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    Default wentworth d-day control bunker jan 2010


    visit with urbanjunky,tucker and spungletrumpet

    this was a late addition to an already wicked day as we didnt get here till 9.00pm, cheers guys for the tour round :thumb and the kebab was great lol oh and my knee is killing after jumping in the bushes when that car come round the corner

    designed by Sir Harley Dalrymple-Hay, the bunker consist of two 25ft diameter tunnels built in parallel to each other with a 12 ft diameter tunnels lined with cast iron tunnel segments as used on the London Underground tube network running throught the center with , the small tunnel was the main walk through with the big tunnels being sectioned of and turned in to small rooms for staff and equipment and taking 2 years to complete. there are 2 entrance and exits

    home of the GHQ signals, occupied by the No1 HQ signals regiment, the bunker was built under the wentworth estate, which is now a golf course

    subbrit link http://www.subbrit.org.uk/sb-sites/s...th/index.shtml

    having looked at the map and the site before hand i was expecting a small place but once in there, the place does look bigger and alot longer, there isnt much left in there in terms of artifacts but its worth seeing if your in the area


    at the top of the closed access tunnel




    bottom of the closed access tunnel




    access tunnel connecting to the main service tunnel







    service tunnel door way




    inside the 25ft tunnels with some of the small section of rooms







    looking from the service tunnel in to the small rooms with a room devider in the middle






    looking from a small room into the service tunnel




    main service tunnel



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    I love the first pic...reminds me of the Time Tunnel tv series.Nicely captured.

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    nice work tommo,some good pics there,bloody hell you had a busy day
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    Cracking shots Tommo,definately a site worth visiting.Thanx for sharing it with us. !!

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    Good stuff that and still in good condition :)
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    The scalleys seem to get everywhere...nice pics, looks like a good trip

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    great pictures there Tommo, probably the best I've seen of that site, nice work.

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    Excellent! A cross between pyestock and Westwood :D
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    cheers all was a good weekend


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