Dear Ministry of Defence,
I am seeking information about the Potton Munitions Depot which may also have been known as RAF Sandy Heath. This was a WW2 establishment. My interest is to do with the effect the depot had on local highways and rights of way and whether these were returned to civilian use after WW2.

1. When was the depot built?
2. When was the depot closed & decommissioned?
3. What highways & rights of way were affected by the depot?
4. Were these rights of way & highways returned to civilian use after WW2?
5. Where can I find a map of the depot?
6. Can I have a copy of the maps?

I can find nothing in The National Archives catalogue although I have seen reference to RAF Sandy Heath in a local newspaper from 1958.

Yours faithfully,
Peter Bate

Dear Mr. Bates,
Thank you for your Freedom of Information Act enquiry, which has been
logged under reference FOI2020/09814.  You should receive a reply by 29
September 2020.
Yours sincerely,
Air Historical Branch (RAF)

Dear RAF AHB,
The response to my request has been delayed. What is the anticipated date for receiving a reply?

Yours sincerely,

Peter Bate

Ministry of Defence

Thank you for your email.
The Air Historical Branch (RAF) has recently returned to work on a reduced
staffing level after been closed since the 20 March due to the Covid-19
pandemic. All emails received since the 20 March are being logged and
answered in due course in order of date received.
If you sent us an enquiry, please do not send a reminder or chaser email as
this may further increase our response time.
We thank you for your continued patience.

Ministry of Defence

Dear Mr. Bate,

My apologies for the delayed response to your FOI request. Unfortunately, it is proving difficult to conduct exhaustive searches of the MoD's various archives under the current circumstances.

We hope to get a reply to you next week.

Yours sincerely,
Air Historical Branch (RAF)

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Dear Mr Bate,
Further to your Freedom of Information Act request, please see attached. 
I apologise for the delayed response.
Yours sincerely,
Air Historical Branch (RAF)

Dear RAF AHB,
Thank you very much for the information. I think RAF Sandy Heath must be the GPSS depot to the south of Potton Road and not the munitions store on Sandy Heath itself.

Yours sincerely,

Peter Bate

Ministry of Defence

Thank you for your email.
The Air Historical Branch (RAF) has recently returned to work on a reduced
staffing level after been closed since the 20 March due to the Covid-19
pandemic. All emails received since the 20 March are being logged and
answered in due course in order of date received.
If you sent us an enquiry, please do not send a reminder or chaser email as
this may further increase our response time.
We thank you for your continued patience.