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Stanley Hey's radio observatory in Richmond Park

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Stanley Hey's radio observatory in Richmond Park

I've been asked by a non-BAA member whether anyone has any personal knowledge about the precise location of Stanley Hey's radio observatory in Richmond Park, 1942-1949, the first radio observatory in Britain, which emerged from Hey's wartime radar research.  Published accounts appear not to be more specific than simply stating that the observatory was 'in Richmond Park'.   Any information gratefully received.

Many thanks.

James Dawson

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Stanley Hey's radio observatory in Richmond Park

Maybe at the Kings Observatory in Richmond Park? I know they had some magnetic huts there and were involved in the testing of scientific instruments.

David

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Huts in Richmond park

I looked at 1945/6 images on GE.  There are several areas of huts which have been cleared now. Maybe this is a clue?
Tim