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Our 'Airfield'

Enjoy our newly lanscaped site
Rest or play the choice is yours
Or just lie back on one of our beanbags and soak up the sun
We will be having a series of outdoor events throughout the year
So why not drop in and see how we have changed

Visitors are invited to discover a new green heart of the community in Colindale reflecting the shape of RAF Hendon's historic airfield.

Our newly landscaped site includes:

  • Outdoor picnic areas
  • Comfortable free parachute shaped beanbags on which to relax 
  • Children’s playground - in time for the summer holidays
  • Two new cafés
  • Visitor car parking
  • Fully accessible pathways to all our Hangars

Visitors can also listen to interviews of local residents and ex-service personnel talking about their experience in Hendon through three beautiful #tannoys designed in style of airfield tannoys of the 1930s or learn more about our site's history by sitting on one of two public seats that have embedded into their design imagery and stories of our site.

Our public seating, telling the story of our Historic Hendon site.

We will be hosting a series of events in this area throughout the year. Visit our What's On section to find out more.

If you would like to see this area in use, please watch the video below:

3 Pilots 1 War

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 Bernard Rice

Bernard Rice

First World War Pilot
3 Pilots 1 War
Historic Hendon Graphic Novel

Bringing the amazing stories of the RAF Museum's historic London site to life

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Ray Holmes

Ray Holmes

Unassuming Hero
Historic Hendon Graphic Novel