Site Records


Site Name: Uddingston - GPO(BT) Protected PR1 Repeater

Lynhurst
Uddingston
Glasgow
OS Grid Ref: NS706608
[Source: Keith Ward]

 

Photo: Uddingston PR1 BT repeater
Photo by Keith Ward

This is one of 8 PR1 & PR2, protected repeater stations built between 1951 and 1956. Each consists of a two level bunker with heavy blast doors. The bunkers are semi-sunken with the main distribution frames and repeater equipment and ventilation plant on the upper level above ground and more plant including standby generators and a high voltage sub station located in the lower floor below ground.

The Uddingston Repeater building is still used by BT.

 

The eight repeater stations are:

[Source: Keith Ward]

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