Bird’s eye view of the ‘new’ Heathrow
HAVING been beaten to the punch by your correspondent Mr Sherwood (Gazette Nov 30) by his excellent facts in relation to the absolute rubbish conveyed by Mr W Pierce on Heathrow etc (Gazette Nov 16) I would like to put my twopenneth worth forward.
First, the cause of pollution pre war and indeed well into the 1950s was that almost every household had a coal fire which, together with industry, caused the terrible smog.
Next the start of Heathrow was, as stated, 1944. I had a bird’s eye view of this from the open cockpit of a Tiger Moth trainer out from then RAF