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Default RAF Sealand underground Observation Post - 13-08-2010, 18:51

I don't miss much in this area !

A typical observation post on a RAF base. It's buried in the earth bank that forms the northern perimeter of RAF Sealand.

The earth bank is interesting in itself, it is actually the first sea wall that was built to start the land reclamation from the Dee estuary. It ran from Shotwick (just north of), to the Queensferry area. It is actually quite distinctive on Google Earth, and also contains the A548 pillbox on the road to the new bridge (near the electric pylons).

It's about here (really ?), it's in the vee of the bank, only just visible ( Raf Sealand O/P )







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And nearby, and old boiler (Lancashire or Cornish - don't ask me) used as a bridge:

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Default 13-08-2010, 19:05

Your research into these place's amazers me!


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Default 13-08-2010, 21:43

Great to see some Sealand stuff on here......My firm uses some of what i think are old hangars perhaps warehoused on the sandycroft side of the river.......Also the still live side looks like it has some really good bunkers and other interesting buildings
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Default 13-08-2010, 22:02

I love the history of this area we live in.

Hey Maybe we could meet up and do a lil tour of the bunkers / random WW2 stuff sometime while its not too muddy?


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Great to see some Sealand stuff on here......My firm uses some of what i think are old hangars perhaps warehoused on the sandycroft side of the river.......Also the still live side looks like it has some really good bunkers and other interesting buildings
There is a Uniter Bunker in there as well, visible from the cycleway, has it's own fence, own security and it's still live.
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I love the history of this area we live in.

Hey Maybe we could meet up and do a lil tour of the bunkers / random WW2 stuff sometime while its not too muddy?
I would be up for that .. nice a local bunker hunt


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