Site Records

DURHAM: ROC Group HQ No 23

The Sands
[Source: Nick Catford ]

Group No. 23
OS Grid Ref: NZ276429
Date protected accommodation opened: June 1961
Date closed: 1992
Location: The Sands, Durham
Description: DEMOLISHED The Durham Control Centre is unique being a standard surface blockhouse with the administration offices on the roof. These were accessed from the top of the stairs up to the control room balcony. The building was demolished in the mid 1990ís and the site is now a car park.
Date of visit:
Future actions: SITE VISIT

Photo: Main entrance to bunker.
Photo by Terry Armatage

Photo: The same view in 2001
Photo by Gareth James Martin

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