Site Records

Colchester: ROC Group HQ No 4

Errington Lodge
22 Lexden Road

[Source: Nick Catford ]

OS Grid Ref: TL985249
Date protected accommodation  opened: 4.3.1961
Date closed: 1992

RSG Site visit: 6.7.1997

Description: DEMOLISHED

The surface blockhouse behind Errington Lodge was demolished after closure and new housing occupies the site. The administration occupied Errington Lodge, a Victorian house which is still extant.

Colchester was the Royal Observer Corps' No.4 Group HQ, in the UKWMO Metropolitan Sector.

Photo: Colchester Group HQ during the late stages of demolition in 1995. The small building to the left in the picture was the training hut.
Photo by Nigel Smith


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