Getting ready for active service

by Debbie Ashford Wed 26 July 2017, 3:18 pm

A new 6 million visitor and education centre at the Battle of Britain Bunker is nearing completion to offer residents and visitors the opportunity to learn more about the sites history.

The building will be 2,000sq m and set across two levels. The design embraces the central themes of flight and planes with a shell-like form and twisted geometry.

There will be a 519sq m main exhibition hall, which will house a variety of exhibits; 100 seat auditorium and lecture hall; a cafe' and gift shop; reception area; and a workspace for schools, corporate events and functions. The centre is due to formally open in spring 2018.

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