of site 3 during the occupation by
the US Army
demolition of the tobacco houses
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Ariel image of site
3 showing the location of
defence position at the side
Site 3 Entrance
Site 8 Entrance
World war 2
pillbox bunker located on Sycamore
great Sankey opposite site 3 along
the side of the railway.
Sycamore lane great Sankey looking
east, the new
housing estate on the right is were
site 3 was located.
The trees to the left of the road
are where the pillbox is located.
Opposite site 3, after crossing the
railway bridge of the Manchester to
Liverpool railway, is this
pedestrian gate in the south
perimeter fence, to allow service
personnel into site 8, which has
been demolished to make way for
Site 3 - Communal Living Area (Kyger
3 is located South of the airfield
opposite to the Manchester to
Liverpool Railway line on the side
of Sycamore Lane at gate 3.
built as a living site covering an
area of 46 acres a total of 374
buildings were constructed on site
Nissen and SECO huts.
the late 1940's 39 were converted
into married quarters.
site was demolished during the
1950's and redeveloped into single
storey semi detached timber framed
buildings and were referred to as
were called 'Tobacco Houses'
of these houses were constructed
large enough to accommodate a family
with up to 3 children.
site also included a club, bar and a
3 was used by the US Army until
site was demolished in 2006 for
development of a housing estate.
of 2016 nothing remains of site 3.
a pill box defence position remains
in dense undergrowth opposite the
new housing estate alongside the
Manchester to Liverpool Railway
a railway bridge leads across for
pedestrians to a small gate to enter
into site 8.
Ally on Site 3
Timber Framed Housing
Area Known as Tobacco Houses They were
because the lease for
the land was paid with American tobacco
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