Photos of Dowty Rotol Buildings

Selection of photographs showing the Dowty Rotol site at Staverton, Gloucester.

The iconic white building was not always white!

 

Rotol building
Gloucestershire Archives
The Dowty Rotol site at Staverton
Dowty Rotol - Aerial photograph from rear of site looking towards Airfield
Photo of Rotol Building in WW2 with camouflage
Dowty Rotol - The white front building and many others are still in existence. The front building now belongs to Safran.
Photo showing Rotol building at the end of WW2 with camouflage paint and flags flying for VE
Dowty Rotol - Aerial Photo circa 1950
Camouflaged site - No.1 Shop and the office block
John Herring
Dowty Rotol Building
John Herring
The old gatehouse under construction - long since demolished in the 1990s - the Test Hangar in the background, with No.25 site (British Messier?) in the far distance
John Herring
Dowty Rotol - Staverton
Dowty Rotol - Main Offices & Factory Staverton
Original photo in the Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
Dowty Rotol - Main Offices & Factory Staverton
Original photo in the Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
Dowty Rotol - Main Offices & Factory Aerial Photograph
Original photo in the Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
Dowty Rotol - Main Offices & Factory Aerial Photograph
Original photo in the Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
Dowty Rotol - Main Offices & Factory Aerial Photograph
Original photo in the Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub

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