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Report - Faddiley roc post cheshire - august 2016

Discussion in 'ROC Posts' started by tazong, Sep 15, 2016.

  1. tazong

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    Over 1,500 of these small bunkers were built at various points around the country during the Cold War. They were designed to house three members of the Royal Observer Corps, whose job it would be to use supplied equipment to gauge the bomb power and ground zero of a nuclear blast and report back to a group H.Q. The posts were built to a similar design, with a single monitoring room 15ft below ground, which was accessed by a ladder with a hatch on the surface. Internally, the furniture, bunk beds, communications and monitoring equipment remained standard. The posts began closing in the late 1960s with the last few remaining operational until 1992. Many of the posts have now been destroyed or are in poor condition due to vandalism, most of the remaining ones are on the edges of fields or areas of unused scrub land at the side of roads or foot paths.

    I was on my way to my main explore and this was a little stop off on the way, nothing major but a intresting little piece of history all the same - i really do love these places.

    Some pictures i took on the day:

    [​IMG]DSC_0027 by tazong the explorer, on Flickr

    [​IMG]DSC_0023 by tazong the explorer, on Flickr

    [​IMG]DSC_0021 by tazong the explorer, on Flickr

    [​IMG]DSC_0015 by tazong the explorer, on Flickr

    [​IMG]DSC_0017 by tazong the explorer, on Flickr

    [​IMG]DSC_0018 by tazong the explorer, on Flickr

    [​IMG]DSC_0020 by tazong the explorer, on Flickr

    [​IMG]DSC_0006 by tazong the explorer, on Flickr

    Finally a small video(for me) of my time here:



    Thanks for watching :-)
     
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