I have only just recently begun to fully understand the effect that the BRB nuclear plant planning application for the boreholes and trenches will have on our historic airfield. I would ask Maldon District Council why so much effort and money has been given to Stow Maries First World Waraerodrome (and rightly so) but it is permissible to destroy our Second World War airfield without any hesitation at all. What is the difference in heritage? The first war finished in 1918, the second in 1945 – not even 30 years apart, yet what a difference in respect BRB and our district council are showing to these two historic sites.
Clacton Gazette 4th July 2020 read more »