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Visited with clarexplres and cheers for the heads up from Black Shuck a few months ago.... But as usual I only just got round to this nice post now. 

An hours drive and walking up the wrong side of the field to try and find the ROC post to start off with and eventually we were on our way in :)
This was the 1st time I had been in a ROC Post and actually felt how cramped it must have been down there. With stuff strewn everywhere you could hardly more. This site is listed as locked on the Outdated Subrit site and you can see from the images it has not just been opened up recently either.... So get out there checking other ones folks. 

This particular post  opened March 1958 and closed September 1991

What are they
Royal Observer Corps Monitoring Posts are underground structures all over the United Kingdom, constructed as a result of the Corps' nuclear reporting role and operated by volunteers during the Cold War between 1955 and 1991.

In all but a very few instances the posts were built to a standard design consisting of a 14-foot-deep access shaft, a toilet/store and a monitoring room. The most unusual post was the non-standard one constructed in a cellar within Windsor Castle.

Almost half of the total number of posts were closed in 1968 during a reorganisation and major contraction of the ROC. Several others closed over the next 40 years as a result of structural difficulties i.e. persistent flooding, or regular vandalism. The remainder of the posts were closed in 1991 when the majority of the ROC was stood down following the break-up of the Communist Bloc. Many have been demolished or adapted to other uses but the majority still exist, although in a derelict condition.

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We could have had some serious fun if this was still there
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Awesome mate, looks in great condition and top shots there, especially those detail ones :thumb 

 

Probably the first one of these things that I've seen that i actually like the look of! :) 

 

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The "bomb power indicator" gauge plan is cool. I've never seen pascals used in real life before, I would have presumed it was a made-up measurement for the exclusive use of school science lessons... if I hadn't forgotten all about it!

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On ‎20‎/‎01‎/‎2016 at 4:46 PM, hamtagger said:

Awesome mate, looks in great condition and top shots there, especially those detail ones :thumb 

 

Probably the first one of these things that I've seen that i actually like the look of! :) 

 

:comp:

 

My thoughts too, it's great that you found so much of interest there. And I've now learnt something about these things to boot!

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25 minutes ago, Tomjay1992 said:

Hello there ... please can you give me more detail in how to get here as looking to have a look tonight :)

 

Giving out access details to any site on a public forum isn't the done thing, as it leads to places getting sealed up and points vandals/thieves in the right direction. Post up a few reports so people can see you're a legitimate explorer and then people may be more inclined to help you out via PM.

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You’ve got some skills with a camera there mate, we’ve been looking to find an open bunker but they’re always blocked off, so far anyway. Great find, love it.

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