MOD to close RAF Henlow in Bedfordshire

13 military sites will be sold by the MOD Credit: Henlow council

The Ministry of Defence has announced plans to sell off RAF Henlow in Bedfordshire.

It's one of 13 military sites across the country, including Middlewick ranges near Colchester, that are being sold to raise £225m and provide land for up to 17,000 homes.

Defence minister Mark Lancaster said consultations will take place in the coming weeks over the future of each site.