Royal Observer Corps, Horsham, West Sussex

Royal Observer Corps, Horsham, West Sussex
Photograph taken February 1999 © Copyright Historic England Archive ref: BB99/00544

In the event of a nuclear war various sites like this one would act as regional headquarters, relating details on fallout and bomb damage to other military and government bunkers. The bunker contained plant rooms, dormitories, stores, a GPO switch room, canteen, and a decontamination room.

Location

West Sussex Horsham

Period

1950s (1950 - 1959)

Tags

cold war civil defence building interior military nuclear bomb 1950s (1950 - 1959)