Well, the spot by the approach to 27R is on HAL (Heathrow Airport Limited) property, so they can easily boot you off there. As for the Myrtle Avenue field, my understanding is that it's a public green space, so they cannot stop you from being there. It also has a footpath going across the middle of it, so if this is officially a public footpath then again, you have every right to be there.
As for 09R lineup shots, well they have certainly erected a new WOODEN fence between the main road and the perimeter road, so you can't walk through the gap to get on to the perimeter road to get to the perimeter fence anymore. I *think* this fence is just to screen off all the construction work from the main road, but to be honest, they are digging up so much of the area, I really don't know if it's still possible to walk to that spot anyway. These types of shots:
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have already been impossible for some months because of a new fence beyond the perimeter fence to go between the construction work and the airfield proper. It's going to be a crying shame if we lose the side-on shots from that area too.
As for a new viewing deck on T5
- the plans for the terminal have NO PROVISION for such an area. In fact, the terminal looks as if it has HUGE expanses of glass, but it appears that unless you're travelling, you will have no access to any views from inside the terminal whatsoever.
Soooooo depressing. Heathrow just seems like a nightmare at the moment!