Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) Hatston (HMS Sparrowhawk), Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1GG
Architect: Unknown Listing: None No of Seats: Unknown
Status: Demolished Opened: Unknown Closed: 1950
Other information: WW2 Military cinema.
Hatston air field (also known as RNAS Hatston, or HMS Sparrowhawk) was an airfield in the Orkneys in Scotland. The airfield was built in 1939 as a Royal Navy Air Station. Demolished in 1950.
The map to the left comes from the Birsay Heritage Trust website www.birsay.org.uk/HMS-TERN and shows the airfield site, with remains of the buildings marked in blue.
The Cinema is labelled ‘F’.
Interior cinema image above courtesy of Kenny Thomson.