SD7400 : Worsley - Anti-Aircraft Operations Room(AAOR)

taken 12 years ago, near to Worsley, Salford, Great Britain

Worsley - Anti-Aircraft Operations Room(AAOR)
Worsley - Anti-Aircraft Operations Room(AAOR)
The AAOR was completed in 1952 and was manned by the British Army, Royal Artillery. The nuclear bunker was used to control the Anti-Aircraft guns of the Manchester Gun Defended Area (GDA), which were intended to shoot down Soviet bombers carrying atomic weapons during the Cold War. The AAOR was obsolete by 1958 when the Royal Navy took it over as a food stores depot until 1961.
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SD7400, 113 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 10 November, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 9 June, 2006
Category
Cold War relic   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 741 007 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:30.1410N 2:23.5162W
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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