended public opening times for the summer 2019 at Carew Cheriton wartime airfield museum. In addition to the usual Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday’s this year we shall be open for public visits on Wednesday and Thursday from 24 July to 29 August, see below for details: Enjoy a trip […]

Carew Parish Variety Concert

Members of the Carew Cheriton Control Tower group are hosting a Carew Parish Variety Concert at Sageston C.P. School on Friday 29th March 2019 at 19:30. The concert will feature performances from Quaynotes Choir, Sageston School Choir, performances from Control Tower members and various local artists. The compère for the evening is Mr Kerry Waters. […]

A Wintry Scene at Carew Cheriton Control Tower

A Wintery Scene at Carew Cheriton Control Tower

Serve weather conditions did not deter a number of group visits to Carew Cheriton control tower last week. Pupils from Cosheston VC School, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park guides and students from Lampeter University braved the cold, ice and snow for an interesting step back in time to learn of the wartime operations of this Coastal […]

Standard Fordson Tractor Nears Completion

Gerald Williams pictured with the Standard Fordson Tractor nearing completion

The Carew Cheriton Control Tower Museum’s Standard Fordson tractor is nearing completion after a full restoration programme. This 1940’s tractor was widely used on wartime airfields towing bomb trolleys and fuel bowsers and also served with the Land Army and the wider agricultural industry. Known as “the tractor that won the war” group members would […]

Avro Anson Restoration Project gets Underway

Carew Control Tower members working on the Avro Anson restoration

The restoration programme has finally started at The Carew Cheriton Control Tower Project on their Avro Anson C19 aircraft which has been in storage since it was acquired in August 2005. The Anson has now been moved into the recently constructed hangar on the site enabling this specialist work to begin. This restoration project is being […]

Spittal School’s Support for Carew Cheriton Control Tower

Recently (26th Oct) pupils of Spittal VC School held a very successful tea party to raise money for the Carew Cheriton Control Tower Museum. Earlier in the term the school’s Class 6, formed of year 5 and 6 pupils, had visited the Control Tower as part of  their  studies on World War 2 themed topics […]

Bomb Fusing Point

Bombs being towed to awaiting aircraft

The bomb fusing point is situated on the south-western side of the airfield in the open ground between the workshops and Bellman hangar. For the type of structure, it is surprising how close it was located to Dairy Hays Farm. CONSTRUCTION The “Nissen Hut” type structure is formed by the erection of 5” x 4” […]

Prize Bingo Evening – 24 Nov 2017

Prize Bingo

Eyes Down 7:30pm Are looking for something to do on a dark November evening? Then the Carew Cheriton Control Tower group is hosting a prize bingo evening on the 24th November 2017 at the Carew Memorial Hall. This is an excellent opportunity to get out of the house and enjoy a relaxed and social evening. […]