SO7844 : QinetiQ / DSTL

taken 10 years ago, near to Lower Wyche, Worcestershire, Great Britain

QinetiQ / DSTL
QinetiQ / DSTL
Originally built as HMS Nelson during WWII, this became the home of the government's radar research establishment during peacetime. The name changed several times as it expanded and different ministries were in charge. Recently it has been privatised to become QinetiQ with a small section still under MOD control called the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory.
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During the war the scientists occupied the public school Malvern College whose playing fields are visible in front of the picture.
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SO7844, 185 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 2 February, 2008
Category
Research centre   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 785 446 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:5.9913N 2:18.9171W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 770 461
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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