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Great Britain Miller's Canteen, RAE Bedford, June 2020

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A small building which everyone seems to have forgotten about. Seemed like a good idea to take a look.

From what I could find this building appears to have been built around 1956 from an image (showing what I assume is to be this building) I found on a document from the Bahg website. It was used mostly for gatherings and social events as well as a dining hall likely falling into disuse around the closure of the main site although perhaps staying in action a little longer. Unfortunately this exact building isn't documented that well so any further info is appreciated.
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(https://bahg.org.uk/spare_1.htm Found in volume 1)


The building itself is relatively unassuming from the outside and in fact looks to be used. Once you start peering into the windows things clearly point to a few years disuse, at least. There's a few vehicles about, the grass is cut and a camera pole sits near the main entry. A walk around the perimeter gave us an access point and once in it was eerily quiet even for a normal location there is a hum, echo or something but here was nothing it was rather nice actually. Security did have a nose round the building at one point but it was little worry he clearly didn't care, perhaps we might have been seen outside beforehand?

From the outside.
Phone shot.
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There wasn't much inside but there was a unique character to the building, something which grabbed my interest.
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Conference stage
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Kitchen Areas.
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A small bar or shop
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