Residents of Harmondsworth gather in a pub listen to the decision on Tuesday to build a third runway for Heathrow Airport, effectively sentencing the village to demolition. Photo: AP Residents of Harmondsworth gather in a pub listen to the decision on Tuesday to build a third runway for Heathrow Airport, effectively sentencing the village to demolition. Photo: AP
Residents of Harmondsworth gather in a pub listen to the decision on Tuesday to build a third runway for Heathrow Airport, effectively sentencing the village to demolition. Photo: AP

Villagers mourn as Heathrow runway decision dooms their historic home town to demolition

The prospect of being paid a 25 per cent premium for their homes makes little difference to residents of Harmondsworth, which will make way for a third runway

Residents of Harmondsworth gather in a pub listen to the decision on Tuesday to build a third runway for Heathrow Airport, effectively sentencing the village to demolition. Photo: AP Residents of Harmondsworth gather in a pub listen to the decision on Tuesday to build a third runway for Heathrow Airport, effectively sentencing the village to demolition. Photo: AP
Residents of Harmondsworth gather in a pub listen to the decision on Tuesday to build a third runway for Heathrow Airport, effectively sentencing the village to demolition. Photo: AP
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