Battle of Britain Bunker, Uxbridge

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The Battle of Britain Bunker is an underground operations room at RAF Uxbridge, formerly used by No. 11 Group Fighter Command during the Second World War. Fighter aircraft operations were controlled from there throughout the War but most notably during the Battle of Britain and on D-Day. Today it is run by Hillingdon Council as a heritage attraction with attached museum. Construction of a new visitor centre above ground began in 2016.The Bunker is located at RAF Uxbridge, not far from Uxbridge town centre and Uxbridge Underground station.
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  • We travelled to the bunker last August. The site was under construction so it was a little difficult to access. The staff were very hospitable and informative. The tour of the bunker was amazing. A gr...  more »
  • Until fairly recently I was completely unaware of this excellent piece of history sat right on my doorstep. I had the honour of visiting the bunker with my lifelong friend visiting from New Zealand. W...  more »
  • 6o feet underground is the actual room from where the Battle of Britain was won. Remember you are free because of the people who worked here, the pilots and their back up. The actual table that was us...  more »
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  • Magnificently preserved part of history hidden 60ft below ground in a mass-developed part of West London. Its description belies its true significance and its contribution to the outcome of WW2. A new visitors centre currently being constructed promises many new and exciting features and accessibility. Viewing of the bunker is by appointment only for H&S reasons.
  • A fascinating piece of our history, which deserves to be preserved. It has been lovingly restored by volunteers and relies on donations- so please support it. The tour of the bunker and museum exhibits they have right now are a must see for anyone interested in WW2. When the new visitor centre is finished (due September 2017) it should be even better.
  • Absolutely fascinating. Associated museum and cafe will open late February 2018. I will be back then.
  • If you into Second World War the command centre is an eye opener brilliant. building a new centre at the moment so could be a bit chaotic getting there but when it's finished decent car park and a new visitors centre and it's free give it a try
  • Worth a visit. Very interesting look at the 2nd WW.

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