Places to visit, attractions, heritage and things of interest in Essex, England.

Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker

Radiation Warning

Scattered about Britain (and, presumably, the world) are a number of sites, some open to the public, which had a role in the Cold War.  The “secret nuclear bunker” at Kelvedon Hatch in Essex was built in the early 1950s as an operations centre for a huge radar and command/control project known as ROTOR.  It …

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A bit about the East of England

Norfolk Broads, sailing

Including the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk. A radio disc jockey once did a dedication for someone living in Bury Street, Edmunds.  Without wishing to offend the delightful town of Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk, perhaps this illustrates the fact that England’s eastern extremity is a little cut-off; you don’t go …

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