Mission Statement

The aim of the Burtonwood Association is to uphold the memory of the men, women and activities that occurred at RAF Burtonwood, Warrington, England since 1939 to the present day and to record all those achievements and preserve them for further generations.

October Update


Virginia Beach Reunion

The US reunion ran from Tuesday October 2 to Saturday 6th, 2018.  The Spring Hill Suites Hotel was our base.  We had a great time, excellent trips and beautiful weather.  Photos are available on the gallery page.

2019 US Reunion

The 2019 US reunion wil be at Albuquerque, New Mexico in October.  Host is Ray Gonzales who is negotiatinmg for the best hotel rates and the dates.  Full details wil be posted here once the information is available.

Burtonwood Times

The latest edition of the Burtonwood Times was launched on 25 October and has gone to the printer.  If you take it as an e-mail attachment you should have received it by now and in full colour.  If not please let me know.  You must be a signed up member to receive it.  Please consider this cheaper, quicker and better option.  Printing and mailing costs are becoming more and more expensive but we will continue to circulate in this way for as long as we can.  Please send any photos or contributions to Aldon at the editorial address on page 2.  The new edition has full details and photos of the US Reunion together with all the latest news and many stories about Burtonwood when you were there.


Series of Lectures of the Story of RAF Burtonwood

Due to the popularity of this series we will hold another in the Spring of 2019 so watch this space.  In the meantime we are also planning a one-off lecture on Burtonwood’s Contribution to the Berlin Airlift 1948-49.  Full details of both will be posted as soon as the dates are fixed.  All are free to members but an entrance fee will be payable by non-members.


Heritage Centre

Please note that the Heritage Centre is open on Wednesday to Sunday inclusive between 2.30pm and 5.00pm.  Entry is FREE.

For access at other times please contact the Centre Manager, John Cotterill, on 0789 013 5461


An Alternative Way of Becoming a UK Member

By joining the 200 Club you arrange a Standing Order with your bank for £5 per month which covers your annual membership PLUS your name is entered into a monthly draw for a £50 cash prize.  This way you can forget about your annual renewal, be exempt from increased costs and win the ocassional £50!  So easy – please click 200 Club mandate for the application form


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