Epping Forest District Council Emergency Bunker

This bunker was used by the nearby airfield and used as an operations room. During the 1980’s, the local council took the bunker over and used it as an emergency centre.

As always, SubBrit has an excellent piece explaining what this place was for, and shows some interesting pre-fire photos.

Outside & the roof

The building is particularly un-inspiring, and hidden by a ton of undergrowth.

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Main control room

In recent years some arsonists set fire to a small store room. The smoke has seriously damaged a lot of the building.

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Offices

Some offices on the edge of the control room. Some were used by RAYNET (an amateur emergency radio network) in recent years.

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Rooms and corridors

Here are some of the other rooms and corridors…

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Equipment

There was a large selection of old radio and electronic equipment store inside. Sadly some vandals have got in and smashed a lot up

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2 Responses to Epping Forest District Council Emergency Bunker

  1. DAB @ derelicte says:

    This has now been demolished…

  2. Lyndsey King says:

    I think these are fantastic photos and very interested, I am doing a project on abandoned places and this would be perfect. How do you know this is demolished if you dont mind me asking?.

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