This photo is from 1989 and shows one of the hangars at Leavesden Aerodrome.
Constructed in 1940 by the de Havilland Aircraft Company, the site was used as a testing ground and storage space for the Mosquito and Handley Page Halifax bombers. By the end of the Second World War, it was the largest factory by volume in the world.
Following the war, the aerodrome had a series of different owners before being bought by Rolls-Royce, who used it as a factory for helicopter engines and as a small commercial airfield.
However, as the British manufacturing industry went into decline in the 1990s, so did the airfield. It was eventually abandoned in 1994.
The hangar depicted in this photo no longer exists, having been demolished to make way for Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden.
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Photo Credit: Martin Addison