Harmondsworth shown within Greater London
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Harmondsworth is also the name of a Kalyx run detention centre/refugee camp there for deportations from the airport and one nextdoor to that called Colnbrook. Kalyx (formerly United Kingdom Detention Services) a subsidiary of Sodexho, is a company that provides custodial immigration and post-release facilities for the A refugee camp is a temporary camp built by a government the United Nations, international organizations (such as the Red Cross) or NGOs to receive Deportation, not to be confused with Extradition, generally means the expulsion of someone from a place or Country. Colnbrook is a large Village in the Unitary authority of Slough, in Berkshire, England.
If BAA are granted permission to build a third runway at Heathrow, much of Harmondsworth will have to be demolished. BAA Limited is the owner and operator of seven British Airports and the operator of several other airports worldwide making the company one of the largest transport
British Airways' headquarters are located here at their Waterside building set in a large public park on the outskirts of Heathrow Airport. British Airways plc ( is the national Airline and Flag carrier of the United Kingdom and one of the largest in Europe The Waterside building in Harmondsworth, England is the international headquarters of the airline British Airways
For many years the publisher, Penguin Books, was based here. Penguin Books is a British Publisher founded in 1935 by Allen Lane.