Important Notice Regarding Delivery:

We have been advised by Royal Mail & Parcelforce that their delivery services will be disrupted by industrial action on the following dates: Friday 30th September 2022 and Saturday 1st October 2022 so this is going to disrupt the delivery of some orders.

Sopley, Hampshire

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Sopley, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Sopley

Historic Maps of Sopley and the local area.

Memories of Sopley
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Read and share your memories of Sopley itself or of a particular photo of Sopley.

I was there 1955 to 1997, apart from trips to Locking, and a final posting to the Shetlands, but RAF Sopley was brilliant. I was a radar mechanic/fitter on the Radar Office consoles in the bunker. When I first went in 1955 it had not been open very long, still had the old Type7 in the field, some Type 13s height finder and 14 for location, and still had a canberra aircraft for calibration. I remember going to the 7 once, ...see more

I too was at RAF Sopley and I remember having a call out to a fire at married quarters which was some distance from the camp. Up we roared in our little flat lorry towing a fire pump at 16 MPH flat out only to find when we arrived that the Bournemouth Fire Brigade had arrived before us from 12 miles away and put out the fire. But at least we got a good cheer.