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Visit to the Battle of Britain bunker

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Battle of Britain bunker

Date and Time

20 June 2017 - 19:30-21:30

Location

Uxbridge, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Organised by the UK - Thames&Chiltern:Bucks local network. Contact Andrew Dodd : 07801 459471 or andrew.dodd@theiet.org for more information.


About this event

A visit to the bunker that housed the Fighter Command No.11 Group Operations Room throughout the Second World War, the room from which most of the RAF's side of the Battle of Britain was coordinated.  Expert guidance will be given by Daniel Stirland, the curator of the bunker and associated artefacts.

Programme

  • Arrive at site by 7.15 pm
  •     Light refreshments
  •     Visit starts 7.30 pm
  •     Visit finishes 9 pm

Reasons to attend

Battle of Britain bunker

Continuing Professional Development

CPD logo declaring this event can contribute 1 hours towards your Continuing Professional Development

This event can contribute towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as part of the IET's CPD monitoring scheme.

Additional information

  • NOTE:  There is a long flight of stairs going down more than 50 feet from ground level into the bunker.  There is no lift or stair-lift.
  • This visit is NOT recommend for anyone with limited mobility.

  • From the A40, take the exit for the B467 Uxbridge/Harefield/Ickenham.  At the roundabout take the exit towards Uxbridge then go straight on at the traffic lights (B483).  Go past Uxbridge College on the left, then at the traffic lights turn left onto Honeycroft Hill.  Take the fourth right onto Honey Hill, which becomes Vine Lane.  Pass the entrance to ACS Hillingdon International School on your left, then take the next right onto St Andrews Road.  Follow St Andrews Road to a large white house (Hillingdon House), then turn left. The entrance to the Battle of Britain Bunker, RAF Uxbridge is directly in front of you.

Registration information

This event can contribute towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as part of the IET's CPD monitoring scheme.

  • Registration is essential.
  • A maximum of 50 visitors are allowed into the bunker.
  • The booking system will put your name on a waiting list if you are not allocated a place.
If you get a place on the visit, but cannot then attend, please tell Andrew Dodd as soon as possible.  You can contact Andrew on 07801 459471 or at andrew.dodd@theiet.org



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