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    Default Report - Cardiff Civil Defence Bunker - September 2018


    This was a little bonus explore while in Cardiff with @Brewtal and a non-member. It's pretty messy inside but full of old documents and interesting little bits.



    History

    Also known as the The Cardiff Corporation Landaff Sub Control, The sub-control was built in 1956 remaining operational until the disbanding of the Civil Defence Corps in 1968. After that date it remained in use, manned by Cardiff Corporation's voluntary Civil Defence Organisation until 1984. It was in theory operational as the Corporation's County Standby Control until 1991 but in practice it was never used apart from the storage of some radiac equipment.



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    The Explore

    Despite the foul weather on the day, this made for a nice little stop off after spending a good few hours at a certain well known nearby Asylum.
    The bunker is all above ground and is quite small, consisting of a few rooms packed full of stored documents and supplies.
    It's located in a weird spot, right off a small round-about and somewhat obscured by trees and overgrowth.

    Certainly an interesting little mooch to add onto what was already a great day of exploring.


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    Alcohol, decks, looks like a 1970s rave...

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    That's an excellent looking place, Im quite jealous Grom

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    Very interesting. The radiogram looks interesting as it looks like a double player with four speakers. Did you get the make of it so I can look for a similar one on the internet?
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    Nice find Grom, interesting bits n pieces left behind, Gin and ginger beer, not tried that Yet
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    It may be small but so much to see here for sure.as usual your photo are great
    I like to go where others fear to tread.

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    Liked this a lot :-)

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