BGA LIST OF WAYPOINTS

AND SITES OF BGA MEMBER CLUBS

AMENDMENT 9 TO THE 1997 LIST (AL 9/97)

DATED 21st MARCH 2006

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Responsibilities. The BGA has prepared this data in good faith but takes no responsibility for its accuracy or how it is used, for instance use by pilots in airborne navigation systems. Users are advised to check such data, in particular for proximity to other air activities or areas with airspace restrictions.

Airspace. Points with airspace considerations have the hash (#) annotation. A single hash # is a warning about proximity to airspace rather than the point being in an airfield ATZ or other zone for a notified activity. Points with a double hash ## should only be approached and over-flown if the organisation responsible for the airspace concerned has been contacted and the use of the point has been positively agreed for the flight concerned.

This amendment list - presents all the geographical points without grouping them regionally or into sites.

Subsequent additions and corrections. After this first amendment for the year, no fundamental changes will be made to existing points (such as to the exact position), although small corrections may be made to items such as road numbers or descriptions. Additional points may be added if there is a good gliding reason for adding them during the year.

PART 1 - IMPORTANT CHANGES

Important factual changes including corrections or changes of grid refs and deletion of points.

Barkston Heath - BKH. Delete this point. The Four Counties RAFGSA club, previously at BKH, has moved to Wittering. There is now no gliding activity at Barkston which is an active RAF airfield. BGA policy is not to have BGA points at active airfields unless there is gliding activity there or unless it is with the agreement of the airfield authorities.

Bishops Cleeve NW - BCL. The N/S grid ref is 1 km too far south. Change 228.99 to 229.99 and the Lat/Long to 51 58.103N 002 02.006W.

Goodwood (Racecourse) Grandstand - GWD. The N/S grid ref is 1 km too far north. Change grid to: 48823 11102 and lat/long to: 50 53.516N 000 44.815W.

Overton - OVE. Grid Northing was 1 km too far North, correct grid and lat/long to: 45146 15071 51 15.195N 001 15.841W

Ridgewell - RID. Change name to Ridgewell Church because a new point Ridgewell Field has been created.

Upavon - UPA - The exact point was the control tower but in 2005 the control tower was demolished. UPA is therefore changed to the SE corner of the west of three hangars as below:

Name of Point

Tri

gr.

BGA

No

Cat

Exact

Point

Detailed Description & Remarks

Dist (NMl)

Direction

From Centre of

Map

1:50k

Grid Ref

Km E/N

WGS84 Lat/Long

Deg/Min/Dec Min

Altitude

(Feet)

Tri

gr.

Bishop's Cleeve NW BCL 928 D Road Bridge over minor Railway 1NMl E of Gotherington village at Station on Glos & Warwicks railway. Ridge TP under Cotswold Edge 4 NNE Cheltenham 150 397.80 229.99 51 58.103N 002 02.006W 255 BCL
Goodwood Grandstand GWD 247 C# Grandstand W W end of grandstands at racecourse, 500 m E of 675 ft spot height. Just N of Goodwood Airfield ATZ 11 ENE Portsmouth 197 488.23 111.02 50 53.516N 000 44.815W 510 GWD
Overton OVE 913 A Rail/B3051 B3051 Br over rail, just W of station on N side of village 10 WNW Lasham 185 45146 15071 51 15.195N 001 15.841W 360 OVE
Ridgewell Church RID 459 C## Church SE side of village, W of grass airfield. 17 NE Stansted. A site of the Essex GC 18 ESE Cambridge 155 57399 24086 52 02.331N 000 32.121E 273 RID
Upavon Hangar W UPA 579 C## SE corner of west hangar NE side of small grass A/F, west of three hangars. Near Wyvern Army GC clubhouse between the hangars. 1.5 NMl E of artillery range danger area D125 13 N Salisbury 184 415.51 154.60 51 17.419N 001 46.738W 575 UPA

PART 2 - MINOR CHANGES

Where descriptions, road numbers or layouts have changed, but with no change to grid references.

AND Andover, re-name Andover SW with same trigraph (there is now an Andover SE, see below)
DDK Devils Dyke, change Altitude to 690 (feet)
DIT Ditchling Beacon DIT, change Altitude to 770 (feet)
MIL Change remarks to: Borders GC site, 4 NMl NW of Wooler
TIP Tiptree, change direction of LTMA from E to W in remarks column.

Main reference feature. There is no need to have both Bristol and Bath, they are too close together to be used as a regional reference. Change the points that currently use Bristol to the following main feature references:

ABS Abergavenny SW - 18 SW Hereford
BBR Bath Bridge - 2 E Bath
BSW Brecon SW - 26 WSW Hereford
CWS Cwmbran SW - 27 SSW Hereford
DUY Dursley NW - 19 N Bath
DSW Dursley SW - 16 N Bath
HAD Halesland - 15 WSW Bath
PPL Pontypool - 24 SSW Hereford
SEV Severn Bridge N - 16 NW Bath
TNE Thornbury NE - 13 NNW Bath
USK Usk - 21 S Hereford
YAT Yate - 7 N Bath

PART 3 - ADDITIONAL POINTS

Name of Point

Tri

gr.

BGA

No

Cat

Exact

Point

Detailed Description & Remarks

Dist (NMl)

Direction

From Centre of

Map

1:50k

Grid Ref

Km E/N

WGS84 Lat/Long

Deg/Min/Dec Min

Altitude

(Feet)

Tri

gr.

Aln Bridge ALB 967 A A697/River Aln Bridge over R Aln 6NMl W of Alnwick 22 SSE Berwick 81 408.76 612.39 55 24.323N 001 51.793W 195 ALB
Alnwick Moor SW ALM 965 A A697/B6341 Crossroads between Rothbury and Alnwick, E of large wood 24 NNW Newcastle 81 409.84 606.21 55 20.991N 001 50.779W 653 ALM
Andover SE ANE 934 A A303/Andover bypass E A303 over dual carriageway to N at Cow Down 2 SE Andover 185 438.52 144.73 51 12.029N 001 27.004W 410 ANE
Beadnell Harbour BDN 966 B Pier W end of short pier N side of bay, S side of town 18 SE Berwick 75 423.65 628.53 55 32.996N 001 37.604W 20 BDN
Bentpath BEN 963 A R Esk bridge Bridge in village 4 NMl NW of Langholm. D510 to the E 19 NNW Carlisle 79 331.14 590.25 55 12.102N 003 05.006W 420 BEN
Berwick W BER 960 A A1/A698 Roundabout just S of A1 Br over R Tweed, W side of Berwick-on-Tweed 1 W Berwick 75 397.50 651.47 55 45.397N 002 02.481W 50 BER
Broughton-in-Furness BIF 937 A A595/A593 T junction in village centre. S of Lake District peaks and 9 NMl N of Lakes Club site 19 NW Lancaster 96 321.20 487.56 54 16.656N 003 12.702W 120 BIF
Brill BRL 949 A Church Tower S side of centre of village on hill top, 6 NMl SE of Bicester 8 ENE Oxford 165 465.60 213.78 51 49.129N 001 02.982W 625 BRL
Bury St Edmunds S BS1 958 D Large building N of wood on S side of town 20 E Cambridge 155 585.10 262.70 52 13.884N 000 42.541E 115 BS1
Bury St Edmunds N BS2 959 A A134/B1106 Roundabout N side of town 20 E Cambridge 155 585.40 267.99 52 16.728N 000 42.979E 108 BS2
Bassenthwaite N BTH 955 A A66/B5291 T junction N end of lake between Keswick and Cockermouth. Caution, rugged terrain to S and E 17 SW Carlisle 89 319.81 531.06 54 40.094N 003 14.692W 265 BTH
Canonbie CAO 941 B River Bridge/B6357 Br over R Esk E side of town 10 N Carlisle 85 339.52 576.57 55 04.794N 002 56.932W 230 CAO
Carter Bar CBA 972 A A68/A6088 T junction at top of hill. Caution, rugged terrain, nearest landing fields 10 NMl to N and NW 29 SW Berwick 80 369.39 606.97 55 21.346N 002 29.062W 1310 CBA
Charterhall Field CHR 968 B Runway intersection Light aircraft strip 7 NMl NNE of Kelso 12 WSW Berwick 74 376.39 646.05 55 42.438N 002 22.634W 350 CHR
Cockermouth CMO 939 A A66br over B5289 SE side of town at bottom of ridge 21 SW Carlisle 89 313.48 529.02 54 38.931N 003 20.542W 325 CMO
Coldingham COH 961 A A1107/6355 A of two T junctions in village, 2NMl SW of St Abbs Head 8 NW Berwick 67 390.23 665.84 55 53.137N 002 09.466W 245 COH
Conwy S CWY 945 A Bridge over R Conwy 3 NMl S of Conwy town at Tyn-y-groes, bridge joins A 470 to B5106 34 W Chester 115 278.61 371.78 53 13.750N 003 49.197W 20 CWY
Depden Water Tower DEP 962 D Water Tower W side of T junction of minor roads W of Depden village. Chedburgh disused airfield to E and 300 ft mast at Ousden to W 15 W Cambridge 155 576.83 257.55 52 11.272N 000 35.122E 404 DEP
Elkstone S ELK 952 D A417/Elkstone road 7 NMl NW of Cirencester where minor road from Elkstone to Winstone crosses A417 (Roman road Ermin Way) 6 S Cheltenham 163 396.63 210.78 51 47.740N 002 03.016W 850 ELK
Finmere FIM 950 A A421/A4421 Roundabout S side of village and W of light aircraft strip. 5 NMl NNW of Bicester airfield 11 ESE Banbury 165 464.00 232.65 51 59.318N 001 04.164W 390 FIM
Four Marks FMA 935 C Station Rail station on Watercress steam railway. N of A31 S of 721ft trig point 4 S Lasham 185 466.80 135.36 51 06.819N 001 02.825W 640 FMA
Islip ISL 951 A Rail Station N of village between Oxford and Weston-on-the-Green parachuting zone. Avoid para zone and Kidlington circuit to W 4 N Oxford 164 452.60 214.42 51 49.556N 001 14.291W 235 ISL
Keswick KEK 940 A A66/A591 R'bt N side of town. Caution - rugged terrain 18 SSW Carlisle 89 326.38 524.42 54 36.572N 003 08.481W 295 KEK
Lasham Finish West LA7 932 D## N of W end of peritrack E of road access from A339 1 W Lasham 186 467.07 143.66 51 11.294N 001 02.501W 615 LA7
Lasham Golden Pot LA8 933 C## B3349 crossroads Golden Pot pub east of airfield. Odiham ATZ to N 1 E Lasham 186 470.81 143.26 51 11.051N 000 59.295W 600 LA8
Lauder LAD 969 A A68/A697 T junction SW side of town 12 NMl NW of Kelso. Caution, rugged terrain 25 W Berwick 73 353.63 647.08 55 42.896N 002 44.377W 545 LAD
Llanrwst LLN 944 B Br over R Conwy SW side of town joining A470 to B5016. Caution - nearby rugged terrain except to N 33 W Chester 116 279.86 361.46 53 08.204N 003 47.841W 35 LLN
Lockerbie LOC 943 A A74(M)/A709 A709 br over A74(M), W side of town 9 ENE Dumfries 78 313.25 581.34 55 07.131N 003 21.702W 165 LOC
Longtown LTN 942 B Bridge over R Esk NW side of town 6 N Carlisle 85 337.76 568.86 55 00.624N 002 58.485W 45 LTN
Midhurst West MIW 931 C# River bridge Over R Rother N of A272 on minor road to Woolbeding. LTMA base 3500 1 NMl E 16 SE Lasham 197 487.29 122.04 50 59.469N 000 45.458W 75 MIW
Norham Bridge NBR 970 A R Tweed Bridge W of village 5 NMl NE of Coldstream 6 WSW Berwick 74 389.05 647.30 55 43.139N 002 10.549W 150 NBR
Ramsbury RAB 948 C River Bridge Minor road bridge over R Kennet S side of village. Between Hungerford and Marlborough 10 SE Swindon 174 427.82 171.51 51 26.514N 001 36.067W 360 RAB
Ridgewell Field RIW 956 D## NE end of grass airstrip Site of Essex GC, 1.5 NMl NE of Ridgewell village 18 ESE Cambridge 155 575.57 241.87 52 02.846N 000 33.533E 273 RIW
Rougham Field ROU 957 C## Clubhouse Clubhouse of Suffolk Soaring Club, 1 NMl E of Bury St Edmunds 300m S of rail line 24 E Cambridge 155 588.96 264.75 52 14.912N 000 46.000E 184 ROU
Shrivenham N SHV 946 B A420/B4508 R'bt N side of village and Royal College of Military Science/Staff College complex. 2 NMl NW of site of White Horse GC at Sandhill Farm 6 NE Swindon 174 425.26 190.81 51 36.934N 001 38.195W 335 SHV
Smailholm Tower SMA 971 D Tower on hill Stone tower 1 Nml SW of Smailholm village, 5 NMl W of Kelso 21 SW Berwick 74 363.81 634.67 55 36.256N 002 34.559W 680 SMA
Swindon N SNO 947 B# A419/B4019 T junction at Broad Blunsden, B4019 goes NE to Highworth. Lyneham CTR 1 NMl to SW 2 N Swindon 173 414.79 190.03 51 36.535N 001 47.269W 480 SNO
Shipton under Wychwood SUW 953 A A361/River Bridge Bridge over river Evenlode NE side of village. 7 Nml N of Brize Norton airfield, 2.5 NMl N of Brize zone. 14 NW Oxford 163 428.08 218.19 51 51.696N 001 35.619W 330 SUW
Teviothead TEV 964 C R Teviot Bridge at T junction where A7 goes S from River Teviot. Caution - rugged terrain 27 N Carlisle 79 340.75 605.73 55 20.522N 002 56.144W 560 TEV
Waterbeck WAB 954 B B725/B722 T junction W side of village 7 NMl ESE of Lockerbie 15 NW Carlisle 85 324.46 577.40 55 05.117N 003 11.096W 355 WAB
Wittering Tower WIT 931 A## Airfield Control Tower Site of Four Counties RAFGSA club at active military airfield, HQ of Harrier force. Avoid unless known to be inactive except for gliding. Also avoid parachuting at Sibson airfield 4 NMl to SE 8 WNW Peterborough 141 503.22 302.50 52 36.630N 000 28.623W 273 WIT
Wast Water W WWW 938 C River Bridge Nether Wasdale village, 1 NMl SW of W end of Wast Water. Caution - nearby rugged terrain except to SW 32 SW Carlisle 89 312.83 503.74 54 25.297N 003 20.697W 190 WWW
Yattenden YTT 936 C Road br over M4 Minor road S of Yattenden village. 4 NMl E of M4 J13 Chieveley (CHV) 6 NE Newbury 174 455.41 173.66 51 27.553N 001 12.231W 395 YTT