I wonder if anyone can supply the answer to this question I have been asked?

What was the exact date that the control tower was built at Tangmere ?. My research says 1944. If thatís correct then what preceded it and are there any photographs ? I am researching the fateful night in December 1943 when James McBride was killed trying to land in thick fog. Both Bob Hodges and Hugh Verity say that they were in the control tower as the incident with Steven Hankey and James McBride unfolded. But if the control tower was not built till 1944, then they couldnít have been