Save Winkleigh Tower

by savewinkleightower in Winkleigh

We did it
On 19th September 2015 we successfully raised £230 with 11 supporters in 14 days

RAF Winkleigh WWII Control Tower is a scheduled monument, derelict since 1990. You can help save and restore it!

by savewinkleightower in Winkleigh

Tower sold at auction - but not to campaign

As you may have heard by now, the control tower has been sold.  Regrettably, the alternate funding secured by the Save Winkleigh Tower campaign was ultimately not enough to prevent it from being sold elsewhere.  Therefore, all the money raised by this Crowdfunder Project will be donated to the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal as soon as possible.  We would like to invite all of you to attend this event and will supply more details as soon as we have confirmed a date with the Royal British Legion.

Your project rewards are being gathered together and will be posted out to you once the Crowdfunder project funds are released to us (as per our agreement with the Royal British Legion).  I’d like to take this opportunity to personally thank each and every one of you for your support.  It has meant a lot to both me and the campaign team, and it will not be forgotten.

The campaign to restore RAF Winkleigh’s Control Tower is not going away. Not only are we happy to work with the new owner in restoring the tower if they so desire, but we also intend to carry on our work highlighting the extraordinary contribution made by RAF Winkleigh and all who worked there.  Therefore, we’re holding an open meeting in Winkleigh, and everyone with an interest in seeing this historic scheduled monument restored to her former glory is welcome to attend.  If you are interested in attending this open meeting, please email [email protected]

Once again, thank you for all your support, and we'll keep you updated on our progress.

Gina Kennedy


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Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£1 or more

£1 Reward

– Warm fuzzy feeling of doing good – You will receive a regular newsletter, keeping you updated on Winkleigh Tower's progress – Your name will be listed on the Donor’s Wall

£5 or more

2 of 1000 claimed

£5 Reward

– Everything that everyone who pledged less than you gets – A plane-spotting poster of all the aircraft that flew from RAF Winkleigh

£10 or more

2 of 1000 claimed

£10 Reward

– Warm fuzzy feelings from us to you and a shout out on our Twitter account. – If we are successful in purchasing Winkleigh Tower, you will receive a regular newsletter, keeping you updated on our progress – Your name listed on our Donor’s Wall – A commemorative Royal British Legion pin badge.

£25 or more

3 of 1000 claimed

£25 Reward

– Everything that everyone who pledged less than you gets – A personalised thank you email

£50 or more

1 of 1000 claimed

£50 Reward

– Everything that everyone who pledged less than you gets – A WWII recipe booklet

£100 or more

0 of 1000 claimed

£100 Reward

– Everything that everyone who pledged less than you gets – A personalised thank you letter.

£250 or more

0 of 1000 claimed

£250 Reward

– Everything that everyone who pledged less than you gets – A photograph of Winkleigh Airfield’s Control Tower

£500 or more

0 of 1000 claimed

£500 Reward

– Everything that everyone who pledged less than you gets – A sprig of gorse

£1,000 or more

0 of 1000 claimed

£1,000 Reward

– Everything that everyone who pledged less than you gets, and your name be will be prominently listed on the Donor Wall. – An invitation to witness the donation to the Royal British Legion in person.

£50,000 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£50,000 Reward

– Everything that everyone else gets, and because you’re so awesome, we’ll let you bring some friends! – I will have your name and a poppy tattooed on my body

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